Vice President of Finance
Eleni Saunders serves as the Vice President of Finance. She is responsible for all accounting functions of Charlotte Center City Partners, such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, budgeting and monthly reporting along with assisting with Human Resources. Eleni brings her many years of accounting experience to our organization. She joined the team in August, 2010 in a temporary position which became permanent in December, 2010.
Prior to working at CCCP, Eleni had experiences in many aspects of the accounting world. She began her career at IBM where she held numerous accounting positions. That was followed by 5 years at the Internal Revenue Service. After that position, she spent a brief amount of time back in the private sector serving as business manager for a local office solutions company. In 1998, Eleni joined Wagner Noble & Company, a local CPA firm. During her 11 years there, she serviced her clients with all of their accounting needs from bookkeeping to tax preparation to audit and attest work. Her interest in non-profit organizations grew due to her assignments managing and conducting audits of non-profit clients.
Eleni graduated from the University of North Carolina in Charlotte with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. She obtained her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license in 1990. Eleni has served on several non-profit boards in the past. Currently she serves as Treasurer for both Mental Health America of Central Carolinas and McAlpine Forest Neighborhood Association. Eleni lives in Charlotte with her husband.