Brian D. Boczko, CPA, MBA has been named Chief Financial Officer at the Girl Scouts of Greater New York.
"We are happy to welcome Brian to the Girl Scouts of Greater New York and are confident that with his extensive experience and his talent for building first-rate financial management teams, he will be a wonderful asset to our organization," said Girl Scouts of Greater New York CEO Barbara Murphy-Warrington.
Boczko received a Bachelor’s Degree in Science and Accounting from Brooklyn College and his MBA degree from Baruch College.
He comes to the Girl Scouts from SEEDCO, where he served as the Interim Chief Financial Officer. Prior to working at SEEDCO, he served as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer at the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ) in New York, NY and as Deputy Director of Finance and Budget at the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC).
During his tenure at the JDC, Boczko negotiated and managed contracts with the U.S. Department of State, USAID, the Pew Charitable Trust, the Cummings Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Humanities, among others. His primary interests are in strategic asset allocation and the systemization of operations.
Boczko is an experienced CFO with expertise in providing financial consulting services, audit, risk management, HR, and tax services. He is known as a team leader who achieves results by focusing on communication, fostering innovation, and thinking outside of the box.
“I am thrilled to join the Girl Scouts of Greater New York, the preeminent girl leadership development organization in New York. It’s an exciting time for me to be a part of the organization, and I’m happy to help the organization move forward in even greater ways than before,” said Boczko.
Boczko’s hire comes as GSGNY prepares to celebrate their 100th anniversary and plans for substantial growth, including increasing the number of girls who participate in their leadership programming, expanding programs to prepare girls for careers in STEM with partners such as the New York Academy of Science, and launching a leadership institute with Barnard College.
The Girl Scouts of Greater New York (GSGNY) is New York City's largest girls-only leadership development program, reaching 26,650 girls ages 5 to 17 in every zip code of the five boroughs. GSGNY serves girls in public and private schools, public housing, shelters, and detention centers with the help of over 9,000 volunteers. Programs include college prep, career exploration, STEM, business and entrepreneurship, environmental leadership, take-action projects, and global citizenship. Today’s Girl Scouts learn to lead with courage, confidence, and character to make their communities and the world a better place. Visit www.girlscoutsnyc.org to learn more.