Yvonne P. Afable was Kartemquin's Director of Finance from 2004-2012, before transitioning to the Board of Directors. A graduate of DePaul University, Yvonne has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting & Finance. She is a Certified Management Accountant with 16 years of accounting experience. She was an auditor for two years before beginning her career in the not-for-profit industry. She monitored the budget and assisted with investments for the American College of Surgeons before becoming the Assistant Accounting Manager. Then she joined the Corporate Reporting Department of Rotary International as the Accounting Manager before working on the PeopleSoft upgrade and Business Process Redesign. She started her own business in 2001, Afable ACS LLC, offering accounting services to nonprofit organizations and small businesses. Her experience includes management, financial reporting and analysis, budget preparation, process review and improvement, grant writing, audit preparation and small business accounting.
Yvonne enjoys volunteering and is currently the Board Chair/President for Changing Worlds (an educational arts organization whose mission is focused on fostering inclusive communities) and a board member and Finance Committee Chair for St. Constance School in Chicago. Her board-related knowledge includes governance, committee development and strategic development.