The Northwest Area Foundation (NWAF), originally named the
Lexington Foundation, was established in 1934. Minnesota
businessman and philanthropist Louis W. Hill founded the
organization to promote economic revitalization and improve the
standard of living for the region’s most vulnerable citizens.
Today, with $500 million in assets, NWAF supports resourceful
problem solvers working in communities with a wealth of wisdom,
creativity, and passion.
NWAF seeks a Vice President, Finance & Administration/CFO to
serve as a key member of the executive leadership team. The Vice
President, Finance & Administration/CFO will work closely with
staff across the Foundation to ensure the highest level of
stewardship of the Foundation’s assets, supervising the Finance and
Administration staff and working with the Board’s Investment and
Audit Committees. The new CFO will also actively participate in
guiding and implementing the Foundation’s DEI strategy, approach,
The Northwest Area Foundation has exclusively retained The 360
Group of San Francisco to assist with this search. Please visit
to review the complete position description, which includes
detailed application instructions. Applications will be reviewed on
a rolling basis; earlier applicants may receive priority
consideration. To be considered, The 360 Group encourages all
interested candidates to submit their applications promptly.