Saint Dominic’s Home Executive Director Judith Kydon today announced the appointment of Ken Gruber as the nonprofit agency’s new Chief Financial Officer. Gruber joins Blauvelt, N.Y.-based Saint Dominic’s Home from the New York City office of Tatum LLC, where he was a partner of the nation’s largest executive services firm.
Gruber reports to Kydon and directs, manages and oversees the financial operations of the $50 million, 800-employee social welfare agency that provides a diverse range of services to more than 2,300 people in the Bronx and Lower Hudson Valley. As CFO, Gruber is a member of Saint Dominic’s Home senior management team and supervises the agency’s fiscal department.
“Ken is a seasoned hands-on executive who brings to Saint Dominic’s Home 35 years of extensive experience in financial and operations management in public, private and not-for- profit organizations,” said Kydon. “We are very fortunate to have Ken at the helm of our fiscal operations and know he will be a tremendous asset to the success of Saint Dominic’s Home.”
While with Tatum, Gruber was instrumental in helping companies resolve business, financial and technology issues. This included directing organizations on restructuring their financial operations to enable them to meet the challenges of significant growth as well as implement technological solutions to business problems. Gruber was also involved in helping raise more than $45 million in equity, through public offerings and private placements as well as mergers and acquisitions. He has worked extensively in media organizations focusing in publishing, television production and product licensing. Gruber holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Ithaca College and is a Certified Public Accountant. He lives in North Caldwell, NJ.
Founded in 1878, Saint Dominic’s Home is in its third century of providing social welfare service to people in need, many of whom are children. The agency provides more than 40 programs including family foster care, adoption, special needs education, pre-school therapeutic education, community based services and community residences for adults with mental illness or developmental and intellectual disabilities in the Bronx and the Lower Hudson Valley. For more information, thehome’s website is avalable here.