ALBANY, N.Y. – Consumer Directed Choices (CDChoices), a nonprofit corporation providing payroll and administrative services to seniors and people with disabilities who manage their own home care, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonah Dooley, CPA, MBA to the position of Finance Director.
In his new role, Mr. Dooley will be the most senior accountant reporting to the Chief Financial Officer. He will oversee day-to-day finance operations and accompany the CFO to draft the financial plans and communicate to the Finance Department team, agency employees and the Board’s Finance Committee.
Prior to joining CDChoices, Mr. Dooley served as Controller for Fischer International Identity, LLC, a privately owned multinational software developer. In that role, Mr. Dooley helped introduce a 12-day close process to provide more timely and accurate information to senior management, implemented a new revenue recognition standard, redesigned budget files and processes to forecast more systematically and accurately, and effectively managed a team through the global pandemic. Mr. Dooley earned his Master of Business Administration from Florida Atlantic University and his Bachelor of Arts in Business from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
“We are happy to welcome Jonah to our CDChoices team with his depth of financial experience,” said Christopher Graber, CDChoices Chief Executive Officer. “I am proud of the tremendous team of compassionate professionals we have built who are focused on executing our mission to improve the lives of the consumers we serve.”
Mr. Dooley starts August 29, 2022, directly supervising four staff members.
About Consumer Directed Choices: Consumer Directed Choices, Inc. (CDChoices) is a private, nonprofit corporation that acts as a fiscal intermediary providing payroll and program administration infrastructure to seniors and people with disabilities (Consumers) who employ Personal Assistant workers through the Medicaid program, Consumer Directed Personal Assistance (CDPA). CDChoices empowers Consumers who receive home care to enjoy greater flexibility and freedom of choice in obtaining services. Headquartered in Albany, New York, CDChoices has supported more than 4,300 Consumers and more than 11,600 Personal Assistants throughout New York State since 1997. Learn more by visiting cdchoices.org.