Kim Ondreck Carim, Treasurer

Kim Ondreck Carim is CFO of San Francisco Ballet, a position she has held since 2007. At San Francisco Ballet, Carim is responsible for finance, compliance and risk management, and information technology. As CFO, she has seen the organization through both successful and challenging years and she has brought new levels of efficiency and agility to the way the organization understands and manages its finances and makes strategic decisions. Carim began her career with Deloitte in New York City, eventually serving some of the firm’s largest global clients as an expert in derivative financial instruments and treasury risk management.

Carim currently serves as the Board Chair of Techbridge Girls, an organization that inspires girls in underserved communities to discover a passion for science, technology, and engineering. She currently serves on the Finance Committee of Dance/USA, the national leadership organization for dance creation and distribution, education, and dissemination of dance-related information; the Audit Committee of Headlands Center for the Arts; and as a member of Alameda Unified School District’s Measure I Bond Oversight Committee. She was recently featured on the “Modern CFO” mainstage panel at Adaptive Live, the global user conference of Adaptive Insights. She is an active member of local and national nonprofit CFO knowledge-sharing networks.

Carim holds a BA in Economics and Mathematics from Yale University and an MBA in Accounting and Finance with distinction from New York University’s Stern School of Business, where she was a recipient of the AICPA’s John L. Carey Scholarship. She also holds an MFA in English and Creative Writing from Mills College and has spent time as a freelance writer.

At San Francisco Ballet, Carim has led the organization’s Strategic Alignment and Lean Ops Process Improvement Initiatives for the last three years, resulting in over $3 million in increased revenue generation and decreased costs on a sustainable go-forward basis, including a 10% reduction in administrative costs, all while prioritizing the maintenance of the ballet’s world-class reputation and quality of art.

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