Robert E. Herrera is the chief financial officer at Points of Light, where he is responsible for managing the organization’s finances. An accomplished financial manager, he brings more than 25 years of financial management expertise in nonprofit organizations with operating budgets ranging from $4 million to $350 million. Most recently, Robert served as the chief financial and administrative officer at Inspiritus, managing a staff of 12. In this role, Robert was responsible for overseeing major functions of the organization, managing cross-functional teams and directors, and collaborated with the CEO and board of directors to execute Inspiritus’ organizational strategy.
Robert has an extensive background in financial and project management. Prior to Inspiritus, he served as vice president of finance and administration for the Lutheran Services of Florida. He also served as chief financial officer at Families First, a nonprofit organization that provides empowering solutions for Atlanta’s most vulnerable populations, and held a senior manager position at Habitat for Humanity International on the finance grant accounting, grants compliance and donor reporting team. At Habitat, he ensured the compliance of all grants at the organization, reviewing grant portfolios that totaled more than $287 million for housing and development. Throughout his career, Robert’s commitment to service has drawn him to working with nonprofit organizations.
Robert received a master’s in accountancy, an MBA in finance and accounting and a bachelor’s in business administration-enterprise management.