Vice President, Finance and Operations
Erin Jones is the Vice President of Finance and Operations at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. In this key role, Erin is responsible for the Foundation’s accounting systems and processes including the preparation of the annual financial statement audit, tax and regulatory filings, budget, and overseeing the financial operations of the Giving Challenge and Season of Sharing.
Erin earned her Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of South Florida. She joined the Foundation in 2013 as Controller, and was promoted to Vice President in August of 2015. Prior to joining the Foundation, Erin started her career at Kerkering, Barberio & Co. CPA’s, where she spent nine years. While at Kerkering, she worked five years in the Audit Division and four years in International Taxation as Supervisor.
Erin has held various offices in local community organizations including being a past finance committee member of the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce and Girls, Inc., and past finance chair of the Sarasota County Young Professionals Group. Erin is also a graduate of the Leadership Sarasota program.
Erin and her husband, Ben, reside in Lakewood Ranch with their two children.