Cristina Herrick

Cristina Herrick, Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

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Areas of expertise:

  • Financial planning
  • Federal grant management and compliance
  • Accounting operations

Cristina Herrick is Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at the Foundation for California Community Colleges. Herrick’s financial acumen, including budget and forecast development and quarterly and annual analyses for the executive team and board of directors, contributes to the organization’s fiscal sustainability. She skillfully collaborates with multiple departments to expedite new business opportunities.

Foundation Highlights:

  • Prepares financially efficient budgets for grants and contracts directly contributing to development of a +$50 million annual operating budget
  • Increases efficiencies such as leading implementation of a paperless reporting system
  • Directly supports program development and implementation, such as the Fresh Success model of CalFresh Employment and Training, federally funded through the California Department of Social Services

Herrick joined the Foundation as an intern in 2006 then advanced to become the Foundation’s Senior Accountant, Accounting Manager, and now Director of Financial Planning and Analysis.

Herrick proudly earned her accounting certificate from Cosumnes River College and her bachelor of science in accounting from the University of Phoenix. She is currently working on her American Institute of CPAs nonprofit certification.

Management Team

Keetha Mills
President and Chief Executive Officer

Julian Roberts
Chief Financial Officer

Joseph Quintana
Chief Operating Officer

Melissa Conner
Chief Advancement Officer

Bryan Miller
Vice President of Communications and Technology

Sandra Fried
Vice President, Student Success Center

Andrea Meyer
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Board of Directors

Kathy Williams
Chair of the Board

Geneve Villacres
Vice Chair of the Board

Patrick Mulvaney

Darius Anderson

Frank Gornick

Jennifer Perry

Kwesi Edwards

Lance Izumi

Manuel Baca

Yasmin Davidds

Foundation for California
Community Colleges

1102 Q Street, Suite 4800
Sacramento, CA 95811

Toll Free: 866.325.3222
Fax: 916.325.0844

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The Foundation serves as the official foundation supporting the Board of Governors, Chancellor’s Office, and the entire California Community College system, including 116 colleges and 73 districts, serving 2.1 million students.

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