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Oct. 10, 2019 11:50 am

Power Moves: Jill Duncan to lead local United Way’s financial team

Also in Power Moves this week, new appointments at Resolve Philadelphia and the National United Methodist Women.

Jill Duncan.

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1. Jill Duncan becomes controller of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.

Jill L. Duncan was named United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey‘s controller, overseeing all day-to-day financial operations and leading its finance team.

According to the organization’s statement on her appointment, “Duncan’s expertise will be essential in translating complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance managers.  She will ensure efficient and productive financial practices while upholding transparency as it relates to reporting and understanding of the operating performance and financial position of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.”

Duncan was most recently the director of finance at Elywn, where she provided oversight on the organization’s fiscal functions and performance. Before that post, she was on the finance teams for both Philabundance and the Center for Advocacy for the Rights & Interests of the Elderly.

2. Resolve names André Natta the new project editor for Broke in Philly.

Resolve Philadelphia announced that André Natta took over October 7 as the editor for the Resolve Reporting Collaborative’s Broke in Philly project.

Before Resolve, Natta was part of the Lenfest Institute for Journalism, as the editorial director for the Lenfest Local Lab.

A 2018 John S. Knight Journalism Fellow, Natta started and maintained the local independent news site, The Terminal, in Birmingham, Ala. for more than 10 years.

He has written columns for the Poynter Institute and B-Metro Magazine; served as a digital news producer for both the Southern Education Desk (a regional journalism collaborative) and NPR member station WBHM.

Jean Friedman-Rudovsky,  the Broke in Philly editor Natta replaces, will continue in her role as Resolve’s co-executive director with Cassie Haynes.

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3. Tamara Clark is elected treasurer of National United Methodist Women.

Tamara C. Clark has been elected the treasurer of the board of directors of National United Methodist Women. She is a member of Mid-Town Parish United Methodist Church in Philadelphia, and most recently served as treasurer and director of administration at the Wisconsin Conference of The United Methodist Church.

Before serving in the Wisconsin Conference, Clark served as an accountant for the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference United Methodist Women. She has also served as secretary of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference ,and as treasurer of the Philadelphia Caucus of Black Methodists for Church Renewal, among other posts.

Clark is a graduate of Temple University’s Fox School of Business, a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and of the National Association of Black Accountants.

She begins the New York City-based position October 21.

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