Cincinnati Works Welcomes Maria Keri As New Chief Financial Officer

Cincinnati, OH, February 1, 2024 – Cincinnati Works is thrilled to announce the appointment of Maria Keri as the organization’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). With an extensive background in both non-profit and for-profit sectors, Maria brings a wealth of experience and expertise that will undoubtedly contribute to the continued success and growth of our organization.

As CFO, Maria will play a pivotal role in setting financial policy and direction, actively participating in, and driving the organization’s overall strategy, and managing effective and streamlined administrative systems.

Maria’s impressive professional journey includes her most recent position as the Director of Finance at Bethany School, where she demonstrated strong financial leadership. Her previous leadership roles at the Greater Milford Area Historical Society, Cincinnati Nature Center, University of Cincinnati, and Chatfield College, all in the capacity of CFO, highlight her commitment to driving financial excellence and strategic vision in various organizational settings.

Prior to her roles in the non-profit sector, Maria gained valuable experience during her tenure at Procter & Gamble, where she participated in the “Management Development Program.” This diverse background equips her with a unique perspective that aligns perfectly with Cincinnati Works’ mission and values.

Please join us in welcoming Maria Keri to the Cincinnati Works family. Her addition to our leadership team signifies a significant step forward as we continue to fulfill our mission of creating pathways to employment and advancement for individuals in need.

About Cincinnati Works:
Since the 1990s, Cincinnati Works has been committed to building a stronger workforce and helping area workers succeed. Partnering with a variety of employers, the organization assists workers in strengthening soft skills and building financial acumen to gain valuable career experience.

Cincinnati Works provides individualized education on a series of personal finance topics and addresses behavioral challenges that arise in the workplace. Financial coaching and money management education are key components of this effort, helping participants reach a greater level of stability. By taking such a holistic approach, the organization is positioning workers to thrive in the workplace on a long-term basis.


Brooke Beiting, Sr. Project Manager – Marketing and Communications