Chief Financial Officer

Keith Chreston

Keith brings over thirty years of accounting experience to Community Initiatives and extensive experience as a senior financial executive and consultant with businesses and nonprofit organizations. His nonprofit background includes prior service as the CFO of Dream Corps in Oakland and Link Media, Inc. (LinkTV) in San Francisco.

He also served as Chief Operating Officer of the Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy in San Francisco, as well as interim COO and CFO of the East Bay Community Foundation in Oakland.

Most recently Keith assisted with the formation and startup of Code for Science and Society in Portland, Oregon. Keith was formerly a senior financial executive for several technology startups, and a CPA and auditor with Ernst & Young.

A saxophone player and active jazz musician, Keith is also a car hobbyist and has restored several classic muscle cars from the 60s and early 70s.