Choice Schools Associates welcomes Mr. Chris Slater as our new Chief Financial Officer. He joins the company as Adam Holcomb, Choice’s long-time CFO, leaves the company to embark on a new journey.
Chris Slater comes to us from Catholic Charities West Michigan where he served as the CEO since 2017 and as their CFO for two years before that. His expertise and dedication to serving children in Michigan were just a few reasons he was chosen for the position. There, he implemented and facilitated major projects and impactful financial gains in his five years. By strategically leading his team he was able to move the non-profit forward significantly in just five years.
Chris’ resume and experience show his passion for the children and families he was serving at Catholic Charities,” said Sarah Wildey, Choice Schools Associates CEO. “We’re grateful to be adding his expertise to our Choice toolkit. He will be a huge asset to our organization!”
Chris has more than 15 years of experience in the accounting industry; holding key roles in leadership, finance, strategic planning, corporate development and operations. We believe his accounting acumen paired with his people-oriented values complements our culture, making him a great fit for our CFO role.
“Education has played an important role in my life, so I am excited to join a team that is dedicated to ensuring every child has the opportunity to receive a quality education,” Chris Slater explained. “I am honored to be able to support the schools in our communities to make sure they receive all the support they need to be successful. Perhaps the most exciting part of my new position is joining a team that is so committed to all kids and the education they receive.”
Choice Schools Associates is excited to welcome Chris to the team. We have no doubt that his dedication and heart for serving children in Michigan will show in all he does. Welcome to the Choice family, Chris!