Community Options’ CFO Sweeney Honored
David Sweeney, Chief Financial Officer of Community Options, Inc., was awarded the 2019 CFO of the Year Award for Large Nonprofit organization by NJBIZ. Sweeney recently received the honor at the annual awards breakfast ceremony in Somerset.
“We are fortunate to have David on our team and are proud of him for this well-deserved recognition,” said Robert Stack, president and CEO of Community Options. “David’s strategic thinking and financial acumen have been integral to Community Options’ success in our efforts to provide housing and employment for people with disabilities across the country.”
The NJBIZ CFO of the Year Awards program celebrates New Jersey’s financial executives at all levels who contribute to the success of New Jersey’s economic growth and stability. When Sweeney first joined Community Options in November 2012, the budget was approximately $70 million. Since then, the budget has tripled to $210 million and Community Options is now the third largest nonprofit organization in New Jersey.
“It is truly an honor to receive this award,” said Sweeney. “This is a testament to the hard work of our entire fiscal department as we navigate through extraordinary growth. What makes me most proud is that the people that benefit the most from our success are the thousands of individuals and families we support.”
Prior to joining Community Options, Sweeney spent 20 years as a financial management professional for nursing homes and in the health care sector. Sweeney is a certified public accountant and received his bachelor’s degree from Rutgers Business School and an MBA from LaSalle University.
For over 30 years, Community Options has developed housing and employment supports for people with disabilities, serving thousands of people through over 40 offices across 10 states.