Sandie Mills Named Director of Finance and Accounting

Thursday, November 1, 2007

Sandie Mills has been named Director of Finance and Accounting at Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion and will work at the Cincinnati campus. In her role, she will be responsible for all finance, accounting and related activities of the College-Institute and serve as the primary liaison to the Finance, Audit, and Investment Committees of the Boards of Governors and Overseers. "With 20 years of not-for-profit experience, we look forward to Sandie Mills's expertise and guidance," said Gary Bockelman, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at HUC-JIR. 

Mills has a BBA in Accounting and Finance from the University of Cincinnati and also studied at the post-Graduate level there. She is a CPA and member of the American Institute of CPA's and the Ohio Society of CPA's. She most recently served as the Director of Finance, Accounting, and Human Resources at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Inc. 

Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is North America's first institution of higher Jewish education and the academic, spiritual, and professional leadership development center of Reform Judaism. HUC-JIR educates men and women for service to North American and world Jewry as rabbis, cantors, educators, and nonprofit management professionals, and offers graduate programs to scholars and clergy of all faiths. With centers of learning in Cincinnati, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, and New York, HUC-JIR's scholarly resources comprise the renowned Klau Library, The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, research institutes and centers, and academic publications. In partnership with the Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, HUC-JIR sustains the Reform Movement's congregations and professional and lay leaders. HUC-JIR's campuses invite the community to cultural and educational programs illuminating Jewish heritage and fostering interfaith and multiethnic understanding.