Chief Financial Officer
Sid Jacobson JCC’s Chief Financial Officer Russell Willens is an accomplished financial executive with over 30 years of experience in the accounting and finance fields. Russell started his career as a Senior Accountant at a public accounting firm specializing in not-for-profit companies. He advanced into the role of Controller working for one of the largest privately held music publishing companies in the world. In his role as Controller and then CFO, he took on the responsibilities of managing a $35+million company, managing an accounting staff, managing and directing G/L reconciliation, along with preparing budgets and financial statements. From there, Russell founded a successful pre-school after care program and eventually moved into the role of Chief Financial Officer at a staffing company for four years.
As the CFO at SJJCC, Russell leads all financial administration, business planning, and budgeting for the agency. He is an integral part of the senior management team, providing leadership and management to Accounting, Facilities, Security and Office Management. Russell’s hard work ethic, results driven nature, and attention to detail have become his trademarks at the JCC.