Community Servings Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Community Servings, a Jamaica Plain nonprofit provider of medically-adapted meals and nutrition services and a leader in “food is medicine” research, advocacy and policy, announced the appointment of Silifa Wallace , CPA, MBA as Chief Financial Officer.

Wallace, who most recently served as Director of Audit for Boston University, brings to Community Servings more than two decades of experience in managing internal audit, financial reporting, accounting and management. risks.

“Silifa occupies a very important position within our leadership team, especially as we continue to grow our mission and expand our relationships with payers and other healthcare partners,” said David B. Waters, CEO of Community Servings. “Her experience will be a tremendous asset as she oversees our outstanding team of finance professionals.”

Prior to joining Community Servings, Wallace served as Associate Vice President for Internal Audit and Advisory Services at Boston University, providing advice on risk and audit matters to the Board of Trustees and to senior management. Previously at BU, she oversaw a team as Director of Clinical Finance for the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. His professional experience includes financial and auditing roles at major corporations including Ahold USA, The TJX Cos. and Ernst & Young.

Wallace has been a certified CPA since 2003. She earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Massachusetts and holds an MBA from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business.

Founded in 1990, Community Servings’ mission is to actively engage the community in providing medically appropriate, nutritious, home-cooked meals to people with chronic and critical illnesses and their families. We are committed in all of our programs and business practices to prioritizing racial and economic justice and health equity. To help clients maintain their health and dignity, we provide culturally appropriate meals, nutritional education and counseling, and other community programs. Our kitchen team, with the support of thousands of volunteers, prepares over 875,000 medically adapted meals which are served to over 4,000 customers each year.

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