PAIRIN today announced the addition of Frank Bonanno, CPA, as its new Chief Financial Officer. Bonanno is a seasoned financial professional with more than twenty years of experience in the social enterprise market. He has worked with companies of all sizes to build financial systems and structures that help organizational leaders strategically achieve their mission. He joins PAIRIN as the company continues to expand its executive leadership team in anticipation of significant growth in 2021.
“We’re excited to have Frank join our growing team as we continue to expand our product offerings and onboard new workforce, education and government clients,” said Michael Simpson, Chairman and CEO of PAIRIN. “Frank is a seasoned financial leader with valuable experience in the education space, and we look forward to adding his perspective and skills to our leadership team.”
Prior to joining PAIRIN, Frank worked on the executive leadership team for one of the top teacher preparation programs in the country, Urban Teacher Center, and successfully leveraged a business model to scale teacher preparation. At Urban Teacher Center, he served as the Chief Financial Officer and helped scale the business from approximately 70 to 400 new participants a year, while also increasing revenue four-fold during his tenure. Frank’s work experience also includes more than three years with Imagine Schools, where he managed the budgets and accounting operations of three schools in Washington D.C.
“In today’s changing employment markets, we need systems that can help people find their path and expeditiously prepare them for it,” said Frank Bonanno, CFO of PAIRIN. “PAIRIN’s mission to make career education and skills development equitable for all strongly aligns with my personal and professional values. I’m excited to be a part of this team and to be a part of a company that helps people realize their full potential.”
A Baltimore resident, Frank is passionate about giving back to his community and spends his free time helping with the conservation effort for the Chesapeake Bay.