NCG member The California Wellness Foundation has promoted Margaret Minnich as its Chief Operating and Financial Officer. She will oversee all finance, information technology, grants management and administrative activities. She will be helping develop and implement the Foundation's vision and strategies and working closely with the CEO.
Minnich joined Cal Wellness in 1992 and has held the positions of director of finance and vice president of finance and administration. She was appointed chief operating officer in 2015. Before joining the Foundation, she worked as a manager at Micom, where she was responsible for manufacturing accounting, and later, financial reporting and budgeting. After leaving Micom, she was a self-employed accountant for nearly two years. She has also worked as a senior accountant with the public accounting firm of Ernst and Young in Los Angeles.