Take Charge America, Inc. announced that Dave Paddison now serves as director of finance for the national non-profit credit counseling and debt management agency. He provides comprehensive financial management services, overseeing all accounting, tax and financial reporting activities.
Prior to joining Phoenix-based Take Charge America, Paddison held numerous director-level and chief-level financial management positions in the Arizona non-profit sector, primarily in healthcare and community services.
“Dave has a strong track record of effective leadership in the local non-profit community. His skill sets in financial management, administration and operations will be crucial as we grow our services and seek new ways to assist consumers struggling with debt,” said David Richardson, chief executive officer of Take Charge America.
Paddison, a Scottsdale resident, is active in the community on professional and civic levels. He’s a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and the American College of Healthcare Executives. He also volunteers with Boy Scouts of America and St. Vincent DePaul, and previously served on community boards for the Social Services Contractors Indemnity Pool and the Diocese of Phoenix School Board.
Paddison earned a bachelor’s degree in Russian Studies and a Master’s in Business Administration in Finance & Accounting from Louisiana State University.
To learn more about Take Charge America operations and services, visit www.takechargeamerica.org.