January 1st, 2022
The Everglades Foundation announced that it has named Coreen Rodgers as its Chief Finance & Operations Officer. Rodgers will officially join the Foundation on January 17, 2022.
“We’re excited to welcome Coreen to our executive leadership team and are looking forward to having her help lead us in strategizing and planning for the future,” said Eric Eikenberg, CEO of the Foundation. “With over two decades of executive financial and operations experience in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors – as well as roots in the Miami community – Coreen will be an asset to the Foundation.”
“I am honored to be joining the Foundation as its CFOO and returning to South Florida, where I started my career,” said Rodgers. “As a nonprofit centered around restoring and protecting a natural centerpiece of Florida, I am looking forward to becoming part of this impassioned team with an inspiring mission.”
Rodgers recently served as the Vice President of Business and Chief Operating Officer at Claremont McKenna College (CMC), a position she held since 2019. In her role at CMC, Rodgers performed a strategic and managerial role to sustain CMC’s distinctive mission and leadership position in liberal arts education. Rodgers oversaw its financial and operational enterprises, including finance and accounting, information technology and security, building and grounds management, human resources, food services and campus dining. Prior to CMC, Rodgers was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, was the Chief Operating Officer of USC’s Keck School of Medicine, and was Senior Administrator of the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami.
Rodgers is passionate about building collaborative teams that envision the future, create detailed plans, and achieve challenging goals. Rodgers is a certified public accountant, holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Pepperdine University, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Miami.