Chris Bagnall Director of Finance & Administration
Christopher Bagnall joined the parish staff in 2016 temporarily, guiding the Saint Clement finances as he continued consultant work with the Office of Finance for the Archdiocese. Chris now begins his full-time staff relationship with Saint Clement as Director of Finance & Administration.
Chris is responsible for finances and human resources. This includes budget preparation and management, annual and interim reports to the Archdiocese, staff liaison to the Finance Council and the monthly reports provided to them, bill paying, bank relations, and managing the work of the administrative staff. He routinely reviews contracts and purchasing processes. Chris attends the meetings of the Building and Grounds committee, guides the expense side of construction projects, major repairs, renovations and any capital projects. He is also responsible for human resources, including processing payroll and acting as the local benefits administrator, and assists the pastor in hiring of new staff. He works closely with the Coordinator of Stewardship & Development in assessing fund raising activities and acts as liaison to Archdiocesan administrative agencies.
Chris spent over 40 years in the corporate business environment and retired at the end of 2013 to pursue a new career in non-profit consulting. His career was in executive management, sales management, and marketing positions and possesses strong sales, administrative, analytic, financial, computer, and people skills. He was President/Chairman of MCG (Division of Randa Accessories,) a Retail Service Provider, providing service modules and support to department and speciality stores for the US market. Prior to that, he served in sales management positions for Randa Accessories, as well as marketing and E-commerce positions.
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