Joan Braun

Joan Braun

Director of Finance

Joan leads the finance and accounting functions of Homebase. In that role, she is responsible for accurate and timely financial reporting, analyses, projections, and forecasts—as well as annual audits. A member of the senior management team, Joan collaborates across the organization to manage and optimize revenue streams, develop best practices, and ensure effective internal controls.

Prior to joining Homebase, Joan served as CFO and COO at a number of prominent Bay Area nonprofits. Most recently, Joan was employed as the COO of United Way Bay Area. She counts Mother Jones magazine as her favorite past employer, with PolicyLink and FairTradeUSA tied for second.

Joan is extraordinarily proud of having been a founding member of Doyle Street Cohousing, having been a finalist for the Nonprofit CFO of the Year award (2014), and of being a current member of the Aurora Theatre Board of Directors.

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415-788-7961 x317



  • BA, Wesleyan University

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