Daniel Lehman Named Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Children’s Aid Society

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NEW YORK, NY -  August 1, 2011 – The Children’s Aid Society (CAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel J. Lehman as the agency’s new Vice President and Chief Financial Officer beginning August 1, 2011. 

"We are extremely pleased to welcome Dan to The Children’s Aid Society executiveleadership team. He brings a wealth of financial experience and expertise, as well as a solid reputation among those in City government and the nonprofit sector," said Richard R. Buery, Jr., President and CEO of The Children’s Aid Society. "I am confident that Dan will maintain our track record of financial excellence and fiscal responsibility that our community and donors have come to expect from Children’s Aid.”

Lehman most recently served as Deputy Commissioner of Finance and Planning at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.  In this role, Lehman oversaw a budget of nearly $2 billion and implemented numerous savings, business process improvements and automation projects in support of the Department’s mission. Lehman’s distinguished career includes critical roles at the New York City Human Resources Administration, the New York City Department for the Aging, and the Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget in addition to various positions in not-for-profit organizations and private firms.

Lehman is a graduate of Harvard University and earned an MBA in Finance and Operations Management from New York University.

The Children’s Aid Societyis an independent, not-for-profit organization established to serve the children of New York City. Our mission is to help children in poverty to succeed and thrive. We do this by providing comprehensive supports to children and their families in targeted high-needs New York City neighborhoods. Founded in 1853, Children’s Aid is one of the nation’s largest and most innovative non-sectarian agencies, serving New York’s neediest children. Services are provided in community schools, neighborhood centers, health clinics and camps. For additional information, please call 212-949-4938, email anthonyr@childrensaidsociety.org, or visit www.childrensaidsociety.org.