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CLASP Welcomes Fred Sherman, Chief Operating Officer

31 July 2013

CLASP is happy to announce a new addition. On July 24th, Fred Sherman joined CLASP as Chief Operating Officer, bringing over 20 years of senior executive leadership experience directing and planning finance and operations. Fred has joined CLASP’s Senior Management Team and leads our  Finance and Operations department.

Fred most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of BoardSource, where he oversaw finance, member relations, information technology and administration.  Prior to that, at the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund and Institute, Fred was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer, responsible for day-to-day operations including finance, human resources, information technology, legal and compliance.  Fred additionally spent 15 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he last served as Director of Global Tax Technology.

Fred has a history of community service and engagement, with active involvement on boards of directors for various local non-profits.  He is currently the Treasurer of the Board for Advocates for Youth, an organization that advocates for a positive and realistic approach to adolescent sexual health.

Fred holds a B.B.A. in Accounting and Database Management & Analysis from the University of Texas at Austin and is a certified public accountant.