The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) recently appointed Steven M. Simms as Chief Financial Officer. Simms joins FCFP with over two decades of accounting and finance experience. He most recently served as the Comptroller and Business Operations Manager at Lycoming County Resource Management Services. He has worked in a variety of sectors and specializes in financial presentation, budgeting, and forecasting. Steve is a graduate of Susquehanna University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. 

“Steve’s background and passion for community are well aligned with the overarching goals of FCFP,” said Jennifer D. Wilson, President & CEO. “We are excited for him to join our team and look forward to working together to achieve the Foundation’s vision of creating powerful communities through passionate giving.” 

As Chief Financial Officer, Simms will have oversite of the financial, accounting, and investment activities of the Foundation. In addition, he will be responsible for human resource management, benefits administration, and risk management. He will also oversee the operations of the FCFP Philanthropy Center and Rider Park. Simms will work closely with the Foundation’s auditing firm and outsourced Chief Investment Officer safeguarding FCFP’s $135 million in assets. 

“This is an incredible opportunity to positively impact the region where I grew up and decided to raise my family. I am excited to give back to this wonderful community through an organization that does so many positive things.” Simms says. 

FCFP works to improve the quality of life in north central Pennsylvania through community leadership, the promotion of philanthropy, the strengthening of nonprofit impact and the perpetual stewardship of charitable assets. For more information on the programs and services offered by the Foundation, or to learn more about ways to make a difference in your community, contact the Foundation office at (570) 321-1500.