Shortly after moving to the United States, Mr. Gobena was hired as an accountant at Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center. Through his hard work, dedication and command of accounting he was promoted several times. He has held the following positions at HSNHC: Billing Manager, Chief Accountant, and now the Director of Finance, a position he has held since 2013. During his tenure at HSNHC, he stays on top of industry trends and news and continues his learning by taking courses related to nonprofit financial accounting. He earned an advanced Financial Management Certificate from the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia and worked as a Financial Manager for one of the biggest printing press companies in Africa for over 15 years.
Director of Finance