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Posted on: April 30, 2024

St. Vincent de Paul Georgia Announces Retirement of Chief Financial Officer Cheryl King and Appointment of Susan Hansen as Successor

ATLANTA, GA (April 30, 2024) — St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) Georgia, a leading nonprofit organization committed to providing help and hope to neighbors in need, announces a transition in its executive leadership team. Cheryl King, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), will be retiring after three years of exemplary service, while Susan Hansen, previously serving as Controller, will succeed her as CFO.

Cheryl King’s tenure as CFO has been marked by her unwavering dedication, astute financial stewardship, and invaluable leadership. Under her guidance, the organization has achieved significant milestones, ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of financial reporting while providing strategic financial insights into various initiatives and programs.

Reflecting on King’s contributions, SVdP’s Executive Director, Mike Mies, remarks, “We congratulate Cheryl on her well-deserved retirement and extend our deepest gratitude for her exceptional leadership over the past three years. Her expertise and professionalism have been instrumental in our financial management, enabling us to advance our mission throughout the state.”

Stepping into the role of CFO, Susan Hansen brings a wealth of experience and a deep understanding of SVdP’s mission. Having served with distinction as Controller since 2022, Hansen has demonstrated her commitment to advancing SVdP’s financial objectives, playing a pivotal role in overseeing financial functions and implementing best practices to ensure fiscal responsibility and transparency. Her promotion to CFO signifies SVdP’s commitment to fostering talent from within and empowering individuals who embody its values.

“We are thrilled to promote Sue to the position of Chief Financial Officer,” says Mies. “Her extensive nonprofit experience, along with her exceptional skills and passion for our mission, make her the ideal candidate to lead our financial operations. I look forward to working with Sue in her new role.”

As SVdP enters this new chapter, it reaffirms its commitment to serving the community with compassion, integrity, and efficiency. The organization extends its best wishes to King in her retirement and welcomes Hansen to her new role as CFO.

Photos available upon request.

Contact: Amanda Stricklin


About St. Vincent de Paul Georgia

With a mission to provide Help and Hope to neighbors in need, St. Vincent de Paul Georgia has been serving individuals, families, and communities across the State since 1903, stabilizing those in crisis and creating paths to self-sufficiency through a focus on Hunger, Housing and Health. St. Vincent de Paul Georgia is one of the oldest, largest, and most trusted State-wide social services safety net organizations in Georgia. For more information or to get involved, please visit


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