Porter-Leath Announces New CFO: Nonprofit Veteran Paul Makris

MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Porter-Leath, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering children and families, is proud to welcome Paul Makris to the organization as its new Chief Financial Officer. “We are thrilled to welcome Paul to the team.” said Sean Lee, President of Porter-Leath. “His business acumen and commitment to nonprofit work make him a perfect fit for our organization.”

Paul Makris named new CFO of Porter-Leath

With 15 years as a C-level executive and 13 years in nonprofit leadership, Makris brings passion and know-how that will be instrumental to Porter-Leath’s mission and continued organizational growth. Holding an MBA and a BSBA from the University of Arkansas, he is the former CFO of West Cancer Center PC. Makris also served as CFO at Christ Community Health Services and CFO and Executive Director of Operations at Christ United Methodist Church.

“It is an honor to be joining a nonprofit institution that provides high-quality resources and services for local children and families,” said Paul Makris. “I am excited to support Porter-Leath’s mission and contribute to its legacy of success.”

Porter-Leath is a $44M agency with 660 employees, which serves 50,000+ children and families each year. Its finance team maintains fully funded programs through budgeting, accounting and reporting of public and private resources. As CFO, Makris will play a key role in sustaining services by managing complex revenue streams and providing strategic financial management for the agency.