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Inkinen is assisting Child & Family Service (CFS) with their search for the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).


Child & Family Service (CFS) of Hawaii is a prominent nonprofit organization committed to the betterment of individuals, families, and communities across the Hawaiian Islands. With an operating budget of over $35 million, it is one of the state’s most financially stable nonprofit organizations. CFS has continually evolved to address the diverse needs of Hawaii’s population through a comprehensive approach that encompasses a wide array of services, from counseling and mental health support to child welfare, domestic violence intervention, and elder care. The organization extends its reach through five core service areas: Caring for Keiki, Healing from Trauma, Empowering Youth, Honoring Kupuna, and Social Enterprises. Under the guiding values of Humility, Ownership, Perseverance, and Engagement (HOPE), CFS has earned a position as a trusted and respected partner in community development. The preceding CEO left a legacy of effective and compassionate leadership, and a strong, accountable relationship with a board known for its outstanding governance and strategic outlook.


The President and CEO will be responsible for overseeing all program and support functions within CFS, including Behavioral Health Services, Adult and Family Services, Early Childhood & Children’s Services, Human Resources, Fiscal, Information Technology, Support Services, and Facilities/Properties. This role holds ultimate responsibility for the organization’s strategic planning, fiscal integrity, service quality, and the management of CFS-Real Property operations. The President and CEO will provide guidance and supervision to the Executive Vice President & COO, Chief Advancement Officer, and Chief Finance Officer. As a senior member of the Executive Leadership Team, the President and CEO will embody the organization’s values of HOPE while advising and supporting the team. Additionally, this role will manage CFS Board of Directors meetings, organize Board Committees’ activities, and represent CFS on relevant Boards, Committees, and Task Forces aligned with our mission.

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