Kevin Gieder Email LinkedIn Chief Financial Officer Kevin joined Grounded in November 2011 as a result of our participation in “The Environmental Finance Collaborative”, a pilot program that will provide four environmental organizations with high level strategic and operational financial expertise via a shared Chief Financial Officer. Our partners in this initiative are Tree Pittsburgh, Construction Junction, and Nine Mile Run Watershed Association. Kevin will be responsible for providing operational financial expertise and oversight, budgeting and business planning, support for the Finance Committee of the Board and the adoption of best practices in financial management. Prior to joining the team, Kevin spent 10 years with H.J. Heinz Company World Headquarters in a variety of Finance roles and 7 years in the audit practice of a regional CPA firm. He is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a BS in Real Estate Finance. Additionally, Kevin serves as the Vice President of the Board of Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre, where he chairs the Finance Committee.