Haymee Cancio-Medina is directly responsible for the organization’s budget, finance, and operations-related activities. She assists in developing fiscal strategies, creating projections and reports, and managing payroll, accounts payables/receivables, cash disbursements, and the general ledger.
Before joining PHR, she served as finance director at Babyland Family Services, one of the largest nonprofit agencies in the state of New Jersey. During her four-year tenure at Babyland, Cancio-Medina oversaw the daily operations of the finance department and managed a team of five. She was recruited by Babyland to overhaul the agency’s financial systems and organizational infrastructure. Cancio-Medina developed and implemented a wide array of systems and procedures to ensure compliance with nonprofit accounting standards, including those required by government grants. She developed audit plans, prepared all financial reports, managed investments, oversaw the organization’s budget, staffed board committees, and managed other administrative functions such as insurance and payroll.
Prior to Babyland, Cancio-Medina worked for Hackensack University Medical Center (a hospital with over 7,000 employees) as a senior accountant/analyst. She directly managed a team responsible for budgets, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and other financial programs. She also previously worked for Murray Hill Property Management of New York City for ten years, where she was responsible for various accounting and administrative functions.
Cancio-Medina holds a BA in accounting from Jersey City State College and is fluent in Spanish and Italian.