Placed Leaders

Greg Klemm

Chief Financial Officer

Legal Services NYC

We partnered with Legal Services NYC (LSNYC) on the search for a Chief Financial Officer. Legal Services NYC fights poverty and seeks racial, social, and economic justice for low-income New Yorkers by providing free civil legal assistance. Their neighborhood-based offices and outreach sites help more than 100,000 New Yorkers annually.

Our work resulted in the recruitment of Greg Klemm to the role.

As CFO, Klemm oversees LSNYC’s financial duties and strategies, including compliance for government (federal, state, and city) contracts and private grants, yearly budget planning and implementation, overseeing all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems, and managing the overall financial health of the organization. Klemm joins Legal Services NYC with nearly 20 years of financial leadership and experience.

Prior to LSNYC, Klemm served as Chief Financial and Operating Officer at the Vera Institute of Justice where he led the Institute’s business and operations functions, Notably, he developed a financial infrastructure to support the Vera Institute’s budget growth from $67M in 2016 to over $240M and moved the organization to a more cost-effective banking partner, increased its line of credit, and helped the organization transition to a mission-aligned investment strategy.

Klemm holds a BBA in accounting and an MBA from Cleveland State University.