Mr. Melesse Gobena received his Bachelor degree from Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia. After earning his degree, he worked as a Financial Manager for one of the biggest printing press companies in Africa for over 15 years. Shortly after moving to the United States, Mr. Gobena was hired as an Accountant at Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center. Through his hard work and demonstration of his competency he was promoted several times; from Billing Manager to Chief Accountant and now Director of Finance, a position has held since 2013. During his tenure at Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center, he expended his knowledge of financial management, financial analysis, budgeting and cost control. Mr. Gobena stays on top of industry news and trends by taking courses related to financial accounting. He recently earned an advance Financial Management Certificate from Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers in Boston.
Director of Finance