Lee Behar Promoted To Director Of Finance At The Maclellan Foundation
Thursday, January 10, 2019
The Maclellan Foundation haspromoted Lee Behar to the role of director of finance. Mr. Behar joined The Maclellan Foundation in 2006 and throughout his tenure at the foundation, he has served in multiple leadership capacities, including overseeing all their grant-making in Europe and Eurasia and providing senior operating and financial leadership to the Generous Giving and Generosity Path entities.
Building on this experience, in his new role as director of finance, he will be responsible for strategically managing and protecting the financial assets of the foundation. "Excellence in financial management and compliance will remain of the highest priority under Behar’s leadership," officials said.
“Lee Behar has been a valuable asset to The Maclellan Foundation over the past 12 years and this promotion to become our director of finance reflects the confidence we have in his ability to lead all aspects of our fiscal operations” said David Denmark, the executive director of The Maclellan Foundation.
Behar is a certified public accountant with more than 25 years of experience in finance, accounting, strategy development and global outreach. Prior to joining The Maclellan Foundation, Mr. Behar served in leadership roles at Generous Giving, Perimeter Church and Arthur Andersen & Company.
Mr. Behar received his bachelor of business administration in accounting from Texas Christian University and executive leadership certifications from The University of Chicago and Center for Creative Leadership. A native of Atlanta, Mr. Behar and his family reside on Signal Mountain.