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Opportunity Village announces their new CFO – Scott Edgeworth, CPA

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Opportunity Village announces their new CFO – Scott Edgeworth, CPA

LAS VEGAS – We are excited to announce that Scott Edgeworth, CPA, has joined Opportunity Village as Chief Financial Officer.  Edgeworth will oversee all Finance, Compliance and Accounting functions, as well as Purchasing and Information Technology.

For over 20 years, Edgeworth has led financial and operational teams and functions in various industries, such as public accounting, financial services, gaming and manufacturing.  He has developed and executed successful business plans through leadership collaboration and by creating alignment throughout organizations.  He is an innovative problem solver who embraces process improvement principles and believes in transparency and accountability in order to deliver measurable and effective results.

His passion for positive culture and leading change management is in perfect alignment with the evolution and growth of Opportunity Village. Edgeworth lives in Las Vegas with his wife of twenty years, Becky, and their sons. He has served the Las Vegas community as an active volunteer for the Boy Scouts of America, in which all four of his sons participate, and has a history of lending his time and energy to vulnerable communities, where his Spanish fluency has been a major asset.

Please join us in welcoming Scott Edgeworth to Opportunity Village!

About Opportunity Village

MissionOpportunity Village is a not-for-profit organization that serves people within our community with significant intellectual disabilities, to improve their lives and the lives of their families.

Seven families who were determined to give their children with disabilities the best lives possible founded Opportunity Village in 1954. Now, more than six decades later, Opportunity Village is one of the most recognized and respected organizations of its type in the United States.

Nevada’s largest employer of people with disabilities, Opportunity Village serves nearly 2,000 individuals annually, providing vocational training, employment, habilitation and social recreation programs and services that make their lives more purposeful and interesting.

Opportunity Village clients – individuals who were previously considered unemployable – work at Opportunity Village’s Employment Resource Centers and in jobs throughout the community, collectively earning wages amounting to more than $3.6 million in 2018.  They are hardworking and diligent, proudly paying taxes and happily leading more fulfilling lives.

Primarily a self-funded organization, Opportunity Village generates the majority of its operational funding through its employment contracts and fundraising efforts such as the Magical Forest and Great Santa Run, saving Nevada taxpayers more than $46.9 million annually.

Press Contacts
Jenna Greene, R&R Partners
Jenna.greene@rrpartners.com
702.228.0222 / 702.318.4289

Marty Wood, Opportunity Village
woodm@opportunityvillage.org              
702.880.4041 / 702.234.5322


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