Senior Vice President, Finance; Chief Financial Officer; Treasurer
Joe Smolskis is Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, Joe served as the executive vice president and chief operation officer of the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation. At PECF Joe coordinated the operating activities of the foundation and its operating entities: the Washington National Cathedral; National Cathedral School for girls; St. Albans School for boys; and Beauvoir, the National Cathedral elementary school. Joe managed the financial, accounting, and investment activities of the foundation as well as facilities, security, human resources, and IT. Joe received his undergraduate degree in accounting from Georgetown University in 1985 and earned an M.B.A. from the University of Maryland University College. He is a licensed CPA.