Senior Vice President and Chief Finance Officer
Phil Parisi demonstrates his passion for the USO mission through his fiscal resolve to maximize the delivery of goodness to troops and their families. Parisi came to the USO in 2006 with more than 17 years of diverse financial leadership skills, including serving as the CFO of In2Books, Inc., a nonprofit education services company focused on children’s literacy.
Earlier in his career, he served as the executive director of finance at AOL, where he led the strategic financial planning efforts that resulted in the creation of five joint ventures valued at more than $400 million operating across eight international markets.
Parisi – the 2015 Nonprofit CFO of the Year – is a CPA, with a bachelor’s in business administration in public accounting degree from Pace University and a MBA from George Mason University.
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Deployed Service Members ‘Break Free from Reality’ at USO Bagram's Paint and Sip Program
Before 2016, the last time Army Sgt. Derek Peterson picked up a paint brush was in high school – which, he admits, was quite a few years ago. “I would like to be [considered an artist],” Peterson said. “But I hadn’t done any real art since [then].” So, when Peterson heard about the USO Southwest Asia’s two new art programs – Paint and Sip and Art on Tap -- during a recent deployment to Kandahar, Afghanistan, he knew it was the perfect opportunity to get back to his creative roots