Submitted by Jitasa
Today, Jitasa, a Boise, Idaho certified B-Corporation specializing in accounting services for nonprofits, is proud to announce a new addition to their Board of Directors, Congressman Richard A. Gephardt. Congressman Gephardt brings a wealth of experience concerning labor, nonprofits, social issues and healthcare issues to enhance their ability to serve the nonprofit sector.
Jon Osterburg, Jitasa’s Director of Business Development, spoke to their mission stating, “At Jitasa, we believe in making the world a better place, that’s why we only work with nonprofit organizations. Our newest product JOIN, www.joinsoftware.us, offers software built specifically for unions, combining membership management with Jitasa’s accounting expertise. JOIN helps a union track their members, finances, and more. With a lifelong record of service to the labor movement, Congressman Gephardt is a significant addition to further our understanding of the organized labor movement.”
Congressman Richard A. Gephardt served 28 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, 16 years of which he was elected to the role of House Democratic Leader. He has run for President of the United States twice, in 1988 and 2004. Congressman Gephardt is widely recognized as one of the nation's most respected politicians for much of the last two decades. He is an eloquent voice for fairness, justice and opportunity for every American.
Mr. Gephardt retired from the U.S. Congress in 2005 to found Gephardt Group, a privately held labor/employee relations consulting and government affairs firm. He is also Honorary Chairman of The Gephardt Institute for Public Service at Washington University in St. Louis and has served on the corporate boards of US Steel, Ford Motor Company, Centene Corporation, Spirit Aerosystems and CenturyLink Corporation. Jitasa is proud to be added to this list. http://jitasa.is/about/board-of-directors
Alexander Toeldte, the Chairman of the Board of Jitasa stated, “We are honored to have Dick Gephardt join our Board, bring his passion for serving our communities to Jitasa and help us accelerate our growth serving unions and other not-for-profit organizations.” Additionally, Jitasa Founder and CEO, Jeff Russell, said “It is great to see someone of Dick Gephardt’s stature believe in us and in our mission. When we began in 2008 we knew that we could make a positive difference in how nonprofits operate, their efficiency, and the impact they have on our society. Congressman Gephardt and I share this passion and hope for all nonprofits.”
Headquartered in beautiful Boise, Idaho, Jitasa (www.jitasa.is) is the largest national accounting and bookkeeping service provider dedicated solely to the nonprofit sector. Their name means “The Spirit of Serving Others”, and they are passionate about broadening the impact of the nonprofit sector. They offer bookkeeping and accounting solutions that cater to every nonprofit, regardless of size. With their newest product, they hope to extend their mission to include organized labor. Built specifically for unions, JOIN combines their accounting expertise with a powerful membership management and dues processing technology.
Headquartered in Boise, Jitasa is the largest national accounting and bookkeeping service provider dedicated solely to the nonprofit sector. Our name means â€œThe Spirit of Serving Othersâ€, and we are passionate about broadening nonprofit outreach. We offer bookkeeping and accounting solutions that cater to every nonprofit, regardless of size.
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