Longtime financial management professional James Moretti, a member of Immaculate Conception Parish in Jenkintown, has been appointed chief financial officer of The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia. (Gina DeColli/Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia)

The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia (CFGP), which manages the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s annual Catholic Charities Appeal, has welcomed a new chief financial officer (CFO).

In an Aug. 8 announcement, CFGP announced the appointment of James Moretti as CFO and a member of the independent nonprofit’s senior executive management team.

Moretti, a longtime financial management professional with some three decades of experience, began his career in the corporate sector, working in public accounting and various professional service organizations including Coopers & Lybrand, Morgan Lewis and Towers Perrin.

He then transitioned into higher education, joining the Art Institute of Philadelphia and later Peirce College and Ursinus College.

Moretti has additional experience in comprehensively managing fiscal and accounting-related operational processes for various organizations, including District 1199C Training Fund, where he served as director of finance; Westcode Inc., at which he was controller; and most recently Family Practice and Counseling Network, of which he was director of finance.

A member of Immaculate Conception Parish in his native Jenkintown, Moretti holds a B.A. in accounting from Temple University and an M.S. in financial services from Saint Joseph’s University. 

“Jim’s depth of knowledge in accounting and financial management, combined with the experience of the existing team, positions CFGP to achieve our goals and support our fundholders,” said CFGP president and CEO Sarah O. Hanley. “We are thrilled to welcome Jim to CFGP.”