Our Team

100 Degrees is proud to be a women-owned and women-led company, dedicated to serving our clients with knowledge, passion, dependability, and approachability.

Stephanie Skryzowski

Founder & CEO

Stephanie Skryzowski is a visionary Chief Financial Officer that helps purpose-driven leaders better understand and use their numbers to make smart decisions to grow their bottom line and their impact. She founded 100 Degrees in 2015 after a decade-long career serving nonprofits around the globe, from Afghanistan to Haiti, Nepal to Malawi. She loves teaching purpose-driven leaders how to use your financials to create sustainability and increase your impact on the world at workshops and conferences. Stephanie is the creator of Master Your Nonprofit Numbers, an online course in financial management for nonprofit leaders, and The Entrepreneur’s CFO Corner, a membership program to help leaders take control of their finances and grow their businesses. She also coaches busy women entrepreneurs to build their businesses while creating a beautiful life with their families. Stephanie holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from New York University, focusing on management and finance.

When she is not crunching numbers, Stephanie is traveling the world with her husband and two young daughters.

Adriana began her career in 2001, working as an accounting clerk for a local CPA. Her appeal for
nonprofit work sparked while serving in capacities as Finance Assistant, Disbursements
Manager, and Small Business Consultant. She gained nonprofit experience working for a local business association, and other charitable organizations in the social services and healthcare fields. Adriana expanded her cross-functional experience holding various roles in diverse industries like transportation, IT, and banking, as well as providing bookkeeping and administrative services to multiple clients. Her interest in nonprofits reignited while working in
the public services sector in 2019. After receiving her Master’s Degree in Accountancy, Adriana
advanced her skills working as a bookkeeper for another successful CPA’s office. Adriana has
always been passionate about social justice, equality, human, and animal rights. This inspired
her to return to the field to work with notable charitable organizations to help them achieve
their goals. Adriana enjoys spending time with her family and dogs. She loves nature, animals,
music, and working out with her husband.

Aklilu Mesfun, CB is a dedicated and experienced financial professional who is
passionate about the nonprofit sector. With a strong foundation in accounting principles
and over a decade of experience, Aklilu takes great pride in contributing expertise to
organizations that are committed to positive social impact. Previously, Aklilu worked as
a Staff Accountant and Data Analyst at Greenpeace, where he actively supported
financial transparency and efficiency within the nonprofit realm. Aklilu's work involved
maintaining financial databases and collaborating with colleagues on data analysis, with
focus on advancing the financial health and mission-driven goals of nonprofit
organizations. Given Aklilu's deep understanding of the unique challenges and
opportunities within this sector, he is well-suited to help any nonprofit organization
achieve financial success.

Alyssa started her work with nonprofits as a collegiate member of Omega Phi Alpha National Service Sorority in 2006. Her passion for giving back to others and sharing her time and talent has continued as she has worked with nonprofits across the country in many capacities. Alyssa is currently serving as VP of the Missoula Urban Demonstration Project Board of Directors and President Elect of the Big Sky SHRM Board of Directors. Alyssa also has experience as an Executive Director, Managing Director, and Bookkeeper of national and local nonprofit organizations. Alyssa received her Bachelors of Liberal Arts in American Studies from the University of Massachusetts Boston and a Masters in Conflict Management from Lipscomb University. In addition to her extensive knowledge of nonprofit operations and finance, Alyssa is a certified mediator and facilitates conflict resolution skills training workshops. She also holds a Professional in Human Resources certification. Alyssa currently lives with her husband and two dogs in Missoula, MT and when she is not working enjoys gardening, traveling, reading, spending time outdoors, advocating for equal rights, and finding the best chai latte.

Clover has worked as a freelance musician for the past ten years, where she learned the ins and outs of self employment finances, and eventually the financial management of nonprofits in the classical music industry. Clover holds a bachelor's degree from Hampshire College and a masters degree from Boston Conservatory. A lifelong resident of New England, she performs music on most nights and weekends.

Danie enjoys working on finances for nonprofits so that they can focus on what they do well: serving the greater good. With a background in nonprofit and socially responsible business, she believes that purpose-driven organizations can learn to use financial planning and strong financial systems to increase their effectiveness. She has worked for and consulted with nonprofits in multiple sectors and enjoys seeing the work grow and adapt over time. Danie has a PhD in Communication, Culture, and Media from Drexel University and a BA from University of Pennsylvania. She stays active in the local food scene in Philadelphia by shopping at farmers’ markets, cooking local food, and supporting a nonprofit she helped found that plants orchards around the city

Danna came from a family of accountants so this was a major influence to her taking a degree in accountancy.
Through her 10 years of working, she gained a diverse experience in accounting for both local and US businesses. She also developed a love for how accounting influences businesses and how a one single report can make a difference and help in decision making. Danna strives to learn new ways of doing things and takes on challenges that are sometimes out of her comfort zone. She then believes that taking a risk is better than losing a chance. Before, she enjoyed doing physical activities like playing badminton and participating in marathons on weekends. And now that she’s mom, she focuses all her time and energy on her little one. After all, becoming a mom is also a physical activity!

Elle has volunteered in the nonprofit sector, focusing on education-oriented nonprofits.
After more than ten years of classroom teaching, she transitioned to a full-time role as a
Community Development Manager, dedicated to supporting the growth and expansion
of nonprofit organizations. Elle is passionate about working with mission-driven
organizations and helping them maximize their impact. She holds a Master’s Degree in
Education from Westminster College and a Bachelor’s in Education from the University
of Idaho. Outside of work, Elle enjoys outdoor activities such as skiing, biking, and
hiking in Washington with her family.

Gary has worked with nonprofits for nearly 10 years, specifically in the senior living industry and the foundations that support them. He has over two decades of experience in accounting, finance, and operations in various industries. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance & Accounting from Virginia Tech, a master’s in Accountancy from the University of Connecticut, MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University, and a doctorate degree in Healthcare Education from Nebraska Methodist College. He has spent much of his finance and accounting career building successful teams, organizations, system process improvements, and positive operational growth results. His real passion over the past 10 years has been working with nonprofits and helping them succeed financially so they can achieve their mission goals. Gary and his wife live in the Western part of Virginia and spend most of their free time with their three adult children, handful of chihuahuas, and going to the Outer Banks.

Greg has worked in the for-profit and nonprofit industry for the past 10+ years, learning the ins and outs of various business models. He believes that the mission-driven work nonprofits perform are our solution to many problems that society faces today. During his time working in the nonprofit sector, he has gained extensive experience helping nonprofits improve their financial position to reach their programatic goals as well as reach further into the communities they serve. Most recently, he’s worked as a Director of Operations at a nonprofit law firm in Philadelphia. He has worked to improve the infrastructure of small nonprofits through introducing policies and procedures. Greg has a passion for books, gaming, traveling, and learning about culture. During his free time, he enjoys boulder climbing and playing on a community kickball and volleyball team.

After a successful 20-year accounting career in the banking industry, Julia found her passion in the nonprofit sector. She enjoys serving as a strategic and collaborative partner to help mission-driven organizations increase their impact. She loves the opportunity to continuously learn and expand her knowledge.  Julia holds a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to her role at 100 Degrees, Julia also serves on the Board of The SUDC Foundation as well as the founder of Vivienne’s Joy Foundation.  Julia and her family split their time residing in Washington and Minnesota. She loves spending summers at the lake in northern Minnesota, exploring the pacific northwest and using her creative side for knitting and other fiber arts.

Kathleen is a Certified Public Accountant based in the Philippines and has 10 years of solid accounting experience. She believes that change is something that should be embraced and not feared. She loves taking on new challenges that would give her opportunities to grow. Kathleen graduated from La Patria College and holds a bachelor’s degree in Accountancy. She was given the chance to become a College Instructor at her alma mater after she passed the board exam in October 2012. After a semester of teaching, she decided to work for private companies in the Philippines and easily progressed to Head of Accounting before she decided to take on a new career path of working online. Though it was truly a giant leap, she firmly believes that there is more to life than the four corners of the office walls. Kathleen is an outgoing individual who loves the sea and meeting new people. Though fun-loving, she values her “ME time” a lot and enjoys watching KDramas during her spare time. She is also a great cook according to a personal judge, her husband.

Katie is passionate about helping others achieve their mission and live out their calling. With her Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations & Strategic Communications from Purdue University, Katie has experience working as a Communications Director in ministry, an Executive Director in realty, and a Director of Operations in the online course industry. With her love of systems, desire to see others succeed, and heart for building relationships, Katie is excited to provide the tools and support you need to help you achieve your goals. Katie resides on her family’s corn and soybean farm in Northwest Indiana with her husband, Brian. In her free time, you can find her enjoying an outdoor adventure with her golden retriever, adopting new plants for her office, or indulging in some Mexican cuisine!

Megan has worked with nonprofits since 2012. She thoroughly enjoys creating, streamlining, and maintaining systems and processes to assist clients in maximizing their impact within their communities. Through her bachelor’s degree in Global Studies, independent travel experiences, and upbringing in South Texas, she became passionate about working with organizations that promote individual empowerment, social justice, value human rights and dignity, and strive to create equitable communities. As the Accounting & HR Manager at the Texas Civil Rights Project and subsequently as the Implementation Specialist at Nonprofit Fiscal Management, Megan developed her accounting skills, internal systems management, and financial expertise through direct experience and professional development opportunities. When not working, she enjoys the live music scene in Austin, cooking, visiting with her family and friends, and spending as much time as she can outdoors.

With over 15 years of accounting experience in the public education and nonprofit sectors, Lisa’s expertise in restricted & federal funding, complicated cost & grant allocations, book consolidation and international client services allow her to tackle the most challenging accounting problems. Lisa is passionate about helping nonprofits find security in their finances and break the barriers of the unapproachable accountant astigmatism. Combined with her strong desire to help others, Lisa provides first-class, customer-focused service to her clients. Lisa lives in rural Indiana with her fiancé, Phillip, where she enjoys working on and around their homestead. She also serves her community as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for abused and neglected children.  

Suzi has served nonprofits for 15 years, and enjoys using her command of numbers to help make an impact.  She is passionate about finance and serving as a strategic business partner. She believes organizations make better decisions by fully understanding their finances. She also has extensive experience in grant contracting and administration, employee benefits, and organizational insurance. Suzi holds a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Business from Iowa State University.  She lives in small-town Iowa with her husband and two children where she enjoys cooking, biking, and helping on the family farm.

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