Curtis Klotz

Director of Nonprofit Innovation | CLA

Curtis Klotz, CPA, serves as Director of Nonprofit Innovation at CLA. This role is grounded in CLA’s nonprofit consulting and business operations practice, which inspires Curt’s writing and thought leadership in the industry. Curt shares inventive strategies for nonprofits that have emerged from more than 30 years of direct work in nonprofit organizations, including his former role as VP of Finance & CFO at Propel Nonprofits. While at Propel, Curt authored numerous blog posts, including frequent online contributions to Nonprofit Quarterly. Curt’s best known piece is “A Graphic Re-visioning of Nonprofit Overhead,” which revolutions the way nonprofits view their investment in core mission support. Curt was honored as MSP Biz Journal’s Nonprofit CFO of the Year in 2017. Along with other stints as a nonprofit CFO, he is also past Chairperson of the Montana Nonprofit Association. To fully appreciate Curt’s approach to nonprofit finance, you should know that he graduated summa cum laude from St Olaf College with majors in women’s studies and religion.


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