EASTCONN is pleased to announce that Joni L. Weglein has been named its new Chief Financial Officer. The appointment is effective immediately. Weglein has been EASTCONN’s acting CFO since last fall.
“I am very pleased that we were able to secure such a multi-faceted and talented professional in Joni Weglein,” said EASTCONN Executive Director Gary S. Mala. “She has a depth of knowledge in accounting and all other business office functions that make her the perfect candidate. We also appreciated her excellent contributions during a complex transition period.”
“I’m delighted to have the opportunity to continue supporting EASTCONN’s mission as a public, non-profit, Regional Educational Service Center,” said Weglein. “I look forward to my new role, and to working closely with EASTCONN’s leadership to meet the agency’s financial needs.”
Prior to joining EASTCONN as its Business Office manager in 2019, Weglein served for more than 10 years as a senior internal auditor at United Natural Foods, Inc., in Rhode Island. Her experience includes working as an internal auditor for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation in Ledyard, where she also served as director of finance at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center.
Weglein has a strong background in establishing and managing accounting policies and procedures; auditing; and creating and monitoring effective internal control environments.
A graduate of Johnson and Wales in Providence, R.I., Weglein holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and an associate’s degree in finance.
EASTCONN is a public, non-profit, Regional Educational Service Center, which has been serving the education needs of northeastern Connecticut’s schools and communities since 1980. Learn more about EASTCONN at www.eastconn.org.