Dereje S. Zewdu
Chief Financial Officer
Dereje Zewdu is the Chief Financial Officer of UCP of Central PA where he is responsible for maximizing the return on financial assets by establishing financial policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems. He monitors financial performance by measuring and analyzing results to ensure achievement of operating results consistent with organization objectives. Dereje is also responsible in ensuring regulatory and GAAP’s compliance for all accounting and financial reporting functions.
Dereje joined UCP in August 2013 as a senior accountant, and assumed the position of controller from September 2014 to February 2016. With about 21 years of experience in accounting and auditing, he has vast knowledge in accounting system design, financial statement preparation, financial forecast, and analysis. Dereje earned a College Diploma in Accounting, Bachelor of Art in Management, and Bachelor of Art in Political Science and International Relations.
Dereje lives in Lancaster County with his wife, Tsega, and three children.