Kevin Hepner currently serves as the Vice President of Administration and Finance for Roxbury Community College, one of the 15 Massachusetts state community colleges and is immediate past chair of the Massachusetts Community College Council of Administrative Vice Presidents and CFOs. A CPA by training he left the accounting profession in 1989 to work in the nonprofit world supporting the missions of several historic organizations working in some of Boston’s lowest income communities. In the early 1990’s when the cost of workers compensation insurance was placing a heavy burden on the budgets of nonprofits he co-founded a nonprofit owned workers compensation insurance company—the Massachusetts Bay Self-Insurance Group, which has provided millions of dollars in savings for its members—and served on its board for 20 years, 10 of those years as its President. He also is the founder of NPFM, or the Nonprofit Financial Managers group, an organization in Boston geared to meeting the needs of not-for-profit financial managers. Run by a steering committee of its members, the group provides a forum for discussion of the current issues facing non-profit financial professionals. Kevin is a current instructor in nonprofit financial management at Boston University’s School of Social Work and is active with many nonprofits in the Boston area, nationally and internationally.

Practice and scholarly focus

Kevin Hepner became President & CEO of USES in January 2008, after serving as the Vice President at Judge Baker Children’s Center in Boston, for more than five years. Kevin has been an instructor at Boston University’s School of Social Work since 2003 where he teaches Financial Management for Human Service Organizations. He also taught at Boston University’s School of Management for three years and continues to mentor students at the BU Institute for Nonprofit Management and Leadership. He currently serves as President of the Board of Directors for the South End Community Health Center and the Massachusetts Bay Self-Insurance Group and is active in many other local and national nonprofits. Kevin received his BSBA in Accounting from Shippensburg University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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