NEW YORK, NY — April 1, 2019 – The Church Pension Group (CPG), a financial services organization that serves the Episcopal Church, today announced the appointment of Ellen Taggart as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and Treasurer. In this role, she will be responsible for directing the corporate financial management of CPG, overseeing CPG’s enterprise-wide project management program, managing CPG’s corporate risk management process, and overseeing CPG’s information technology. She will report directly to CPG Chief Executive Officer and President Mary Kate Wold. She replaces former CFO Dan Kasle, who retired after 17 years of service to CPG.
“I am very pleased to announce Ellen’s appointment as CFO,” said Ms. Wold. “She has been an important member of our leadership team, having led our strategic planning and project management initiatives for many years. Ellen’s appointment builds on her financial management strengths and ensures a seamless transition for this role.”
Prior to her appointment, Ms. Taggart served as Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Project Management of CPG. Before CPG, she served as a Senior Vice President of Finance and CFO at Dun & Bradstreet, where she worked for 17 years with businesses across the United States, Europe, Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific region.
“I also want to thank Dan for 17 years of outstanding service,” Ms. Wold continued. “He has been instrumental in facilitating financial discipline throughout the organization in support of our vision to provide the highest possible level of financial security to our participants. Dan has been a tremendous colleague and friend, and we wish him the very best in his retirement.”
About The Church Pension Group
The Church Pension Group (CPG) is a financial services organization that serves the Episcopal Church. It maintains three lines of business—employee benefits, property and casualty insurance, and publishing. CPG provides retirement, health, life insurance, and related benefits for clergy and lay employees of the Episcopal Church, as well as property and casualty insurance, and book and music publishing, including the official worship materials of the Church. Follow CPG on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. cpg.org