Kings Bay Y
Chief Financial Officer
Bella Karas is Chief Financial Officer at the Kings Bay Y. Prior to joining the Y in 2010, Bella held several key CFO/Controller positions. As Chief Financial Officer of the New York Mortgage Corp., she played a vital role in its growth from a 40- to 1000-person company and in bringing it public. Bella also served as a Controller of Trump Mortgage Inc. and as a Regional Controller of Europe, Middle East and Africa at Credit Suisse Bank. Throughout her 30+ year career in accounting, Bella has established a reputation for building world-class financial operations, aligning financial and business metrics to support business strategy and high-growth, and seamlessly integrating innovative processes, workflows and technologies. Outside of work, Bella is a published photographer and loves spending time with her family, reading, cooking, and gardening.