Meet the Staff: Kimberly Dass

February 25, 2015

Meet the Staff: Kimberly Dass

Kimberly Dass joined First Nonprofit Group’s staff six years ago, bringing years of experience in both accounting and banking to our team. Kimberly, Director of Operations, oversees the accounting department for First Nonprofit’s unemployment insurance programs. Her work is vital to keeping the Unemployment Savings Program and the Bonded Service Program running smoothly and efficiently. Kimberly also manages client satisfaction and she truly succeeds at keeping clients happy.

Kimberly has seven years of banking experience as well as a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Chicago’s Northeastern Illinois University. She also made a brief appearance working in accounting for a fitness company before she heard about First Nonprofit’s position through word-of-mouth. “Dealing with numbers, the people, and being downtown in a fun environment are my favorite aspects of the job,” she says.

We asked Kim to tell share two frequently asked questions she receives from members and her responses:

How do we access our organization’s reserve balance in the Unemployment Savings Program?

“We are excited to announce that Unemployment Savings Program members will soon have access to this information online. In the meantime, call us at 800-526-4352, ext. 393048 for this information. We also have the ability to send a reserve balance reports to our members automatically on a quarterly or monthly basis via email. Contact us to sign-up to receive these reports.”

When are invoices mailed?

“Invoices are mailed at the beginning of each quarter and are due within 30 days. In the Unemployment Savings Program, members are in billed equal quarterly deposits throughout the calendar year. Deposits are underwritten at the beginning of each calendar year.  To receive your invoices via email, sign-up for paperless billing by submitting this form.”

Outside of the office, Kimberly adores spending time with her 14 month year old son, Nikhil. Chicago born and raised, Kimberly and her husband recently moved out to the suburbs to have more space for their growing family, as she is expecting a baby girl this summer! As a family, they love going to the Exploratorium in Skokie that has seasonal exhibits for kids of all different ages—a hands-on learning experience for everyone.

 

 

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Testimonials

NYCON members who use First Nonprofit’s programs enjoy enduring savings and improved efficiency. Our association knows that success, because from the beginning, we achieved the same great benefits. Great savings, seamless technology, and responsive service. NYCON highly recommends First Nonprofit’s remarkable unemployment solutions.

New York Council of Nonprofits, Albany, NY

We were introduced to First Nonprofit through another housing authority. In our analysis and comparison to what we were paying the State, our first year savings was $5,800 plus. We have been with them since the end of 2008 and I am glad we have been. I consider them an arm of our HR department.

Kankakee County Housing Authority, Kankakee, IL

Because INCS advocates for the operating conditions that allow charter public schools to provide high quality public education, partnering with First Nonprofit was an easy decision. First Nonprofit’s unemployment programs provide our member schools two operating elements crucial to their ability to provide high quality public education: savings and budget certainty. Capable, committed teachers are the key to student success. By participating in the unemployment insurance savings plan, charter public schools gain peace of mind and are able to invest more money in their teachers.

Illinois Network of Charter Schools

Throughout our membership in the Unemployment Savings Program, First Nonprofit understood our demands, community dynamics, and the importance of seamless services; that allowed us to serve our constituents better.

Hugh Parry, Retired President of Prevent Blindness America