Jeff Chrisfield Appointed as Chief Financial Officer at TechnoServe

November 30, 2018 – NEW YORK, NY, November 2018 – Bridge Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Chrisfield as Chief Financial Officer at TechnoServe.

TechnoServe ( ) was founded in 1968 and today works with enterprising men and women across 29 countries in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries.

As the Chief Financial Officer, Jeff will oversee TechnoServe’s financial operations globally, ensuring compliance within TechnoServe’s many countries of operation while maximizing financial efficiency on behalf of our partners and clients.

A CPA by training, Jeff began his career as an auditor and consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers and later served as Controller at a for-profit bio-medical contractor. With the desire to contribute more meaningfully, Jeff joined the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) in 2002, where he served as CFO and ultimately COO. In addition to overseeing significant financial growth, he was key in various programmatic initiatives, including the establishment of a for-profit impact investing vehicle. Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from American University.


Bridge Partners ( is a retained executive search firm with unique expertise in attracting and retaining senior, diverse executives and 15 years of experience executing global leadership searches.

We have both an international nonprofit practice (other clients include Project Concern International, Relief International, Pact, Global Health Corps, Digital Green) and a global for-profit practice (clients include GE, Starbucks, McKesson, Freddie Mac). What they have in common is a desire to adapt to a changing global market and diversify their leadership teams, to innovate and reflect their employee base, as well as the customer, communities and constituents they serve.

They retain Bridge Partners to leverage our innovative search approach and our track- record of presenting the highest caliber, diverse executives.

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