The monthly budget reports for the organization came from Jed, and they were the clearest reports I've received during my 22 year tenure as Orchestra Personnel Manager. Jed converted our payroll processing into a comprehensive, custom application, including a MasterFile database, complete self-contained payroll system, leave tracking, orchestra audition management, musicians' instrument insurance and all support reporting... ... the Ballet highly values Jed's expertise and invaluable contributions.the San Francisco Ballet website
Jed's familiarity with all things financial on both sides of the curtain - from box office to backstage - makes him an indespensible and ideal partner for any arts management team.
Jed identifies opportunity and optimizes it; he deeply understands the cultivation and stewardship of donors while bringing entrepreneurship and expertise to everything he touches...Sonoma Academy website
Jed has brought our summer chamber music festival to new levels of organizational sophistication...Music in the Vineyards website
At the first Board Meeting ... Jed was able to take finance-speak and turn it into a listener-friendly description of our status and what the options might be to improve our status. The Board fully understood his description and was able to take actions accordingly...
Jed knows EVERYTHING about the financial workings of nonprofits! I've never had a question he couldn't answer. He served on the ACSO Board as its treasurer for several years and his reporting was flawless and in plain English. I highly recommend him.Association of California Symphony Orchestras website
We are thrilled with the direction ATFC is moving now, and with the new energy and commitment that has been generated. Jerry Green and Jed Coffin have done an outstanding job empowering all of us in ATFC. We look forward to working with them...Actors' Theater for Children website
The success of your not-for-profit organization depends on many factors, including the quality of the professional expertise your organization receives. As an auditor, I had the pleasure of working with Mr. Coffin during his term as Director of Finance and Administration for the Santa Rosa Symphony Association. With his broad experience and a thorough understanding of financial system design, analysis and reporting requirements, he was instrumental in revising their financial reporting system and developing effective and meaningful reports for management and the Board.Eckhoff Accountancy, Corp. website
Jed entirely transformed the Monterey Symphony's finance and administrative functions. With his extensive knowledge of accounting, box office operations, computer systems, and office management, he was able to provide a smooth transition from a part-time bookkeeper position to a fully fledged finance department. The board of directors, in particular, praised his guiding efforts and without reservation gave him encouragement and support.Monterey Symphony Association website