Fern Thomas is COO and CFO at Cornerstone Capital Group. She serves on the Executive Committee and oversees the design, enhancement, implementation, reporting, and oversight of the firm’s financials, operations, human resources, technology and compliance. Previously, she served on the firm’s Global Advisory Council. Prior to joining Cornerstone, Fern was the CFO at New York Restoration Project, where she oversaw all fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities and was the primary financial advisor to the Executive Director and Board of Directors. From 2007 to 2012, Fern served as Senior Vice President and CFO at Christie’s. Prior to Christie’s, Fern held various finance roles at Interpublic Group and CMS Energy, and worked for the professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers for more than 10 years. Ms. Thomas also serves as Board Member and Treasurer of New Yorkers for Parks; is a former Board Member and Membership Chair for the New York City Chapter of Financial Executives International). Fern is a CPA and holds an MBA from Rutgers University.