About The WNET Group
Caroline C. Croen
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer

Caroline C. Croen joined The WNET Group as Chief Financial Officer in January, 2012.

Caroline was previously CFO at Jazz at Lincoln Center, from 2007 through 2011. There she built an effective finance and financial control function, streamlined operations, and helped transform the organization by enabling it to create global strategic alliances, bringing the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra to Cuba.

From 2000 through 2007, Caroline was the Director of Risk Management and Operations Analysis at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. providing independent, objective assurance and financial management, effectively implementing various operating efficiencies and cost containment measures for Lincoln Center.

From 1996 to 2000, Caroline was the Budget Director of the New York Public Library, where she was responsible for the development and management of the Library’s operating and capital budgets, financial plans and co-financial project lead for the implementation of an enterprise-wide financial management system.

Earlier in her career, Caroline led the Cultural & Libraries Task Force of the City of New York’s Office of Management & Budget, where she managed the overall expense and capital subsidies to the City’s major cultural institutions and three public library systems. Caroline has also been a lecturer at New York University and has presented at numerous financial forums and conferences.

Caroline received her MA from New York University and BA with honors from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY.

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