Joe Khawaja was named Vice President of Finance in February 2022. He is responsible for Finance, Accounting, Information Technology and Property Management.
Before joining Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, Joe served as the Chief Financial Officer for Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity. Earlier in his career, he held financial leadership roles with Federal Reserve Bank, Cargill Inc., and Aramark Corporation.
Joe currently serves as a Board Director on the Affinity Plus Credit Union Board of Directors and is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors. He also provides leadership on Ascend, an Asian executive network promoting Asian Pan-American talent across the United States.
Joe holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from City University in New York, a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Capella University based in Minneapolis, and executive certificates in Leadership from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.
A resident of Maple Grove, he is a frequent speaker at Finance summits and was named a 2020 CFO of the Year by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.
Saint Paul, MN 55108