Colly Burgwin

Director of Finance

Colly Burgwin, Director of Finance, brings to FPRI over 20 years of experience in Finance and Accounting positions for Philadelphia nonprofit agencies. Organizations he was worked with include: Green Tree School, the Philadelphia Senior Center, Center in the Park, and the YWCA of Philadelphia. He holds an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Wharton, an MFA in Theatre Administration from the Yale Drama School, and a BA in Comparative Literature from Yale University. Prior to Wharton Colly’s career was in the performing arts. He helped found a professional theatre in Portland OR, was on the staff with the National Endowment for the Arts’ Theatre Program and International Office, and taught Theatre Management at the University of Miami, where he also managed the University’s student theatre. He is active in the community, having served on Loan Committees for The Reinvestment Fund, coaching youth soccer on the western Main Line, having served as Lector, Chalice Bearer, and Sunday School teacher for St. David’s Episcopal Church in Radnor. He lives in Paoli with his wife Linda and their cat. He is pleased that his three adult children all still reside in the region.