Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Michael Lowry brings over 29 years of experience in nonprofit accounting and finance to San Diego Humane Society as chief financial officer. Michael and the team in the Finance department are responsible for recording all financial activity, overseeing accounting, managing payroll and maintaining transparency by reporting financial information to the public. Michael takes pride in helping the organization run more efficiently by working with employees to understand the budget and their department’s figures.
Michael’s professional experience began at the Deloitte office in San Diego, where he worked with clients such as the University of San Diego, The Salk Institute, Children’s Hospital and Health Center, San Diego Space and Science Foundation, Proxima, Next Proteins and Westland Hotels. He left Deloitte to pursue his career in nonprofit accounting and finance. Before joining SDHS, Michael worked at other nonprofits in San Diego in the industries of healthcare, education and performing arts.
Michael was born and raised in San Diego, where he graduated from Mission Bay High School and attained a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of San Diego. He and his wife Amy are the proud parents of two adult children. While raising their kids, they fostered dogs and puppies until they eventually adopted Camden, an Alaskan Malamute from SDHS.