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Gordon MacFarland

Gordon MacFarland serves as Chief Financial Officer and joined Ceres in 2007. Gordon supports the President, ED/COO, and program directors in developing and implementing strategic and operating financial plans and oversees the finance and operations team.
Gordon MacFarland

Chief Financial Officer

Gordon MacFarland serves as Chief Financial Officer and joined Ceres in 2007. Gordon supports the President, Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer and program directors in developing and implementing strategic and operating financial plans and oversees the finance and operations team.

Gordon is a certified management accountant and practiced as a CPA for over 15 years with both international accounting firms and his own practice. Gordon was executive director of the Vermont Economic Progress Council and held management roles with the Vermont Institute of Natural Science and the SmartWood Program of the Rainforest Alliance. Before joining Ceres, he served as CFO for two renewable energy companies.

Gordon has a MPA in environmental policy from the University of Washington, a master's degree in accounting from Colorado State University and a bachelor's degree from Miami University (Ohio).  He serves on the board of The Food Project. Gordon’s interests include distance running and he is co-founder of the Vermont City Marathon.