JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (July 8, 2020) — The Museum of Science & History (MOSH) announces the appointment of Jane Scofield as its chief financial officer. Scofield has more than 20 years of experience in finance as a certified public accountant licensed in the state of New Mexico, a chartered global managerial accountant and a certified fraud examiner.
“We are excited for Jane to join us in our work to fulfill our mission of inspiring the joy of lifelong learning by bringing to life the sciences and regional history,” said Maria Hane, MOSH President. “Jane brings numerous years of experience to the Museum; she is a financial expert and a business leader in our community. Her knowledge and proven record of leadership will elevate MOSH to new heights so we better serve Northeast Florida and the region.”
Scofield most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer for 121 Financial Credit Union where she was responsible for the accounting, finance and human resources teams. She was responsible for ensuring the onboarding and offboarding process, training and everything finance. Prior to that, Scofield was the principal and director of business advisory services at Ennis, Pellum & Associates, CPAs where she had a wide variety of business clients.
Scofield earned her Masters of Business Administration in accounting from the University of New Mexico and her Bachelor of Arts in health issues casework from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. She volunteers in the community and serves on many boards including the Jacksonville Housing Finance Authority, the JAX Chamber and is a founder of the Access to Capital JAX Bridges program for entrepreneurs. In 2019, she was selected as an honoree for the annual United Way’s Women United Leadership Giving campaign. In 2018, Scofield was named “Woman of Influence” and has previously been named the “Ultimate CFO” by the Jacksonville Business Journal.
“I am thrilled to be part of our Museum,” said Scofield. “As a lifelong learner, I appreciate what the Museum brings to our community through the creativity and commitment of our staff. While I never expected in my first few months to be dealing with a pandemic and how to safely close and reopen our business, it has given me a greater appreciation of the passion that exists on our team. I am looking forward to growing the Museum with greater opportunities for community engagement and learning.”
The Museum of Science & History (MOSH) is located at 1025 Museum Circle near Friendship Park. MOSH, first chartered in 1941, inspires the joy of lifelong learning by bringing to life the sciences and regional history. Admission is $15 for adults; $12 for youth, students, active and retired military and seniors. There is no admission fee for children 2 and under or Museum members. Learn more at themosh.org.
Museum funding is provided in part by the City of Jacksonville and the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville, Inc.; the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts; Historic Museums Grants-in-Aid Program assistance provided by the Bureau of Historical Museums, Division of Historical Resources, Florida Department of State, Secretary of State.