Director of Administration and Finance
Galina began her career at St. Michael’s in June of 2000 as a staff accountant, having come from working for a not-for-profit organization. Since then, she has held the positions of Finance Manager, Parish Administrator and now, Director of Administration and Finance. She oversees the accounting, business and maintenance of the church.
Galina is originally from Minsk, Belarus, where she earned a perfect “gold medal” high school degree. She went on to earn an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and then a Master’s Degree in Management and Fashion Design. For 14 years she worked for large manufacturing company, supervising a staff of 200 employees.
She married a crazy former merchant mariner, who was looking for the land of milk and honey and brought her and their son to the United States in 1992. After a few years in the USA, she earned a degree in accounting, graduating with a perfect 4.0 GPA.
Galina lives in Pennsylvania, in a home that has a sunroom that she designed and was built on weekends with her husband. When she’s not designing home improvements or additions, she enjoys organic gardening, pickling, making jams and jellies, cooking, and hosting parties.