On September 23rd, 2021, the Lake Region Conference Executive Committee voted Yolanda Stonewall to serve as Interim Chief Financial Officer.

Yolanda comes to the conference with a broad business background in accounting, audit, information security, and risk management. Her corporate experience includes more than four years working as a senior security consultant with Pondurance, over ten years progressing through the ranks to executive management with Ernst & Young (EY) and Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC), and several years of self-employed consulting work.

Before accepting the call to the Lake Region Conference, Yolanda’s denominational work included several years serving in the treasury department of Haughville Praise and Worship Center and as treasurer of the Capitol City Seventh-day Adventist School in Indianapolis. Yolanda graduated from Indiana University with a B.S. in Business with concentrations in Accounting and Information Systems. She holds a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license and several other professional certifications. For more details, see her LinkedIn profile.


Yolanda has two adult sons, Erick and Halen, and two grandchildren. (Her son, Halen, is a senior accountant with the Gulf States Conference in Montgomery, Alabama.) Yolanda greatly enjoys road cycling, orienteering (Google it), and anything that has to do with the great outdoors in her spare time.

We are favored to have an accomplished, skilled, and dedicated member of the Lake Region Conference join our team. Welcome Yolanda, we are thrilled to have you.


  1. CAL says:

    Congratulation Yolanda on your decision to serve as interim Treasurer of the Lake Region Conference. We realize this is a sacrifice for you but wish you Heaven’s abundant blessing as you navigate your way through the intricacies, difficulties and complexities of conference treasury and accounting. With the wealth of experience you bring to the office, you will soon find it challenging but satisfying as you master the various challenging before you. We look forward with great anticipation to the day when you will be installed as the full treasurer of the LRC.

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