Simon Whang

Corporate Vice President and Controller

Years with Merakey

"Better to light one candle than to curse the darkness." - William L. Watkinson

Simon Whang is Corporate Vice President and Controller and oversees corporate accounting, external financial reporting, tax, insurance, purchasing and accounts payable for Merakey. Prior to joining Merakey, he was the Vice President of Finance at the Philadelphia Youth Network, a non-profit focused on youth workforce development, and led the team responsible for the financial operations of the organization. Previously, Simon was a Director in the Philadelphia not-for-profit and health care practice at Grant Thornton, LLP. He has over ten years of experience working with not-for-profit and government clients to improve their accounting, regulatory, and financial processes, providing operational advice, recommendations to improve existing procedures, and strategies to manage risk.

Simon graduated from Franklin and Marshall College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting. He has a master’s degree in Business Administration from Villanova University. Simon is a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.