Leigh Ann Gong

Chief Financial Officer

Leigh Ann Gong is the chief financial officer at the General Board of Church and Society with oversight of all finance, accounting and reporting activities supporting the agency’s overall mission and goals.

Prior to the General Board of Church and Society, Leigh Ann was a senior staff accountant at a medical association in Maryland. Being at GBCS for 22 years, she worked in various financial roles before serving as the chief financial officer.

Leigh Ann grew up in Vietnam during and after the Vietnam War. Speaking three languages fluently, she and her parents came to the U.S. to join her sister.

“Having grown up under an oppressive regime,” Leigh Ann said. “I’m proud to be at Church and Society because of the work we do for justice and peace. I see Church and Society as contributing to a strong witness of faith and transforming the world to make people’s lives better.”

Leigh Ann holds a degree in accounting from the University of Maryland and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Virginia.

Email: lgong@umcjustice.org