Volunteer Action Center Announces New Finance Director

Voluntary Action Center (VAC) has announced the appointment of Nate Kloster as their new Finance Director. He assumed responsibilities in late October.

Nate joins VAC with over 30 years of accounting/finance experience. For the past nine years, Nate was the CFO for Sauk Valley Bank in Sterling, IL. Prior to that he was the Controller for Castle Bank (FNB Omaha) for eight years, Director of World-Wide Seed Supply for DeKalb Genetics/Monsanto for four years, and he was in various accounting roles for DeKalb Genetics/Monsanto for 11 years. Nate served as treasurer for the Sauk Valley Food Bank for eight years and was the treasurer for the Kishwaukee United Way for six years. He is an active member of Crossview EFCA church in DeKalb. Nate and his wife, Julie, are longtime residents of Sycamore. They have three adult daughters, Sarah (Corey) Cantrell, Chelsey (Jamie) Graves and Taylor Kloster. He is delighted to be working with VAC where he can devote more of his time and skills towards helping our local community. 

“We are thrilled to have Nate join the VAC team. His breadth of finance experience will go a long way in helping VAC stay competitive and well-funded,” Ellen Rogers, VAC CEO. “Not only that, but his personality is a perfect fit for our culture. He truly cares about the VAC mission and being a good neighbor to those in need.”

VAC was founded in 1974 as a clearinghouse for local volunteers. Since that time, VAC’s mission evolved to providing high quality nutrition and transportation services to the communities we serve. VAC operates in a five county region – DeKalb, Kendall, LaSalle, Bureau, and Putnam – with offices in Sycamore, Sandwich, LaSalle, and Yorkville, and many congregate meal sites throughout the five county region. Our programs include TransVAC, MedVAC, Kendall Area Transit, Meals on Wheels, Congregate Meals, and Summer Foods programs.