Communication in the Age of Transparency

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Communication in the Age of Transparency

Speakers: Mitchell Lewis; Ronald Ries

  • Format

    Video

  • Level

    Intermediate

  • Duration

    1h15m

In this presentation, we will address key governance principles for boards in the not-for-profit sector.

Learning outcomes

  • address key governance principles for boards in the not-for-profit sector, focusing on modes of governance, responsibilities of the board and trustees, characteristics of high performing boards, and issues/best practices.

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Overview

In this presentation, we will address key governance principles for boards in the not-for-profit sector, focusing on modes of governance, responsibilities of the board and trustees, characteristics of high performing boards, and issues/best practices.

Professional development

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Prerequisites:Basic knowledge of not-for-profit operations, auditing, accounting and/or compliance requirements.
Programme level:Intermediate
Duration:1h15m
Format:Video
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

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£45.00

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Speakers

  • Mitchell Lewis

    Mitch is the Practice Leader of MazarsUSA's Not-for-Profit Services Group. Mitch brings 30 years of experience in accounting, auditing and tax consulting services to not-for-profit organizations. His broad list of clients range from social service agencies, to public charities and private foundations, health care organizations, and labor organizations and employee benefit plans. He has a sub-specialty expertise with agencies providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities. Mitch graduated from Binghamton University, with a BS degree in accounting.

  • Ronald Ries

    Ron has significant experience providing audit, tax and consulting services to both not-for-profit and for-profit organizations. Over the past 30 years, he has concentrated on the not-for-profit sector, including public accounting work with the firm Goldstein Golub Kessler LLP where he ultimately became head of their Not-For-Profit Services Practice and more recently a partner with the firm MazarsUSA LLP. In interim years, Ron spent five years as Chief Financial Officer at the Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services, a $200 Million social services agency.

    Ron brings this industry insider perspective to his roles in public accounting where he assisted clients with their operating, fiscal and management needs. Earlier in his career, Ron assisted manufacturing and distribution companies with worldwide operations, and privately held businesses and professional practices. This experience included nine years as Chief Financial Officer at a publicly traded precious metals company. Ron currently sits on several Boards of Not-For-Profit organizations, including as both Treasurer and Chair of their Audit Committees. He was previously the Chair of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants FEF Conference and is currently on the Steering Committee of the AICPA National Not-for-Profit Conference. Ron lectures and writes frequently on operating and fiscal matters, primarily in the not-for-profit sector, and is a contributing editor for The CPA Journal, a professional publication. Ron received his BBA degree from The City College of New York. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York, and an Accredited Chartered Global Management Accountant. Ron is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants where he sits on the Accounting for Non-Profit Organizations and the Tax Exempt Entities Committees.