John Alfonso Named a Recipient of the 2014 American Cancer Society St. George National Award
(New York, NY) – The American Cancer Society has announced that John Alfonso, CPA, is a recipient of the 2014 St. George National Award. John serves as a Partner in the New York office of CohnReznick LLP, the 10th largest accounting, tax, and advisory firm in the U.S.
The American Cancer Society St. George National Award recognizes outstanding volunteers who have demonstrated ongoing leadership in community mission delivery and/or governance and have significantly contributed to furthering the strategic goals and mission-driven programs of the Society. Since conceived in 1949 by Charles S. Cameron, MD, former Society medical and scientific director, the St. George National Award has been presented annually to Society volunteers across the country. This year, the St. George National Award was presented to 19 volunteers nationwide who were nominated by their local Society Divisions, approved by the St. George National Award Task Force, and presented to the American Cancer Society Board of Directors.
John, who leads the efforts of CohnReznick’s Not-for-Profit and Education Industry Practice in New York, has been an active volunteer for the American Cancer Society for almost 22 years. John is the Chairman of the Society’s Audit Committee. He also serves on the American Cancer Society Board of Directors and is a Director of the Society’s Eastern Division board.
With more than 25 years of public accounting experience, John provides audit, accounting, tax, and consulting services to not-for-profit organizations. These include professional associations, educational institutions, public and private foundations, religious organizations, governmental entities, and social service agencies.