CPA, CGMA, Partner - Not-for-Profit & Education Industry Leader
New York, NY
John Alfonso is a partner in CohnReznick's New York office and the leader of the firm’s Not-for-Profit & Education Industry practice. He has more than 30 years of experience providing audit, accounting, tax, and advisory services to not-for-profit organizations.
As the leader of CohnReznick’s Not-for-Profit & Education Industry practice, which works with over 1,700 organizations nationwide, John ensures that the Firm’s not-for-profit professionals possess the experience and resources necessary to deliver the timely, high-quality, and cost-effective services that are the hallmarks of CohnReznick.
A frequent panelist and lecturer on not-for-profit accounting standards, board governance, risk management, and information technology, John is committed to keeping the Firm’s personnel, clients, and contacts informed about best practices and relevant industry developments. Serving in a variety of client service roles, John's clients have included community development corporations, educational institutions, faith-based organizations, governmental entities, museums, private foundations, professional and trade associations, and social service agencies.
John has been an American Cancer Society volunteer for nearly 30 years and has held leadership positions at every level of the organization including service on the former Eastern Division Board and the national Board of Directors beginning in 2011. In addition, John has served on many committees including the audit, finance, and compensation committees and the IT audit subgroup. In 2014, John received the American Cancer Society St. George National Award.
EducationB.A., Accounting/Information Systems, Queens College of the City University of New York
American Cancer Society’s National Board of Directors, Vice Chairman
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
New York Society of Association ExecutivesThe Spain – U.S. Chamber of Commerce