A. Michael Gellman, CPA, CGMA
“Understanding client needs is my top priority and providing value-added professional services in response to those needs is my only focus.”
Michael concentrates his practice on non-profit organizations, including trade, professional and membership associations, public charities, and grant-based organizations (501 (c)(3), (c)(4) and (c)(6) organizations). His work is largely focused on specialized management and advisory services for trade and professional associations, public charities, private foundations, private schools and endowment based foundations. Michael works predominately with comprehensive budget and projection-based system environments in support of senior management and organizational leadership.
Michael has been designing, installing, interpreting and teaching budget and projection based systems for over 30 years. He has conducted numerous seminars and has written articles on budgeting, reserve and investment policies, financial management, fees for services, leading economic indicators for non-profits, and Federal form 990 and the impact on governance and transparency and accountability. He regularly teaches adjunct classes in non-profit management for Georgetown University.
Michael is a past-president of the Greater Washington Society of CPAs (GWSCPA) and a former chair of Not-For-Profit Organizations Symposium and Not-For-Profit Committee. He serves on numerous non-profit boards including B’nai B’rith International and Lois Roth (Fulbright) Endowment. In addition, Michael has served on the Finance & Administration Section Council of the American Society of Association Executives.
Michael received a BS in Accounting from the University of Maryland.
Licenses and designations:
- American Institutes of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Greater Washington Society of CPAs
- Maryland Society of CPAs
- American Society of Association Executives