Adam P. Cohen, CPA, LLC
General Experience Highlights 

20+ years’ experience serving not-for-profit organizations

Attended annual AICPA National Conferences on Not-for-Profit Organizations  

Implemented provisions of the AICPA Audit and Accounting Guide, “Not-for-Profit Organizations” and other financial accounting standards relating to NFP organizations.

Presented seminars on accounting, auditing and fiduciary issues affecting not-for-profits, for the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, the Connecticut Association for Independent Schools and Lorman seminars on Connecticut Tax-Exempt Organizations.

  Education and Professional History..

Yale College in 1977, B.A. Cum Laude with Distinction in Economics.
University of Hartford – Courses in M.S. Taxation program
Certified Public Accountant 1979
Price Waterhouse & Co. – 1977 – 1980
Blum Shapiro & Company, P.C. - 1981 - 2000
Blum Shapiro & Company, P.C. - Partner 1989 - 2000
University of Hartford   Adjunct Instructor – Not-for-Profit Financial Reporting - 2001

Professional Organizations and Activities

Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Fellow of Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA)
Endowment Foundation of the Greater Hartford Jewish Federation, Inc.
Chair of Legal and Tax Panel
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving Professional Advisors Committee
Catalyst Society Steering Committee
Connecticut Council for Philanthropy,  Professional Advisors Committee
Leave a Legacy Steering and Advisors Committees, Ad hoc Auditors’ Advisory Committee and seminar presentations Project to encourage charitable donations of Aetna, Inc. stock
Hebrew Home and Hospital, Inc.  Trustee, Executive Committee and Chair Audit Committee
Yale Alumni Fund Class Agent
Congregation Beth Israel, Member of Planned Giving and Investment Committees
Past Trustee, Treasurer and Chair of Budget Committee
St. Francis Hospital Foundation - Planned Giving Advisory Committee
Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale - Finance Committee