Full Name
A. Michael Gellman
Job Title
Founding Principal Partner
Company or Organization
Fiscal Strategies 4 Nonprofits
Speaker Bio
A. Michael Gellman, CPA, CGMA, is an independent fiscal and financial strategist for nonprofit organizations and a founding principal partner for Fiscal Strategies “4” Nonprofits LLC, where the primary focus is helping legacy and new organizations build and achieve a sustainable and financially healthy future. Gellman was a 20-year shareholder for Rubino & Company, Chartered. He has more than 35 years of experience in nonprofit fiscal, financial and accounting systems working as a chief financial, fiscal and management consultant focused on specialized management and advisory services for trade and professional associations, public charities and endowment based foundations. Gellman has also developed comprehensive budget and projection-based systems in support of senior management and organizational leadership. 

Gellman has been designing, installing, interpreting and teaching budget and projection-based systems and financial management systems for over 30 years. He has conducted numerous seminars and has written articles on budgeting, reserve and investment policies, financial management, fiscal sustainability, leading economic indicators for nonprofits, and the impact on governance and transparency and accountability. Organizations and institutions  Gellman has spoken before include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Greater Washington Society of CPAs, Institute of Management Accountants, American Society of Association Executives, Center for Nonprofit Advancement  and numerous nationally recognized nonprofit organizations. He teaches courses and has made presentations for Georgetown University, George Washington University, Virginia Tech, state of Maryland nonprofit financial management and fundraising workshops, Mayor’s Office of the District of Columbia, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organization Management, Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers, Center for Nonprofit Innovation, Volunteers of America, National Urban League, United States Conference on AIDS and many other nonprofit organizations.

Mr. Gellman has served as Chair of Greater Washington Society of CPA's Not-For-Profit Committee and Chair of the Annual Not-For-Profit Organizations Symposium, and is a Past President of the Greater Washington Society of CPA's. He has also served on the Finance & Administration Section Council of the American Society of Association Executives and is serving on various nonprofit boards including B’nai B’rith International as the current Treasurer and the Greater Washington Society of CPA’s as President Emeritus.
A. Michael Gellman