INNOVATE 2017 will feature a diverse set of nonprofit financial experts speaking on industry trends, new technologies, regulatory changes, and much more.
Featured Speakers at INNOVATE
Vu Le – speaker and writer of the blog “Nonprofit with Balls”. Vu Le is also the Director of the Rainier Valley Corps, a leadership and capacity building organization focused on immigrant and refugee communities in Seattle’s Rainier Valley.
Vu will be giving a keynote titled “Weaponized Data, and the Role of Finance Professionals in the Fight for Social Justice”
Jacqueline Tiso – Founder and Chief Executive Officer of JMT Consulting. Jacqueline is a frequent speaker on financial management and Cloud (SaaS) technology and is regularly called upon for her expertise by the media and as a conference speaker.
Thomas A. McLaughlin – President, and CEO of McLaughlin & Associates. Thomas has nearly two decades as a nonprofit consulting specialist with two national accounting and consulting firms. Tom has over 37 years of nonprofit experience as a nonprofit manager, trade association executive, and management consultant.
John Alfonso – CPA, CGMA is a partner in CohnReznick’s New York office and, as one of the Firm’s top resources in the not-for-profit industry, leads the efforts of the Firm’s Not-for-Profit and Education Industry Practice in New York. He has over 30 years of experience providing audit, accounting, tax, and consulting services to not-for-profit organizations, including membership based organizations, educational institutions, foundations, religious organizations, developers of low-income housing, and health and welfare organizations.
Jeremy Aranda is one of the owners and the Vice President of Business Solutions at Mission Matters Group. He received his Bachelors from St. Louis University and a Masters from the University of Notre Dame. His passion drives him to find creative ways of helping non-profits gain efficiency and insight so that they tell the story of their impact, backed by empirical data, in a way that’s demonstrable and concrete.
Tomas Peff, Adaptive Insights, has implemented business change and driven growth at both early and late stage companies in a variety of financial, operational and principal investment roles. He currently serves as Director of Finance at Adaptive Insights, a high-growth enterprise software company. Prior to Adaptive Insights, he held roles as an investment professional at TDR Capital, a London-based PE firm, a CFO at a technology startup and an investment banker at Deutsche Bank. Tom graduated from Princeton University with an AB in Economics/Finance.