Tom Brean is responsible for audits and consulting for a wide variety of not-for-profit groups. He works with large national and international charitable organizations, professional and trade associations, social service, schools, arts and religious organizations, and community development organizations. Brean is currently the lead partner working with the YMCA of the USA, United Way of Metropolitan Chicago, Salvation Army Central Territory, Lions Clubs International, The Commercial Club of Chicago, the Museum of Science and Industry, the Alzheimer’s Association and the Chicago History Museum. He is also a frequent speaker on not-for-profit topics.
- Not-for-profit organizations
- Higher education
- Religious organizations
- Trade and professional organizations
Professional qualifications and memberships
CPA — Illinois
Illinois CPA Society, Not-for-Profit Committee, Member and Former Chair
Association Forum of Chicago
American Society of Association Executives
Presentations and publications
Speaker, Illinois CPA Society Annual Not-for-Profit Conference, “Accounting and Auditing Update,” November 2008–2012.
Speaker, AICPA Not-for-Profit and Governmental Conference, “Single Audits,” “NPO Audit and Advance Accounting Issues,” October 2012.
Speaker, AHACPA Annual Multifamily Conference, “Not-for-Profit Accounting and Auditing Update,” December 2011.
Speaker, Association Forum, “Best Practices for Governing Your Association,” June 2009.
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Chicago Architecture Foundation, Board of Trustees; Finance Committee
Providence-St. Mel School, Board of Directors; Finance Committee (2005-2010)
BBA, University of Wisconsin
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