The FENG Not-for-Profit S.I.G.

Next Meeting


09/19/2017 – 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (Reserve a spot at this event)


Edwin Gould Foundation
55 Exchange Place, Suite 602


Nonprofit accounting update presented by Sibi Thomas of Marks Paneth.

Sibi Thomas is a Partner within the Nonprofit, Government & Healthcare Group at Marks Paneth LLP, with over 12 years of extensive accounting, auditing, tax and consulting experience within the not-for-profit industry. Sibi was awarded the CPA Practice Advisors “40 under 40” for leading the accounting profession by CPA Practice Advisor.

Sibi plans, coordinates and conducts audits of nonprofit organizations including: large social service organizations, third party funded organizations, educational institutions, charitable, and fundraising and membership organizations including those requiring audits pursuant to Uniform Guidance (Single Audit). He performs audits of New York State cost reports, preparation and review of tax returns (Form 990, 990-PF, 990-T, CHAR 500) and audits of pension plans (defined benefit and defined contribution).

Sibi has deepened his expertise as an adjunct faculty at New York University. He has authored several articles for the New York Nonprofit Review and Accounting Today that focused on helping nonprofit organizations evaluate their existing governance and financial reporting process. Sibi is also a member of FASB’s Project Research Group and serve as a committee member in the NYSSCPA’s Exempt Organizations Committee.


55 Exchange Place is located between Broad and William Streets
Nearby subways
J to Broad Street (last stop)
2,3 to Wall Street
4,5 to Wall Street

You must present a photo ID to the security guard in the lobby. Then take the elevator to the 6th floor and follow the signs to the Edwin Gould Foundation conference room.

About the Not-for-Profit S.I.G.

The FENG Nonprofit S.I.G. comprises FENG members whose careers or professional interests are primarily focused on the leadership and administration of charitable and service groups, foundations, universities and other non-profit organizations, or who are active advisors, board members or volunteers of such organizations to share job leads, news and information about non-profit organizations.

The Nonprofit SIG warmly welcomes new members and members interested in transitioning from the for profit to the not for profit sector.

If you have an interest:
1. Mark Coron
2. Paul Konigstein (

Tele-conferencing instructions for those members outside the NYC Tri-state area:
- We usually dial in at 6:15 pm EST
- Conference Dial-in Number: (712) 432-0850
- Participant Access Code: 445296#

S.I.G. Leadership

Paul Konigstein
(516) 270-5070
Paul Konigstein helps nonprofits master finance and accounting. He specializes in making financial concepts understandable to non-financial nonprofit leaders to enable the strategic use of finance to achieve organizational goals.

Paul has twenty five years experience as a controller and Chief Financial Officer at arts, culture, education, and international development not for profits including the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Hall of Science, Helen Keller International, ArtsConnection, and the American Montessori Society. He is currently a Senior Consultant at Accounting Management Solutions, a CliftonLarsonAllen LLP division. Paul is also chair of the Bridgespan NY nonprofit CFO Group and co-chair of the Financial Executives Networking Group not for profit special interest group.

He holds an MBA in finance from New York University and a BS in marketing from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Tim Domini
(914) 263-2135
Tim is a graduate of Babson College with a BS of BA in Finance and a MBA in management. Tim began his career in manufacturing cost accounting and worked his way through Publishing , Direct Marketing and Consulting organizations as the Controller or Business Manager. After a layoff from Readers Digest Tim began consulting directly and eventually became a full time associate with The A Team. During his tenure with the A Team Tim began working in the not-for-profit arena and identified the industry as one he had a great fit with. Tim has been the Controller of Finance and Operations for the Brennan Center for Justice during the past two years and works in Grant-Fund accounting. Tim has been a member of FENG off and on for over 8 years and is very familiar with all the issues of networking, job change, resumes, and elevator speeches!

Tim lives in Rockland County with his wife and son.
Mark Coron
(347) 425-4161
Mark Coron has been co-chair of this chapter for the past 8 yrs with first Tim, then we added Paul, what a great addition!!!

I have been in the Not for Profit sector for over 20 years in a various sectors. Organizations with budgets ranging from $ 5 million to $ 100 million. He has demonstrated strategic and financial leadership in the following sectors: Community, Chapter, NGO's with worldwide operations, Health & Human Services.

Mark has held titles of Director of Financial Analysis and Systems, Controller, Consultant and his career has steadily grown in the areas of managing staff development, financial software enhancements and implementations. A super user of various financial applications. He has reported to CFO, and Executive Director.

Mark now lives in Cranston, Rhode Island.
Carl Taibl
(925) 964-9025

Future Meetings

06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Edwin Gould Foundation
55 Exchange Place, Suite 602

For Meeting Information, Please Contact:
Paul Konigstein
(516) 270-5070