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Jeffrey Kowalczyk Named Chairman of CPAsNET’s Nonprofit Executive Committee


Boulder, CO – The Board of Directors has named Jeffrey Kowalczyk, CPA, CFE, CGAP of Barbacane, Thornton & Company LLP, Chairman of the Nonprofit Executive Committee.

Jeffrey is an Audit Partner at Barbacane, Thornton & Company LLP, the Delaware-based public accounting and consulting firm that exclusively serves Nonprofits, Schools and Governments. As Chairman of the Nonprofit Executive Committee he will be responsible for the strategic planning of the organization’s Nonprofit special interest group. In this role Jeffrey will also serve as the editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Examiner, a nationally syndicated publication that provides information to nonprofit entities that helps them stay abreast of important nonprofit-related issues.


CPAsNET’s Nonprofit special interest group is exclusive to members and is designed to provide a forum for firms that serve not-for-profit organizations. The group meets virtually 4-6 times per year and once in person during CPAsNET’s Annual Meeting. Through special interest groups, CPAsNET firms can collaborate with their peers to stay on the cutting edge of advancements in the profession.


Jeffrey was unanimously nominated and elected for this prestigious position by his peers.  Sarah Dobek, President of CPAsNET, noted that: “Jeffrey is well-respected within the organization, profession and overall community of trusted financial advisors. A natural leader, Jeffrey understands the importance of continued innovation and providing staff and clients with the cutting-edge technology needed to prosper in challenging markets and times. The Nonprofit Executive Committee will benefit from his expertise” said Dobek.


With over 10 years of auditing experience, Jeffrey specializes in the audits of nonprofit agencies and government units. In addition to his CPA licensure, Jeffrey is a Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Government Accounting Professional. Jeff is also a member of the PICPA Not-for-Profit Technical Issues Sub-Committee and has served as a speaker for various state and local conferences. Jeffrey is a graduate of the University of Delaware and received his Master’s in Business Administration from West Chester University. Jeffrey gives back to his local community through time spent volunteering with organizations such as the PICPA nonprofit committee. He also serves as a Board Member and Treasurer for the Philadelphia Sinfonia.



Founded in 1994, CPAsNET is an association of independently owned public accounting and consulting firms who share resources to provide their clients with local, national and international perspectives.

With locations throughout the U.S., CPAsNET member firms collectively represent one of the 50 largest accounting firms in the nation. Through its strategic international affiliations, CPAsNET offers international support and guidance to member firms on all seven continents. For more information about CPAsNET, please call 609-890-0800 or visit

About Barbacane, Thornton & Company LLP
Barbacane, Thornton & Company LLP is a highly regarded, regional certified public accounting and consulting firm specializing in auditing and tax services for government agencies and nonprofits. For more information about Barbacane, Thornton & Company LLP, please call (302) 478-8940 or visit