The FENG Not-for-Profit S.I.G.

Next Meeting


04/25/2017 – 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (Reserve a spot at this event)


Brennan Center for Justice

120 Broadway
Suite 1750
New York, NY
(between Pine and Cedar Streets)

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#


This month we are meeting on the 4th Tuesday because our usual 3rd Tuesday conflicts with Passover.

We are presenting a panel discussion among three nonprofit finance executives who transitioned from the for profit sector. They will share their experiences in making the jump to nonprofit.

Scheduled Panelists:
1- Jennifer Solomon, COO & CFO, The Art Students League of New York, who transitioned from a career in equity research and investor relations
2 - Mark Abrahams, CFO, Chief Investment Officer, and Interim CEO, FJC, A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds, who transitioned from a career in corporate finance and investment banking
3 - Arlene Bascom, CFO, Green-Wood Cemetery, who transitioned from a career in corporate finance

Moderator: Paul Konigstein, Co-chair, FENG NFP SIG


Closest subway station is Wall Street on the 4 & 5 lines.

Also nearby is the Fulton Street station on the 2,3,4,5,A,C,J, and Z lines

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

06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

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