Ronald Benjamin is a client leader in CLA’s financial outsourcing services practice. CLA is a professional services firm delivering integrated advisory, outsourcing, and public accounting capabilities.
Ron has served nonprofit clients for over 30 years. Ron is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the National Association of Black Accountants. At the NYS Society of CPAs, Ron served on several committees and chaired the Accounting for Nonprofit Organizations Committee and the Exempt Organizations Committee. He was an officer of the NYS Society CPAs and served on its Board of Directors, as well as on the Nonprofit Organizations Committee of the American Institute of CPAs. Ron also served on the boards of directors of several charitable organizations, including Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporations, Jazzmobile, and Highbridge Advisory Council and Family Services.
Ron is a retired partner at Mitchell & Titus, LLP, a professional services firm offering a full range of Assurance, Advisory, and Tax services to clients ranging from middle-market firms to those ranked in the Fortune 1000. Ron was admitted to the partnership in 1984, and served as the partner-in-charge of the Nonprofit Organizations practice of Mitchell & Titus. In that position, he was responsible for setting the firm’s policies and procedures in connection with accounting and audit issues of nonprofit Organizations. His nonprofit experience extends to civic, cultural, and health and welfare Organizations. A number of his clients were subject to the provisions of the Single Audit Act.
Ron is a graduate of Pace University with a Baccalaureate Degree in Business Administration – Public Accountancy. Ron also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Baruch College, City University of New York.