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Past Events

Apr 27, 2017 Understand Employee Benefit Plan Audits and Prepare Your Organization for the Changes Ahead (Webinar)

Join Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman for an overview of Employee Benefit Plan audits as well as the recent (and proposed) changes affecting retirement plans. Participants will come away with a clear understanding of what triggers the audit, who is considered a “participant”, audit requirements, and the 80/120 rule.

Apr 25, 2017 Edlavitch DCJCC 2017 Spring Gala (Sponsorship)

Gelman, Rosenberg and Freedman will sponsor the Edlavitch DCJCC's 2017 Spring Gala on Tuesday, April 25th, 2017.

Apr 8, 2017 Building Bridges 2017 Stay-at-Home Gala (Networking)

Gelman, Rosenberg and Freedman will sponsor the Building Bridges Stay-at-Home Gala on Saturday, April 8th, 2017.

Mar 29, 2017 Effective IT Controls for Financial Statement Audits: Is Your Organization at Risk? (Webinar)

Join Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman for an overview of the key IT controls you should have in place before your next financial statement audit. Our presenters will help you better understand how IT controls impact the audit process, how to assess where your organization may be vulnerable, and steps you should take now to safeguard your financial assets. During this interactive presentation, you will also have the opportunity to participate in live polling to understand how your organization compares to industry peers.

Mar 22, 2017 Association of University Centers on Disabilities Annual Gala (Sponsorship)

Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs is a sponsor of the 2017 AUCD for All Gala: Celebrating Leadership in Employment.

Mar 21, 2017 Maryland Nonprofits' Tech to Tell Your Story Conference (Conference)

GRF Partners Jennifer Arminger, CPA and Ian Shuman, CPA will be presenting and participating at Maryland Nonprofits' Tech to Tell Your Story Conference.

Mar 18, 2017 Young Playwrights' Theater 2017 Giving Voice Award Gala (Sponsorship)

GRF will participate as a sponsor for the Young Playwrights' Theater's 2017 Giving Voice Award Gala on March 18, 2017.

Mar 15, 2017 thru Mar 16, 2017
Maryland Workforce Association Raising the Bar Conference 2017 (Conference)

GRF Nonprofit Audit Partners Jennifer Arminger, CPA and James M. Larson, CPA will be presenting at the Maryland Workforce Association Raising the Bar Conference 2017.

Mar 13, 2017 thru Mar 14, 2017
National Network for Youth Summit on Youth Homelessness

Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs is sponsoring the National Network for Youth's National Summit on Youth Homelessness in March 2017.

Mar 1, 2017 thru Mar 1, 2017
Quality Trust Better Together Reception 2017 (Sponsorship)

Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs will be sponsoring Quality Trust's Better Together Reception this March. Quality Trust is an independent, non-profit advocacy organization focused on improving the lives of children and adults with disabilities and their families in the District of Columbia and beyond.

Feb 28, 2017 Form 990: Top 10 Compliance Pitfalls (Webinar)

Nearly all tax-exempt organizations and their leadership are well acquainted with the Form 990, yet many struggle with completing it each year. Join Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman for a one-hour overview of the areas presenting the biggest challenges for our nonprofit clients and colleagues.

Jan 31, 2017 Keys to A Successful Audit (Webinar)

GRF is pleased to introduce our first monthly webinar series designed to provide our clients and friends of the firm with timely and practical guidance for those charged with the financial success of their nonprofit organization. Register now for our first webinar, "Keys to a Successful Audit"!

Jan 6, 2017 Open Forum: Ask the CPA (Nonprofits) (Seminar)

GRF partners Jennifer Arminger, Robert Albrecht and Richard J. Locastro conclude a six-part seminar series for nonprofit audit and accounting professionals with an open forum: ask the CPA (non-profits).

Dec 10, 2016 AAMDS March for Marrow 5K Run and Walk

Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs is sponsoring the Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation's March for Marrow in December, 2016.

Dec 8, 2016 Taxation Management: US Expatriates, International Assignees, & Your Org Risk (Workshop)

This one-day workshop focuses on the employer responsibility for individual tax reporting and organizational taxation risk and compliance issues related to the employment of US expatriates and Third Country Nationals. If you work in human resources, finance, or payroll, you need to master the many intricacies involved when employing individuals in these categories. This highly participatory course, led by taxation and mobility experts Kathleen Curtis Fisken, EA, LPA, ATA and Troy A. Turner, CPA, provides guiding principles, practical information, tools, a resource manual, and "how to" advice on managing U.S. expatriate and host country taxation issues.

Nov 18, 2016 Common Management Letter Findings for Non-profit Organizations & Audit Preparations (Seminar)

GRF audit partners Jennifer Arminger and Robert Albrecht continue with the fifth part in a six-part seminar series for nonprofit audit and account professionals on common management letter findings for non-profit organizations and audit preparation.

Nov 10, 2016 Understanding of the New FASB Accounting Standard for Nonprofit Entities: Presentation of Financial Statements (Second Webinar) (Webinar)

To accommodate interested attendees who cannot attend the firm's October 4 webinar on the topic, Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman Audit Partners Andreas Alexandrou and Walter Derengowski have scheduled a presentation for Thursday, November 10 to discuss the new accounting standard issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board: Accounting Standards Update No,. 2016-14, Not for Profit Entities (Topic 958): Presentation of Financial Statements of Not-For-Profit Entities. For more information, read this event description.

Oct 21, 2016 IRS Form 990 Reporting Issues (Seminar)

GRF audit partner Jennifer Arminger and tax partner Richard Locastro continue with part four in a six-part seminar series for nonprofit audit and account professionals on IRS form 990 reporting issues.

Oct 7, 2016 Jackie Cardello, CPA to Speak at 2nd Annual GWSCPA Women in Leadership Conference (Conference)

Managing Partner Jackie Cardello, CPA will be speaking on a panel at the 2nd Annual GWSCPA Women in Leadership Conference. The panel will be entitled "Women in High Finance: 'I'm Every Woman'".

Oct 4, 2016 Understanding of the New FASB Accounting Standard for Nonprofit Entities: Presentation of Financial Statements (Webinar)

Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman audit partners Terri McKnight and Amy Boland have scheduled a webinar for Tuesday, October 4 to discuss the new accounting standard issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board: Accounting Standards Update No,. 2016-14, Not for Profit Entities (Topic 958): Presentation  of Financial Statements of Not-For-Profit Entities. For more information, read this event description.

Sep 29, 2016 Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations Annual Conference (Conference)

Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman is scheduled to exhibit the 2016 Maryland Nonprofits Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD.

Sep 23, 2016 Financial Policies and Procedures (Best Practices) (Seminar)

GRF audit partners Jennifer Arminger and Robert Albrecht conduct part three of a six-part seminar series for nonprofit audit and account professionals on financial policies and procedures best practices.

Aug 26, 2016 Allocation of Functional Expenses and Overhead/Indirect Rates (Seminar)

GRF audit partners Jennifer Arminger and Robert Albrecht present part two in a six-part seminar series for nonprofit audit and account professionals on allocation of functional expenses and overhead/indirect costs.

Jul 22, 2016 Understanding Financial Ratios, Analyzing Unrestricted Net Assets and Setting a Proper Reserve (Seminar)

GRF audit partners Jennifer Arminger and Robert Albrecht open a six-part seminar series for nonprofit audit and account professionals on understanding financial ratios, analyzing unrestricted net assets and setting a proper reserve.

Jul 12, 2016 thru Jul 14, 2016
InsideNGO Annual Conference (Conference)

Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman will return as a sponsor and exhibitor to the InsideNGO Annual Conference in July.

Jun 27, 2016 thru Jun 29, 2016
2016 AICPA Not-for-Profit Industry Conference (Conference)

Ricardo Trujillo, a senior audit manager and certified information technology professional at Geman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs, will deliver an insightful presentation to help nonprofit leaders navigate through the current state of cybersecurity threats, equip them with the knowledge to make advance preparations to protect their organizations, and thereby minimize the risk of an attack.

May 10, 2016 thru May 11, 2016
2016 Finance, HR & Business Operations Conference (Conference)

This premier event is a one-stop shop for companies who wish to promote their brands direct to this unique group of qualified association and nonprofit buyers.

Apr 20, 2016 thru Apr 22, 2016
Maximize Your Audit Experience (Conference)

Walter Derengowski, CPA, CFE, audit partner, will be presenting at the Center for Nonprofit Advancement's National Nonprofit Conference. The presentation will be called "Maximize Your Audit Experience", and will cover the best ways to prepare for an annual audit in an efficient manner. Walter will provide 15 tips on the subject, including insight on how auditors think, which questions to ask, and how to prepare varying levels of staff on how to respond. The Center for Nonprofit Advancement's National Nonprofit Conference will motivate, inspire and guide nonprofit organizations from across the nation.

Apr 18, 2016 thru Apr 20, 2016
2016 InterAction Forum (Conference)

Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman will exhibit at the 2016 InterAction Forum. The most influential event of its kind, the 32nd annual InterAction Forum brings together leaders from nonprofits, NGOs, governments, philanthropy, corporations, and civil society to advance collaboration, effectiveness, and innovation in our work to end poverty and move us toward a more sustainable and equitable future.

Apr 5, 2016 Highlights of Uniform Guidance Subpart A-F With a Deeper Dive Into Procurement and Subrecipient Monitoring (Webinar)

Please join us for a complimentary webinar discussing Highlights of Title 2 CFR 200 - Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance) Subparts A-F With a Deeper Dive Into Procurement and Subrecipient Monitoring.

Mar 10, 2016 Property Management Under Uniform Guidance (Webinar)

Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman is partnering with E-ISG Asset Intelligence in an informative hour-long webinar about property management under Uniform Guidance.

Feb 23, 2016 Cybersecurity: A Proactive Approach (Seminar)

GRF Audit Manager Ricardo Trujillo, CPA, CITP will present on cybersecurity during the February 23 meeting of the Greater Washington Society of CPAs' Not-for-Profit Committee.

Jan 29, 2016 Webinar: Auditee Responsibilities Under Uniform Guidance (Webinar)

Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman will lead a complimentary webinar entitled "Auditee Responsibilities Under Uniform Guidance". The event follows up on a December 2015 presentation on Uniform Guidance for the Greater Washington Society of CPAs at their annual Not-for-Profit Symposium.

Nov 13, 2015 Maryland Nonprofits Annual Conference (Conference)

Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman will exhibit at Maryland Nonprofits' annual conference on Friday, November 13. The firm has been a long-time supporter and sponsor of this event.

Nov 4, 2015 Maximizing the Audit Experience for Nonprofits (Webinar)

Nonprofit organizations that are prepared ahead of time for an audit avoid turning audit time into an arduous process and instead gain insight and tips on how to achieve their financial goals and meet donor expectations. This webcast is designed to help CFOs, controllers and other nonprofit accounting staff prepare for a smooth audit process. Accounting personnel will learn how the typical auditor thinks and therefore predict extraordinary questions and requests that an auditor may ask during an audit. Additionally the presenters will provide 15 tips to help accounting staff maximize their audit experience.

Working with Ian Shuman, and more recently with Elinor Litwack, has been wonderful. Ian brings a wealth of CPA management experience, which has proven invaluable in helping our firm address management issues.

Ana Ramos |  Associate Director for Administration
Stanley Medical Research Institute