Background & Experience

From 1989 through 2009, Alvin Katz served as President and CEO of KatzAbosch. Since co-founding the firm in 1969 with John Abosch, he has been instrumental in the firm’s success and growth to become one of the top 150 accounting firms in the United States. He now serves as Co-Chair of the Government Contracting Services Group and is a member of its Board of Directors.

Education

University of Baltimore, Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Areas of Specialization

Alvin provides a full range of services for clients, including:

  • Management advisory services
  • Tax planning
  • General business advice and consulting
  • Mergers & acquisitions

Professional Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant, 1968

Awards

  • Centers of Influence Award Winner, Baltimore SmartCEO Magazine 2016
  • Hometown Hero, American Red Cross of Central Maryland, 2010
  • 2004 Innovator of the Year, The Daily Record
  • Maryland’s Top 50 CPAs, Baltimore SmartCEO Magazine 2004
  • Beth Israel Congregation’s “Man of the Year” 1985

Professional Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Member and Virtual Grassroots Panel Member
  • Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA), Member and Blue Ribbon Panel Member
  • Kennedy Krieger Institute, Chair of the Planned Giving Advisory Council
  • Herbert Bearman Foundation, Advisory Board Member
  • The Gerson G. and Sandy F. Eisenberg Foundation, Inc., Public Director
  • The Harry Weinberg Family Foundation, Inc., Public Director
  • The Center Club, Board of Trustees
  • Maryland Chamber of Commerce, President’s Advisory Council, Former Board of Directors
  • Greater Baltimore Committee, Former President’s Advisory Council Member, Member of the Planning and Project Development Committee and Member of the Transportation Financing and Governance Task Force
  • National Bone Marrow Foundation, past Board Member
  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center, past Member of Foundation Board
  • Beth Israel Congregation, past President
  • THE ASSOCIATED: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, Former Board Member, Chair of Annual Fund Raising Campaign 1984, Chair of Community Planning & Allocations 1990-92, 2000-2001
  • Jewish Community Centers of Baltimore, First Vice President 1982