As the independent school landscape in Baltimore continues to evolve, so too should the strategic insight and decision-making that goes into appointing board members at those schools. Gone are the days when private school boards were made up 100% of parents of current students with an eye on the present. The marketplace will only continue to grow more competitive, and boards should be focused on preparing the organization for continued growth and success. In the November 20th issue of the Baltimore Business Journal, Ellin & Tucker’s John Coppola is featured as a contributing columnist as he shares his insights on building an effective school board.
To read the article, please view Plot your school’s long-term strategy on page 15 of the digital print edition of the Baltimore Business Journal.
A Manager in Ellin & Tucker’s Audit, Accounting and Consulting Department and Chair of the firm’s Education Services Group (a subset of the Not-For-Profit Services Group), John is a highly motivated and service-minded professional well-versed in audit, tax and advisory services for education-based not-for-profit organizations. John’s audit and accounting expertise, coupled with his previous experience as the Chief Financial Officer for Archbishop Spalding High School for many years, gives him a unique, dual perspective into the financial operations and current accounting and financial reporting standards for not-for-profits.