Michael F. Cade, CPA, CGMA
Michael is a consultant and executive coach focusing his efforts on the Not
for Profit sector. He specializes in leadership and Board-level consulting on
strategic planning and execution aimed at ensuring the fiscal sustainability of
nonprofit organizations. He coaches nonprofit executives and Board members in
the areas of navigating transitions, developing leadership skills and building
Previously, Michael served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for the
Riverside Research Institute, where he gained an appreciation for the nonprofit
sector and the dedicated individuals who work so hard to serve others. His prior
experience also includes financial leadership roles in the defense industry and
with several business units of GE Capital.
Michael is committed to developing current and future financial leaders and
supporting the profession. He is active with the PICPA, serving on the PICPA
Council, the audit committee, Not for Profit and Bylaws committees. He is column
coordinator and writer for the Pennsylvania CPA Journal’s Government and Not for
Profit Accounting section. He authors a nonprofit leadership blog (NFP Beyond
the Numbers) and contributes to PICPA’s CPA Now blog, Ask a CPA and podcast
Michael earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Widener University and
an MBA from LaSalle University. He holds a CPA license in Pennsylvania and the
CGMA credential. He is a member of the PICPA, the AICPA: Not for Profit Section,
as well as, several local and nationwide nonprofit organizations.
Michael serves as Board Chair of the Internship Institute and as Treasurer of
Family and Community Service of Delaware County.