NCheng LLP Announces Appointment of Director, Business Development & Consulting Services

Maureen Friar brings nearly three decades of nonprofit management experience to the company.

New York, NY, October 07, 2017 --( NCheng LLP today announced the appointment of nonprofit leader Maureen Friar to the position of Director, Business Development and Consulting Services. Ms. Friar, who most recently was Executive Director of the Huairou Commission: Women, Homes & Community, officially joined the company in late September.

“Maureen is a highly experienced and much-respected nonprofit leader who has built organizations on the local, state and national levels,” said Nerou Cheng, Managing Director, NCheng LLP. “Her expertise in nonprofit management and organizational sustainability, combined with her entrepreneurial spirit, will be a real asset to our company. Maureen’s passion for mission matches our clients’ and what we strive for at NCheng LLP: helping to make the world a better place.”

As Director, Business Development & Consulting Services, Ms. Friar will lead the marketing and communications efforts of NCheng LLP, an accounting and advisory firm whose core business is providing auditing and outsourced financial management services to nonprofits and philanthropic organizations. She will also develop a line of consulting services focused on governance, fundraising and board development.

“I am very excited to join the NCheng LLP team -- partners whom I have trusted for over twenty years,” said Ms. Friar. “In multiple roles as executive director, I relied on the financial advice and expertise of NCheng LLP to grow our organizations. NCheng LLP’s commitment to empowering the nonprofit community in New York and elsewhere is evident in their values of diversity, integrity, collaboration and stability. They provide the financial solutions so that nonprofits can focus on their mission.”

Maureen Friar brings nearly three decades of experience to NCheng LLP as a nonprofit leader. Prior to working at the Huairou Commission, she was Strategic Development Officer at Community Access, President and CEO of the National Housing Conference, Executive Director of the Supportive Housing Network of New York, and Director of Development at Catholic Charities of San Francisco. She has also consulted to numerous organizations on their fundraising, board development and communications strategies. She earned a MPP from the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, and a BA in international relations from Brown University.

About NCheng LLP
NCheng LLP is a multi-cultural Certified Public Accounting and Consulting firm providing a full range of assurance, accounting, tax and fiscal management services. Founded in 1989, NCheng LLP works exclusively with nonprofit and philanthropic organizations in New York and nationally. With 80 staff and partners, the company is dedicated to helping clients fulfill their missions by providing solutions to their accounting, management and regulatory compliance issues.

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