KatzAbosch, P.A., Co-Founder Market President
Treasurer- Board of Director
Elected to Executive Committee May 2015
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 200 accounting firms in the United States. He is now a Director in the firm. Alvin provides a full range of services for clients, including management advisory services, tax planning, and general business advice and consulting, and mergers & acquisitions. Mr. Katz attended the University of Baltimore, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.
With a focus on continuous education and service, Mr. Katz, provides support and assistance to the following organizations: the 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; The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, Board 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.
Serving over five decades in public accounting, Alvin has been awarded the Hometown Hero, by American Red Cross of Central Maryland, in 2010; the 2004 Innovator of the Year, The Daily Record; Maryland’s Top 50 CPAs, Baltimore SmartCEO Magazine 2004; and the Beth Israel Congregation’s “Man of the Year” 1985,
“It may sound like “apple pie and motherhood,” but a good education will go a long way in structuring one’s life,” stated Mr. Katz when speaking about the vision/mission of the Education Foundation. “I feel there is very little more important than education of everyone, particularly, our youngsters. I look at my own children and grandchildren and feel the education they’re receiving and continuing to receive is vital in their lives.”