Thomas Blaney is a partner at PKF O’Connor Davies and director of its private foundation practice. He has specialized in the accounting and taxes of exempt organizations for more than 25 years. He is a frequent speaker at private foundation conferences and has written numerous articles on nonprofit topics. His work has appeared in publications including The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s. Mr. Blaney is a member of the firm’s executive committee. Mr. Blaney serves as treasurer of the McCaddin-McQuirk Foundation, treasurer of the Breezy Point Disaster Relief Fund, treasurer of Exponent Philanthropy (formerly Association of Small Foundations) and serves on the audit and finance committees of the Hudson Valley Chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Mr. Blaney earned a bachelor’s degree from Pace University.