Thomas J. Raffa
President and founder of Raffa, P.C
Raffa was foundedspecifically to strengthen the nonprofit community. During his 30-year career, Tom has provided accounting, auditing, tax services and business consulting to the nonprofit sector. To complement Raffa’s service offerings, Tom founded two affiliate organizations, Raffa Financial Services, Inc. (RFSI) and Raffa Wealth Management (RWM). RFSI, formed in 1999, provides insurance and investment products and services, while RWM, started in 2005, provides investment consulting and financial planning to private foundations and high-wealth individuals who support the nonprofit sector. Tom has been instrumental in the development and support of the nonprofit sector, not only through his role as President at Raffa., but as an individual as well. He has successfully created and maintained a Firm where the focus remains “being good by doing good” – creating a place where positively contributing to the growth and success of the nonprofit community is an intrinsic part of the culture. Another example of Tom’s vision for creating a better future is Companies for Causes, which he founded to enhance philanthropic engagement from the business community in our region, Companies for Causes brings together like-minded CEO’s of closely held companies who are committed to stimulating effective philanthropy in their local communities and discovering a sound and sustainable path to their own corporate citizenship. Tom is a graduate of Georgetown University and he actively participates in the mentor program at Georgetown University McDonough Business School and has done so for over 15 years.