Kelvin L. Smith CPA, MBA, QPA, PHM – Chairman of the Board

Kelvin is known for his professional bookkeeping, accounting, and financial management services for over 35 years. He has specialized in nonprofit service for 25 of those 35 years.  Kelvin has received a Bachelor of Science in Commerce Degree in 1978 with a major in accounting from Rider University.  In December 2005, Kelvin also received a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Management from Eastern University in St. Davis, PA.   In addition to his degrees, Kelvin is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of New Jersey, Qualified Purchasing Agent, and a Certified Public Housing Manager (PHM). 

Kelvin belongs to a small group of people in the country who possess both a CPA license and a MBA degree.   He is always willing to assist and guide the small to medium size business organizations in whatever manner that is possible, as a way of giving back to the community, and providing great customer service to all stakeholders.

Over the last 35 years, Kelvin has been blessed with the opportunity to be the first African American to serve in several financial management leadership positions throughout the State of New Jersey.  He has also served as a Credit Analyst, Payroll Manager, Fiscal Director, Fiscal Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Director of Finance and Controller for Mercer County Community College, where he served as the Chief Accountant for the College. 

Kelvin is currently employed as a School Business Administrator\Board Secretary, Adjunct College Professor for three colleges\universities, as well as owner of his CPA practice. All of these professional level opportunities has provided him with a wealth of knowledge to perform a host of services to the public, as well as, private sector for the financial and business services industries.   Kelvin former and present affiliations are as follows.

Organization Membership

  • Member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated.
  • Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
  • Member of New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants.
  • Member of New Jersey Collegiate Business Officers.

Kelvin is married and has two adult children who along with his wife possess graduate level degrees and provide managerial level services to various social service type organizations.

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