by Diane VanDyke
Furman, a partner in the Oaks office of the accounting firm Maillie, Falconiero & Company LLP, works in the firm’s Governmental and Not-for-Profit Services Department and Quality Control Department.
After receiving his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Drexel University, Furman started his career as a certified public accountant in 1976. He works with a variety of clients ranging from start-up businesses to large multi-national corporations. He specializes in real estate, manufacturing and local government.
He also serves as an instructor in accounting and auditing in the firm’s in-house continuing professional education program. He is a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants.
As an active community member, Furman served on the Towamencin Township Board of Supervisors, Infrastructure Authority, and Zoning Hearing Board and served as Township auditor. Additionally, he served as Township auditor for Whitpain Township and as Chairman of Wissahickon School District’s Act 1 Local Tax Study Commission.
Also, the Montgomery County Commissioners appointed Furman to serve a two-year term on the County’s Waste Reduction and Fiscal Controls Committee. He was involved with the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials GASB 34 Task Force to develop a step-by-step manual to implement this financial reporting requirement.