Barry Schloss brings 38 years of auditing and accounting experience to his service on the board of trustees of the Foundation.
After graduating with a degree in Accounting from Franklin & Marshall College, he received his CPA certificate in 1969. Thereafter, he worked as an agent for the Internal Revenue Service, in public accounting with a national CPA firm, and as an accountant for a major retail chain.
For the 22 years before joining the Foundation, Mr. Schloss was Director of Accounting and Auditing Services for Gorfine, Schiller & Gardyn, P. A., a CPA firm located in Owings Mills, Maryland. During that time, he provided audit, tax, and consulting services to the Foundation and other charitable and for-profit organizations.
Since his election to the board of trustees in February 2005, Mr. Schloss has become increasingly involved with the grantmaking functions of the Foundation. He is an active member of Baltimore Hebrew Congregation and recently served a term as its president. In addition, he is currently serving as Treasurer and Board Member of ACHARAI, The Shoshana S. Cardin Leadership Development Institute; as a Board Member of The Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers (ABAG); and as a Board Member of Baltimore Leadership Development, Inc.