Michael R. Cernauskas

Michael R. Cernauskas

Chief Financial Officer

Michael Cernauskas is NACSA’s Chief Financial Officer, leading NACSA’s business and administrative operations. Mike is a Certified Public Accountant with over 20 years of major non-profit management experience. He previously served as Vice President of Finance and Administration for a 26,000-member international nonprofit association with budgets in excess of $20 million and 70 staff. In that capacity, he successfully administered numerous federal grants.


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