Winell Belfonte is a CPA and audit partner at CohnReznick, a national accounting and auditing firm, in the affordable housing and not-for-profit and education industry practices. Ms. Belfonte is the lead service provider and business advisor to her clients and has 29 years of wide-ranging experience across areas of auditing, accounting, and tax for not-for-profit and for-profit clients. She is a frequent speaker for not-for-profit and affordable housing audiences.
Ms. Belfonte is a member of the New York State Association for Affordable Housing; the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; the Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants; and the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants. She serves as treasurer for the DC Chamber of Commerce; treasurer and board member of the Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers; and advisory board member of the New York National Housing Conference.
Ms. Belfonte is a 2010 graduate of Leadership Greater Washington. She graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bowie State University.