Miami, FL (PressExposure) January 09, 2012 -- Andre N. Chammas, CPA, principal in the Tax and Accounting Department at nationally recognized public accounting firm Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC (MBAF), was recently appointed to the Development Committee of the United Way of Miami-Dade Center for Financial Stability. The Center for Financial Stability helps working individuals and families achieve economic success and independence.
The United Way of Miami-Dade created the Center to expand its work in the area of financial prosperity, particularly in response to the challenging economy. The Center provides the tools and resources necessary to help individuals increase and maximize their income including free tax help. Clients are paired with one of the Center's financial coaches, who customize the services to meet their clients' specific financial needs and goals. The Center is housed and operated by South Florida Urban Ministries.
"Andre has committed himself to serving with the same zealous he serves the clients at MBAF," said Tony Argiz, chairman and CEO of MBAF. "At MBAF we are proud of his achievements and his dedication to the United Way and the community."
Chammas has a long history as a civic leader including being a member of Florida International University President's Council, Florida International University HealthCare Network Board of Directors Finance and Audit Committee, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - South Florida Chapter Board of Trustees Member and Treasurer, and the United Way of Miami-Dade Past Young Leaders Member.
He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from St. Thomas University. He is a CPA in the states of Florida and Georgia as well as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants.
The United Way of Miami-Dade is a non-profit organization committed to advancing the common good by providing education and assistance to children, empowering families and individuals to become financially stable and economically independent and allocating health resources for the community.