FOR BETTER GOVERNMENTS
Celebrating 20 Years!
Welcome to The Abrahams Group Web Site
Mark D. Abrahams, President

Mark D. Abrahams, CPA is an independent consultant who teaches, writes, and consults on governmental financial, operational and performance management. Mark started The Abrahams Group in Framingham, MA in 1994 with the mission to make governments better, thus Bettergov@aol.com. He previously served as the Financial Management Coordinator for the City of Worcester, MA, Assistant to the Massachusetts State Comptroller, Chief of the Compliance Bureau for the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, and Partner-in-Charge of KPMG Peat Marwick’s Boston Office Government Consultant Group.

Mark has taught government accounting for the past thirty years. He is a member of various organizations. He serves as a member of several GASB committees, co-chair of the Financial Management Committee of the New England Water Works Association, a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board of the Sawyer Business School of Suffolk University, a member of the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants Government Accounting and Auditing Committee, and is Vice-Chair of the Narragansett RI Finance Committee. He is an instructor for the Massachusetts Collector/Treasurers Association and the Massachusetts Association of School Business Officials. He served as an advisor to the Budget and Fiscal Policy Standing Committee of the Government Finance Officers Association. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Lake Forest College, a master’s of arts degree from the Urban Studies Institute of the University of Toledo, and an MBA from Suffolk University. He is a certified public accountant.

He is also president of AFS Associates, a company that provides an on-line solution for small OPEB plans to calculate their GASB 45 obligations under the alternative measurement method.

If you are interested in improving the efficiency and effectiveness of your government then the contents of this web site should be of interest to you.