Richard Berkowitz Named to Miami Cancer Institute’s Board of Directors
Posted on July 18, 2022
July 18, 2022 – Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors + CPAs today announced its founding executive chairman, Richard A. Berkowitz, JD, CPA, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Miami Cancer Institute, a leading cancer research and treatment center affiliated with Baptist Health South Florida.
Berkowitz’s deep commitment to the South Florida community is exemplified by his volunteer work that currently includes serving on the board of trustees of The Miami Foundation, the executive committee of the Broward Workshop, the Citizens Board at the University of Miami and the board of directors with the Broward Center for the Performing Arts Foundation, Take Stock in Children and FairDistricts NOW.
He has also served as past chairman of some of these organizations and well as the Community Foundation of Broward and the Dolphins Cancer Challenge. As a result of these activities, he was recently honored with the “Dorothy Shula Award for Outstanding Volunteerism” from Leadership Broward and is a past recipient of the “Joyce Galya Award for Community Service” from the University of Miami, the “Florida CPAs in Public Service Award” from the Florida Institute of CPAs and a “Champion of Education” from the Florida Department of Education. In addition, he has been recognized multiple times as an “Ultimate CEO,” Top-100 Power Leader” and “Power Leader in Corporate Philanthropy” from the South Florida Business Journal.
Berkowitz is also active in professional endeavors, having served as a council member to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and past president of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants while maintaining ongoing membership in the American Arbitration Association, the Florida Academy of Certified Mediators, the Florida Bar and the Dade County Bar Association. He holds a juris doctorate from the University of Miami and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.
About Baptist Health South Florida
Baptist Health South Florida is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 11 hospitals, more than 23,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 100 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned centers of excellence in cancer, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, and neurosciences. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and Baptist Health Care On Demand, a virtual health platform. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit BaptistHealth.net/Newsroom and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.
About Miami Cancer Institute
Miami Cancer Institute brings to South Florida access to personalized clinical treatments and comprehensive support services delivered with unparalleled compassion. No other cancer program in the region has the combination of cancer-fighting expertise and advanced technology—including the first proton therapy center in South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean, and one of the only radiation oncology program in the world with each of the newest radiation therapies in one place—to diagnose and deliver precise cancer treatments that achieve the best outcomes and improve the lives of cancer patients. The Institute offers an impressive roster of established community oncologists and renowned experts, clinical researchers and genomic scientists recruited from the nation’s top cancer centers. Selected as Florida’s only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer (MSK) Alliance, Miami Cancer Institute is part of a meaningful clinical collaboration that affords patients in South Florida access to innovative treatments and ensures that the standards of care developed by their multidisciplinary disease management teams match those at MSK.
About Berkowitz Pollack Brant
For more than 40 years the advisors and accountants of Berkowitz Pollack Brant have solved problems, provided knowledge and helped clients realize their goals. The firm and its affiliates Provenance Wealth Advisors, BayBridge Capital Advisors and BayBridge Real Estate Capital have offices in Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Boca Raton, West Palm Beach and New York City.
Berkowitz Pollack Brant has been named one of the top 100 firms in the U.S. by both Accounting Today and INSIDE Public Accounting and has been named one of Florida Trend’s Best Places to Work for several consecutive years.
One of the largest firms in South Florida, it is comprised of talented and resourceful professionals who provide consulting services with an entrepreneurial focus. Specialty areas include domestic and international tax planning and compliance, corporate and commercial audits, forensics and litigation support, business valuation, and wealth management and preservation.