Michael J. Kawas '77

Chair, Finance Committee
Michael J. Kawas currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, a non-profit service organization dedicated to providing clinically sound, safe allograft tissue. Since joining MTF nearly 25 years ago, Michael’s current and past responsibilities have included administration, operations, quality and technical operations, contract management, and international sales and marketing. Michael also served as past president of MTF's Dermis Division.

Prior to joining MTF, Michael worked for Reliance Group Holdings with responsibilities in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. He also spent four years in public accounting working for Arthur Young & Co. performing audits of healthcare organizations, investment banks and manufacturing companies.

Michael is a CPA/CGMA licensed in New York and New Jersey and is a member of the Finance Committee of the American Association of Tissue Banks. Michael holds a BBA in Accounting from the Lubin School of Business, Pace University, as well as an MBA in Business Administration from Rutgers University. Michael is a proud member of Xaverian’s class of 1977.


Established in 1957, Xaverian is one of thirteen schools nationwide sponsored by the Xaverian Brothers.