May Institute Names Michael Tobin Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer


Randolph, Mass. – Michael Tobin, CPA, has been named Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for May Institute, a national nonprofit organization that serves individuals across the lifespan with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, brain injury and neurobehavioral disorders, and other special needs.

As Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Mr. Tobin is responsible for the financial stewardship of the organization. In his new position he will oversee capital and operating budgeting, financial planning and reporting, debt and treasury management and information technology systems. He holds a joint appointment as Chief Financial Officer for the National Autism Center at May Institute.

“I am delighted that we were able to promote from within to fill this crucial position on our executive leadership team,” said Lauren C. Solotar, Ph.D., ABPP, President and CEO of May Institute. “Michael has a deep understanding of financial operations, and his extensive career experience will continue to be invaluable to us as we carry out our mission in new and innovative ways during the pandemic and beyond.”

Mr. Tobin has more than 40 years of finance experience in various industries. Most recently, he served as May Institute’s Vice President of Accounting. He began his career as an accountant with the international CPA firm of KPMG where he served many large clients at the staff and management level during his 11-year tenure. Before coming to May Institute, Tobin served as the CFO for several organizations, including a multi-location retail chain and a medium-sized company in the high technology industry. 

Mr. Tobin earned his bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University, and holds CPA certification in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. For 22 years, he was the lead instructor for a nationally acclaimed CPA review course, providing preparation for candidates sitting for the CPA exam.

About May Institute
May Institute is a nonprofit organization that is a national leader in the field of applied behavior analysis, serving individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, brain injury and neurobehavioral disorders, and other special needs. Founded more than 65 years ago, we provide a wide range of exceptional educational and rehabilitative services across the lifespan. For more information, call 800.778.7601 or visit

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