The National Psoriasis Foundation Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Ron Goldsman joins the NPF executive team to provide leadership, analysis, and management of all financial activities.

Portland, Oregon – April 29, 2022 

The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) is pleased to announce that Ron Goldsman has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This role provides financial planning, budgeting, cash flow management, reporting, tax preparation, audit activities, investment planning, and legal monitoring. The CFO also oversees and manages the NPF finance and operations department and staff. Goldsman assumed the CFO role on April 25, 2022.

He brings a financial and accounting background, and over 18 years of progressive leadership experience. He previously spent 11 years at the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. He was responsible for overseeing a full range of financial functions, including financial planning, forecasting, reporting, accounting, treasury management, payroll, tax and compliance, and external audits. Goldsman also spent nine years in public accounting where he provided auditing services to nonprofit organizations.

Goldsman graduated from Queens College with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He also successfully completed a strategic leadership course at Columbia University.

“As we start a new chapter at NPF, we are honored and excited to have Ron join our executive leadership team,” said Leah M. Howard, J.D., the interim president and CEO of NPF. “He has a track record of developing and implementing strategies that reduce operating expenses and drive more revenue to mission related programs. I am confident he will be instrumental in helping NPF attain the objectives laid out in our strategic plan as we strive toward achieving our mission.”

Goldsman has been a certified public accountant since 2006. He currently lives in New York with his wife Ann-Marie and their two children. Ron is a passionate runner and has trained for several half marathons.


Serving the community of people impacted by psoriatic disease for more than 50 years with patient support, advocacy, research, education, and funding, the National Psoriasis Foundation is the leading nonprofit representing individuals with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. The mission of NPF is to drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of more than 8 million individuals in the United States affected by this chronic immune-mediated disease. As part of that effort, NPF created the Patient Navigation Center to offer personalized assistance to everyone with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis. In recent years, NPF has funded more than $30 million in research grants and fellowships that help drive discoveries that may lead to more and better treatments and ultimately a cure. Learn more at

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