HR142: Celebrating the life of Philip Tahey.


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 142
Celebrating the life of Philip Tahey.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, March 9, 2022

 

WHEREAS, Philip Tahey, an esteemed higher education financial consultant and a beloved member of the Williamsburg community, died on February 9, 2022; and

WHEREAS, Philip Tahey provided valuable expertise to institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth and across the nation for more than 35 years; and

WHEREAS, Philip Tahey served for many years as controller at Johns Hopkins University, ensuring the institution remained financially sound while continuing to develop resources and amenities for the benefit of its students and faculty; and

WHEREAS, as a partner with KPMG International Limited, Philip Tahey served more than 100 institutions of higher education in the role of auditor and consultant, while supporting various public and private clients in the areas of real estate, finance, technology, and manufacturing; and

WHEREAS, Philip Tahey specialized in guiding boards and finance committees as they honed their financial strategy, planning, and reporting processes, while advising in the areas of business processes, information technology systems, grants and debt management, and accounting; and

WHEREAS, a leader of his industry, Philip Tahey often spoke and mentored colleagues at meetings organized by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), the National Council of University Research Administrators, and other associations; and

WHEREAS, Philip Tahey shared his insights as co-author of several editions of Strategic Financial Analysis for Higher Education: Identifying, Measuring & Reporting Financial Risks, source publication for NACUBO’s Composite Financial Index, as well as co-author of Bridging the Strategic Gap: Toward Effective Finance Committees, published in 2018; and

WHEREAS, Philip Tahey was an active and engaged member of his community who gave generously of his time on the boards of the Williamsburg Montessori School and the Ford’s Colony Strategic Planning Committee; and

WHEREAS, guided throughout his life by his faith, Philip Tahey enjoyed worship and fellowship with his community at Saint Bede Catholic Church in Williamsburg for many years; and

WHEREAS, Philip Tahey will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by his loving wife, Kim; his sons, Matthew and Patrick; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Philip Tahey, a cherished member of the Williamsburg community who helped many institutions of higher education along their path toward prosperity; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Philip Tahey as an expression of the House of Delegates’ respect for his memory.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 142

Offered March 8, 2022
Celebrating the life of Philip Tahey.
Patron-- Batten

WHEREAS, Philip Tahey, an esteemed higher education financial consultant and a beloved member of the Williamsburg community, died on February 9, 2022; and

WHEREAS, Philip Tahey provided valuable expertise to institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth and across the nation for more than 35 years; and

WHEREAS, Philip Tahey served for many years as controller at Johns Hopkins University, ensuring the institution remained financially sound while continuing to develop resources and amenities for the benefit of its students and faculty; and

WHEREAS, as a partner with KPMG International Limited, Philip Tahey served more than 100 institutions of higher education in the role of auditor and consultant, while also supporting various public and private clients in the areas of real estate, finance, technology, and manufacturing; and

WHEREAS, Philip Tahey specialized in guiding boards and finance committees as they honed their financial strategy, planning, and reporting processes, while also advising in the areas of business processes, information technology systems, grants and debt management, and accounting; and

WHEREAS, a leader of his industry, Philip Tahey often spoke and mentored colleagues at meetings organized by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), the National Council of University Research Administrators, and other associations; and

WHEREAS, Philip Tahey also shared his insights as co-author of several editions of Strategic Financial Analysis for Higher Education: Identifying, Measuring & Reporting Financial Risks, source publication for NACUBO’s Composite Financial Index, as well as co-author of Bridging the Strategic Gap: Toward Effective Finance Committees, published in 2018; and

WHEREAS, Philip Tahey was an active and engaged member of his community who gave generously of his time on the boards of the Williamsburg Montessori School and the Ford’s Colony Strategic Planning Committee; and

WHEREAS, guided throughout his life by his faith, Philip Tahey enjoyed worship and fellowship with his community at Saint Bede Catholic Church in Williamsburg for many years; and

WHEREAS, Philip Tahey will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by his loving wife, Kim; his sons, Matthew and Patrick; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the House of Delegates hereby note with great sadness the loss of Philip Tahey, a cherished member of the Williamsburg community who helped many institutions of higher education along their path toward prosperity; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Philip Tahey as an expression of the House of Delegates’ respect for his memory.