Daniel Borochoff has long been a strong and independent voice for ethics and transparency in the nonprofit sector. He founded the American Institute of Philanthropy (AIP), a nationally acclaimed charity watchdog, in 1992 to address the need for research and analysis on charity finances, fundraising practices and governance. AIP provides information on wise giving to thousands of concerned individuals, foundations, and corporations. Borochoff has over 20 years of experience as a philanthropic and financial analyst. Thousands of newspapers, magazines, TV and radio stations have covered his insights into nonprofit practices. He was a founding board member of the Hearts and Minds Network and the ePhilanthropy Foundation. During times of crisis, Borochoff has been asked by Congress to give critical and independent testimony. Borochoff testified on the charities’ response to the survivors of 9/11 in 2001 and in 2005 he testified on the charities' response in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. In 2010 Borochoff spoke at the National Association of Attorneys General/NASCO Conference. He has an MBA from Indiana University and a BS in Accounting from Syracuse University.