June 15, 2016 - Robert J. Ciaruffoli, a 1975 graduate of King’s College and a retired member of the Office of the CEO at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLC, one of the nation’s largest accounting and advisory firms, provided the address at King’s 67th Annual Commencement exercises held Sunday, May 22, at which 434 students received either a bachelor’s or master’s degree.

An active and involved parishioner in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Ciaruffoli was approached by Archbishop Charles Chaput to preside over the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia in 2015. He accepted without hesitation and, with the blessing of his employer, volunteered a year and a half of his time to develop that import event, managing more than 70 fulltime employees and subcontractors.  The event was the primary reason for the visit of Pope Francis to the United States last fall.