Speakers

CPA, CGMA
Principal | Clark Nuber P.S.
Candi Avery, CPA, CGMA, is an audit principal at Clark Nuber P.S. a large local accounting firm located in Bellevue, Washington. She has 20 years of experience focused exclusively on providing audit... More
CPA
Senior Manager | AICPA
Carey Blakeman is a senior manager in portfolio (topic) strategic development at the AICPA. Blakeman collaborates with and leads a diverse group of cross-functional teams across the AICPA in the EBP... More
CPA
Senior Manager | Crowe LLP
Mr. Boras is a senior manager in Crowe's Assurance Professional Practice (APP) group, which is Crowe’s national office. As a member of APP, Mr. Boras provides technical guidance on governmental and... More
CPA, CFE
Assistant Director | DHHS/OIG
Tammie S. Brown is an assistant director with the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General (OIG), located in Kansas City, MO. She is responsible for directing the HHS/... More
CPA, CFF, CITP
Partner | Crowe LLP
Tim has over 19 years of professional experience and is the Partner in charge of the Forensics practice at Crowe LLP. Additionally, He leads Crowe’s Forensic Technology Services practice which... More
KPMG LLP
CPA
Chief Assurance Officer | CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Cathy is the chief assurance officer at CLA with more than 20 years of experience. She is a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)'s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee and the... More
CPA
President | Crawford & Associates, P.C.
Frank Crawford is President of Crawford & Associates, P.C., Certified Public Accountants, an accounting firm located in Oklahoma City, OK. The firm specializes in providing auditing, consulting... More
CPA
Partner | Grant Thornton LLP
Angela is an audit partner in the Houston office of Grant Thornton LLP with more than 27 years of auditing experience. She is the Houston office Government, Higher Education and Not-for-Profit... More
Oracle
Kimberly Ellison-Taylor is a transformational leader with a compelling background of strategy, finance, people leadership, digital engagement, business development, and technology. She has expertise... More
CPA
Principal | CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Rachel is a principal in the Public Sector Group of CliftonLarsonAllen and has over twenty years of experience, specializing in nonprofit organizations. Rachel serves as a quality liaison for the... More
CPA, CGMA
Senior Director, Governmental Accounting and Auditing | AICPA
MARY M. FOELSTER, CPA Senior Director Governmental Auditing and Accounting Mary Foelster is a Senior Director at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Washington, DC, where her... More
CPA, CGMA
Partner | Moss Adams LLP
Erica Forhan is a Partner in Moss Adams' Professional Practice Group, where she oversees the firm’s assurance practice. In this role she provides technical consultations to practice office personnel... More
CPA, CGMA
Partner | Crowe LLP
CPA
Deputy State Auditor | NC Office of the State Auditor
Katie Gleason, CPA. Katie is a Deputy State Auditor with the North Carolina Office of the State Auditor. Katie is responsible for overseeing the audit of the State of North Carolina's financial... More
CPA
Partner and Higher Education National Practice Leader | Moss Adams LLP
Melissa has practiced public accounting since 1998. She provides professional services to a wide variety of not-for-profit clients, working primarily with foundations, voluntary health and welfare,... More
CPA
Senior Manager | AICPA
Laura Hyland is a Senior Manager at the AICPA in Washington, DC, where her primary responsibility is to assist with governmental auditing and accounting matters. She staffs the AICPA State and Local... More
CPA
Partner | Crowe LLP
Ms. Lai is a Partner who is a highly accomplished licensed CPA and CGMA public accounting professional of diverse experience derived from providing assurance services to large, complex state and... More
CPA
Partner | Grant Thornton LLP
Kim McCormick is an audit partner with Grant Thornton LLP in the San Francisco Bay Area. She serves not-for-profit, higher education and governmental clients throughout the West including many... More
CPA, CGMA
Assistant Director | Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
Jeffrey D. Mechanick FASB Assistant Director―Nonpublic Entities Jeff Mechanick is Assistant Director for Nonpublic Entities at the FASB. In that role, he provides strategic and technical oversight of... More
CPA
Partner and Nonprofit Practice Leader | Friedman LLP
Amish Mehta is a Partner and the Nonprofit Practice Leader at the accounting firm of Friedman LLP. His clients include well-known social service organizations, higher education institutions, private... More
CPA, MBA
Partner | EisnerAmper LLP
Candice Meth is the National Leader of EisnerAmper LLP's Not-for-Profit Services Practice. Her experience includes the structure and oversight of the audits of the financial statements and employee... More
CPA
Managing Director | KPMG LLP
Nancy is a managing director in independence at KPMG. She has over thirty years of experience including significant experience in auditing governmental and not-for-profit organizations. She chairs... More
CPA, CGMA
Associate Director | Postlethwaite & Netterville
Jennifer Z. Mistretta is an associate director at Postlethwaite & Netterville. Her experience includes audits of governmental entities, not-for-profit entities, and non-public companies,... More
CPA
Moja & Company
Dave Moja is a CPA in Georgia, Florida, and Colorado. At Moja & Company he works closely with private colleges and seminaries. He is a member of the AICPA's Not-for-Profit Advisory Council and a... More
CPA
Partner | Grant Thornton LLP
Flo Ostrum is an audit partner and Grant Thornton’s National Professional Practice Director – Government and Not-for-Profit. She brings over 25 years of experience working in the government and not-... More
CPA, CGMA
Senior Project Manager | Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)
Lisa Parker is a senior project manager with the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). Prior to joining the GASB in 2008, Lisa worked for Runyon Kersteen Ouellette CPAs for 10 years, the... More
CPA, Cgap
Shareholder | Crawford & Associates, PC
Chris Pembrook, MBA, CGAP, CPA, CRFAC is a Shareholder at Crawford & Associates, P.C., in Oklahoma City. The accounting firm is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and specializes in providing... More
CISA, CIA
Director, Financial & IT Audits | National Science Foundation
Laura Rainey is the Director of Financial & IT Audits at the National Science Foundation Office of Inspector General (NSF-OIG), where she oversees the annual contracted audits of NSF’s Annual... More
CPA
Principal | Clark Nuber P.S.
Troy Rector is a principal in the Not For Profit and Governmental Services Group at Clark Nuber and has spent his career serving Not-For-Profit and Governmental organizations. He specializes in... More
CPA
Supervising Project Manager | Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)
Scott Reeser is a senior project manager with the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) in Norwalk, Connecticut. He is currently working on GASB projects related to the reexamination of... More
CPA
Partner | Moss Adams LLP
Tasha is a CPA and has been working with Moss Adams serving Tribal governments since 1997. Tasha is Moss Adams National Practice Leader overseeing all of the firm’s services to Tribes, and was... More
Manager - Branded Content & Channels | AICPA
Liz Rock is an online brand champion supporting the accounting profession. As a manager with the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, Liz manages communications strategy,... More
Principal | RSM US LLP
Jay Schulman, Principal, RSM US LLP Jay leads Cryptocurrency and Blockchain practice for RSM. He has helped a major commodities exchange roll out an initial coin offering, consulted multiple trading... More
CPA
Partner | Crowe LLP
Kevin is an experienced partner and is the partner in charge of Crowe’s Public Sector practice. He has nearly thirty years of experience in public accounting, with a focus on providing services to... More
CPA
Director | Grant Thornton LLP
Rachel is the Professional Practice Director for the Public Sector federal audit practice in Washington, D.C., where she has been working with federal agencies for the last two years. She also has 14... More
Manager - Audit Quality Initiatives | AICPA
Deana N. Thorps, CPA – Manager, Audit Quality Initiatives, AICPA, Durham, NC Deana N. Thorps is a manager on the Public Accounting team at the AICPA. She manages the Enhancing Audit Quality... More
CPA
Partner | Crowe LLP
Pete Ugo is an audit partner at Crowe LLP. He has 22 years of audit and consulting experience with Crowe, and is the leader of the firm’s national not-for-profit and higher education audit practice.... More
CPA
Partner | Plante & Moran, PLLC
Amanda has more than 16 years of experience serving a variety of public sector industries who receive federal awards, in accounting, auditing, grant management, and consulting. She serves as the... More
CPA
Partner | Plante Moran
Michelle is the partner in charge of Plante Moran's Public Sector technical practice. In this role, she is responsible to oversee emerging accounting and auditing issues within the firm's... More
CPA
Lead Manager, Not-for-Profit Content Development | AICPA
Ashley Whitaker joined the AICPA team in January 2015. She assists with content development for various not-for-profit continuing education programs, including the Not-for-Profit Certificate... More
CPA
Partner | Heinfeld, Meech & Co.
Brittney Williams, CPA, CGFM is a Partner for the public accounting firm HeinfeldMeech where she is involved with developing and monitoring the Quality Control policies and procedures for the firm.... More
CPA, JD
Managing Partner | YH Advisors
Brian has almost 25 years of tax, legal, and accounting experience in the exempt organizations area. Areas of exempt organization consultation which Brian possesses expertise include public support... More