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Pursuing the Profession While Promoting the Public Good®

Contact Us
Pittsburgh

D.L. Clark Building
503 Martindale Street, Suite 600
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
p: 412.471.5500
f: 412.471.5508
Directions

Butler

112 Hollywood Drive
Suite 204
Butler, PA 16001
p: 724.285.6800
f: 724.285.6875
Directions

Harrisburg

The Quandel Building
3003 North Front Street, Suite 101
Harrisburg, PA 17110
p: 717.232.1230
f: 717.232.8230
Directions

State College

243 South Allen Street
Suite 337
State College, PA 16801
p: 412.471.5500
f: 412.471.5508
Directions

Erie

1001 State Street
Suite 1400
Erie, PA 16501
p: 814.480.5777
f: 412.471.5508
Directions

Lancaster

28 West King Street
Suite 303
Lancaster, PA 17603
p: 717.232.1230
f: 717.232.8230
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Elizabeth E. Krisher, Vice President | Maher Duessel CPA Firm

Elizabeth E. Krisher

President, CPA, CGFM

3 interests outside of work:

Volunteering, QVC viewing and reading

What is different about Maher Duessel?

“The firm is a wonderful collection of really smart people who want to do the right thing and help their clients meet their missions.”

412.535.5503

Elizabeth E. Krisher

Betsy began her public accounting career in 1985 and joined Maher Duessel in 1991 and is President of the firm. Betsy serves as Engagement Partner for a wide range of governmental and non-profit audit clients including municipalities, school districts, authorities, arts/cultural organizations, associations, community development entities, environmental/conservation organizations, foundations, HUD funded entities, human service agencies, libraries, and religious entities.

Areas of Specialization

  • Non-Profit Auditing
  • Non-Profit Accounting
  • Governmental Auditing
  • Governmental Accounting
  • Single Audits
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audits
  • Tax Filings
  • Governmental Consulting
  • Non-Profit Consulting

Betsy has been tapped as a key presenter at numerous professional conferences for organizations such as the National Business Institute, Association of Fundraising Professionals Western Pennsylvania, and the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.

Speaking Engagement Topics

  • On Form 990, Part VI: Governance, Management and Disclosure
  • Professional Advisors, Donors and Non-Profits: Working with Allied Professionals to Maximize Gift Opportunities
  • Ins and Outs of Unrelated Business Income Tax
  • Form 990: What the IRS is Looking For
  • Form 990: Tackling the Schedules

Professional Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Tax Resource Panel, Exempt Organizations – Chair
  • AICPA Not-for-Profit Section – Member
  • AICPA National Non-Profit Expert/Audit Guide Task Force – Past Member
  • AICPA Advanced Single Audit Certification
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) Statewide Education Committee – Member
  • PICPA Diversity Committee - Member

Commitment to the Community

  • United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania - Board of Directors and Executive Committee as well as Local Operating Board for Westmoreland and related Counties
  • Executive Women’s Council - Treasurer
  • Leadership Pittsburgh - Class XXII

Education

  • B.A. in Economics in Business Administration (Summa Cum Laude) from the University of Pittsburgh