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Harrisburg, PA 17110
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State College, PA 16801
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Erie, PA 16506
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Home > Our Leadership > Elizabeth E. Krisher, CPA, CGFM
Elizabeth E. Krisher, Vice President | Maher Duessel CPA Firm

Elizabeth E. Krisher, CPA, CGFM

President

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.”

bkrisher@md-cpas.com

412.535.5503

Elizabeth E. Krisher, CPA, CGFM

Betsy began her public accounting career in 1985 and joined Maher Duessel in 1991 and is President and Director of Non-Profit Services for the firm. Betsy serves as Engagement Partner for a wide range of governmental and non-profit audit clients including municipalities, school districts, community colleges, authorities, arts/cultural organizations, associations, community development entities, environmental/conservation organizations, foundations, HUD funded entities, human service agencies, libraries, and religious entities. Betsy was recognized by the PICPA in 2018 as a Woman to Watch Award recipient.

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 AICPA Not-For-Profit Section, AICPA Not-for-Profit Industry Conference, PICPA Western Pennsylvania Tax Conference, Allegheny League of Municipalities, and Local Government Academy

Speaking Engagement Topics

  • Non-Profits: Where Are We Now With Tax Reform
  • 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
  • Audit Basics, Budget, and Finance Session for Local Governments
  • Government Benefits Seminar: Pensions and Other Post Employment Benefits

Professional Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Tax Exempt Organization Technical Resource Panel – Past Chair and Current Associate Member
  • AICPA Not-for-Profit Section Advisory Council Member
  • AICPA National Non-Profit Expert/Audit Guide Task Force – Past Member
  • AICPA Advanced Single Audit Certification
  • PICPA Diversity Committee - Member
  • PICPA Board of Directors - Member

Commitment to the Community

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

Education

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