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503 Martindale Street, Suite 600
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Butler, PA 16001
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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

2216 West 50th Street
Suite 101
Erie, PA 16506
p: 412.471.5500
f: 412.471.5508
Directions

Lancaster

26-28 West King Street
Suite 303
Lancaster, PA 17603
p: 717.232.1230
f: 717.232.8230
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Home > Our Leadership > Lisa A. Ritter, CPA, CFE, CITP
Lisa A. Ritter, CPA Partner | Maher Duessel

Lisa A. Ritter, CPA, CFE, CITP

Partner

3 interests outside of work:

Volunteering, visiting museums and time with family

What is different about Maher Duessel?

“As we value the missions of our clients, we never lose sight of their goals in our service to them. The focus is on providing quality solutions for our clients, not racking up billable hours.”

717.232.1230

Lisa A. Ritter, CPA, CFE, CITP

Lisa began her public accounting career in 1987 and joined Maher Duessel in 2009. Her clients include non-profit and governmental organizations throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and State of Maryland. Lisa also directs the firm’s IT audit practice. Lisa serves as Partner on audit engagements with local governments and non-profits including state entities, human service agencies, associations, and community colleges. She is also a Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Information Technology Professional and has received the AICPA's SOC for Cybersecurity certificate.

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
  • Forensic Auditing

Lisa routinely presents seminars on a wide range of governmental and non-profit accounting and auditing topics on behalf of organizations such as the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI), and Pennsylvania Advocacy and Resources for Autism and Intellectual Disability (PAR).

Speaking Engagement Topics

  • Not-for-Profits, Group Audits and Employee Benefit Plans
  • OMB Uniform Guidance Update
  • Alphabet Soup: Explaining the Acronyms that Affect Financial Reporting
  • Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Update
  • Key Issues Confronting the Accounting and Auditing Landscape

Professional Involvement

  • FASB Not-for-Profit Resource Group - Member
  • AICPA Advanced Single Audit Certification
  • AICPA Auditing Standards Board – Past Member
  • PICPA Accounting and Auditing Procedures Committee – Past Chair and Current Member
  • PICPA Not-for-Profit Committee – Member
  • PICPA Not-for-Profit Tech Issues Sub Committee – Member
  • Association of Governmental Accountants (AGA) Central Pennsylvania Chapter - Member
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners - Member
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association - Member

Commitment to the Community

  • Central Penn College - Advisory Board Member to the School of Business
  • WITF Public Broadcasting – Executive Committee Member, Finance and Audit Committee Member and Enterprises Board
  • United Way of the Capital Region Women's Leadership Network - Member
  • Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO) – Board Member Emeritus and Former Public Policy Committee Member

Education

  • B.S. in Business Administration (with Distinction) from Penn State University