Eric Ernest, CPA, FCCA

Mr. Eric Ernest has more than 24 years of experience in accounting and financial audits for a variety of industries and plan sponsors. For the past 15 years he has planned, managed and supervised hundreds of employee benefit plan audit engagements for a variety of plan sponsors including Fortune 500 companies, privately owned companies and numerous nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies. His experience includes assurance and compliance services for defined contribution and defined benefit retirement and health and welfare plans covering all types of funding and benefit arrangements and regulatory reporting requirements.

Eric is the firm’s designated partner and participates in the activities of the AICPA’s Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center. He also serves as a speaker at the AICPA National Conference on Employee Benefit Plans, actively participates in national webinars and conducts firm-sponsored training for plan sponsors on Employee Benefit Plan topics.

In addition to his responsibilities in the firm’s Employee Benefit Plan Team, Eric serves on the Employee Benefit Plan Advisory Committee of the Maryland Association of CPAs and has served on the Greater Houston Partnership’s Air Quality Sub-Committee.

Education and Certifications

BS, Accounting & Finance Middlesex University, London

Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK

Professional Associations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, State of Texas and the District of Columbia

Texas Society of CPAs

Maryland Association of CPAs

Association of Government Accountants