Michelle Nelson, CPA, CFE



Years of Experience
  • 30
Audit & Assurance Industry Specialties
  • Governmental
  • Not-for-profit
  • Privately held businesses
  • Retirement/ employee benefit plans
  • Special districts
Additional Assurance Expertise
  • Board retreats and trainings
  • Consulting on new accounting and auditing pronouncements
  • Federal and grant compliance
  • Financial reporting
  • Fraud engagements
  • Review and evaluation of internal controls
Tax Industry Specialties
  • Corporations
  • Exempt organizations
  • Estates
  • Fiduciaries
  • Individuals
  • Partnerships
Additional Tax Expertise
  • Tax compliance audits and problem resolutions
  • Tax planning and business advisory services
  • Tax return preparation
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Professional Affiliations
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program
  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting
University of Nevada – Reno, Nevada
  • Masters of Science in Taxation
Golden Gate University, currently enrolled
Community Service
  • Treasurer, Project R.I.D.E. Inc
  • Board President, Chester Foundation
  • Treasurer, Simple Loaf of Bread