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Andrea Wright

Partner

CPA, MBA
Professional Designations
Auditor. Consultant. Policy Expert.
What She Does
When she’s not working, Andrea is hitting the links with her trusty (and stylish) pink clubs. She also likes to travel, read, and spend as much time as possible surrounded by family and friends.
Outside of Work
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Profile

Professional

Profile

Who She Serves: Nonprofits & Employee Benefit Plans

Industry Involvement

  • Member, AICPA
    • Former Member, Not-for-Profit Organizations Expert Panel
    • Former Member, Not-for-Profit Audit Risk Alert Task Force
    • Former Member, Not-for-Profit Guide Overall Task Force
    • Former Member, Technical Standards Subcommittee
    • Alumna, Leadership Academy
    • Former Member, Minority Scholarship Selection Task Force
  • Member, Financial Accounting Standards Board
    • Member, Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee
  • Member, Illinois CPA Society
    • Vice-Chair, Ethics Committee
    • Member, Not-for-Profit Content Advisory Group
    • Member, Not-for-Profit Accounting and Uniform Guidance Conference Task Force
    • Former Member, Not-for-Profit Committee
    • Former Member, Not-for-Profit Governance Committee
  • Member, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Public Accountant Registration and Licensure Committee
  • Member, Association Forum
    • Former Board Member
    • Former Member, Honors Gala Steering Committee
    • Former Member, Holiday Showcase Steering Committee
    • Former Member, Finance Committee
    • Former Member, Welcoming Environment Committee
    • Former Member, Diversity and Workforce Development Committee
  • Member, Greater Washington Society of CPAs
  • Board Member, African American Legacy Fund of the Chicago Community Trust
  • Board Member & Treasurer, Grace Center Ministries
  • Board Member, Coppin Community Center
  • Former Member & Treasurer, Still Point Theatre Group Board

Firm Involvement

  • Designated Partner over Government Audit Quality
  • Nonprofit Practice Co-Lead

Licenses

  • IL #065036717
  • DC #CPA901672
  • MD #34209
  • VA #30032

Education

  • MBA, Morgan State University
  • BBA in Accounting, Howard University
  • Kellogg School of Management Executive Scholar in Nonprofit Management, Northwestern University

Recent Articles & Presentations

  • “Evolving Accountant” – Resident Columnist, Insight Magazine, 2021-2022
  • “Finance for the Non-Financial” – Association Forum, October 2017
  • “NFP Financial Reporting Standard: ASU 2016-14” – Association Trends, September 2017
  • “One Step Closer to Revised NFP Financial Reporting Guidance” – Johnson Lambert, January 2016
  • “Not-for-Profit Accounting and Auditing Update” – Johnson Lambert, December 2016
  • “NFP Revenue Recognition: Show Me the Money!….and if not the money, at least how to get revenue recognition right” – Greater Washington Society of CPAs, November 2016
  • “Membership Models” – Association Forum, November 2016
  • “The Attraction and Pitfalls of Multiple Employer Plans” – U.S. Department of Labor Advisory Opinion 2012-04A, Johnson Lambert, August 2012
  • “Personnel Services Received from an Affiliate for which the Affiliate does not Seek Compensation” – Accounting Standards Update (ASU) for Not-for-Profit Entities (Topic 958), Johnson Lambert, August 2012