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William P. McGowan

Partner, CPA

Bill has been a member of the firm since 1986. Currently, he focuses on serving the needs of financial institution, higher education, and employee benefit plan clients. 

In addition to his community involvement list below, Bill is active in various youth baseball, softball, and basketball leagues where he has served as a coach and officer for many years.

Experience

  • Partner-in-charge of audits of various banks ranging in size from $250 million to over $1 billion in assets, including SEC registrants
  • Partner-in-charge of audits of various private colleges and universities, including related single audits under OMB Circular A-133
  • Partner-in-charge of numerous employee benefit plan audits, including defined contribution and defined benefit plans
  • Former partner-in-charge of the audit of a state system of higher education in Pennsylvania, providing centralized services to fourteen universities
  • Licensed CPA in Pennsylvania

Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
  • United Way, Past Division Campaign Chair
  • Steamtown Museum Association, Former Chairman

Education

University of Scranton
Bachelor of Science

Continuing Education

  • AICPA National Conference on Banks and Savings Institutions
  • AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments
  • Financial institution training and update (Internal)
  • Public sector training and update (Internal)
  • Annual FASB and AICPA update (Internal)