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Catherine Bendall


CPA, PSA, CGMA, Team Leader, Higher Education and Government

I'm passionate about supporting our clients in achieving their missions.
Cathy Bendall Partner


Cathy is a partner with over 30 years of professional accounting experience. She is a certified public accountant in the states of New York and New Jersey and is also a licensed public school accountant and chartered global management accountant. She also holds an AICPA Single Audit Advanced Certificate. Cathy is a Team Leader for the Firm’s Not-for-Profit and Education Services Team and a member of the Firm's Theatre, Entertainment and the Arts Services Team. She specializes in highly-complex not-for-profit and governmental audits, including audits under Uniform Guidance. Cathy's experience also extends to various agencies funded by federal, state and local sources as well as operations and reporting for U.S.-based international nonprofit organizations.

Cathy is a frequent speaker on topics relating to the operations, accounting and reporting of not-for-profit organizations as well as the fiscal policies and procedures surrounding those types of transactions.

A graduate of Cook College, Rutgers University, Cathy earned her BS degree in business economics. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA).

Cathy is passionate about her community and giving back. She is a past board member of Theater Works USA, Inc. and also served multiple years on the Board of Trustees for Anderson House. In addition, she was active with the Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey Council for 12 years. Cathy was named as one of New Jersey’s Best 50 Women in Business by NJBIZ in 2014.

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