Wendy is a partner in Withum's Florida office. She is licensed as a certified public accountant in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, New Jersey and Hawaii. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA). Wendy leads the Firm's Government Contractors team and is an Employee Benefit Plan team member. Wendy has extensive experience working with multinational clients in the manufacturing and distribution industries with a deep understanding of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and is also an employee benefit plan specialist. Wendy was appointed as a member of the AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Expert Panel for 2012 – 2015. She is the Chair of the 2017, 2018 and 2019 AICPA National Employee Benefit Plan Conference and was appointed a member of the AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center (EBPAQC) Executive Committee in 2017.
Wendy has developed and presented a number of continuing education programs for all levels both delivered internally and externally. She has presented various topics at the AICPA National Employee Benefit Conference and the FICPA Continuing Professional Education Mega Conference.
Prior to joining Withum, Wendy was a partner in a large national Firm and led the Southeast region’s employee benefit plan audit practice. She was also a member of the Firm’s employee benefits taskforce committee, which set policies and procedures for the Firm.
Wendy serves on the Board of Directors of the Orlando Economic Partnership and is the Chair, Board of Directors of Cornerstone Hospice. She serves as a member of the Audit Committee for Special Olympics Florida and Circle of Red Member of the American Heart Association.
Wendy has previously served as a member of the Board of Directors for Lake Sumter Community Foundation, Leadership Palm Beach County, South Lake Chamber of Commerce, the Executive Women of the Palm Beaches, and was the Chairwoman for the Arthritis Foundation. Wendy has co-chaired the membership committee for the Executive Women of the Palm Beaches and served on the Women in Leadership Awards (WILA) committee.
In 2019, Wendy was named the recipient of the 2019 FICPA Women to Watch Award in the Established Leader category, which recognizes outstanding female leaders that help shape the accounting profession.
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