Megan Terrell


Masters of Science and Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting from University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas.

Certified Public Accountant in Texas


As a principal for CLA, Megan leads the firm's highly-respected Public Sector Group for the Dallas-Fort Worth area, dedicating the majority of her time to serving nonprofits, governmental organizations, and employee benefit plans. Megan builds and nurtures strong working relationships with clients by maintaining direct involvement with client engagements and working with them year-round to provide additional value.  With a passion for serving nonprofit organizations, she specializes in providing consulting and assurance services to nonprofits of all sizes and structures, ranging from those of the smallest size to those with multi millions in assets and revenue.  An active speaker, she regularly engages with the community to provide guidance on financial and governance topics for nonprofit and quasi-governmental organizations.  Leading by example, she provides constructive guidance to her team and takes an active role in identifying new business for the firm. She has a diverse base of experience across many industries, including extensive not for profit experience (arts and cultural, social service organizations, churches and religious institutions, foundations, associations/membership organizations/unions, private schools, etc.). 

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In the community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Texas Society of CPAs Board of Directors
  • Fort Worth Chapter of CPAs - co-chairman of CPA-PAC committee, Leadership Development Class.
  • Ladder Alliance - Board member, Treasurer (2014-2017)
  • Leadership Fort Worth
  • Communities Foundation of Texas Advisory Committee