Duane Morris


Multifaceted accounting finance and auditing experience from Big 4 (E&Y) audit serving in manufacturing, heavy machinery (CAT) and non-profit sectors, internal audit in manufacturing (RPM Intl), finance in telecommunications (Adelphia) and logistics (Fedex), government as Finance Director and Chief Auditor.  Also M&A buy and sell of own 10 person accounting firm with clients ranging from individuals to medical practices, multi-unit franchise owners and manufacturing.  Also served as President and Acting CFO of a non-profit junior golf program for eleven years growingNow serving as Engagement Director with CLA in the Consulting Account Solutions Team.


B.A. Winston-Salem State University 3.4 overall 3.6 in Accounting Major

Who's Who of American Colleges and University

Recipient of three academic scholarships from the RJ Reynolds Foundation

Junior Class President

Founder of the Toastmasters Chapter on Campus


In the community

President of NABA Cleveland Chapter in 2023

President and Acting CFO of a non-profit junior golf program for eleven years growing our assets but more importantly teaching the game of golf to hundreds of youth ranging from 6-18 years old and providing scholarships that totaled over $90,000 for the organization over the years.  

Also founded a local Middle School Golf Club that represents half of the golf team in the local high school team as well as some private high schools.  My graduates took the golf program to new heights with the girls making the state playoffs for the first time and the boys making it to district as a team for the first time.

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