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Whether you are hosting a conference, webinar, or some other program related to nonprofit management, we have a professional who is dedicated to the topic and has extensive speaking experience.

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Nonprofit Speakers Bureau

There is no substitute for the unique financial perspective of a CPA who has knowledge and experience in nonprofits. CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen) has a team of nonprofit speakers who can deliver relevant and thought-provoking presentations for your conference or organization. This listing is a sample of popular topics in the industry. CLA speakers are nationally acclaimed nonprofit resources and frequently featured at top industry conferences.

To request a presenter for your upcoming event, contact one of the professionals below or ask CLA for a recommendation.

Topic Speakers Video
Accounting department outsourcing John Wooldridge  
Accounting standard changes and updates Cathy Clarke, Trent Fast
Alternative investments (accounting, tax and governance) Karen Gries, Jennifer Tingley
Automating your accounting department Lisa Stover, Keven TruhlerJohn Wooldridge  
Benchmarking Nat Bartholomew, Bill LeClaire  
Board financial oversight Bruce Braunewell, John Langan  
Board governance/fiduciary responsibility Nat Bartholomew, Bill LeClaire  
Budgeting/forecasting Lisa Stover
Building financial reserves Ben Aase, Mark Griffin, John Langan
Charity registrations and reporting Karen Gries  
Cost allocations for better management Ben Aase, Kelsey Vatsaas  
Dashboard reporting and data visualization Ben AaseNat Bartholomew, Lisa Stover
Employee benefit plans/arrangements Anita Baker, Kelly Davis  
Enterprise risk management Jim Kreiser, Megan Moore, Brian Pye
Executive compensation/intermediate sanctions Kelly Davis, Karen Gries  
Federal grant compliance/uniform guidance (single audits) Rebecca Field, Rachel Flanders  
Finance department assessment Kelsey Vatsaas  
Financial modeling Kelsey Vatsaas
Fraud detection and prevention Don Loberg  
Health care reform Anita Baker, Kelly Davis  
Information technology/cybersecurity Randy Romes, Brian Pye  
Internal controls Don Loberg, John Tauer, Brian Pye  
International activities Deirdre Hodgson  
IRS form 990/IRS workplan Karen Gries
1099 compliance Karen Gries  
Nonprofit lifecycles Kelsey Vatsaas  
Organizational ethics Bill LeClaire  
Revenue recognition Cathy Clarke, Trent Fast
State and local taxes for exempt organizations Karen Gries  
Strategic business planning Ben Aase  
Succession planning Ben Aase  
Unrelated Business Income Karen Gries
Industry Speakers Video
Association/membership organizations Nat Bartholomew
Charter schools Ben Aase  
Independent schools Sarah Reichling  
Foundations Jennifer Tingley  
Higher education Bill LeClaire, Don Loberg  
Religious Bill LeClaire, Jeff Roberts  
Social services Kelsey Vatsaas