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CapinCrouse Named an Accounting Today Top Regional Leader for Fourth Consecutive Year
April 2024

We are honored to share that CapinCrouse has once again been designated as an Accounting Today Top Regional Leader. It is our fourth consecutive year being named to this annual ranking of leading firms, based on revenue.

We are grateful for the support of our nonprofit clients and the hard work and dedication of our team. Thank you!


CapinCrouse Selected as a 2023 Best of the Best Firm by Inside Public Accounting
August 2023

Inside Public Accounting Best of the Best Firms 2023 logoWe are honored to have been named an Inside Public Accounting (IPA) Best of the Best Firm for 2023!

The top accounting firms were selected for their performance in specific key areas of management, growth, and strategic vision. IPA said that the Best of the Best firms were ranked on more than 50 metrics and “produce superior financial and operational results while maintaining a solid foundation for growth, ensuring clients and staff alike a successful future.”

We sincerely appreciate our nonprofit clients and our dedicated employees whose focus on serving with excellence drives our continued growth.


CapinCrouse Designated a Best Workplace for the Third Consecutive Year
August 2023

We are pleased to have been designated a Certified Best Workplace by the Best Workplaces Institute for the third year in a row! This certification is based exclusively on employee feedback and highlights our firm’s deep commitment to providing a healthy, engaging, and empowering work environment that supports our employees in their professional and personal development.

See what it’s like to work at CapinCrouse, and then check out our career opportunities nationwide.


CapinCrouse Named a Top 200 Firm for the Seventh Consecutive Year
August 2023

CapinCrouse is honored to have been designated a Top 200 firm by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) for the seventh consecutive year, moving up 16 spots on the list from 2022. The IPA Top 200 is an annual ranking of the 200 largest accounting firms in the nation, based on U.S. net revenue.

This demonstrates the firm’s continued strong organic growth as we focus on serving nonprofits nationwide with audit, review, tax, consulting, and cybersecurity services.

CapinCrouse was founded over 50 years ago to empower nonprofit organizations in their life-changing work, and that mission continues today. We sincerely appreciate our dedicated clients and team members who make our continued growth possible.


Congratulations to Our New Partners
June 2023

We are very pleased to announce that Lisa Wabby and Mark Pate have been admitted as partners in the firm effective June 1, 2023. These two outstanding professionals are dedicated to serving our nonprofit clients, the firm, and their communities with excellence.

Lisa Wabby has a passion for serving nonprofit organizations, as evidenced by her commitment to CapinCrouse and its mission. She joined the firm in 2006 and has since served clients by providing audit, accounting, and consulting services to a wide variety of nonprofit organizations.

As a member of the firm’s Quality Control team, Lisa is an integral part of developing content for continuing professional education, developing strategies to implement new audit and accounting standards, and providing technical assistance to team members across the firm.

Mark Pate has devoted his career to working with nonprofits. He has over nine years of experience in nonprofit auditing and serves many different types of organizations, with a primary focus on universities, foundations, and international organizations. Since joining the firm in 2013, Mark has worked with key clients and served as the lead in planning and performing several financial statement audits each year.

Mark is dedicated to the firm’s recruiting efforts, helping to grow our team of talented professionals in the South region. He has also served on the board of an Atlanta-area church.

“We are very pleased to announce the well-deserved promotion of Lisa and Mark to partners of CapinCrouse and recognize their professionalism, leadership, and commitment to our nonprofit clients and the firm,” said Fran Brown, Managing Partner at CapinCrouse. “This appointment reflects their individual accomplishments and represents our firm’s continued focus on equipping and supporting exceptional talent and leaders. It is our mission to be empowered professionals providing innovative service to organizations whose outcomes are measured in lives changed, and Lisa and Mark exemplify that mission every day.”


CapinCrouse Announces Addition of The Global Center for Nonprofit Excellence
June 2022

CapinCrouse LLP, a national CPA and consulting firm exclusively devoted to serving nonprofit organizations, is pleased to announce the acquisition of The Global Center for Nonprofit Excellence (The Center) effective June 22, 2022. This acquisition addresses the need for operational efficiency, a key issue for today’s nonprofit organizations, their boards, and their funders.

The Center’s mission is to help nonprofits, funders, and industry experts work better together for the greatest impact and achieve operational excellence. The Center’s OpX360® online assessment tool helps nonprofits identify operational competency levels and provides recommendations for excellence in six key areas of operations. Additional services include objective executive review and oversight, fundraising audits, third-party monitoring, free referrals of pre-qualified industry experts, and other information important to the success of nonprofit organizations.

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