Senior Managers

Our senior managers are experienced at working with a range of nonprofit entities. They are responsible for supervising and guiding our professional staff accountants during engagements.

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Stela Petrova

Senior Audit Manager

505.50.CAPIN ext. 1141
Areas of Service

Audit and accounting


Stela joined CapinCrouse in 2023 and has over 18 years of experience in the nonprofit private industry and the public accounting sector providing assurance services to key clients. This includes audit, review, and compilation work in various not-for-profit sectors. She has served many different types of nonprofit organizations such as churches, higher education institutions, K-12 schools, missionary organizations, and rescue missions, among others. In addition, Stela has provided consulting and Form 990 preparation services to clients.

Civic/Professional Involvement

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member

Certifications and Licenses

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – Missouri, North Carolina

Speaking and Other Service

Stela worked as an Accounting Adjunct Professor and Accounting Curriculum Supervisor at Missouri Valley College. She also has served on church audit committees and volunteered in many church and community projects.


B.S., Economic University
M.A., DeVry University