GWSCPA Educational Foundation

Educational Foundation

The GWSCPA Educational Foundation is a 501(c) 3 charitable organization which strengthens the nonprofit sector through financial management resources and educates current and future CPAs via continuing professional education and student scholarships.

The foundation annually conducts seminars and conferences that cover a broad range of CPA expertise, spanning government, industry, not for profit organizations and public practice.


  • Sarah Blake Semendinger, CPA

    President The Great Courses, Chantilly, VA
  • Catherine Pennington, CPA

    Vice-President & President ElectCatherine M. Pennington, CPA,, LLC, Falls Church, VA
  • Amisha Patel, CPA

    TreasurerJohnson Lambert, LLP, Vienna,, VA
  • Carolyn Mollen, CPA

    SecretaryResources for the Future, Washington, DC
  • Michael Wetmore, CPA

    Immediate Past-PresidentRyan & Wetmore, P.C., Vienna, VA


  • Marie Caputo, CPA

    CliftonLarsenAllen, Greenbelt, MD
  • Joy Whitlow, CPA

    Drug Information Association, Washington, DC
  • Susan Colladay, CPA

    RSM US LLP, Washington, DC
  • A. Michael Gellman, CPA, CGMA

    Emeritus, Bethesda, MD
  • Heather Koppe Flanagan, CPA

    KPMG, Washington, DC
  • Daniel Lynch

    Emeritus, Washington, DC
  • Maria Georges

    PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., Washington, DC
  • Chris Mannina, CPA

    Citrin Cooperman, Bethesda, MD
  • Sajeev Malaveetil, CPA

    EY, McLean, VA
  • Deborah Oberst, CPA

    Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, DC
  • Kathleen Malloy

    Capital One Bank, McLean, VA
  • Joseph "Bo" Fitzpatrick, CPA

    Citrin Cooperman,, Bethesda, MD
  • Tea Gennaro, CPA

    Associated Builders and Contractors, Washington, DC
  • Angela Juvelis, CPA

    Buchbinder, Tunick and Company, Bethesda, MD
  • Julia Lafferty, CPA

    Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell, PC, Bethesda, MD
  • Johnathon Miller, CPA

    Justice Federal Credit Union, Chantilly, VA
  • Shelia Bedford, CPA

    American University, Washington, DC
  • Samantha Gilson, CPA

    Consumer Healthcare Products Association, Washington, DC
  • Trevor Williams, CPA

    GRF CPAs & Advisors, Bethesda, MD 

GWSCPA Scholarship Fund - Trustees

  • Alex Galeano, CPA

    ChairASIS International, Alexandria, VA
  • TBD


GWSCPA Educational Foundation Staff