Ellyn E. Bess, CPA, CPC, QPA,

Mrs. Bess leads the Comp and Benefits Practice for the Norfolk office. As a specialist in retirement planning services, Ellyn provides consulting on the establishment and administration of retirement plans, taxation of employee benefits, as well as other qualified retirement plan matters. In addition to her consulting practice, Ellyn devotes considerable time to her profession. Her retirement plan administration experience includes: Retirement Plan Design Consultation; 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan Administration; and ESOP Administration. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants Past President of Tidewater Chapter of Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants ESOP Association EDUCATION B.S., Accounting, Ball State University COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT Past member of the Board of Governors of the Greenbrier Country Club Past member of the United Way Professional Advisory Committee Past President and Program Chair of Norfolk Sunrise Rotary Club Past Secretary/Treasurer for Meals on Wheels of Chesapeake