Lumsden & McCormick, LLP, in Buffalo, New York, is pleased to announce that Megan Morris ’14 successfully completed the requirements to practice as a certified public accountant, fulfilling the license eligibility requirement and passing all four parts of the Uniform Certified Public Accounting exam.
Morris joined Lumsden & McCormick with a 2014 bachelor of science degree in accounting and criminology from IUP’s Robert E. Cook Honors College. She has prior experience working as a private accounting tutor and led the Student Accounting Association as president and secretary. She volunteered with Relay for Life as team captain, was a student representative in the Cook Honors College, and was a member of the Eberly College of Business Strategic Planning Committee. She is a volunteer with Buffalo Slow Roll.
Lumsden & McCormick is one of the largest locally owned certified public accounting firms in western New York, providing auditing, accounting, personal and corporate tax, estate and gift tax planning, international taxation, business valuation, litigation, forensic accounting, and nonprofit accounting software services. The firm serves commercial businesses, nonprofit and exempt organizations, individuals, and closely held businesses in western New York and Canada.
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) provides the Uniform Certified Public Accounting exam. Certification is administered, approved, and regulated by the New York State Department of Education, Division of License. The Uniform CPA Exam protects the public interest by helping to ensure that only qualified individuals become licensed as US certified public accountants. Individuals seeking to qualify as CPAs, the only licensed qualification in accounting, are required to pass the CPA Exam.