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George Willie

Willie, George

Bert Smith & Co.

Managing Partner

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George is the Managing Partner of Bert Smith & Co. and has over thirty-five (35) years of experience which includes extensive financial and compliance audit experience. George is responsible for directing many private sector, federal, state and local governments, nonprofit organizations, educational institutions and health care provider audits. George has been named by Accounting Today, a national accounting publication, as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential Practitioners’ in Accounting.

George presently serves as the Chair of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS) and is the Chair of the Montgomery County Employee Retirement System Board of Investment Trustees. He also serves on the Board of Visitors of Howard University School of Business, Kogod School of Business - American University and Executive Council of Virginia State University.  He is also a member of Howard University Center for Accounting Education Advisory Board and Chairman of the Leadership Committee, the audit committee of the American Institutes for Research and the U.S. Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) Advisory Council on Government Auditing Standards.  In addition, he is a lifetime member of the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. He is also past chairman of the Division of Firms, the association of African American-owned U.S. accounting firms. He is also a former member of the Board of Trustees of the University of the District of Columbia and the Board of Governors of the Greater Washington Society of CPAs. Mr. Willie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Magna Cum Laude) in accounting from Howard University and a Masters of Business Administration in finance from American University.

Bert Smith & Co.
1090 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 920
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 393-5600

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