Beyond 401(k) Plans - A&A Considerations for Other Employee Benefit Plans (Employee Benefit Plans Conference)


CPE Credits



PICPA Member: $29 | Nonmember: $39

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You will have up to 90 days after the date of purchase to complete the course and take the exam.


If you attended this session at the Employee Benefit Plans Conference on May 18, 2017, this course is considered a duplicate. The State Board of Accountancy will not accept credits for the same course twice.

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Hear Nicole K. Cradic, CPA, Megan E. Senkowski, CPA and Krista A. Showers, CPA speak about the following:

  • Unique aspects of defined benefit, employee stock ownership, 403(b), and health and welfare plans and how they differ from a 401(k) plan
  • Tips and tricks for successful audits of these plans


Nicole K. Cradic, CPA
Nicole joined Trout, Ebersole & Groff, LLP in 2006 after graduating from Old Dominion University (magna cum laude) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting and Finance.  She is currently serving on the firm's Employee Benefit Plans and Governmental Practice Groups.  Nicole is also an active member of the firm's Attest Services, Quality Control, and Business Development Committees and a frequent presenter at internal CPE events.  Nicole has prior work experience abroad and in the property management industry.
As an Audit & Attest Manager, Nicole provides accounting and auditing services to clients in a variety of industries including governmental, non-profit, and for-profit entities as well as employee benefit plans.  The education sector and ESOP companies are two of Nicole's focus areas.
Nicole is serving on the Finance Committee of St. Peter Church in Elizabethtown and is a member of the Hershey Rotary Club.
Nicole enjoys traveling (especially to Germany), music, and spending time with family and friends.  She lives in Elizabethtown with her husband and two children.

Megan Senkowski, CPA SUPERVISOR
- Governmental Agencies
- Employee Benefit Plans
Megan joined Trout, Ebersole & Groff, LLP in 2011 and has over 13 years of experience in public accounting. She graduated from Villanova University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, with a minor in Finance. She currently serves on the firm’s Governmental and Employee Benefit Plan Practice Groups.
As an Audit Supervisor, Megan handles all aspects of audit engagements, business consulting, and financial statement preparation for some of the firm’s significant clients.
Megan enjoys activities with her family, travel, reading, and being involved with her neighborhood social committee. She lives in Lancaster County.


Krista A. Showers, CPA, MBA, CEBS
Trout Ebersole & Groff LLP

Krista joined Trout, Ebersole & Groff, LLP after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree (magna cum laude) in Accounting and Economics/Business Administration with a Certificate of Management from Immaculata College. In addition, she has received a Master of Business Administration degree from Lebanon Valley College.
As a professional, Krista is responsible for the Single Audits of all the firm’s local educational agencies and other local governments. She is chair of the firm’s Employee Benefit Plans Practice Group and serves on the firm’s Governmental Practice Group and Quality Control Committee.
Krista is actively involved with the Lancaster Day Care Center as President and is a member of the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists and Immaculata University Business Advisory Board.
Recently, Krista was one of 25 women selected to receive the 2013
Central Penn Business Journal’s “Women of Influence” award in recognition of her outstanding leadership, integrity, and accomplishments.
Krista enjoys the arts and travel. She lives in Lancaster County with her family.

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