Marci Thomas, MHA,
Thomas, MHA, CPA, CGMA, licensed as a CPA
in Georgia and North Carolina, is an author and nationally recognized speaker on
various accounting and auditing topics to companies, nonprofits, CPA firms, and
state societies of CPAs around the country. A frequent speaker at local,
regional, and national conferences, she also writes and teaches courses in
governance, financial management, grants accounting, strategy, and various
operational topics. Marci is a clinical assistant professor in the School of
Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She works with
numerous accounting firms, performing quality control and efficiency reviews;
and with boards on strategic planning, internal control, and governance issues.
on the Not-for-Profit
for the North Carolina Association of CPAs.
has written and co-written several books, including Essentials of
Physician Practice Management,
Jossey Bass in 2004.
Her book Best
of Boards: Sound Governance and Leadership for Nonprofit Organizations was
published by the AICPA
and Wiley Publishing in
2018 and is on its
second printing. Her
published by Wiley Publishing in 2014,
with a new edition expected in 2020.
received her Bachelor in Business Administration with a concentration in
accounting from the Georgia State University and her Masters in Health
Administration from the
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.