Melissa G. Critcher, CPA
Melissa is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public
Accountants (AICPA) and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public
Accountants (NCACPA). She has served in various roles with the NCACPA including
member of the Board of Directors, committee member for the Accounting and
Attestation Committee, as well as local chapter positions.
Melissa’s background in accounting includes more than 15 years
experience in public accounting specializing in auditing defined contribution and defined benefit employee benefit plans
as well as manufacturing, distribution, and professional service organizations.
Her public accounting experience includes a position as a senior
audit manager with Greer & Walker, LLP in Charlotte,
North Carolina, a manager at a regional firm in Raleigh, North Carolina prior
to re-locating to Charlotte. Melissa also worked with a local firm in Winston-Salem. During
her career, Melissa has been responsible for managing the employee benefit
plan niche, marketing and business development, and conducting in-house training seminars.
Since 2002 Melissa has led discussion seminars on the AICPA’s
Audits of 401(k) Plans for the NCACPA. Additional seminars include Audit
Documentation and Review, Employee Benefit Plan Audits, and Small Business Audits. Ms.
Critcher received the AICPA Outstanding Instructor Award in 2011, 2012, and