Elaine Ervin
Partner
National Practice Leader, Construction
CPA

Biography

Elaine has been in public accounting since 1986. She provides accounting and business advisory services to closely held businesses, with a focus on clients in the construction and real estate industries. Her close, hands-on approach to client relationships enables her to effectively and creatively advise clients on a wide range of business matters.

Elaine participates in all phases of audits and reviews, including planning, compliance testing, supervision, and report preparation for clients. She also has an extensive background in bonding and banking issues as they relate to financial performance.

Selected Publications

  • "The CFO's Role in Succession Planning" (CFMA Building Profits, March-April 2011)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Liquid Diet: Cash Flow and Treasury Management for Contractors
    CFMA Annual Conference (Chicago, June 2015)
  • Utilizing CFMA's 2011 Construction Industry Annual Financial Survey to Understand a Contractor's Risk to Your Portfolio
    NASBP Virtual Seminar (February 2012)
  • Utilizing CFMA's 2011 Construction Industry Annual Financial Survey to Build a Better Bottom Line
    CFMA Annual Conference (Las Vegas, October 2011)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Associated General Contractors of America
  • Member, Construction Financial Management Association
  • Member, National Education Steering Committee's External Education Task Force, Construction Financial Management Association
  • Member, Washington Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Past Board Member, Puget Sound Construction Financial Management Association
  • President, AGC Education Foundation

Education

  • BA, business administration, Michigan State University