Amy J. Edmiston, CPA, CNAP, CSEP has been promoted to Principal. Amy has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Amy has been with Wessel & Company since 2006. Her specializations include Individual Income Taxes, Fiduciary Income Taxes, Estate Planning, and Nonprofit Organizations. She is a highly skilled tax accountant with experience in multiple industries. Amy is a Certified Public Accountant as well as a Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional and is able to offer consulting and training in a number of areas specific to nonprofit organizations. She is also a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and consults with individuals to settle or plan their estates to preserve wealth and limit tax exposure. Amy is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She is the Treasurer for the Peer Empowerment Network, a member of the Estate Planning Council of Cambria/Somerset Counties, and the Treasurer for the Cambria County Child Advocacy Center.
Mary Ellen Denny, CPA has been promoted to Principal. Mary Ellen has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Mary Ellen has been with Wessel & Company since 1996 and leads the Systems Consulting Department. Her specializations include Abila MIP Fund Accounting, Sage 50 Accounting, QuickBooks Accounting – Pro, Premier, and Enterprise. Mary Ellen combines her audit and accounting experience with her expertise of information systems to assist clients in the design, training, and support of their accounting software systems. Mary Ellen is an Abilia MIP Certified Consultant, QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor, and holds the QuickBooks Advanced Certification. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and secretary of the Regional Business Networking group.
Meghan M. Freidhof, CPA has been promoted to Principal. Meghan has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from St. Francis University. Meghan has been with Wessel & Company since 2007. Meghan plans and oversees the government and nonprofit audits and has significant experience related to federal and state compliance auditing. She also manages the firm’s PA Election and Lobbying audits. She leads our Next Gen Committee and Women’s Resource Group and is a member of the Human Resource and Quality Control Committees. Meghan is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Meghan is the chair of the Finance Council for Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel Church and a former elected auditor in Munster Township, PA. In 2018 Meghan was a recipient of the PA Business Central’s Foremost Under 40 Award. Meghan was also a recipient of a Young Leader Award from the PICPA in 2021.
Wessel & Company is a certified public accounting and business consulting firm. The Firm is known for its expertise in tax consulting, auditing and accounting, litigation support services, as well as business consulting services. It is a privately held firm with offices in Johnstown, Ebensburg, Bedford, Cranberry, Aliquippa and Greensburg that has been providing an array of financial and consulting services to a cross-section of government, business and industry, and individuals since 1958.