Douglas Berry CPA

Principal-in-Charge Assurance Services


(608) 826-2225   
Madison

ON THE JOB

Douglas is the Principal-in-Charge of Assurance Services at SVA Certified Public Accountants and serves as the Designated Audit Quality Partner for SVA’s membership in the Governmental Audit Quality Center of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Douglas helps clients manage risk within their organization through assurance services such as financial statement audits and through consulting with clients on internal control design and organizational governance.

Douglas is a member of the professional accounting staff in both Real Estate and Nonprofit Services. Douglas works with clients on accounting, tax and consulting projects, including financial statement audits and reviews, exempt organization and partnership tax return filings and internal control reviews. In addition, Douglas works with closely-held businesses on financial statements preparation and reporting, tax planning and other management advisory services.

Education

  • University of Maryland - Baltimore County - Bachelor of Science

Speaking Experience

  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • A Home for Everyone Conference
  • SVA Nonprofit Business Briefings
  • Connect Information Technology Conference
  • Wisconsin Nonprofits: Tax & Business Answers (a National Business Institute Seminar)
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

Publications

  • The Right Angle

Credentials

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Professional Memberships/Affiliations/Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)
  • Accounting Today’s Executive Research Council Member

Civic/Community Involvement

  • Past President and Treasurer of the Western Wisconsin Chapter of JDRF
  • Past Treasurer Seminole Pool & Tennis Association, Inc.
  • Past Treasurer Natural Heritage Land Trust (formerly Dane County Natural Heritage Foundation)
  • Leadership Greater Madison 11 - Member

Personal

Douglas and his wife Alexandra have three children. Outside SVA, Douglas enjoys singing in the choir, biking the trails with his kids and watching movies.

SPEAKER SOURCE

Douglas is the Principal-in-Charge of our Assurance Services Group and member of our professional accounting staff in the Real Estate Consulting Group. He is a member of the Governmental Audit Quality Center of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and serves as our firm’s Designated Audit Quality Principal.

The following is a partial list of the topics Douglas covers:

  • Accounting, Tax and Governance For Nonprofits
  • Make The Most Of Affordable Housing And Low-Income Housing Tax Credits
  • Risk Management And Fraud Prevention Through Internal Controls

Douglas has spoken to audiences at:

  • A Home For Everyone Conference
  • Connect Information Technology Conference
  • National Business Institute (NBI) Seminar
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • University of Wisconsin – Whitewater
  • SVA Leadership Symposium
  • SVA Nonprofit Business Briefings
  • SVA educational seminars and webinars