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Ryan E. Gough

Principal | CPA

rgough@berrydunn.com

“I work with many different types of not-for-profit organizations, many of which receive federal funding and are required to have Yellow Book and OMB Uniform Guidance (A-133) audits conducted. I also review college and university compliance with regulations set by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).”

As a Principal in BerryDunn’s Not-for-Profit Practice Group, Ryan dedicates his time to serving a wide range of not-for-profit organizations across the Northeast. These include, but are not limited to, higher education institutions, affordable housing agencies, and behavioral and mental health agencies. Ryan is one of the firm’s technical resources for federal compliance auditing.

“I work with many different types of not-for-profit organizations, many of which receive federal funding and are required to have Yellow Book and OMB Uniform Guidance (A-133) audits conducted. I also review college and university compliance with regulations set by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).”

As a Principal in BerryDunn’s Not-for-Profit Practice Group, Ryan dedicates his time to serving a wide range of not-for-profit organizations across the Northeast. These include, but are not limited to, higher education institutions, affordable housing agencies, and behavioral and mental health agencies. Ryan is one of the firm’s technical resources for federal compliance auditing.

This depth of professional exposure enables Ryan to analyze organizational operations across the sector, readily identify issues, and suggest best practices. This experience has also given Ryan a deep innate respect for the unique goals and cultures of all types of not-for-profit organizations. As a result, Ryan is devoted to building strong relationships in order to provide these organizations with customized solutions—and to reducing the strains of compliance and regulations, so that his clients can focus on achieving their core missions.

Experience highlights

Ryan helps clients with a variety of issues including:

  • Financial audits
  • Yellow Book audits
  • Uniform Guidance (A-133) compliance audits
  • Grants and contract-revenue accounting
  • Low-income housing tax credits
  • HUD and RD compliance audits
  • NCAA agreed-upon procedures
  • Deferred revenue recognition
  • Operational challenges unique to not-for-profits

Memberships and committees

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • National Association of College and University Business Officers
  • Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers
  • Massachusetts Nonprofit Network

Community service

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manchester
  • Manchester Historic Association, Board of Trustees
  • Leadership Greater Manchester, Graduate
  • Granite YMCA, Board of Trustees

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Education

BS, Accounting, University of New Hampshire

MS, Accounting, University of New Hampshire

Certifications

  • CPA