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Ernie G. Gelpi, CPA,CGFM

Ernie G. Gelpi, CPA,CGFM

Ernie G. Gelpi, CPA,CGFM

Professional Experience

Ernie currently serves as the Managing Partner. Ernie started his career in public accounting in 1980. Upon graduation, he accepted a position in public accounting with a national/international CPA firm. In 1986, he joined Kushner LaGraize. His extensive experience includes audits of closely-held businesses, non-profit organizations, retirement plans, and governmental units. He has served clients in numerous industries including government, non-profit, restaurant, wholesale, hospitality, construction and manufacturing. He also provides consultation in internal controls, recruiting and business planning.

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science – Accounting, University of New Orleans
  • Certified Public Accountant, Louisiana
  • Certified Governmental Financial Manager

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA)
  • Governmental Finance Officers Association
  • Association of Government Accountants
  • CPAmerica (CPAI)
  • UNO Advisory Council