Jessica E McClain CPA/CITP

Chief Financial Officer, Girl Scouts Nation's Capital

Jessica E. McClain serves as the Chief Financial Officer for Girl Scouts Nation's Capital. In this role, she has strategic responsibility for finance, property, product program, retail merchandise, and business operations. Prior to transitioning to the not-for-profit industry, Jessica spent over 11 years in public accounting. Jessica is passionate about the accounting profession. She is a Council Member-At-Large with the AICPA and is a former AICPA Women's Initiatives Executive Committee member, Student Recruitment Committee member, and AICPA Foundation Board Trustee. Jessica serves on the Boards of the Greater Washington Society of CPAs and the Towson University Accounting Advisory Board. Lastly, Jessica is a former Board Member of the Maryland Association of CPAs Foundation. Jessica gives back to the community as the National Treasurer for Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society. Jessica's accomplishments include being named a 2023 Association Forum Forty Under 40 honoree, 2023 Non-Profit CFO of the Year- Rising Star, a 2023 CPA Practice Advisor Most Powerful Women in Accounting, a 2022 Washington Business Journal 40 Under 40 honoree, the 2022 NABA DC Chapter Outstanding Accounting Leader of the Year, a Maryland Association of CPAs 2021 Women to Watch- Emerging Leader, a Black CPA Centennial's 40 Under 40 Black CPA Award honoree, a 2021 AICPA Outstanding Young CPA Award recipient, and a 3x CPA Practice Advisor 40 Under 40 Professional. Jessica is also a graduate of the highly competitive AICPA Leadership Academy. Jessica earned her bachelor's degree in business administration from Towson University and her master's degree in accounting from George Washington University. Jessica is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Virginia.