Elizabeth S Gantnier CPA CGMA

Partner, FORVIS

Elizabeth Gantnier serves as a Regional Assurance Quality Leader for FORVIS, providing accounting and auditing services to both privately held and publicly traded companies. In this role she provides support to engagement teams on technical accounting and auditing issues, completes second-level reviews, communicates new developments and monitors the quality of assurance services provided. As a partner in FORVIS' Professional Standards Group, Elizabeth brings more than 30 years of experience to the table and has been a National AICPA instructor on technical accounting and auditing topics, winning the AICPA Outstanding Discussion Leader Award multiple years. Liz is the past Chairperson of the Small Firm Task Force Committee of the Center for Audit Quality, a prior member of the SEC Regulations Committee, a past member of the AICPA Peer Review Board and current member of the National Peer Review Committee, past Chairperson of the Auditing Standards Board's Other Information Task Force, past chairman of the Maryland State Board of Public Accountancy, a two time past member of the Standing Advisory Group of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, and a past member of the Center for Audit Quality's Professional Practice Executive Committee. Before joining FORVIS, Liz worked with a Big Four firm as a statistical audit specialist, IT audit specialist and as an in-house professional development instructor. She is also a former Vice President of Finance for a publicly held manufacturing firm in Chesapeake, VA. Most recently she was the President and Director of Quality Control for Stegman & Company prior to the firm's merger with DHG.