About the firm

Melissa Gilroy, CPA

The firm is committed to providing you with the best possible financial services. We provide accounting and auditing services primarily to non-profit organizations. Services are provided by experienced staff, either manager level or above in order to provide you with the individual attention your organization deserves.  In 2009, the firm of Melissa Gilroy, CPA ("MG CPA") was formed.  The firm's philosophy is to provide excellent client service with the goal of exceeding expectations and delivered by professional staff ensuring personalized service.

Melissa Gilroy, CPA and owner

Melissa began her career as an accountant with the national accounting firm of Laventhol & Horwath in 1988. She then sharpened her accounting skills in a variety of industry positions including internal auditor, controller and Chief Financial Officer. Melissa gained experience and expertise through her employment with the International accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP. She honed her expertise in non-profit organizations while employed at a mid-sized local firm providing audit and review services to a variety of non-profits including "yellow book" and A133 clients. Additionally, Melissa acted as the Quality Control reviewer for the firms assurance practice. She became a Certified Public Accountant in 1997 and is certified in both her home state of Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. Melissa is active in a number of professional organizations including the Massachusetts Society of CPA's where she is on the Peer Review Report Acceptance Body (RAB).  Melissa is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Melissa treats every client with respect and integrity.  Outside of the office, Melissa enjoys ballet, kickboxing and traveling.  

Keri Lewis - Audit Manager

Keri graduated from the prestigious Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts with a Master Degree in Accounting.  She started her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers and later worked for a large public company, Cabot Corporation.  Keri is an experienced auditor and financial professional.  She also served on the Board of a local non-profit organization. 

Mariya Babson - Audit Staff

Mariya graduated from Bridgewater State University.  She has worked in both tax and audit positions at CPA firms in the New England area.  Mariya speaks three languages, English, Russian and Ukrainian.  Prior to her becoming an accountant Mariya ran a ballet school in Maine.  

Services offered

Financial Statement and tax preparation - Specializing in Non-profits

Melissa Gilroy, CPA provides audit, review, compilation and tax services to clients seeking high quality service. My niche practice area is non-profit organizations.  We enjoy working with our community organizations!  My firm provides a high level of individual client service. Additionally, as I have virtually no overhead, therefore, we pass those savings on to you.  My firm has specialized knowledge and experience in my core industry which will optimize the service you receive.


Melissa provides a wide range of accounting services to non-profit organizations including bookkeeping and accounting support as an outsourced solution, internal control analysis and consulting. 

Peer review and quality control services

In addition to the above services, Melissa provides services to other CPA's. She is available to provide engagement reviews, system reviews, internal inspections, pre and post issuance reviews, and other quality control functions.  I have assisted CPA firms increase profits by helping them with "best practice" strategies that streamline their attest function processes.  I have also participated in the MSCPA's peer review day which provides low cost engagement reviews to those in need. 

Melissa Gilroy, CPA
80 Greenacre Rd.
Westwood, MA 02090
(781) 696-4019