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 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 where she reached the level of Manager. 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 those requiring a "yellow book" and Uniform Guidance audit. Additionally, Melissa acted as the Quality Control reviewer for the firms assurance practice.


Melissa is active in a number of professional organizations including the Massachusetts Society of CPA's where she volunteers in her appointed position on the Peer Review Report Acceptance Body (RAB).  Melissa is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, as well as the AICPA's Government Audit Quality Control Center and the Non-profit Resource Center. 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. 


Andrea Hottleman - Audit Manager

‚ÄčAndrea has a Bachelors degree in Accounting from Bentley University.  She also has a Master's in Tax from Bentley. Andrea has worked for a variety CPA firms rising through the ranks to manager level.  Andrea enjoys the beach and spending time with her family.  Andrea has three children, two of which play collegiate field hockey. 


Services offered


Financial Statement and tax preparation - Specializing in Non-profits

Melissa Gilroy, CPA provides audit, review, and tax services to clients seeking high quality service to non-profit organizations.  We enjoy working with our community organizations!  My firm provides a high level of individualized client service making every effort to exceed our client's expectations. Additionally, the firm has a virtual office creating operational efficiencies that we pass on to our clients allowing us to offer reasonable fees. My firm has specialized knowledge and experience in my core industry which will optimize the service you receive. The firm works with organizations ranging from requiring the filing of the 990EZ to federally funded organizations requiring audits performed under Uniform Guidance and everything in between!


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
Westwood, MA 02090
(781) 696-4019
mg@mgilroycpa.com