Jeff Gerhard | CPA, CFE | Principal

Jeff joined CS&L CPAs in 2014 and is a certified public accountant and certified fraud examiner as accredited by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, with more than 24 years of experience in public accounting. Jeff specializes in nonprofit organizations, foundations, closely-held businesses (including LLCs), governments, and Federal and State Single Audits. Jeff earned the AICPA Single Audit Certificate and Not-for-Profit Certificate, demonstrating his expertise and deep knowledge of uniform guidance and the nonprofit industry. He is committed to supporting nonprofit and charitable organizations and volunteers his time with local nonprofit organizations. Jeff is also an alumni of Leadership Manatee.

Areas of Expertise
  • Government
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Audit & Assurance Solutions
  • Management Advisory Solutions

Valuable Results

  • Accounting System Review
  • Acquisition Due Diligence Reviews
  • Agreed Upon Procedures
  • Audits, Reviews & Compilations
  • Cash Flow & Budgeting
  • Fraud Investigations
  • Internal Auditing Solutions
  • Internal Control Improvement
  • Management Consulting

Credentials You Can Trust

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting – Oakland University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology – Oakland University
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Certified Public Accountant (State of Florida)
  • Florida Government Finance Officers Association
  • Government Finance Officers Association

Community Involvement

  • Leadership Manatee-Alumni
  • Humane Society of Manatee County
  • New College of Florida Foundation

Why Choose CS&L

Founded in 1954, CS&L CPAs (Christopher, Smith, Leonard, & Stanell, P.A.) is a full-service public accounting firm, providing a wide range of solutions including taxation, accounting, auditing, business technology consulting, and pension administration.

We operate in a paperless, eco-friendly environment and utilize the latest technology to efficiently serve our clients. The firm has offices in Bradenton, Sarasota, and Tampa.