The Scott Practice's Principal, Debra Scott, JD, MPH, to Speak at the GSCPAs 2016 Not-for-Profit Conference

Debra Scott, Principal of The Scott Practice, LLC, has been invited to speak at the 3rd Annual Georgia Society of CPAs Not-for-Profit Conference on Filling-Up the Fund Development “GAAP”: A Close Examination of Fund Development vs. GAAP. This year's event will take place on May 11, 2016 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta. Debra Scott will be among other top nonprofit advisors speaking on financial issues of significance within the nonprofit industry.   

In its third year, the 2016 Not-for-Profit Conference provides nonprofit accountants, financial advisors and other nonprofit professionals with up-to-date information and greater comprehension of critical financial issues confronting nonprofit organizations.  The keynote speaker at the event will be Alicia Philipp of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta.   

Debra will be speaking on the inherent tension existing between fund development and accounting and will walk attendees through the history, various perspectives and standards that have left us at our current state, along with sharing possible ways to promote greater unification in reporting of fundraising activity.   

About Debra Scott 

Debra Scott is a lawyer and principal consultant for SP Consulting, a division of the Atlanta based law firm, The Scott Practice, LLC.  Debra works with nonprofit organizations on major gift & planned giving program development, board governance, nonprofit formations, strategic alliances, fiduciary management and strategic management.  Previously, Debra was a relationship manager at Bank of America, and responsible for managing Bank of America’s first donor-advised fund along with private foundation accounts and special needs trusts.  Debra earned her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of California, Riverside, her Juris Doctor from Syracuse University College of Law and her Master’s Degree in Public Health from Emory University.  For more information about SP Consulting, a Division of The Scott Practice, LLC, please visit www.scottpractice.com or call 1-888-206-0066. 

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Categories: Non-Profit Schools and Institutions, Law Firms, Fund Raising

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