Elizabeth (Liz) Gantnier serves as a Professional Practice Partner, 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 DHG's Assurance Innovation and Methodology Group, Liz brings more than 30 years of experience to the table. She assists in the development of firmwide assurance training and audit methodology including ASC 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, and ASC 842, Leases.
Liz has been a National AICPA instructor on technical accounting and auditing topics, winning the AICPA Outstanding Discussion Leader Award multiple years. She is a frequent speaker at professional conferences, a regular participant in DHG's webcast series, Quarterly Perspectives: Financial Reporting and Beyond, and is the moderator for the AICPA SEC Quarterly Update Webcast Series.
Liz is a current member of the AICPA Peer Review Board and a current member of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) Peer Review Compliance Committee. She has been appointed as NASBA’s regulatory member on the National Peer Review Committee. Additionally, she is the immediate past Chairperson of the Small Firm Task Force Committee of the Center for Audit Quality, a past member of the SEC Regulations Committee, a past member of the AICPA Auditing Standards Board, the former Chairperson of the Auditing Standards Board's Other Information Task Force, past Chairperson 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. Additionally, Liz won the Maryland Association of CPA’s Experienced Leader award recognizing her years of commitment and work on behalf of the profession.
Before joining DHG, 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.