Mark Nicolas
Managing Partner, Non-profit, Education & Government CPA
Memphis, TN

Mark is managing partner of DHG’s Non-Profit, Education and Government industry group, overseeing the services of more than 1,400 clients nationwide. He spearheads the practice's focus on important industry issues that affect our clients and helps identify timely solutions. Mark’s accounting career spans more than 25 years and he has been with DHG’s audit practice since 2004.

Board members and management seek Mark’s advice on improving efficiency, transparency and accountability. Recently he has been focused on helping clients comply with CARES Act funding requirements and implement new accounting standards such as revenue recognition guidance for both for-profits and non-profits and lease accounting under GASB and FASB.

In addition to serving the non-profit, education and government industries, Mark has numerous manufacturing, distribution, real estate and retail clients. Mark assists organizations in developing policies and procedures to improve internal controls and mitigate occupational fraud risks. He frequently speaks on the topic to employee and industry groups.

When he’s not working, Mark can be found spending time with his wife and two daughters.

Professional Organizations
  • Member, American Institute of CPAs
  • Member, Tennessee Society of CPAs
  • Member, Government Finance Officers Association
  • Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Member, National Association of College and University Business Officers
  • Masters, Accounting
    University of Mississippi
  • Bachelors, Accounting
    University of Mississippi
Industry Focus
  • Not-for-Profit
  • Education
  • Public Sector & Government
  • Retail
  • Real Estate
  • Manufacturing & Distribution
Service Areas
  • Audit, Reviews & Compilations
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audits
  • Forensics
  • Risk Advisory
  • Statutory Financial Audits

Civic Organizations
  • University of Memphis Accountancy Advisory Board
  • University of Memphis MILE Mentor
  • C12 Christian CEO Peer Advisory Group
  • Certified Public Accountant - TN - 14560

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