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William Blend, CPA, CFE


Background

Bill Blend is a Shareholder at MSL and a member of the Firm’s Governmental Practice Group. Bill has over 19 years of public accounting, governmental and not-for-profit experience. He has provided services to numerous municipalities, counties, and other governmental entities.

Professional Experience

Bill has extensive experience in the auditing of governmental financial operations of municipalities, counties, special districts and authorities. He also provides consulting services in the area of internal control assessments, ligation support, fraud remediation, and performance reviews.

Education, Certifications and Licenses

  • B.S. Degree in Accounting, Long Island University
  • C.P.A., Certified Public Accountant – Florida
  • C.F.E., Certified Fraud Examiner

Affiliations and Community Involvement

Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

  • Member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)
  • FICPA Technical Committee
  • Instructor for the FGFOA and develops and teaches Firm auditing classes
  • FICPA Discussion Leader – Ethics for Governmental CPAs in Florida
  • Member of the Florida Government Finance Officers Association (FGFOA)
  • FGFOA Conference Committee
  • FGFOA Technical Committee
  • Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Seminole County Chamber of Commerce – Government Relations Committee