Mr. Young joined the firm in 2009 after several years of public accounting experience with both Big Four and regional firms in New York State. Passionate about serving the non-profit community, his non-profit experience includes audits of trade associations, public charities, private foundations, labor unions, schools and other tax exempt organizations. In addition, he has extensive experience auditing federal award programs and grants in accordance with OMB Circular A-133. Currently, Mr. Young oversees many of the firm’s non-profit audit engagements, including federal award recipients, as well as many of the firm’s Form 990 returns.
He has authored articles for the firm’s nonprofit e newsletter and has prepared a variety of in-house training programs. He is a popular presenter at the annual Renner Nonprofit Seminar.
Mr. Young holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Summa Cum Laude, from Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester, New York and holds a Master of Business Administration degree with Distinction from Liberty University.
He is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the District of Columbia, Virginia and New York, and maintains a Chartered Global Management Accountant license. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Finance and Administration Roundtable. He also proudly serves as the Finance Chair within the Board of Directors of Liberty’s Promise, Inc., a non-profit organization that supports young immigrants while encouraging them to be active and conscientious American citizens.
Mr. Young is happily married to his lovely wife Seble and welcomed a son, Ethan, in 2013. His hobbies include travelling, playing shortshop on his church softball team, rooting for the Syracuse Orange, and reveling in his Scottish heritage. He is also actively involved in couples’ ministries in his church and is learning the Amharic language in hopes of going to Ethiopia with his family in the near future.
Professional & Civic Organizations
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member
- Virginia Society of Certified Accountants, Member
- Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants, Member
- Finance and Administration Roundtable
- Board of Directors of Liberty’s Promise, Inc., Finance Chair