Merideth A. McDowell, CPA

Senior Manager

Merideth is a senior manager with more than 20 years of experience dedicated to the service of clients within the not-for-profit sector.

Her wealth of experience related to the accounting, audit, tax and financial reporting issues specific to this arena brings value to our clients.

Merideth has a wealth of experience in the accounting, auditing and tax needs for a variety of not-for-profit organizations, including but not limited to:


  • Social services organizations that are subject to the Uniform Guidance and Government Auditing Standards
  • Religious organizations
  • Membership organizations
  • Private foundations
  • Civic-minded and voter rights organizations
  • Employee benefit plans, including defined benefit and defined contribution plans subject to ERISA guidelines
  • Community and real estate development organizations, including those funded through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and through Low-Income Housing Tax Credits


Merideth also has conducted financial training programs for prospective not-for-profit board members as well as several Continuing Professional Education (CPE) seminars.


I enjoy working at BBD for many reasons, but the best aspect of working here is having the opportunity to practice in the area of my choice. My knowledge base is definitely more advanced in my practice area because I concentrate on not-for-profits all of the time."