Elizabeth S. Gantnier is a certified public accountant, President and Director of Quality Control for Stegman & Company of Baltimore MD. She is a former Vice President – Finance for a publicly held manufacturing firm in Chesapeake Virginia, after having spent ten years with KPMG. When she is not working with Stegman & Company’s clients, Ms. Gantnier is a national instructor for various nationally recognized continuing education vendors on topics including fraud, accounting and auditing, as well as SEC related topics and internal control. Additionally, she has been a nationally recognized CPA Review instructor. Ms. Gantnier is a panelist on the national AICPA continuing education videos on SEC Reporting, Forensic Accounting and Understanding the New Risk Based Auditing Standards. She has been a recipient of the AICPA’s Outstanding Discussion Leader Award for many years. You can see her quarterly as a panelist on the AICPA’s National SEC Webcast. She is a past member of the Professional Practice Executive Committee for the Center for Audit Quality, as well as a two time past member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s Standing Advisory Group. In December 2009 Ms. Gantnier was appointed to the Maryland State Board of Public Accountancy. Currently, she is a member of the Small Firm Task Force of the Center for Audit Quality.