Fitzgerald & Co. CPAs, P.C. (FC) has its roots going back to 1983 and has been located in Tysons Corner/McLean, Virginia since 1986. Since its inception the firm has evolved into one of the most quality-oriented certified public accounting and consulting firms in the Washington, D.C. area. Our firm has earned an excellent reputation for its high-quality service with a diverse and prestigious client base.
Gary P. Fitzgerald, MST, CPA, PFS, ABV, CVA, is the Managing Director and heads the Audit and Business Advisory Services Department and has particular expertise with non-profit organizations, real estate and construction, high technology and biotech companies and business management.
Although the Washington, D.C., region experienced the worst economic downturn in its history in the late 1980s, FC continued to thrive. We attribute our success in the face of a troubled economy to our steadfast commitment to provide our clients with superior auditing and accounting, tax and management consulting, and other specialized services. This commitment to excellence at all levels of our business continues to allow our firm to attract and retain a diverse group of quality clients and thereby make FC less susceptible to regional economic changes. FC is presently refocusing its attention on its core accounting and tax practices, with peripheral emphasis on business consulting and business valuation.
We are a CPA firm devoted to providing high quality traditional auditing and tax services. Our practice is devoted to serving not-for-profit organizations and a variety of commercial businesses including construction contractors, general contractors, high-technology and biotechnology companies, financial institutions and public companies.
We are a member of CPA Associates International, Inc. which is an association of independent firms of certified public accountants located in the U.S. and around the world, which provide clients with professional accounting, auditing, tax and management advisory services. We regularly participate with affiliated member firms in client engagements to insure the highest level of client services is rendered. Each member firm preserves its automomy and maintains those vital, personal relations with clients that distinguish the practice of local firms. This relationship enables our clients and the financial community to derive the benefits of the combined professional strength and widespread geographical locations of all the member firms. The members have adopted procedures for the mutual exchange of professional advice and technical assistance, and have available the talents and service of specialists skilled in every service performed by the profession. The Association organizes annual seminars on accounting and auditing, tax, management advisory services, practice management, and seven industry groups.
The Firm is a member of the Division for CPA firms under the AICPA, which includes the Private Companies Practice Section and the Center for Audit Quality. This membership requires strict adherence to AICPA quality control standards, peer reviews whose findings are available for public inspection. We have received the highest ratings in every peer review made on our accounting and auditing practices by other accounting firms, which, in turn, gives great assurance to third parties who are evaluating our Firms reputation and quality of work. The Firm is also registered with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and is authorized to perform audits for public companies required to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).