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Shannon
Silverman, CPA
60 South Market Street, Suite 800
San Jose, CA 95113

Overview

Shannon is a Senior Manager in Assurance at BPM. Her experience in public accounting includes providing audit, review, compilation and consulting services to nonprofit organizations and small to medium size private businesses. Her experience for nonprofit organizations that includes compliance with Uniform Guidance (formally referred to as OMB Circular A-133) and Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS). 

Shannon is also a leader in the nonprofit industry group at BPM by providing training both internally and externally on a variety of nonprofit topics and specifically on those regarding government compliance. She has also consulted with clients regarding strengthening internal controls and compliance with recipients of local and federal awards. She has worked with both for-profit and nonprofit entities which have received local, state, and federal funds and require federal compliance audits. Her experience includes working with organizations that provide medical assistance to those with mental health issues, substance abuse, financial and housing assistance for low-income and at-risk veterans, individuals, and families as well as the physically disabled homeless, and membership organizations. Shannon enjoys helping organization present their financial results and tell their story.

Shannon also performs assurance services to private businesses in various industries including agriculture, construction, and retail. Her work with small to medium size businesses includes understanding and documenting capital growing costs and construction costs. She also works on multi-entity consolidations with international companies.

Interesting Tidbit

She enjoys watching baseball games at various professional ballparks and so far has visited 12 ballparks including Fenway Park and Wrigley Field. She hopes to visit more in the near future.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member — California Society of CPAs (CSCPA)
  • Member — American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member – AICPA Government Audit Quality Center
  • Member — Notre Dame Belmont High School Finance Committee
  • Board of Directors (Past) – Notre Dame Belmont High School
  • Member – 100+ Women Who Care Silicon Valley

Certification

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Presentation Topics

  • Nonprofit Board Roles and Responsibilities
  • Finance and Audit Committees
  • Single Audit and Uniform Guidance

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Education

BS/Commerce & Accounting — Santa Clara University