Marie Brilmyer

Marie Brilmyer, CPA, MAcc Director, A&A

Clients immediately respond to Marie’s energy, enthusiasm and true passion for the fast-paced and challenging public accounting world. Her positive attitude combined with her varied experience at regional and national public accounting firms allow Marie to bring a unique perspective and depth to clients’ organizations.

Location: Akron Email: mbrilmyer@cohencpa.com Phone: 330.255.4348

Credentials & Education

  • Certified Public Accountant (Ohio)
  • Masters of Accounting,
    The Ohio State University
  • B.S. in Accounting, Case Western Reserve University

Marie has over 15 years of experience helping private companies and their owners work through a variety of technical issues, including accounting for complex debt and equity instruments, purchase price accounting and impairment of intangible assets. She also provides consulting services to assist clients with special projects, such as obtaining financing and assisting with sell-side due diligence. One of Marie’s key focus areas lies in working with not-for-profit organizations. Her significant background gives her the necessary credentials and knowledge to perform audits in accordance with Uniform Guidance. She has in-depth experience with religious institutions, social service organizations, nursing and long-term care facilities, educational institutions and private foundations.
 

  • American Institute of CPAs (Women’s Initiative Executive Committee); Leadership Academy (2011)
  • Ohio Society of CPAs (Executive Board, Audit Committee Chair, Women’s Initiatives Committee)
  • Habitat for Humanity of Summit County (Treasurer)
  • Firestone Akron Swim Team (FAST) Board (Secretary)
  • Leadership Akron (Class of 2012)
  • Greater Akron Chamber 30 for the Future Award (2013)
  • Conducts numerous internal and external trainings on not-for-profit topics
  • Author of several not-for-profit-related articles in a variety of publications
  • Akron Marathon (Volunteer)
  • Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank (Volunteer)
  • Lake Erie Swimming Zone Team (Volunteer)
 
Marie lives in Akron, Ohio, with her husband and their three children. When she is not cheering on her kids at swim meets, softball and baseball games, or soccer matches, she enjoys reading and running. Marie has participated in numerous 5Ks, 10Ks and half marathons, completing her one (and only) full marathon in 2013. She is also an avid volunteer in the Akron community.