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Gila Bronner, CPA

President & CEO / Bronner Group, LLC

Gila J. Bronner is President and CEO of Bronner Group, LLC (Bronner), a woman-owned, multi-disciplined professional services company that delivers comprehensive strategy, transformation, and accountability consulting services to state and local governments, federal agencies, and government-related organizations.  Throughout her distinguished career, Ms. Bronner has assisted several hundred government entities throughout the United States in streamlining business practices, implementing improved internal controls, and developing strong public oversight mechanisms.

Ms. Bronner is highly respected by government lawmakers and regulators as an expert on auditor independence and related accountability and internal control issues and is a nationally recognized authority on government compliance and oversight. 

Ms. Bronner has comprehensive experience as a board member and deep knowledge of institutional governance.  She currently serves or has served on numerous civic and professional boards and independent oversight and advisory commissions including the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB), United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Governing Council, Illinois Finance Authority, National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Advisory Council Financial Audit Committee, and the Illinois Comptroller’s Local Government Advisory Board. 

Over her 30-plus year career, Ms. Bronner has been an active national leader in the public accounting profession.  She was a member of the Board of Directors of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) where she served as a key liaison to federal government oversight bodies and as a member of the Executive Committee of AICPA’s Political Leadership Cabinet. For two consecutive years, Accounting Today, named Ms. Bronner one of the top 100 most influential people in accounting.

Prior to forming Bronner in 1987, Ms. Bronner was a Manager for Governmental Consulting at KPMG and Director of the Government Finance Officers Association’s Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program. 

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