The Ocean Pines Board of Directors has hired a full-service certified public accounting and consulting firm to conduct forensic audit services for the Ocean Pines Association.
The Board voted unanimously, with one director absent due to a schedule conflict, at a Special Board Meeting on Thursday, April 5 to award a contract for forensic audit services to Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates.
In a statement, Association President Doug Parks stated that proposals from five firms were thoroughly reviewed by the Board, General Manager John Bailey and Director of Finance Steve Phillips. Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates was the best fit for the requested forensic audit services, according to Parks’ statement.
Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates offers complete financial needs of both for-profit and nonprofit organizations in Maryland, Virginia and the surrounding area. The firm has offices in Baltimore and Fairfax, Virginia.
Led by 18 partners, the firm includes approximately 125 total professional and administrative personnel, including experienced CPAs and Certified Fraud Examiners. In addition, the firm is licensed as independent Certified Public Accountants, in good standing, in Maryland.