As the managing principal of Zeno, Pockl, Lilly and Copeland, A.C., Mary is responsible for the strategic direction and growth of the company. She has spent most of her career in public accounting providing assurance and consulting services to companies in various business sectors with a particular focus in the Financial Institution and Not-for-profit industries.
As Director of Outsourcing Services, Mary oversees internal audit and compliance services to financial institution and credit union clients in West Virginia and Ohio. In this capacity, she has developed consulting skills related to a broad spectrum of bank operational and regulatory compliance issues. She also provides fraud and compliance training seminars for financial institutions.
She also plays a vital role in the management of the firm’s not-for-profit audit practice. She is the firm’s appointed Government Audit Quality Center (GAQC) Officer and is involved in the firm’s in-house inspection process. Mary has also served as the Fiscal Officer for a regional development district and WV Area Agency on Aging and Controller for a tri-county United Way. This hands-on experience enhances the skill set that is available in serving clients in the not-for-profit sector. Mary has been a speaker at several regional, state, and national not-for-profit conferences. She provides fiscal and board of director training to various not-for-profit organizations,
Mary graduated from Wheeling College (currently, Wheeling Jesuit University), Wheeling, West Virginia, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting. She received the designation of Certified Public Accountant from the State of West Virginia in 1987. Mary is a member of the American Institute and West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Past President of the Wheeling Chapter of CPA's, Institute of Internal Auditors, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Mary has served on various not-for-profit boards throughout her career in public accounting.