News release

RSM's Ewelina Meczkowska Receives AICPA Forensic and Valuation Services Standing Ovation

Nov 20, 2020

Kimberly Bartok, National Public Relations Leader,, 212.372.1239
Andreia DeVries, National Public Relations Manager,, 954.449.8096
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RSM US LLP (“RSM”) – the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – is pleased to announce that Ewelina Meczkowska has been selected as a recipient of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Forensic and Valuation Services (FVS) Standing Ovation. Meczkowska is a manager in RSM’s Financial Consulting (FC) practice.

The Standing Ovation Program recognizes young CPAs who go above and beyond in giving back to their companies, their communities and the accounting profession. Recipients also exhibit exemplary professional achievement in the specialty areas of forensic accounting and business valuation.

“Ewelina is truly deserving of this esteemed recognition,” said Joe Decilveo, FC partner and financial investigations and disputes national leader with RSM US LLP. “She is an integral part of our team as we continue to successfully help our clients navigate complex corporate financial situations and solve complex challenges so they can reach their business objectives. Through her unwavering determination and dedication, she consistently provides high-quality service, and we’re proud of her for receiving a Standing Ovation.”

“Ewelina is a dynamic young CPA who is driving positive results in RSM’s financial advisory services practice and supporting the future value of the accounting profession,” said Jeannette Koger, CPA, CGMA, the AICPA's Vice President of Advisory Services and Credentialing. “She is a high achiever who has demonstrated significant accomplishments, and she provides exemplary service to RSM, her peers, and her community.”

The 2020 honorees were nominated for performing a wide range of activities, some of which included expanding the forensic and valuation services offerings within a firm, chairing a state CPA society, serving as Treasurer for a non-profit organization that combats homelessness, giving presentations at AICPA conferences, and serving as an expert witness in court. Additional examples include participating in outreach to university accounting programs, mentoring younger colleagues, and judging a university’s accounting student competition.

Requirements for nomination to the Standing Ovation program for the FVS specialty area include maintaining an active CPA license, being an AICPA member in good standing, and holding either a Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) or Accredited in Business Valuation (ABVspecialty credential.

“I am honored to receive the AICPA FVS Standing Ovation,” said Meczkowska. “I enjoy working alongside my talented colleagues to solve our clients’ business challenges. I believe this recognition is a testament to our hard work and the firm’s commitment to strengthening our position as the first-choice advisor to middle market companies.”

Meczkowska, along with a select group of CPAs age 40 and younger from across the country, was honored at the AICPA's 2020 Forensic & Valuation Services (FVS) Conference.


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