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Carter, Stephen

Stephen Carter

Adjunct Lecturer, Accounting

Steve Carter, CPA, is a Principal in ASL’s Nonprofit, Construction, and Renewable Energy Groups. With nearly 45 years of experience, working with national, regional, and local CPA firms, Steve is well versed in providing audit, tax, and consulting services to a wide variety of closely-held businesses, including energy and environmental enterprises, technology, construction, and manufacturing. He also has extensive experience with many types of nonprofit organizations.

Steve holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce from Santa Clara University.

Professional Licenses and Designations
  • Licensed Certified Public Accountant - California and New York
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
  • COSO Internal Control Certified

News & Publications
Steve’s presentations and publications include:
  • Numerous nonprofit and closely-held businesses articles
  • Technical training in nonprofit accounting and auditing subjects
  • Instructor in audits and reviews of closely-held businesses
  • Instructor in various accounting subjects

Steve’s professional and civic associations include:
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • California Society of CPAs
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Palo Alto, CA
      – Past Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Pastoral Stewardship Council; current sitting member
      – Chairman of the Finance Advisory Council
  • Construction Finance and Management Association - Silicon Valley Chapter (CFMA):
      – Board Member, past
  • Lion’s Fund Council, Loyola Marymount University:
      – Board Member, past
  • Presentation High School, San Jose:
      – Board of Trustees, President, past
  • Alviso Family Health Foundation
      – Treasurer, past
  • Broncos Bench Foundation, Santa Clara University
      – Trustee, past