Mae Gerhart Earns CPA Designation at Valley National

April 1st, 2019

April 2019 – We are pleased to announce that Mae Gerhart, Tax Accountant / Financial Planning Professional, has earned her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation and has been issued her license by the Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy.

To qualify for the CPA, it is required to pass a rigorous, four-part written exam, earn a four-year college degree along with completing additional credit hour requirements, and complete at least two years of experience in public accounting.

Mae joined Valley National Financial Advisors in January 2016 in her dual role preparing tax returns and providing financial planning support for advisors and their clients.

“One of our core values at VNFA is a commitment to a lifetime of learning,” says Matt Petrozelli, CEO. “This designation for Mae is an example of that kind of hard work, and areflection of her level of professional dedication our team and our clients.”

Mae is one of 10 licensed tax professionals on the team at Valley National Financial Advisors – eight CPAs and two Enrolled Agents EA).

Mae is an active member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). She works full time in VNFA’s Bethlehem headquarters, and she lives in Nazareth with her spouse and two children.

Mae can be reached at or 610-868-9000 x114.

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