Director, Architecture and Engineering Services
Diana Strassmaier, CPA, CCIFP®
Aldrich CPAs + Advisors LLP
- Indirect cost rate (overhead) audits and consulting
- Financial audits, reviews and compilations
- Business and personal tax planning and preparation
- Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
- Management consulting
- Compensation analysis
- Sage Fixed Assets Certified Consultant
Diana joined the firm in 2018 with almost two decades of experience serving members of various industries including construction, engineering and architecture, manufacturing and distribution, and government contracting. An expert on conducting overhead audits, Diana works closely with government contracting industry clients to offer clarity on how overhead rates work and help them maximize compensation. She provides financial statement audits, reviews, and compilations, assists with tax planning for businesses and individuals, and offers advice on management techniques and accounting systems.
Diana is a speaker at industry conferences hosted by American Council on Engineering Companies (ACEC), among others. As a certified instructor for National Highway Institute, she teaches the multiple courses on the AASHTO Audit Guide in both understanding indirect cost rates and how to audit them. A strong advocate for using technology to improve daily business efficiency, Diana has also presented regularly on these topics at major seminars.
With strong roots in Maryland, Diana remains a recognized industry leader in the mid-Atlantic region. She previously served as the chairperson for the Maryland Association of CPAs’ Technology and Government Contractors committees and is a former member of the ACEC Maryland chapter’s Finance Committee and the ACEC AASHTO Audit Guide Task Force. Here in the Northwest, Diana looks forward to further involvement with local industry associations.
Diana received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Diana is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional, Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor, and Sage Fixed Assets Certified Consultant.