Shelly Hogans, CMA, CSCA, CPA

Shelly Hogans is currently the managing consultant of Empowerment Financial Advisory Services, Inc., an accounting firm offering fractional CFO and interim controller services, with a specialty in Sarbanes Oxley compliance and SEC reporting for publicly traded companies.

She has served in the capacity of past executive board member for IMA’s Pittsburgh Chapter, served as a Campus Influencer, and as co-chair of the Outreach Committee of the IMA’s Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee.

Her passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion has led her to be a contributing author to the IMA’s Strategic Finance magazine concerning board diversity and ESG human capital reporting, along with multiple speaking engagements for students aspiring to enter the accounting and finance profession. In her spare time, she has been an adjunct professor teaching intermediate accounting to adult learners at Indiana Wesleyan University and Point Park University.

Hogans holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting with honors and highest distinction from the Smeal College of Business at the Pennsylvania State University and an MBA with a concentration in finance from Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business.

She is a lifetime member and past national board member for the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc., and past executive board member for the Pittsburgh chapters of the National Black MBA Association and Financial Executives International.

Currently, she serves on the Volunteer Leadership Committee.