Instructor Biography

Jodi Malis

Jodi Malis, CPA, CGMA

Partner
Hancock Askew & Co LLP
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About The Instructor

Jodi is a Partner in Hancock Askew’s Atlanta office and has over 35 years of public accounting experience. Jodi began her career in Chicago at Price Waterhouse after graduating from Indiana University, with highest distinction, with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. In her role, she oversees assurance and advisory services for numerous public and private companies and manages the firm’s Employee Benefit Plan (EBP) Audit practice. Jodi specializes in audits, researching complex accounting and auditing issues, and SEC and financial reporting. 

Jodi is deeply involved in the EBP community. She served on the Executive Committee of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) EBP Audit Quality Center, currently serves the AICPA’s Expert Panel (May 2022), the AICPA’s Enforcement Committee and is conference speaker at AICPA. Jodi holds two advanced AIPCA Certifications, Advanced Defined Contribution and Advanced Defined Pension Plans. Jodi was past Chair and committee member of the Georgia Society of CPAs EBP Conference. Jodi has presented at the Florida Mega Conference and the Massachusetts State Conference on EBP technical standards. She is a founding member and active participant of the BDO Alliance EBP community, a member of the Alliance Partners’ Advisory Council (APAC) and the Women’s Resource Group Leadership Team.

Jodi is a Past President and Past Vice-President of WIPs (Women in Pensions) (currently called Women in Pensions Network – WiPN) in Georgia. She also holds memberships in the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA) and Pension Education Council of Atlanta (PECA). Jodi is a licensed CPA in GA, FL and MA. Jodi is on the Board of Directors and Co-Chair of the Finance Committee for Girls on the Run Atlanta.

Outside of work, Jodi spends most of her time with family activities and is a workout enthusiast.