Instructor Biography

Lydia C Desnoyers

Lydia C Desnoyers, CPA, CFE

Owner
DesCPA Business Advisory
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About The Instructor

Lydia C. Desnoyers is the founder and owner of DesCPA Business Advisory – a Miami-based CPA Firm specializing in Business Advisory and Virtual CFO Solutions for Law Firms and Small Businesses. Prior to starting her practice in 2010, Ms. Desnoyers gained over six years of accounting and internal audit experience at Carnival Corp and plc.

A highly sought after, expert contributor, Lydia has made numerous appearances on multiple media outlets throughout the nation, including, NPR, NBC Online, Fox News Radio and Credit Karma to name a few. She has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Miami-Dade College School of Business and is a public speaker and volunteer mentor.

Ms. Desnoyers currently serves as a board member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) and was named chair of the FICPA’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion task force. She is also a former Treasurer and Board Member of Honey Shine, Inc (an Alonzo Mourning Family Foundation charity).

In 2019, Ms. Desnoyers was recognized by Legacy Magazine as one of the top 40 under 40 professionals in an August issue of the Miami Herald. She was also recognized in Florida CPA Today Magazine’s March/April 2017 issue as one of the Horizon’s 19 Award Recipients in all of Florida.

Ms. Desnoyers earned her Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Florida State University and her Master’s in accounting from Nova SE University. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner.