January 4, 2024 – Lisa Baalman and Brea Bauer of Pinion, were recently recognized as Certified Construction Industry Financial Professionals (CCIFP) by the Institute of Certified Construction Industry Financial Professionals (“ICCIFP”).
They join an exclusive group of over 1,150 professionals nationwide who have met the rigorous standards of the CCIFP designation in construction financial management. This sought-after accreditation is the industry’s only recognized certification, awarded to those with 4,000 hours of experience in the construction finance field over the last five years.
As a Pinion Tax Advisor, Lisa Baalman fosters the financial business health of multistate construction companies by helping them find and capture opportunities, minimize risk and leave a lasting legacy. Brea Bauer is a Pinion Audit and Attest Advisor with over 15 years of experience providing accounting, tax, and consulting services to a wide range of industries. She has a wealth of experience providing guidance through audit examinations, evaluation of internal controls systems, financial reporting, and many other accounting-related issues.
Through this accreditation, Baalman and Bauer have proven a record of accomplishment, experience, and success in all areas of construction financial management, including accounting and reporting, revenue recognition methods, budgeting and planning, risk management, taxes, HR, legal and IT.
About the Certification Division of CFMA
Founded in 1981 and headquartered in Princeton, NJ, CFMA is an individual membership organization and the only association dedicated to bringing together construction financial professionals and those partners serving their unique needs. CFMA provides invaluable resources and education to its more than 8,300 members and 99 chapters across North America. The Certification Division of CFMA, formally the Institute of Certified Construction Industry Financial Professionals, is dedicated to promoting and recognizing the highest standard and best practices within the profession through the Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) credential. Established in 2003, the CCIFP credential is accredited by the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) and is the only standard to recognize that an industry professional truly knows the business of construction. Visit www.cfma.org/ccifp for more information.