January’s Education Foundation Ambassador Tricia Love Thomas, CPA


Tricia Love Thomas, CPA, Gross Mendelsohn, Partner and Director of Learning

Mrs. Thomas resides in Cockeysville, Maryland and is the Partner and Director of Learning at Gross Mendelsohn, in Baltimore City, since 2007. Certificated as a Certified Public Accountant in both Maryland and Virginia, with over three decades of experience she has also been employed at Clifton Gunderson, LLP and Coyne & McClean, Chartered.  Tricia received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting at Mount Saint Mary’s College, Newburgh, New York.

Mrs. Thomas is very active in both professional and civic organizations.  She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, the Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations and ASAE:  The Center for Association Leadership.  She has served as past board members and treasurer of the Red Devils, former Finance Chair for the Catholic Community of St. Francis Xavier as well as a served as a volunteer Loyola Blakefield Mother’s Club and Prom Committee, Jacksonville Elementary School PTA Audit Chair and the Denison University Parents Lacrosse Club.

Serving as a frequent speaker on reporting changes and other issues for the Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations and authored several articles on construction and bonding issues.  She was awarded the Distinguished Young Alumni, at Mount Saint Mary’s College and Top Tax Accountant by the Baltimore Magazine.  Tricia is married and has two adult sons.

Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates is a full-service CPA and consulting firm serving the complete financial needs of privately-held businesses, nonprofit organizations and families in the Mid-Atlantic area. The majority of our clients are in Baltimore, northern Virginia, Washington, DC, and southern Pennsylvania. The firm has offices in Baltimore, Maryland and Fairfax, Virginia.

In addition to offering the traditional audit, accounting and tax services, the firm specializes in personal financial planning, litigation support, investment management, business valuation and technology consulting.

According to the Baltimore Business Journal’s annual Book of Lists, Gross Mendelsohn is one of the region’s largest CPA and consulting firms, and one of the area’s largest privately-owned businesses.

Nationally, Gross Mendelsohn has been named one of the largest 200 CPA firms in the United States by INSIDE Public Accounting (“Top 200 Firms”) for the past six years, including 2015. Gross Mendelsohn also made INSIDE Public Accounting‘s list of the fastest growing firms in the country in 2014 and 2013. Gross Mendelsohn was named one of Baltimore’s top workplaces in 2014, 2013 and 2012.