Anthony Gerlach, CPA
Tony Gerlach is a principal in REDW’s Phoenix office with more than 17 years of public accounting experience. Specializing in audits of tribal governments, casinos, and other business enterprises of Native American tribes, he has considerable experience performing tribal government Single Audits, casino audits of Class II and Class III facilities, and audits of many other industries, including farming, hospitality, retail, construction, and state and local governments. He also regularly provides guidance in the implementation of ever-evolving GASB standards. Throughout his career, Tony has helped numerous tribal entities strengthen their internal controls and foster sound financial management.
Prior to joining REDW, Tony was a senior manager at Miller, Allen & Co., P.C., one of the most respected CPA firms in Arizona. During his 13 years at Miller, Allen, Tony worked his way from staff level auditor to senior manager, developing expertise in accounting, financial reporting, employee benefit and retirement plan audits, and Single Audits for a wide range of clients, including tribal governments, tribal casinos and other business enterprises, municipalities, counties, utilities, higher education, school districts, and nonprofit organizations. Miller, Allen merged with REDW in November 2012.
Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Northern Arizona University
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
Tony is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed to practice in the state of Arizona. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants, and currently serves on the Arizona State Board of Accountancy’s Certification Advisory Committee.
PUBLICATIONS AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Tony is a regular speaker on the latest developments in governmental accounting and Single Audits at REDW’s annual Tribal Finance & Leadership Conference.
An alumnus of Northern Arizona University (NAU), Tony is very involved in recruiting and other activities at NAU, including presenting on technical and non-technical topics to students of the university’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi. Tony is also active in his local community of Gilbert, Arizona, and is the past Treasurer of Deer Valley Lutheran Church.
SERVICES AND INDUSTRIES
- Audit and Consulting
- Tribal Government
- Tribal Gaming and Hospitality
- State and Local Government