Christine L. Brown, CPA, RMA
Christine L. Brown is an honors graduate of Monmouth University. Upon graduation, she joined Jump, Bowe and Company, a CPA firm in Toms River, New Jersey, for three years in the accounting and auditing department before joining Stevens, Fluhr and Chismar, a local CPA firm in Neptune, New Jersey in 1992. She held the position of senior auditor for five years, supervising various audit engagements. In October 1998, Christine established her own firm. Christine has worked on various engagements with Lawson, Rescinio and Schibell since 1998 and joined Lawson, Rescinio and Schibell as a principal in 2012.
Ms. Brown holds Certified Public Accountant and Registered Municipal Accountant certificates in New Jersey as well as being a Public School Accountant, a Certified Municipal Finance Officer and a Qualified Purchasing Agent.
During her many years in public accounting, her experience has included tax and auditing. Since 1989, she has worked on many audit engagements for government and not-for-profit entities. This experience includes audits of municipalities, public housing authorities, municipal utility authorities, fire districts, girl scout councils, boy scout councils, group homes, health care facilities, charitable organizations, and community service organizations.
In addition to her responsibilities within the firm, Christine provides peer review and consulting services to other CPA firms, specializing in assistance to firms that conduct New Jersey Municipal Audits. She also serves and has served as Chief Financial Officer for several local municipalities and fire districts.
Ms. Brown is active in several professional organizations. She is a member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Government Audit Quality Center and the Registered Municipal Accountants Association. She currently participates on the Governmental Auditing and Accounting Committee of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants and has served on various committees within other professional organizations. She is also active on a community level.
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