Michelle Beard

Michelle L. Beard

Partner

155 West Nationwide Blvd.

Suite 500

Columbus, Ohio 43215-2570

United States

Michelle is a partner at Crowe, where she serves internal audit clients and leads the firm's 340B audit and consulting services. She also leads the Crowe Healthcare Exclusion Monitor solution, which helps eliminate much of the manual work involved in the screening, verifying, and reporting on individuals and entities excluded from participation in federal healthcare programs.

Within the 340B audit and consulting space, Michelle and her team focus on performing independent compliance audits, HRSA audit readiness consulting, post-audit support, 340B program optimization, stakeholder training, policy and procedure enhancement, and a variety of other consulting services. Her clients include large multi-hospital health systems, DSH hospitals, FQHCs, small community hospitals, rural referral centers, TB and STD clinics, and other grantees.

Michelle has over 19 years of public accounting experience providing audit and consulting services to public and private clients, with experience in risk-based internal audit; risk assessment; management, board, and audit committee reporting; fraud investigations; financial statement audit; SOX 404 compliance; and internal audit quality assessment reviews (QARs).

Professional affiliations

  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Ohio Society of CPAs
  • The Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors to the Professional Affiliations

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting
    University of Notre Dame