Sydney Garmong

Sydney Garmong

Office Managing Partner, Washington, D.C.

1455 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.

Suite 700

Washington D.C. 20004-1008

United States

Sydney Garmong is the Crowe LLP office managing partner in Washington, D.C. She leads the regulatory area of the firm’s national office, which focuses primarily on matters related to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the federal financial institution regulators (the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), Federal Reserve, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)), and other regulators.

Sydney’s primary responsibilities focus on accounting, financial reporting, and regulatory issues affecting financial institutions. In addition to addressing technical issues, Sydney is a frequent speaker at industry and regulatory conferences.

Sydney chairs the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Depository Institutions Expert Panel, which is responsible for addressing professional practice issues affecting financial institutions and for maintaining an ongoing relationship with various regulatory and standard-setting agencies, including the Financial Accounting Standards Board, SEC, Federal Reserve, FDIC, OCC, and NCUA.

Prior to joining Crowe, Sydney was a senior manager at the AICPA, where she addressed financial institution and financial instrument accounting, auditing, and regulatory matters. She also served as the staff liaison to the AICPA’s financial services expert panel and worked on other related projects with the Financial Reporting Executive Committee, the AICPA’s senior technical committee on accounting and financial reporting matters.

Professional Affiliations

  • AICPA member
    • Depository Institutions Expert Panel chairperson
    • National Conference on Banks and Savings Institutions chairperson
    • National Conference on Credit Unions committee member
  • Center for Audit Quality, member of various committees related to auditor reporting, audit quality, and other investor protection activities
  • Financial Managers Society member
    • Board of directors chairperson
    • Accounting council former chair
  • Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Standing Advisory Group member
  • Women Leading @ Crowe executive council member
  • Crowe Foundation trustee
  • Women in Housing & Finance (WHF) former board member 
  • WHF Foundation board member and former president
  • Greater Washington Society of CPAs member


  • Bachelor of Science, finance and real estate
    Indiana University