Affiliations &                      Memberships


BDO Alliance USA

We are an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA, a nationwide association of independently owned local and regional accounting, consulting and service firms with similar client service goals. By supplementing our services, the BDO Alliance USA allows us to:

  • Enhance our client services and broaden our capabilities overall
  • Expand our domestic and international coverage
  • Gain greater technical knowledge in specialty areas
  • Utilize professionals with experience in a wide range of industries
  • Access the most up-to-date technical information
  • Participate in the latest training programs
  • Provide our clients with key contacts and sophisticated professionals throughout the U.S.
  • The BDO Alliance USA brings us the necessary tools to help us better serve our clients with greater flexibility, efficiency and cost effectiveness.

The BDO Alliance USA is a subsidiary of BDO USA, P.A., a Delaware professional service corporation. At BDO, our purpose is helping people thrive, every day. Together, we are focused on delivering exceptional and sustainable outcomes for our people, our clients and our communities. Across the U.S., and in over 160 countries through our global organization, BDO professionals provide assurance, tax and advisory services for a diverse range of clients.

BDO is the brand name for the BDO network and for each of the BDO Member Firms. BDO USA, P.A., a Delaware professional service corporation, is the U.S. member of BDO International Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, and forms part of the international BDO network of independent member firms.

American Institute of CPAs

KWC also proudly enrolls its accountants in the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) which is aAICPA
worldwide organization that remains the largest association representing the accounting profession. The AICPA sets ethical standards for the industry and KWC views it as a valuable resource and learning tool for its employees.

AICPA Governmental Audit Quality Center

AICPA GAQCMembership with the Governmental Audit Quality Center (GAQC) serves as a comprehensive resource provider to support us in the performance of GAO Yellow Book audits, including single audits of non-profits.

Membership with the GAQC enables us to receive up-to-date information on issues pertinent to nonprofit organizations undergoing engagements performed under OMB Circular A-133. Recent updates included tools to evaluate cost allocation for functional expenses, and procedures related to the Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards.

AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center

AICPA-EBPAQCKWC is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA) Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center for CPA firms.

The Center is a national community of CPA firms that demonstrate a commitment to employee benefit plan audit quality and is designed to raise awareness about the importance of ERISA audits. The AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center membership provides its members with access to a wealth of comprehensive resources
in quality employee benefit plan audits.

As a member of the Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center, we are committed to perform the highest quality audits possible. We demonstrate our commitment by voluntarily agreeing to adhere to the Center’s significant membership requirements, including designating a partner to be responsible for our employee benefit plan audit practice, establishing quality control programs, performing annual internal inspection procedures, and participating in a peer review program.

The Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center membership provides us timely information on a variety of technical, legislative and regulatory subjects. We can then apply these resources to our clients’ employee benefit plan audits to help ensure that they are in compliance with the appropriate standards and changes in regulation.

Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants

vscpaOn a more local level, KWC employees are all members of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA). This association is dedicated to enhancing the field of accounting in the state of Virginia. With the focus more on local issues the VSCPA is a valued source of information for employees at KWC.

G400 Group

KWC is a member of the G400 Group, identified by the AICPA as one of the 500 largest CPA firms in the United States, out of 44,000 in the nation. As a part of the G400 Group, we work with the AICPA to provide input and support to the accounting industry on issues relevant to our clients.

QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisorQuickbooks ProAdvisor

KWC has on staff Certified ProAdvisors that are specially trained QuickBooks experts who have passed the Intuit Certification exam, allowing for a higher of level of service for our clients using the various QuicKBooks accounting software.

Northern Virginia Estate Planning Council

KWC Estate & Trust group professionals are member of the Northern Virginia Estate Planning Council, the local council of the The National

naepcAssociation of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC), which is a national organization of professional estate planners and affiliated estate planning councils focused on establishing and monitoring the highest professional and educational standards. NAEPC fosters public awareness of the quality services rendered by professionals who meet these standards. NAEPC builds a team approach involving cross-professional disciplines to better serve the public’s need in estate planning.


Deltek is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors. As a Deltek Consulting Partner, KWC offers implementation, consulting, support, training, and customization services.

CPA Firm Management Association

CPAFMAThe CPA Firm Management Association (CPAFMA) has members nationwide. Its main objective is to develop and maintain, through cooperative efforts, a high level of professional skills required to satisfy members’ growing professional needs in the field of accounting administration. The association is the one representative voice of professionals managing accounting practices. They have also largely shaped the profession, determined direction for administrator career paths, and have been on the cutting edge of developments in the accounting profession. Several of our members currently hold seats on the MAP Committee of their particular state society.

Northern Virginia Building Industry Association

NVBIAThe Northern Virginia Building Industry Association is committed to serving the housing industry in the Northern Virginia area. NVBIA was formed to create an economic and political climate within which the building industry is able to effectively meet the demand for affordable, attractive, safe, well-planned and environmentally sensitive residential and business communities.

Federation of the National Association of Home Builders

NAHBThe Federation of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) exists to represent the home building industry by serving its members and affiliated state and local builders associations. The NAHB members, who are involved in all aspects of a diversified building industry, create jobs for millions of people and contribute significantly to the economic activity of their community, the nation and the world.

Associated Builders and Contractors

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national association with 74 chapters representing 22,000 merit shop construction and construction-related firms. ABC’s membership represents all specialties within the U.S. construction industry and is comprised primarily of firms that perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors of the industry.



KWC specializes in providing tax, audit, accounting, business consulting services and client advisory services (including outsourced accounting, virtual CFO services, internal control analysis, accounting systems analysis and design) for businesses, individuals, estates, trusts, non-profit organizations, and employee benefit plans. Our diverse client base served includes industries such as professional service firms, government contractors, non-profits, real estate, construction and specialty contractors, and healthcare providers. KWC is the CPA firm clients trust in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Tysons Corner, Springfield, Arlington, the Richmond Metropolitan Area, Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Maryland.