August 12, 2020

Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is more important than ever – is your organization onboard? Nationally-recognized nonprofit risk experts present the many lessons learned by nonprofits and associations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how ERM helped organizations navigate and survive during the unprecedented crisis.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand today’s top threats to nonprofits
  • Apply best practices used by your peers
  • Select strategies to help mitigate risk during difficult times
  • COVID-19 specific guidance


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Melissa Musser, CPA, CITP, CISA, | Principal, Risk & Advisory Services

Mrs. Musser is a principal at GRF CPAs & Advisors with over 15 years of professional experience. She and her team deliver comprehensive risk-based assessments to help organizations respond to strategic, financial, compliance, operational and IT risks. Her expertise includes establishing, maintaining and optimizing internal controls, compliance, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), and cybersecurity programs. Mrs. Musser is the proud recipient of the 2018 AICPA Information Management and Technology Assurance (IMTA) Standing Ovation award.

Prior to joining the firm, Mrs. Musser spent 10 years in public accounting focusing largely on nonprofit organizations. Her career also includes four years in risk management roles for global SEC companies where she led major transformation initiatives such as transitions to shared service centers, cybersecurity, SOX optimization, and the development of an ERM council.

Alex McNeill, PMP | Enterprise Risk Manager, Bridges to Prosperity

Alex has worked with Bridges to Prosperity for the last 5 years, originally as the Nicaragua Program Manager and more recently in roles supporting organizational growth by managing programs of Health and Safety, Talent and Training, and is now serving a dual role as Enterprise Risk Manager and Rwanda Program Director. During his time managing the Nicaragua program, the team constructed 25+ bridges with government and community partners. As more bridges were built, his passion for this work grew as he saw first-hand the impact that improved rural infrastructure can have on the lives of isolated communities, creating connections that can drive economic opportunity and equality.

Alex has a Bachelors of Civil Engineering from the University of Queensland in Australia, is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and was the program manager for the Suspension bridge project that received an Order of Merit in ENR’s Global Best Project awards in 2017.