Amanda Shepherd

Amanda Shepherd, licensed as a CPA in Virginia and Florida, is the Product Director for Loscalzo Institute, a Kaplan company, which has been in business for over 30 years specializing in live accounting CPE training.  She started her CPA career in public practice as an auditor at Deloitte, gained some industry experience in corporate accounting, and then spent over 10 years in technical accounting at Fortune 300+ public corporations.


Her technical accounting roles focused on researching and implementing new accounting standards, providing technical accounting consulting on transactions, developing and writing accounting policies, and developing and delivering customized technical accounting trainings within those companies and to other groups such as the Southwest Florida IMA chapter, for which she is currently serving as a Board member.  Throughout her technical accounting roles, Shepherd has specialized in a broad range of technical accounting topics and has performed complex accounting analyses such as due diligence and acquisition accounting, and goodwill and other impairments.


Shepherd graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting at Virginia Commonwealth University.