Lea S. Rasmussen


CPA, Partner

Lea S. Rasmussen

Lea S. Rasmussen

Lea Rasmussen joined Mitchell Wiggins in 2004 and offers an in-depth level of service to a variety of industries and clients. She serves as the chairperson of the firms’ Nonprofit team and also serves on the Audit and Tax teams.

Lea has aided many nonprofit clients with improving the process of tracking gifts to ensure donor’s wishes are respected and helped them understand the financial reporting aspect of such transactions. Lea’s proactive planning throughout the year determines any available tax credits or deductions to help reduce client tax liability and identify possible areas of improvement for business owners.

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Professional Organizations
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • CPAmerica
  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA)
Industry Associations and Community Organizations
  • ChamberRVA
  • Virginia Society of Association Executives
Board and Volunteer Positions
  • J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College Educational Foundation, Finance and Investment Committee
  • Richmond Public Library Foundation, Treasurer
  • VSPCA Day of Service
Education
  • Bachelors, Accounting, University of Mary Washington
Special Education and Training
  • VSCPA Virginia Accounting & Auditing Conference
  • Nonprofit Accounting & Auditing and Preparing Financial Statements
  • Strategies and Considerations in Designing Qualified Plans
  • Other than annual routine tax and audit updates, Lea attends specialized training webinars and seminars focusing on:
    • Client Management
    • Engagement Strategy
    • Making a Commitment to Quality
    • Principals of Effective Coaching
Personal Interests and Hobbies
  • Spending time outdoors
  • Traveling
  • Reading