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Amanda Pontow, CPA, PMP
Partner and Government Consulting Department Head

Bland & Associates Partner Amanda Pontow, CPA says she enjoys the teamwork approach at the firm and finds it rewarding to develop long-lasting relationships with her clients.

“Given my family background, I know how important it is to understand the numbers when conducting business,” she said.

Amanda’s Disclosures

I double majored in Accounting and French and studied abroad in Aix-en-Provence, France.

I caught a 30 pound fish when vacationing in Maui.

I wanted to be an attorney since I liked to argue.


Technical Experience

  • AIM financial guarantees
  • Audits, reviews, and compilations of financial statements
  • CPC audits
  • Development of compliance, monitoring, and oversight protocol
  • Development of standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Execution of program compliance, monitoring, and oversight protocol
  • Federal contract project management
  • MA and PDP examinations
  • MCO examinations
  • Medicare cost report desk reviews
  • Medicare cost report reimbursement
  • Medicare cost report re-openings and appeals
  • Medicare shared savings program application process
  • Medicare shared savings program participant agreements
  • Medicare shared savings program repayment mechanism reviews
  • OMB circular A-133 audits
  • Pioneer ACO financial guarantees
  • Pioneer ACO skilled nursing facility 3-day rule waiver
“Public accounting has always been interesting to me as I am always learning and doing something new,” she said. “I truly enjoy working with our employees and fulfilling client expectations.”

Pontow came from a family of business owners and found Accounting to be a natural fit.

Pontow has spent her entire career at Bland & Associates, joining the firm shortly following her 2003 graduation from Creighton University, where she earned a BSBA in Accounting and a BA in French. She is also a Certified Public Accountant.

During her tenure at Bland, Pontow has progressed from Staff to Senior Accountant to Manager to Director and now Partner. She currently manages the engagements and contracts for the firm’s Government Consulting Department and has experience performing governmental, not-for-profit organizations and tribal entity audits.

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