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Board Membership

Stephanie S. Saunders, CPA

1st term, expires June 30, 2016

Professional Experience

From 1981 to the present, Stephanie has served as a shareholder with Saunders & Saunders, PC, in Virginia Beach. From 1975 to 1981, she was the Tax Manager with Price Waterhouse (merged with Waller & Woodhouse in 1980).


In 1975, Stephanie earned a Bachelor of Science with a Business Administration concentration in Accounting from Old Dominion University. While in school, she was named Student Senator for the School of Business, Student Representative to the Board of Visitors and Panhellenic President.

Professional Memberships

Stephanie holds memberships in the Tidewater Chapter of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Professional Achievements

Ethics Discussion Leader, VSCPA, 2004 to present
Committee Member, AICPA Strategic Planning Committee, 2006 to 2009
Council Member, AICPA, 2001 to 2008
Past Chair, VSCPA Educational Foundation, 2008 to 2010
Vice Chair, VSCPA Educational Foundation, 2006 to 2007
Past Chair, VSCPA, 2002 to 2003
Past President, Tidewater Chapter of VSCPA, 1996 to 1997
Past President, Norfolk Chapter of American Society of Women’s Accountants
Past Committee Member, Federal Taxation Committee, Disclosures
Board Member, VSCPA, 1996 to 2003
Virginia Business Magazine, Super CPA, 2006 to 2011

Community Activities

Past Committee Member, Old Dominion University Accounting Fundraising Committee
Past Member, Old Dominion University Accounting Advisory Committee
Past Chairman, St. Mark’s Catholic Church Finance Council
Past Member, Catholic High School Steering Committee
Past Member, Catholic High School Auction Acquisition & Sponsorship Committees

Volunteer Experience

Speaker, “Understanding Taxes”, Personal Finance Institute ODU Center for Economic Education
Financial Fitness Instructor, VSCPA
LPGA Committee Chairman, Crestar Farm Fresh Classic

Interests and Activities

Stephanie enjoys golf, skiing and reading.


Stephanie’s family includes her husband, Tim, and daughters, Jennifer, Sarah and Kelly.