Andrew Prather

Andrew Prather is a cornerstone in the audit practice at Clark Nuber, a position fortified by his extensive experience in both the private and public sectors. 

As a shareholder at Clark Nuber, Andrew’s portfolio predominantly serves not-for-profit organizations spanning a spectrum of sectors including social services, affordable housing, arts, and international associations. 

He holds a pivotal role in the firm’s Not-for-Profit Service and Auditing Practice groups, where his acumen in financial, tax, and system issues is invaluable. 

 Over the years, Andrew has meticulously managed audits of large, complex not-for-profit and real estate entities. Beyond auditing, he has also provided consultative services to organizations, aiming to enhance the quality and transparency of their annual financial reporting and to fortify their internal policies and procedures for optimized financial resource management. His expertise extends to due diligence services, which have been instrumental in identifying key risks and opportunities in acquisition targets. 

Beyond auditing, he has also provided consultative services to organizations, aiming to enhance the quality and transparency of their annual financial reporting and to fortify their internal policies and procedures for optimized financial resource management. His expertise extends to due diligence services, which have been instrumental in identifying key risks and opportunities in acquisition targets. 

Andrew’s academic foundation was laid at the University of Washington where he earned a B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. Andrew’s involvement in the professional community is extensive and impactful. He has been an integral member of various accounting and auditing boards and committees such as the AICPA Auditing Standards Board and the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC) from January 2016 to December 2019. The NAC, established in 2009, serves as a conduit for ensuring effective communication between the not-for-profit sector and the FASB regarding financial accounting and reporting standards. 

During his tenure, Andrew provided valuable input on proposed projects, active project proposals, practice issues, and outreach activities to the not-for-profit sector. Additionally, he chaired the Not-for-Profit Committee of the Washington Society of CPAs from May 2010 to June 2012, leading a vibrant network of accounting professionals dedicated to addressing issues impacting the industry. 

As a contributing writer and/or reviewer for various AICPA publications and a frequent speaker at conferences and training sessions, Andrew has been instrumental in shaping discussions around not-for-profit financial reporting standards. Besides his professional commitments, Andrew cherishes his role as a father to three children, taking pride in the educational journey of his two children at Whitworth University. His career is a blend of professional excellence, community service, and a warm familial bond, reflecting a life both accomplished and well-rounded.