Megan Mesko


Having participated in numerous performance audits, financial statement audits, consulting service engagements and litigation support activities for federal and non-federal agencies, Megan Mesko, CPA, CFE, is a partner with diverse, in-depth experience.

Megan has conducted audits of, and on behalf of, a number of federal and not-for-profit organizations. She has worked closely in performing audits and compliance reviews of contract and grant funding awarded to institutes of higher education, hospitals and not-for-profit entities. Megan is experienced in testing compliance with the Uniform Guidance Circular No. A-21 and 2 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 200, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), specific federal organization allowability criteria, and grant/contract-specific terms and conditions.

In addition, she provides internal consulting services for not-for-profit and for-profit organizations. These services include performing risk assessments of an organization’s award portfolio, assisting in the development of internal and external compliance monitoring programs, and providing consulting support services to ensure that grant expenses claimed by organizations are adequately supported and comply with relevant cost principles.

Megan joined Sikich through the 2022 acquisition of Cotton & Company, a sophisticated leading organization in the local, state and federal government space.


  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)


  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting & Information Systems and Finance, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

Megan Mesko's Areas Of Expertise