Nina McAvoy, CPA

Manager, Elgin


Nina began her career at PKF Mueller in January 2016 as an audit intern. After graduating with her bachelor’s degree in accounting, she returned to PKF Mueller as a full-time associate in September 2017. Nina obtained her CPA license in October 2018 and continually seeks to learn new skills and implement new approaches to her work.

As part of PKF Mueller’s assurance practice, Nina leads attestation engagements for construction, manufacturing, and not-for-profit clients. As a member of the Firm’s Risk & Controls team, Nina also performs System and Organization Controls engagements (SOC 1 and SOC 2 examinations). Nina is also involved with PKF International, an international network of CPAs. In the Summer of 2019, she took part in PKF Mueller’s Global Employee Exchange Program. As part of this program, Nina spent three months working at an affiliated German audit and consulting firm in Cologne. While there, she assisted with their audit and corporate finance teams in addition to gaining exposure in the world of international business and culture.

Nina is passionate about not-for-profit organizations and is a member of PKF Mueller’s Not-For-Profit Leadership group. The group is focused on being at the forefront of emerging issues facing not-for-profits and ensures the success of PKF Mueller’s not-for-profit clients.

Education & Certifications

  • B.S., Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017
  • Licensed Certified Public Accountant, Illinois, 2018


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Member
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) Member