George G. Fournaris, CPA, CGFM
PRINCIPAL – Accounting & Auditing
Charitable | Caring | Experienced | Mentor
George specializes in assurance, accounting and auditing services with a focus on government and nonprofit
sectors. He also serves small business, maritime, water utility, and low-income housing sectors.
His experience encompasses financial audits, reviews, compilations, compliance audits under
the Single Audit Act and under regulations of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban
Development, investigations of fraud and waste, and appraisal of privatization options.
Prior to joining BLS, George spent 17 years as an auditor for a local/national accounting firm where he
was responsible for assurance services for governments, nonprofit agencies, and private businesses.
He also spent two years as Chief Financial Officer for a large nonprofit organization providing
health care and community-based housing services where he was responsible for Financial
Reporting, Asset Management, Internal Controls, Budgeting, Compliance, Payroll, and
Trust Services. He also previously served as Director of Finance for the City of Wilmington.
Because of George’s experience, leadership and client service philosophy, he is an exemplary niche
leader for our governmental clients.
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Delaware Society of Certified Public Accountants
Association of Government Accountants
Delaware League of Local Governments
University of Delaware – Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting
Certified Government Financial Manager
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association
Odyssey Charter School
Wilmington Board of Pensions and Retirement
Wilmington Housing Partnership
Wilmington Planning Commission