LFG Consulting Co. is a woman-owned accounting and financial consulting company focused on helping nonprofit organizations fulfill their missions.

Leslie F. Graf, C.P.A.

Leslie F. Graf is the Founder and CEO of LFG Consulting Co. where she applies her more than 20 years of experience in accounting, auditing, litigation consulting, and destination and nonprofit management. Leslie provides sound financial guidance to CEOs, partners and boards of directors and has dedicated her career to helping nonprofits fulfill their missions.

Leslie has served as an auditor, board member and financial leader for multiple nonprofits. She began her career in public accounting, working for two of the Big Four accounting firms, where she spent 9 years, ultimately leading her to her 20 year career in nonprofit. Leslie has served as the Chief Financial Officer for the National Football Museum dba the Pro Football Hall of Fame (2020-2022), the Vice President of Finance and Administration for the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Greater Cleveland dba Destination Cleveland (2007-2020) and the Chief Financial Officer for the Cleveland 2016 Republican National Convention Host Committee (2014-2017).

In addition to her financial focus, Leslie has experience in information technology, human resources, operations, board governance, staff development and business valuations.

Leslie is a Certified Public Accountant (Accountancy Board of Ohio), a Certified Destination Management Executive (Destinations International) and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Leslie’s passion in life outside of her professional career is her yoga career. Leslie earned her certification to teach (Registered Yoga Teacher “RYT”-200) through a month-long immersive experience in Costa Rica and has also earned additional teaching certificates from the Baptiste Institute and the Prison Yoga Project.

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Accounting and Financial Expertise for Nonprofits

  • Chief Financial Officer / Controller services

  • Financial statement audit preparation and assistance
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Software implementations
  • Accounting manuals
  • Policies and procedures
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Compliance
  • Staff professional development and goal setting
  • Board governance
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Testimonials

Leslie Graf is a highly experienced & extraordinarily competent financial professional of the highest integrity that will help your organization through any adversity & reach it’s highest potential. She is an intelligent and insightful strategic leader that can work effectively with everyone from volunteers to Board members and will bring excellence to your organization just like she did for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.”

C.David Baker, Former President of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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