About Cheryl

Cheryl Lesnik is a Marcum partner and a leader within the Firm’s Digital Assets and Blockchain Practice. Cheryl has over a decade of experience auditing clients in the banking, capital markets industry and asset management industry, predominantly larger financial institutions including Fortune 500 companies. For the past five years, Cheryl’s practice has evolved to be exclusively focused on digital asset clients.

Cheryl is proficient in accounting, auditing, valuation and internal controls for crypto exchanges, crypto funds, mining companies and token issuers. Cheryl is a leader in taking core assurance competencies, and adapting them for the different classes of assets and activities in the crypto industry. Cheryl is responsible for all facets of these audits, including designing, managing, and executing financial statement audits for digital assets clients. Cheryl is also active in advising on compliance and operational efficiency concerns, valuing financial instruments, and control environments.

Prior to joining Marcum, Cheryl was an assurance professional in the asset management and banking capital markets practice of a Big 4 firm.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Wall Street Blockchain Alliance
  • Chamber of Digital Commerce
Practice Focus

Audit Services
Private Company and SEC Audit Engagements
Financial Reporting Compliance
Internal Controls



Bachelor of Science, Accounting
Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus

Master of Business Administration in Accounting
Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus