About Denise

Denise McKnight is an assurance services partner in the Firm’s Philadelphia office.

She provides accounting, audit, and business consultation services to clients in a range of industries, including professional service corporations, distribution and manufacturing companies, precious metals refiners, and not-for-profit organizations.

Denise uses a holistic approach to client service, understanding the accounting, reporting, and tax consequences of business activities and strategies. She makes sure to emphasize continuous communication to keep clients abreast of new tax laws and accounting regulations as they emerge.

Whether working on behalf of commercial or nonprofit clients, she helps organizations meet strict tax and reporting requirements and combines business strategy with industry-specific insights to help clients achieve their growth goals.

She joined Marcum in 2022 with the merger of Friedman LLP into the Firm.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
  • Supportive Older Women’s Network (SOWN), Board Chairperson
  • Impact 100 Philadelphia, Member
Practice Focus

Financial Reports for Multi-Entity Financial Structures
OMB Uniform Guidance Audits

Industry Focus

Architecture & Engineering
Consumer Products
Manufacturing, Distribution & Retail


B.S. Business Administration, Concentration in Accounting
Millersville University