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Sue Peirce is a principal and leads the employee benefits audit and specialty services team at Apple Growth
Partners. Sue has led the development of numerous services at the firm including specialty audit services,
benefit plan design and administration, and SOC engagements. She has implemented Lean principles in
the delivery of audit services to achieve more efficient processes and outcomes in audit engagements. Sue
regularly writes articles, hosts webinars, and has presented at numerous events including the AICPA National
Employee Benefit Plan Conference, Matrix Financial Solutions Annual Conference, and various state CPA
In addition to her audit work, she provides consulting services to business owners and professionals with a
special emphasis on benefit plan services. Her expertise includes a focus on qualified retirement plans and
related design, compliance, non-discrimination testing, distribution and reporting issues.
Sue is a former member of the AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center Executive Committee.