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Marilyn A. Thompson, CPA, MST

Retired Partner, Audit & Assurance Services

Marilyn joined Windes in 1982 and is now a retired partner in the Audit & Assurance Services department. Marilyn led the firm’s ERISA Audit practice, providing audit and consulting services to employee benefit plans of private, public, and nonprofit plan sponsors, including 401(k), 403(b), profit-sharing, defined benefit, ESOP, and health and welfare plans.

Marilyn’s practice also included providing audit, assurance, and consulting services to private companies in the manufacturing and distribution, professional service, and construction sectors.

Service Specialization
Employee Benefit Plan Audits


Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Accounting
California State University, Long Beach

Master of Science, Taxation
Golden Gate University, San Francisco

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • Pacific Coast Area TE/GE Council, Former Member
  • The ESOP Association, Former Member
  • The National Center for Employee Ownership, Former Member
  • Western Pension and Benefits Council Orange County, Former Board Member and Programs Co-Chair

Community Affiliations

  • Tichenor Support Foundation, Former President
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