Edward J. Straley

Principal Emeritus


Ed has more than 40 years of experience providing accounting, auditing, tax, and management consulting services to a variety of clients and industry groups. Ed focuses on assurance services for nonprofit, single audit, construction, manufacturing, and peer review clients. He is a key member of the firm's Entrepreneurial Business Services and Nonprofit Services groups and serves on the firm’s Accounting and Auditing, and Continuing Professional Education Committees. Ed retired as principal of Boyer & Ritter in 2019 and continues to serve as Principal Emeritus in the firm’s Chambersburg office.

Prior to joining Boyer & Ritter, Ed was a manager with two international accounting firms where he specialized in health care, manufacturing, and multinational companies. In addition, Ed was previously a sole practitioner where he provided accounting and tax services to small businesses and individuals.

Ed has lectured various organizations, including PICPA, the Pennsylvania Society of Association Executives (PASAE), the Leadership Academy Mental Health Association of Franklin and Fulton Counties, and the South Central Pennsylvania District Conference Church of the Brethren.

News & Events

Speaking Engagements

Community & Professional Affiliations

Spirit Trust Lutheran Board Member, Executive Committee, Finance Committee

SpiriTrust Lutheran Home Care & Hospice, Board Member

Chambersburg Rotary Club, Member

Chambersburg Rotary Foundation, Board of Directors

Capitol Theatre Center Foundation, Board of Directors, Finance Committee

Lower Susquehanna Synod Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Member Audit Committee 

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Member  

Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), Member

PICPA Accounting and Auditing Committee, Member (and former chairman) 

PICPA Accounting and Auditing Annual Conference Subcommittee, Member 

PICPA Not-for-Profit Committee, Member 

PICPA Technical Issues Subcommittee of PICPA Not-for-Profit Committee

PICPA Not-for-Profit Annual Conference Subcommittee, Member 

PICPA Task Force DCED and BCO Working Groups, Member 

Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Not-for-Profit Resource Group, Member 



Shippensburg University, Bachelor of Science,  Accounting, 1978

Credentials & Designations

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Pennsylvania and Maryland

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