UMT Celebrates 2021 International Women’s Day by highlighting Mrs. Mary-Jo Needham-Lincoln. Mrs. Lincoln is currently the President of RSG Accounting Services, which is a division of Riverside Sales Group, LLC . RSG Accounting is a consulting firm with primary areas of expertise in accounting, tax, marketing, sales and business startup. She has over twenty years of accounting experience and has been a CPA since 1986. RSG Accounting Services not only performs traditional accounting and bookkeeping services for their clients but also business seminars on these subjects as well as teaches college level accounting classes.

Mrs. Lincoln held CPA licenses in Ohio, Nevada, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. She currently holds her CPA license in Ohio and practices in these other state via reciprocity. During this time, she has held various financial positions including being the Chief Financial Officer of National Development Company of Pennsylvania, LLC .

Prior to this position, Mrs. Lincoln was the Director of Operations at Propel Charter Schools, Inc. In her role with Propel, she was responsible for all non academic areas of the school. She wrote all policies and procedures for the school including purchasing, human resources, payroll, finance, office administration, non-academic areas of the schools and usage of the internet. She also supervised the accounting department for both financial student accounting and fiscal reporting. Mrs. Lincoln wrote grants and reported for federal programs.

Mrs. Lincoln was the Chief Financial Officer of MTR Gaming, a SEC listed company that has gaming and race track interests in five states before joining Propel. While acting as CFO, MTR Gaming was on Fortune Magazines 10 Fastest Growing Companies List for two years in a row.

At Bradford College of Pittsburgh, PA , Mrs. Lincoln was the Chair of the Accounting Department. She taught various accounting, business software and math classes for the College.

In July of 2007, Mrs. Lincoln obtained her real estate license in Ohio. Mrs. Lincoln obtained a Bachelors of Arts in Accounting from the University of Nevada – Reno. Prior to obtaining that undergraduate degree, she graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology and Sociology.

Photo Credit: RSG Accounting Services