Alicia Herrera, CPA

Senior Manager


Alicia specializes in providing assurance services for institutions of higher education, local educational agencies and not-for-profit organizations of all sizes. She joined Eide Bailly (formerly Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP) in 2013 and has focused on educational and nonprofit organizations since then. Alicia oversees both financial statement and compliance audits, including audits in accordance with Uniform Guidance.

When you work with Alicia, you can expect her to take the time to understand your organization and its needs. She serves with compassion and expertise and strives to provide the best client experience. Alicia always delivers timely work to meet her clients' internal and external deadlines and provides prompt responses to questions and concerns.

Outside of the office, Alicia loves to cook, hike and travel with her husband. Alicia also volunteers at her alma mater, Cal Poly Pomona, where she shares her experience in the industry with undergraduate accounting students.



  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants


  • Certified Public Accountant
  • AICPA Advanced Single Audit Certification


  • Bachelor of Science - Business Administration: Accounting - California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • Master of Science in Accountancy - California State Polytechnic University, Pomona


Client Work

  • More than seven years of experience overseeing audits of community college districts, school districts, not-for-profit organizations, county offices of education and commercial audits.
  • Presents for internal and external client continuing education seminars, including federal compliance and accounting standards updates.