Joseph M. Herishen, CPA

Joseph M. Herishen CPA | Partner | Calibre CPA Group PLLC

Up Close & Personal

  • Where were you born and raised?I was born in Philadelphia, PA and raised in Annapolis, MD (“Crabtown”)
  • What’s your favorite thing to do in Washington, DC?Nats baseball games and visiting DC sites
  • What are your interests/hobbies outside of the office?I enjoy handyman projects, golfing and biking
  • What would people be surprised to know about you?I'm a SAG dues paying member and played a uniformed DC policeman (extra) in "The Pelican Brief" with Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington

Joseph M. Herishen, CPA


Joseph M. Herishen, CPA, is an Audit partner at Calibre CPA Group and has been in public accounting since 1985. Joseph specializes in providing auditing and consulting services for labor organizations and all types of Taft-Hartley multiemployer employee benefit plans.

Professional Experience

Joseph’s current responsibilities include planning, performing and coordinating audits, reviews and compilations with a particular concentration in International and Local Unions and employee benefit plans. These plans range from local to national jointly-trusteed single and multiemployer funds. Other responsibilities include supervision and presentation of financial audits to management and preparation of all government filings for labor unions and employee benefit plans. Additionally, Mr. Herishen has represented various plans and labor organizations under audit/investigation by the Department of Labor and the Internal Revenue Service. Joseph also conducts educational seminars for clients on varying topics relating to the accounting and auditing of employee benefit plans and labor unions.

Education and Relationships

Joseph is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. Mr. Herishen received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Maryland.