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Wendy Heiss


Wendy is an assurance partner at MGO based out of the firm’s Bay Area office. Her industry experience includes significant exposure serving many of our clients nationwide in the cannabis and life science industries. MGO is among the largest firms working in the cannabis industry, and Wendy has put MGO’s full suite of cannabis solutions to help cannabis companies, including some of the largest operations in the country, navigate the complex tax, regulatory, and other challenges of this emerging industry.

Wendy’s overall focus is primarily on audits of publicly held companies ranging from development stage to more than $500 million in revenues, including large accelerated filers, with both domestic and international operations. She is very practiced in navigating both the complexities of large multinational engagements as well as the specialized needs of small family-owned businesses through their development and growth stages.

Additionally, Wendy is knowledgeable and experienced in U.S. GAAP, IRFS, SEC and CPAB accounting and financial reporting matters around complex transactions, including public offerings, reverse mergers, debt and equity financings, share-based compensation, business combinations and joint ventures. She is an IDEA champion and national facilitator, perpetuating the expansion of knowledge in the assurance space.

California State University, Fullerton
B.A., Finance
MBA, Accounting


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants