We Offer Self Study Level Training

Our mission isto deliver CPE that is practical, timely, and engaging, to help CPAsto grow professionally while focusing on providing the highest quality servicesto their clients.

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Self Study

Best Practices Series

The Best Practices Series will contain tips and tricks of the trade. It will cover a range of both power and technical skills that auditors should hone to improve their craft

How to Audit Series

The How to Audit Series is designed to be highly interactive and engaging for learners. This series will introduce the basic assertions and risks applicable to accounts on the financial statements. In addition, this series will focus primarily on substantive auditing procedures, where we will walk through various real world examples to keep learners engaged and give them the opportunity to apply what they are learning.

Performing Walkthrough Series

During the Performing Walkthrough Series, we will take a deep dive into the various transaction cycles. This series will outline the walkthrough procedures that should be performed for each transaction cycle. It also has various scenarios where learners will have the opportunity to identify red flags and common control deficiencies related to each cycle. This series is ideal for experienced staff as they prepare to conduct their first walkthroughs with clients.

Understanding Audit Phases Series

The Understanding Audit Phases Series serves as a guide to the different phases of an audit and is helpful for any learner trying to appreciate the “Big Picture” behind auditing. This series is very practical and will introduce the procedures and documentation requirements that coincide with each audit phase.
Jaclyn Veno CPA | Auditing Level Training | CPE
Jaclyn Veno CPA | Auditing Level Training | CPE


Head Trainer

Jaclyn Veno, Learning & Development Specialist

Jaclyn Veno is a licensed CPA and holds both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Accounting from Clemson University. Before joining, Galasso Learning Solutions, she was an auditor for two top-10 CPA firms. Jaclyn has extensive experience developing both staff and interns including the onboarding of overseas staff. She has fond memories of her time spent completing dozens of acquisition audits for one growing client.

Jaclyn holds certificates in adult learning, instructional design, and training & facilitation from the Association for Talent Development (ATD). On a personal note, Jaclyn and her husband recently moved to South Carolina and are enjoy getting settled in their new home.

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Custom training with Galasso Learning Solutions is a great way to ensure that your team has the continuing education they need to be productive and to minimize risk in this dynamic, regulatory industry.

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Available for On-Demand Conversion

More organizations are adopting LMS platforms so that they can better curate the training content they provide to their team members. GLS offers high-quality recorded content that is easily converted to on-demand courses and incorporated into a variety of learning platforms.

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Custom Training

Using our unique needs assessment process, we partner with you to assess your organization's learning objectives and build a customized learning experience to ensure your performance improvement and professional development goals are met.


Our webcast platform is flexible and convenient. Individuals and firms can browse our schedule of over 100 webcasts per month. You can also use our webcasts as prerequisites for live events or for smaller groups that may have more niche needs.

Self Study

Our QAS Self Study platform, LCVista, provides flexible, self-paced learning opportunities for firms and individuals that can be accessed any time around the globe. As an added benefit, firms already using LCVista can seamlessly integrate our content into their existing LMS.

Level Training

Our level training programs range from interns and new staff to new managers, helping all levels improve their efficiency and effectiveness while reducing risk by equipping them with the skills and knowledge they need to be successful.

Jaclyn Veno CPA | Auditing Level Training | CPE

Melisa Galasso, CPA, CSP, CPTD

Melisa F. Galasso is the founder and CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC. A CPA with nearly 20 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical accounting and auditing topics, including not-for-profit and governmental accounting.

Her passion is providing high-quality CPE that is meaningful, creates efficiencies and improves quality, and positively impacts ROI. She also supports essential professional development, audit level training, and train the trainer efforts.

Melisa is a Certified Speaking Professional, a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD), and has earned the Association for Talent Development Master Trainer™ designation. Her passion for instructional design and adult learning techniques is one of the differentiators that set her apart from other CPE providers.

She also serves on the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), AICPA Council, and the AICPA’s Women’s Initiative Executive Committee (WIEC). She also serves as a Subject Matter Expert for the Center for Plain English Accounting. She previously served on the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC), the VSCPA’s Board of Directors, and is a past Chair of the NCACPA’s A&A committee. In addition, Melisa is the author of Money Matters for Nonprofits: How Board Members Can Harness the Power of Financial Statements by Understanding Basic Accounting which is available on Amazon or anywhere you purchase books online.

Melisa received a Top 50 Women in Accounting Award in 2021 by Ignition, is a 2020 Enterprising Women of the Year Award recipient, and was honored as a “40 under 40” by CPA Practice Advisor in 2017, 2018, and 2019. She was also named the 2019 Rising Star by her regional NAWBO chapter, received the Don Farmer award for achievement in technical content instruction, and earned several other awards for public speaking and technical training.