Our Leadership Team
Director of Financial Consulting/Finance Solution Architect with Merit Solutions.
McElhany has more than 15 years of experience building successful accounting departments.
Pamela McElhaney is a well-versed consultant with a proven track record of leveraging extensive knowledge combined with analysis to direct improvements of processes and procedures in order to increase productivity and efficiency while cutting costs.
With more than 15 years working in implementation and more than 20 working in leadership and accounting roles, McElhany brings extensive ERP systems and finance management experience to her role at Merit. Prior to joining the company, she served as controller at Xenon Arc, Incident Catering, and Johnson Controls. She also served as the Director of Finance and the Deputy Director of the Alaska Municipal League Joint Insurance Association. McElhany has also consulted for Arbela Technologies, RSM, Fine Solutions, and Guardian Security.
McElhany’s areas of expertise include project management, solutions architecture, requirements gathering, functional specifications, business process reviews, end user training, and financial reporting. She holds numerous certifications, including Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations – Financials, Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations – Trade and Logistics, and the Certificate of Achievement of Excellence in Financial Reporting, which she has been awarded for 12 consecutive years by the GFOA. She has served on several boards,and developed an educational program that provided opportunities for finance professionals.
McElhany earned a bachelor of business administration from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, where she studied accounting with an emphasis in management information systems.