Max Mertz, CPA


Max is our Assurance Partner at ERM and brings over twenty years of service to the firm’s clients. He supports both public and nonpublic entities which include governmental, healthcare, constructions, financial institutions and not-for-profit organizations. Max aids the firm’s clients by providing proactive solutions in maximizing companies’ profitability and efficiency through audit, review and compilations. He has served as an Adjunct Professor of Accounting at the University of Alaska Southeast, teaching governmental and not-for-profit accounting classes.

Past & Present Community Leadership

  • Juneau Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
  • Juneau Chamber of Commerce, 2012 Citizen of the Year
  • City and Borough of Juneau Aquatics Board
  • Alaska Swimming, Finance Chair
  • Juneau Glacier Valley Rotary
  • Healing Hand Endowment, Committee Chair
  • USA Swimming, Certified Referee, Starter, Stroke & Turn Official
  • Glacier Swim Club, Board of Directors
  • Rotary District 5010 – Executive Assistance Governor
  • Rotary District 5010 – District Trainer, Alaska/Yukon
  • Rotary International, Northwest President-Elect Training Seminar, Workshop Leader
  • Rotary District 5010 Membership Development Committee
  • Rotary District 5010 Community Service Chair
  • Healing Hand Foundation, Board Member
  • United Way of Alaska, Day of Caring Chair
  • United Way of Southeast Alaska
  • Gold Creek Child Care Center

Education and Associations

Max graduated from the University of New Mexico, the Robert O. Anderson School of Management and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance. He is an active member of the Alaska Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, HFMA, FMS Inc, and the AGA.