Vicki is a CPA with 15 years of comprehensive tax experience, including high-net-worth individual income tax, gift tax, partnerships, and private foundations. She has experience working both in public accounting and in a family office, where she managed day-to-day investment and tax needs, facilitated family board meetings, handled tax and regulatory compliance for family partnerships, and assisted with estate and succession planning.

Vicki serves as Treasurer on the board of directors of several nonprofit organizations, including the Bloomfield Development Corporation and the Learning Disabilities Association of Pennsylvania.


B.S.—Accounting, University of Pittsburgh
B.A.—English Writing, University of Pittsburgh

Memberships and Associations

Treasurer and Chair of Finance Committee— Bloomfield Development Corporation
Treasurer and Board Member— Learning Disabilities Association of Pennsylvania
Treasurer— Ellevate Women’s Network, Pittsburgh Chapter


Our Thoughts On


Big Problem: Time Consuming Billing Process.

Big Thinking: Utilize Robotic Process Automation To Reduce Manual Input Time By 75%.

Shareholder PATRICK ARMKNECHT has been with Schneider Downs for over 21 years. His expertise lies mainly in corporate accounting, project management and software implementation.
One of Patrick’s clients was looking for more efficient back-office operations. Patrick’s team recommended the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) technology to help address their billing problem. After implementing RPA technology, manual time spent completing the monthly billing process was reduced by 75%. “Although the immediate need was focused on the monthly billing process, we recognized that investment in RPA would also enable the client to automate a number of processes throughout their organization,” Patrick said. “They have already implemented five other automation projects in different parts of the organization and have a list of more than 20 other processes they intend to automate in the near future.” Schneider Downs provides Big Thinking and Personal focus in delivering a variety of services for large and small businesses, both publicly and privately held, as well as nonprofit organizations, government entities and more. Through our commitment to thought leadership and knowledge management, we deliver the solutions our clients need with a personal commitment to service.

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