Principals & Managers

Principals

Thomas J. Anness, CPA

Thomas J. Anness, CPA

Principal

Specific Areas of Expertise

  • Management Consulting
  • Construction
  • Litigation Support
  • Taxpayer Representation
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare Organizations, Physicians Groups, Skilled Nursing Facilities and Hospitals

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Brian Commons, CPA, CFE

Brian C. Commons, CPA, CFE

Principal

Specific Areas of Expertise

  • Audit
  • Auto Dealerships
  • Management Consulting
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Practices
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Litigation Support

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John Cournan, CPA

John E. Cournan, CPA

Principal

Specific Areas of Expertise

  • Metals and Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audits
  • Wholesale/Distribution
  • Multinational Clients
  • Internal Audit Outsourcing

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Phil Dennison, CPA

Phillip "Phil" B. Dennison, CPA

Principal

Specific Areas of Expertise

  • Financial and Operations Improvement Solutions
  • Business Restructuring Consulting
  • Risk Management Evaluation
  • Internal Audit Expertise
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Financial Institutions
  • Hospitals
  • Manufacturing
  • SOX 404 Implementation
  • Board Governance Structure

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Louis J. DiPaolo, CPA

Louis J. DiPaolo, CPA

Principal

Specific Areas of Expertise

  • Individual and Business Tax Planning, Compliance and Consulting
  • Representation Before Federal, State and Local Authorities

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Joseph W. Gabriel, CPA

Joseph W. Gabriel, CPA

Principal

Specific Areas of Expertise

  • Individual Income Tax
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Corporate Tax Consulting

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James J. Gerlach, CPA

James J. Gerlach, CPA

Principal

Specific Areas of Expertise

  • Audit and Accounting Services
  • Construction
  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • Health Care
  • Not-for-Profit
  • Business and Individual Tax Compliance & Consulting
  • Business Valuations

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Steve Higgins, CPA

Stephen F. Higgins, CPA, CVA, MT

Principal/Tax Director

Specific Areas of Expertise

  • Valuations of closely held businesses for business acquisitions, buy-sell agreements, estate and gift tax matters, additional equity offerings and litigation support including domestic relations matters.
  • Consultant and expert witness in business valuation and tax matters.
  • Tax and consulting experience with clients in the health care, manufacturing, construction and not-for-profit industries and high net-worth individuals.

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    Richard A. Schafer, CPA

    Richard A. Schafer, CPA

    Principal

    Specific Areas of Expertise

    • Auditing, accounting, tax and consulting experience in the manufacturing wholesale, transportation, construction, not-for-profit entities and employee benefit plans
    • Consultant to companies on acquisition strategies, ESOP accounting methods and strategies

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    Jeffrey R. Sheets, CPA

    Jeffrey R. Sheets, CPA

    Principal & Director of Information Technology Consulting

    Specific Areas of Expertise

    • SOC Engagements
    • PCI & HITRUST
    • Information Systems Security Reviews
    • Sage 300 & Sage CRM and Respective Third Party Products
    • Acumatica
    • System Evaluation and Implementation
    • QuickBooks

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    Peter M. Stanovich, CPA

    Peter M. Stanovich, CPA

    Principal

    Specific Areas of Expertise

    • Audit and Accounting Issues
    • Not For Profit
    • HUD Corporations
    • Employee Benefit Plans

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    William J. Vennetti, CPA

    William J. Vennetti, CPA

    Principal

    Specific Areas of Expertise

    • Manufacturing
    • Construction
    • Wholesale/Distribution
    • Tax Planning and Compliance
    • High Net Worth Individuals

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    Cynthia Wollet, CPA

    Cynthia A. Wollet, CPA

    Principal/Director of Audit & Accounting

    Specific Areas of Expertise

    • Audit and Accounting Issues
    • Financial Services
    • Manufacturing
    • Not-for-Profit Organizations
    • Employee Benefit Plans
    • Organized Labor
    • Multi-Employer Plans
    • Internal Audit

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    Senior Managers

    Joseph M. Castor Jr., CPA

    Senior Manager

    Specific Areas of Expertise

    • Audit and Accounting
    • Manufacturing
    • Employee Benefit Plans
    • Multi-Employer Plans
    • Not-For-Profit Organizations
    • Internal Audit

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    John Desmond, CPA

    John Desmond, CPA

    Senior Manager

    Specific Areas of Expertise

    • Individual and business tax planning, compliance, and consulting
    • Review, compilation, and accounting services
    • Manufacturing
    • Construction
    • Medical practices

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    Stefanie N. Flyak, CPA, MBA

    Senior Manager

    Specific Areas of Expertise

    • Business Tax Compliance and Planning in Manufacturing, distribution, construction, and medical services
    • Individual income tax compliance and planning

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    Brian Himes, CPA

    Brian F. Himes, CPA

    Senior Manager

    Specific Areas of Expertise

    • Manufacturing
    • Wholesale/Distribution
    • Employee Benefit Plans
    • Not-For-Profit Organizations
    • Internal Auditing

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    Kimberly Murphy CPA

    Kimberly A. Murphy, CPA

    Senior Manager

    Specific Areas of Expertise

    • Individual Income Tax Compliance and Planning
    • Business Tax Compliance, Consulting, and Planning in Manufacturing,
      Distribution, Construction, Engineering and Architectural
      Industries

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    Nick Paolini, CPA Director

    Nick Paolini, CPA, CGMA

    Senior Manager

    Specific Areas of Expertise

    • Manufacturing
    • Construction
    • Wholesale/Distribution
    • Professional Services
    • Insurance Agencies
    • Forensic Accounting

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    Joyce Plonka, CPA

    Joyce Plonka, CPA

    Senior Manager

    Specific Areas of Expertise

    • Small Business Tax and Consulting
    • Construction
    • Union Payroll Audits
    • Individual Tax and Consulting

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    Zachary Underhill, CPA

    Zachary Underhill, CPA

    Senior Manager/Tax Director

    Specific Areas of Expertise

    • Tax Planning for High Net Worth Individuals
    • Utilization of Qualified Business Income Deduction for pass thru entities
    • Gifting, Trusts, and Estates
    • Construction Industry
    • Manufacturing Industry

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