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Centri Proudly Sponsors the 2017 Lemon Run

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHILADELPHIA, PA – November 12, 2017 – Centri Business Consulting, LLC sponsored the 2017 Lemon Run benefiting Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for the third consecutive year!  The 5k cancer-fighting run started at Memorial Hall and looped around beautiful Fairmount Park.  The mission of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation is to raise money and awareness of childhood cancer, primarily for research into new treatments and cures to encourage and empower others, especially children, to get involved and make a difference for children with cancer.  This year, a total of $138,571 was raised by the teams!  The Centri team was proud to be a part of this inspiring cause and to support the families and communities affected by cancer.

About Centri Business Consulting, LLC

Centri Business Consulting is dedicated to providing the highest quality finance and accounting consulting services to its clients by being reliable and responsive to their needs. Centri provides companies with the expertise they need to meet their strategic accounting and reporting demands. From complex technical accounting transactions to periodic financial reporting, our professionals can offer any organization specialized expertise and multilayered skill sets to ensure the work gets done right.

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Philadelphia Office:                                    
Two Penn Center
1500 JFK Blvd., Suite 210
Philadelphia, PA 19102 
New York Office:
405 Lexington Avenue
26th Floor
New York, NY 10174 
Colorado Office:
8310 South Valley Highway
3rd Floor
Englewood, CO 80112 

Centri Sponsors 2017 PACT Capital Conference

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PHILADELPHIA, PA –November 1, 2017 – Centri Business Consulting, LLC proudly sponsors the PACT Capital Conference at the Sheraton Downtown Philadelphia Hotel.  This two day event brings together key players from private equity, venture capital, and entrepreneurial success.  The conference is the oldest, most established venture conference in the Northeast and draws more than 1,000 participants. This year’s conference seeks to create a roadmap for the stages of successful collaboration, where individuals will learn how start-ups, enterprises and investors become collaborators. Attending the conference is Centri Partners Michael Aiello, Jerry Wik, Jaime Krug. Steve Parico and Guy Abramovitz and Business Development Manager, Michael Cardello.

About Centri Business Consulting, LLC

Centri Business Consulting is dedicated to providing the highest quality finance and accounting consulting services to its clients by being reliable and responsive to their needs. Centri provides companies with the expertise they need to meet their strategic accounting and reporting demands. From complex technical accounting transactions to periodic financial reporting, our professionals can offer any organization specialized expertise and multilayered skill sets to ensure the work gets done right.

 

Philadelphia Office:                                     
Two Penn Center
1500 JFK Blvd., Suite 210
Philadelphia, PA 19102 
New York Office:
405 Lexington Avenue
26th Floor
New York, NY 10174 
Colorado Office:
8310 South Valley Highway
3rd Floor
Englewood, CO 80112 

Centri Business Consulting Holds 2017 Year-End Accounting and Tax Update

 

 

PHILADELPHIA, PA –November 1, 2017 – Centri Business Consulting, LLC and BDO USA LLP held a Year-End Accounting and Tax update at the Cira Center in Philadelphia, PA.  The seminar consisted of comprehensive updates on key accounting, financial, and tax topics relevant to both public and private companies. Additional topics covered were regulatory ethics, cybersecurity, ERISA auditing, research and development, unclaimed property, and international tax.

Centri Partners, Michael Aiello, Jerry Wik, and Jaime Krug presented on a panel that discussed the new Revenue Recognition standard and its impact on both public and private companies.  Joining them on the panel was Mike Hottel, a National Partner at BDO and Rick Oswald, VP and Controller Solenis.

About Centri Business Consulting, LLC

Centri Business Consulting is dedicated to providing the highest quality finance and accounting consulting services to its clients by being reliable and responsive to their needs. Centri provides companies with the expertise they need to meet their strategic accounting and reporting demands. From complex technical accounting transactions to periodic financial reporting, our professionals can offer any organization specialized expertise and multilayered skill sets to ensure the work gets done right.

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Philadelphia Office:                                     
Two Penn Center
1500 JFK Blvd., Suite 210
Philadelphia, PA 19102 
New York Office:
405 Lexington Avenue
26th Floor
New York, NY 10174 
Colorado Office:
8310 South Valley Highway
3rd Floor
Englewood, CO 80112 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gerald Cullins Joins Centri as Partner

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Gerald Cullins Joins Centri as Partner

PHILADELPHIA, PA – October 10, 2017 – Centri Business Consulting, LLC is excited to announce the addition of a new Partner, Gerald Cullins, to the firm. Jerry is joining the firm to lead it’s valuation practice. With almost two decades of valuation experience, Jerry has analyzed and valued companies as well as financial instruments for numerous purposes participating in a wide variety of industries including technology, life sciences, energy, retail and manufacturing.

Jerry stated, “I am extremely excited to join Centri and start a top-notch valuation group to compliment the Company’s other world-class service lines.  Our services will include IRC 409a, ASC 820, ASC 805 and ASC 350 valuations as well as those for estate planning and regulatory compliance.”

Managing Partner, Michael Aiello stated, “we are thrilled to add Jerry to the leadership team after having a business relationship with him and working on common clients together for several years; his expertise in the valuation sector is second to none and it further enhances our service offerings to our rapidly growing client base throughout the country.”

Jerry has conducted valuations of the securities and intangible assets for public and private corporations, partnership interests and Subchapter S corporations for purposes including IRC 409a, ASC 820, ASC 805 and ASC 350, acquisition/divestiture, fairness opinions, reorganizations, estate planning, and regulatory compliance. Jerry has also prepared valuations of business enterprises, capital stock and stock options for purposes such as mergers and acquisitions and recapitalizations. During his career, he has also provided valuation advisory services to client companies for strategic planning purposes and pre-acquisition purchase price allocation analysis. In addition, Jerry also has a broad range of experience valuing a wide range of complex derivatives, including adjustable stock options and warrants, restricted stock units, performance-based shares, convertible debt instruments and other hedging instruments.

Prior to joining Centri, Jerry was a Director with GBQ Consulting in their valuation practice.  Previous positions include Vice President with BDO Valuation Advisors, LLC, where he provided valuation services to client companies and provided audit support in the review of a variety of third-party analyses including derivatives including SWAP, foreign exchange and oil and natural gas futures, among others. Prior to BDO Valuation Advisors, Jerry was a Manager with CBIZ Valuation Group.

About Centri Business Consulting, LLC

Centri Business Consulting is dedicated to providing the highest quality finance and accounting consulting services to its clients by being reliable and responsive to their needs. Centri provides companies with the expertise they need to meet their strategic accounting and reporting demands. From complex technical accounting transactions to periodic financial reporting, our professionals can offer any organization specialized expertise and multilayered skill sets to ensure the work gets done right.

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Philadelphia Office:
1500 JFK Boulevard
Suite 210
Philadelphia, PA 19102
New York Office:
405 Lexington Avenue
26th Floor
New York, NY 10174
Colorado Office:
8310 South Valley Highway
3rd Floor
Englewood, CO 80112

 

Jaime Krug Presents at the 2017 Corporate Securities Forum


Philadelphia, PA – September 27, 2017 – Jaime Krug, Partner at Centri Business Consulting, speaks at the 2017 Corporate Securities Forum presented by Donnelley Financial Solutions.  The event was held at the Union League of Philadelphia, where renowned experts examined the latest developments and trends, provided insights and revealed practical, actionable guidance on the crucial issues facing public companies, private companies, corporate and securities law practitioners and finance professionals. Jaime spoke on a panel which covered Board ethical issues, with a focus on cybersecurity and sustainability. Specifically, Jaime addressed the significant cybersecurity risks posed to companies in an ever-changing world of technology and the measures which the Board of Directors should be taking to mitigate the risk of a data breach.

About Centri Business Consulting

Centri Business Consulting is dedicated to providing the highest quality finance and accounting consulting services to its clients by being reliable and responsive to their needs. Centri provides companies with the expertise they need to meet their strategic accounting and reporting demands. From complex technical accounting transactions to periodic financial reporting, our professionals can offer any organization specialized expertise and multilayered skill sets to ensure the work gets done right.

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Philadelphia Office:
1500 JFK Boulevard
Suite 210
Philadelphia, PA 19102
New York Office:
405 Lexington Avenue
26th Floor
New York, NY 10174
Colorado Office:
8310 South Valley Highway
3rd Floor
Englewood, CO 80112

 

 

Centri Attends the Annual Workiva Conference

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LAS VEGAS, NV – September 21, 2017 – Centri Business Consulting attends the annual Workiva Conference at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Workiva delivers Wdesk, a leading cloud platform for SEC reporting, SOX compliance, and data management. The Exchange Community (TEC) is a three-day conference where Wdesk users, industry professionals, and thought leaders come together for days of training and networking. This year, the conference includes customized lectures, hands-on-trainings, and round table discussions.

In attendance from Centri are Partners, Michael Aiello and Gerald Wik, and they are enjoying the opportunity to network with other Wdesk users and industry professionals. Centri is proud to be part of the Workiva Partner Program and considers this partnership as another opportunity for it to further streamline and enhance its service offerings to its clients of various sizes and industries.

About Centri Business Consulting, LLC

Centri Business Consulting is dedicated to providing the highest quality finance and accounting consulting services to its clients by being reliable and responsive to their needs. Centri provides companies with the expertise they need to meet their strategic accounting and reporting demands. From complex technical accounting transactions to periodic financial reporting, our professionals can offer any organization specialized expertise and multilayered skill sets to ensure the work gets done right.

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Philadelphia Office:                                     
Two Penn Center
1500 JFK Blvd., Suite 210
Philadelphia, PA 19102 
New York Office:
405 Lexington Avenue
26th Floor
New York, NY 10174 
Colorado Office:
8310 South Valley Highway
3rd Floor
Englewood, CO 80112 

Centri’s Kevin McLaughlin is Promoted to Manager

 

 

 

 

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – September 18th, 2017 – Centri Business Consulting congratulates Kevin McLaughlin on his promotion to Manager. Kevin has over five years of public accounting and consulting experience. In December of 2014, he joined Centri and since then has been assisting clients across several industries with their financial reporting requirements, including documenting the accounting treatment of various complex transactions and preparation of periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including S-1, 8-k, 10-Q, and 10-k filings.  Kevin has also assisted clients of various sizes with the implementation and testing of SOX compliance programs in accordance with the criteria set forth by the 2013 Internal Control – Integrated Framework issued by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (“COSO”).

Managing Partner, Michael Aiello stated, “Kevin’s hard work, dedication, leadership, technical abilities and business development activities embody what it takes to succeed and be a leader at Centri.”

Prior to Joining Centri, Kevin was a Semi-Senior at Friedman LLP. Kevin received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Saint Joseph’s University in 2012. He is a member of the Accounting Alumni Group, an Alumni Advisor to current students with an interest in business and is active in business development and networking within the Greater Philadelphia Area.

About Centri Business Consulting, LLC

Centri Business Consulting is dedicated to providing the highest quality finance and accounting consulting services to its clients by being reliable and responsive to their needs. Centri provides companies with the expertise they need to meet their strategic accounting and reporting demands. From complex technical accounting transactions to periodic financial reporting, our professionals can offer any organization specialized expertise and multilayered skill sets to ensure the work gets done right.

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Philadelphia Office:                                     
Two Penn Center
1500 JFK Blvd., Suite 210
Philadelphia, PA 19102 
New York Office:
405 Lexington Avenue
26th Floor
New York, NY 10174 
Colorado Office:
8310 South Valley Highway
3rd Floor
Englewood, CO 80112 

 

 

Centri’s Michael Andrusko is Promoted to Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHILADELPHIA, PA – September 18th, 2017Centri Business Consulting congratulates Mike Andrusko on his promotion to Manager. Mike has over five years of public accounting and consulting experience. In September of 2016, he joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC, and since then has assisted clients across multiple industries with their financial reporting requirements, ASC 606 Revenue Recognition Impact Assessments as well as various other pre-audit support and technical accounting research projects.

Managing Partner, Michael Aiello, stated “Since joining the firm just under a year ago, Mike has proven day in and day out that he has the technical abilities, work ethic and leadership qualities that are necessary to succeed and be a leader at Centri.”

Prior to joining Centri, Mike was a senior accountant in public accounting at PWC. Mike received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Master in Accounting degree from the University of Vermont in 2011 and 2012, respectively, and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

About Centri Business Consulting, LLC

Centri Business Consulting is dedicated to providing the highest quality finance and accounting consulting services to its clients by being reliable and responsive to their needs. Centri provides companies with the expertise they need to meet their strategic accounting and reporting demands. From complex technical accounting transactions to periodic financial reporting, our professionals can offer any organization specialized expertise and multilayered skill sets to ensure the work gets done right.

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Philadelphia Office:
Two Penn Center
1500 JFK Blvd., Suite 210
Philadelphia, PA 19102 
New York Office:
405 Lexington Avenue
26th Floor
New York, NY 10174 
Colorado Office:
8310 South Valley Highway
3rd Floor
Englewood, CO 80112 

Centri’s Joe Embleton is Promoted to Senior Accountant

 

 

 

 

 


PHILADELPHIA, PA – September 18th, 2017Centri Business Consulting congratulates Joe Embleton on his promotion to Senior Accountant. Joe has over three years of public accounting and consulting experience. In October of 2016, he joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC, and since then has assisted numerous clients with implementation and testing of SOX compliance programs in accordance with the criteria set forth by the 2013 Internal Control – Integrated Framework issued by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (“COSO”).  Joe has also assisted clients across several industries with their financial reporting requirements and technical accounting research projects.

Managing Partner, Michael Aiello, said “Since joining the firm Joe has stepped into a number of different roles and always looks for opportunities to delegate and coach up the staff and interns.”

Prior to joining Centri, Joe was a Senior Associate at Grant Thornton, LLP. Joe received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Towson University in 2014. He is a member of the Towson Accounting Alumni Group.

About Centri Business Consulting, LLC

Centri Business Consulting is dedicated to providing the highest quality finance and accounting consulting services to its clients by being reliable and responsive to their needs. Centri provides companies with the expertise they need to meet their strategic accounting and reporting demands. From complex technical accounting transactions to periodic financial reporting, our professionals can offer any organization specialized expertise and multilayered skill sets to ensure the work gets done right.

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Philadelphia Office:                                     
Two Penn Center
1500 JFK Blvd., Suite 210
Philadelphia, PA 19102 
New York Office:
405 Lexington Avenue
26th Floor
New York, NY 10174 
Colorado Office:
8310 South Valley Highway
3rd Floor
Englewood, CO 80112 

 

 

 

Guy Abramovitz Joins Centri as Partner

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Guy Abramovitz Joins Centri as Partner

PHILADELPHIA, PA – August 4, 2017 – Centri Business Consulting, LLC is excited to announce the addition of a new Partner, Guy Abramovitz, to the firm. Guy is a seasoned finance and operations executive with more than 20 years of experience who leads Centri’s Transaction Advisory & CFO Advisory Services practice.  In this role, Guy supports companies in all aspects of M&A transactions, both on the buy and sell side. Guy also assists corporations of various sizes with CFO Advisory services including but not limited to FP&A, Cash Management, Budgeting and Projections.

“I am excited to build a world-class service offering, within a trusted industry leader in Centri, that delivers scalable and actionable solutions to our clients,” said Abramovitz.  “Furthermore, the results driven approach of our CFO Advisory Services practice and the firm’s focus on quality, even for companies with established finance and accounting teams, will prove valuable in any phase of an organization’s life cycle.”

Managing Partner, Michael Aiello stated, “we are thrilled to add Guy to the leadership team; his expertise in the Transaction Advisory space as well as CFO Advisory enhances our service offerings to our rapidly growing client base throughout the country.  We are also very excited to have him as a leader, mentor and coach to our internal team of experts.”

Prior to joining Centri, Guy was the VP of Finance and Accounting for Veterinary Practice Partners (“VPP”), a Private Equity backed management company focused on rolling up veterinary hospitals.  Guy was responsible for the finance and accounting of the company, and all of its partner hospitals, and was also integrally involved in VPP’s business development efforts. Guy oversaw the company’s growth from seven hospitals and $11 million in revenue in January 2014, to 35 hospitals with approximately $70 million of annualized revenue in early 2017, and was key to its successful recapitalization in July 2016.

Prior to VPP, Guy was the COO / CFO of a regional accounting firm, where he also worked as a fractional CFO for a handful of the firm’s clients. Guy established monthly management reporting, assisted with bank financing, and led the acquisition, new business line analysis, and forecasting efforts for the firm’s larger clients.

Guy began his career in audit at Arthur Andersen, and transitioned to transaction advisory services, where he worked for eight years, most recently with Ernst & Young and Duff & Phelps. As a due diligence professional, Guy partnered with private equity firms, and strategic buyers and sellers, with a focus on technology, software and services businesses.  He led engagements ranging in size from approximately five million, to over two billion dollars in revenue.

About Centri Business Consulting, LLC

Centri Business Consulting is dedicated to providing the highest quality finance and accounting consulting services to its clients by being reliable and responsive to their needs. Centri provides companies with the expertise they need to meet their strategic accounting and reporting demands. From complex technical accounting transactions to periodic financial reporting, our professionals can offer any organization specialized expertise and multilayered skill sets to ensure the work gets done right.

 

Philadelphia Office:
1500 JFK Boulevard
Suite 210
Philadelphia, PA 19102
New York Office:
405 Lexington Avenue
26th Floor
New York, NY 10174
Colorado Office:
8310 South Valley Highway
3rd Floor
Englewood, CO 80112