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Michael M. Aiello

Michael M. Aiello

Managing Partner

CPA

Mike has more than 18 years of public and private accounting experience. Since June 2011, he has been the Managing Partner of Centri Business Consulting, LLC, a rapidly growing consulting firm that assists public companies with the preparation of periodic reports required to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002. The firm also assists its clients of varying shapes and sizes with IPO Readiness, Technical Accounting Research, Valuation and Transaction Advisory services.

Prior to his time with Centri, he was Capital Gold Corporation’s Corporate Controller from 2007 until their sale to Gammon Gold in a $420 million deal in 2011. During this period the Company had tremendous growth and included continuous due diligence efforts on its acquisitions as well as an up listing and bell ringing on the New York Stock Exchange.  In this role, his responsibilities also included functioning as Director of Internal Controls as well as Director of Financial Reporting. In this position, he also developed procedures and work paper packages in order to close the books on a timely basis at both the Corporate and International locations. He developed, implemented, and documented all internal controls entity wide. In addition, he completed testing of the International internal controls and coordinated testing of the corporate internal controls. He also prepared quarterly and annual financial statements for inclusion in the Company’s SEC filings of Form 10-Q and Form 10-K. In addition to preparing the aforementioned documents for filing with the SEC, he also prepared proxy filings associated with Annual Meetings as well as Mergers & Acquisitions.

Prior to his time with Capital Gold, he was an Assurance Manager with BDO USA, LLP where he managed several large public and private engagements across various industries including Life Sciences, Technology, Manufacturing and Real Estate just to name a few.  In addition, Mike was the office expert on Section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 and managed the office’s largest clients. Prior to his time with BDO, Mike was an Audit and Accounting Senior at Maillie, Falconiero & Company. He received a B.S. in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of both the American and Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Gerald R. Wik

Gerald R. Wik

Partner

CPA

Gerald has more than 15 years of public and private accounting experience. In 2012, Gerald joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC as a Director and became a Partner in 2013. While with Centri, he has assisted many clients with their financial reporting challenges, technical accounting whitepapers, and Sarbanes Oxley compliance.  Gerald has assisted many companies with their revenue recognition analyses, which includes evaluation of contracts under both FASB Accounting Standard Codification 605 and 606. He has also helped numerous clients with their implementation of new accounting standards, including assessments under the new leasing guidance, FASB Accounting Standard Codification 842.

He has supported clients’ strategic growth initiatives, through IPO and M&A readiness projects. While providing sell-side support, he has helped clients increase the closing value of their deal by resolving accounting issues on the front end and ensuring appropriate value adjustments are well supported.  Gerald has also supported client debt or equity fund raising efforts, either with one party, a syndicate or via crowdfunding, providing support with financial reporting and technical accounting. Gerald works with public issuers, as well as pre-IPO and privately-owned companies across numerous industries.

Prior to his time with Centri, he was an Assurance Manager with BDO USA, LLP where he managed several large public and private engagements. He has managed and performed audit services for both public and privately-owned companies, including audits of internal control over financial reporting. While at BDO, Gerald also instructed several internal courses including, among others, revenue recognition and updates to accounting and auditing guidance, and performed internal inspections of audit engagements performed by other offices.

Before his career at BDO, Gerald was an Assurance Staff at Baker Tilly. He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in accounting from Shippensburg University in 2003 and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of both the American and Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is active on several committees of the PICPA. In connection with his active participation in PICPA events, the Emerging CPA Committee and the Insurance Conference Planning Committee, Gerald received the “40 under 40: Members to Watch” Award in 2011.

Stephan W. Parico

Stephan W. Parico

Partner

CPA

Steve has over 35 years of public and private accounting experience, serving public and privately-owned companies. He has worked with a wide range of industries including manufacturing, gaming and entertainment, cryptocurrency funds, telecommunications resellers, real estate developers and home builders. He also specialized in emerging growth technology companies, business development companies, private investment partnerships,  and family owned businesses. Steve combines a strong audit and accounting background with an ability to identify, address and resolve issues which are essential to the entrepreneur. Steve’s experience includes significant involvement with public companies and the reporting issues facing these companies. He has worked with numerous private companies and counseled management on going public issues. He is familiar with and worked on many private and public offerings of securities. He has strong experience with IPO’s as well as private placements.

Most recently, Steve served as a Partner with RSM US, LLP from 2008 to 2015, retiring in 2015. Prior to RSM, Steve was employed by BDO US, LLP from 1991 to 2007, where he became a partner in 1999 and was the managing partner of the Philadelphia office audit practice from 2004 to 2006. In his career, he has served as a CFO for Transducer Systems, Inc., a publicly traded international manufacturing company, from 1981 to 1985, and as a member of the Board of Directors of Early Stage East, one of the largest geographic venture capital showcases, from 2000 to 2015, and project manager for many consultative assignments.

Steve has also served for two years as a discussion leader for seminars for the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants on courses related to Quality Control in public accounting firms and has authored articles on this topic and articles on the business challenges facing middle market companies. During this time frame, he also performed quality reviews of local accounting firms for the PICPA. He received a B.S. in accounting from The University of Delaware in 1978 and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Jaime Krug

Jaime Krug

Partner

CPA

Jaime has more than 12 years of consulting and public accounting experience. Centri Business Consulting, LLC welcomed Jaime to their consulting team in June of 2014.  Since then, she has assisted clients across several industries with their financial reporting requirements and preparation of periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), including S-1, 8-k, 10-Q, and 10-k filings. Jaime also supports clients with IPO readiness, pre-audit support, and documentation of technical accounting matters specifically surrounding complex debt and equity transactions. Additionally, Jaime is a leader in the firm’s ASC 606 Revenue Recognition and ASC 842 Lease accounting task forces, where she guides public and private companies through implementation of these new standards on both technical and operational matters.

Jaime also has assisted clients of various sizes with SOC Readiness projects, where she works with her clients to prepare internal control documentation, test the operating effectiveness, and make recommendations for control implementations necessary for companies to prepare for the upcoming SOC audit, in accordance with AICPA Standards under SSAE18. She also works very closely with clients on 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”).

Prior to her time with Centri, Jaime was an Assurance Manager with BDO USA, LLP where she managed several private and public engagements for clients in a variety of industries including long term care insurance, medical malpractice insurance, distribution, retail, radio, and technology and life sciences.  Her experience includes both publicly and privately held companies with domestic and international operations, including audits of internal controls over financial reporting. While at BDO, Jaime instructed several internal courses for local offices in the greater Philadelphia area and at BDO national milestone trainings which included updates to accounting and auditing guidance.

Before her career at BDO, Jaime received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from West Chester University in 2006 and is a Certified Public Accountant.  She is a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Young Professionals Network of Philadelphia, and the PICPA’s Emerging CPAs Committee.  In connection with her active participation in PICPA events and the Emerging CPAs Committee, Jaime received the PICPA “Young Leaders” Award in 2013.

Gerald Cullins

Gerald Cullins

Partner

Jerry Cullins is a Partner in Centri’s Philadelphia Office leading the firm’s valuation practice. With almost twenty years of valuation experience, he has analyzed and valued companies for numerous purposes participating in a wide variety of industries including technology, life sciences, energy, retail and manufacturing.

He has conducted valuations of the securities and intangible assets of 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 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 as well as pricing studies for life science companies.

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.  Previous positions include Vice President with BDO Valuation Advisors, LLC in Philadelphia, 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.

Jerry received a BA at Richard Stockton College and completed graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania.   He is a candidate member of the American Society of Appraisers.

Ryan Starkes

Ryan Starkes

Partner

CPA 

Ryan is a Partner for the firm’s New York Metro-based practice and has more than 25 years of public and private accounting experience. Throughout his career, Ryan has worked with public, privately held and private equity portfolio entities, ranging from pre-IPO entrepreneurial startups to large public multinational corporations aiding, collectively from an audit, consultative and internal perspective, while supporting a multitude of financial accounting advisory, financial reporting and internal control issues and transactions.

As an audit partner at BDO USA, LLP for twelve years (2005-2018), Ryan also served as the National Life Sciences Practice Leader for BDO USA, LLP, and previously as one of its Practice Leaders for the firm’s Technology & Life Sciences Industry Group. Ryan’s prior experience also includes leading the SEC Reporting Group at a Fortune 50 pharmaceutical company (2002-2005). Prior to joining Centri, Ryan was a Partner at a technical accounting and consulting firm that provides financial accounting advisory and financial reporting services to private and public companies and pre-IPO companies.

Ryan earned a BBA in Accounting from Hofstra University in 1992 and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of both the AICPA, New York and New Jersey State Society of Certified Public Accountants. During his time at BDO, Ryan authored many of the life sciences industry publications and was a frequent presenter/moderator/trainer at various internal and external events.  

Christopher Mora

Christopher Mora

Partner

CPA

Christopher is a Partner at Centri Business Consulting, LLC and is a leader in the firm’s Digital Currency Practice. He joined Centri in July 2015 and has assisted clients across several industries including digital currency/fintech, financial services, life sciences, private equity, real estate and construction. Christopher specializes in helping the firm’s clients document the accounting treatment of various transactions, including complex debt and equity analysis, business combinations, and acquisition accounting process integration. He also prepares periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) with specific industry knowledge in helping private companies go public. This includes S-1, 8-K, Proxy, 10-Q and 10-K filings, along with IPO readiness, reverse merger accounting/disclosures, and pre-audit support.

In addition to accounting for complex transactions and preparation of SEC filings, Christopher has 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.

Before joining Centri, Christopher was the Accounting Manager for the MandMarblestone Group, LLC, where he was responsible for all areas relating to accounting and internal/external financial reporting. This included developing and maintaining accounting practices and procedures and ensuring accurate and timely financial statements. While managing the day-to-day accounting functions, Christopher also implemented new processes and procedures to enhance the workflow of the IT department.

Prior to his time at MandMarblestone, Christopher was an Audit Senior at Friedman LLP. While at Friedman LLP, Christopher provided audit and advisory services to both privately held and publicaly traded companies. He was able to work with a broad range of clients, including those in the real estate, technology and government consulting industries. He executed review and auditing procedures for SEC registrants. He was also involved with full-scope financial management system reviews sanctioned by the Federal Transit Administration of major transportation entities across the United States – Miami Dade Transit, Puerto Rico Maritime Transport Authority, and Capital Area Transit System, Baton Rouge.

He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. Christopher is a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania.

Kristen Wik

Kristen Wik

CFO

CPA

In March of 2015, Kristen joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC as a Controller and became CFO in 2018. She oversees all of Centri’s finance and administrative functions to ensure reliable and accurate financial data is provided on a timely basis.  She is responsible for the budgeting and forecasting activities, maintaining and overseeing the finance and accounting IT systems, ensuring compliance with various laws and regulations, and overseeing the production of monthly reports including month end close reconciliations. Kristen holds various HR responsibilities as well including on-boarding for new team members, talent retention including Centri’s Mentor Program and benefits management, and various other team engagement projects. She also started the first Centri Leadership program in 2019 and is responsible for outsourcing and developing the curriculum for successful leadership at Centri.

Prior to her time with Centri, Kristen was a Senior Manager with Baker Tilley Virchow Krause, LLP (formally, ParenteBeard LLC) for over 7 years. Kristen was a member of their Healthcare Business Services group. She oversaw multiple healthcare and not-for-profit audit engagements where she managed multiple team members, prepared and assisted in the preparation of financial statements, reviewed and prepared workpapers used to support audit opinions, prepared and assisted in the preparation of the Schedule of Expenditures and Federal Awards, as well as, audit federal expenditures and provide opinions in accordance with the Single Audit Act and OMB Circular A-133. She also prepared and instructed multiple internal training sessions.

While at ParenteBeard, LLC, she participated in the Leadership, Entrepreneurialism and Achievement at ParenteBeard (“LEAP”) program. It is a three-year program led by Penn State instructors in which selected participants acquire the skill set necessary to become an effective leader in today’s competitive, global work environment. She was given the Rising Star Award voted on by her peers at the end of the program.

Kristen received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from West Chester University in 2002 and is a Certified Public Accountant. She is a member of The CFO Alliance.

Dan Owens

Dan Owens

Senior Director

CPA

Dan has over 30 years of public and industry accounting experience, serving public and privately-owned companies with domestic and multi-national operations.  He has worked with a wide range of industries including manufacturing and distribution, life sciences, healthcare providers, equipment dealers, professional service providers, mining, and not-for-profit entities.  Dan has experience with accounting and financial reporting requirements under both US GAAP and IFRS.

Prior to joining Centri, he spent most of his career in public accounting most recently with BDO USA LLP as an Audit Partner.  Prior to BDO he spent five years with PwC and thirteen with E&Y.  At BDO, he served as the Practice Office Assurance Director for Philadelphia office assisting the assurance team with technical accounting and financial reporting issues, application of audit methodology, and related training.  His experience included evaluating and testing internal controls in a Sarbanes Oxley environment, financial due diligence of acquisition targets, public and private placement offerings and other assurance services.  Dan also worked in industry as a V.P. of Finance for a health system in the Philadelphia area where he was responsible for supervising a team to close and analyze the financial statements.

He received a B.S. in Business Administration with a major in accounting from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of both the American and Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Mihir Jhaveri

Mihir Jhaveri

Director

CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, CITP, CGMA

Mihir joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in October 2018 as a Director in our Risk Management Practice. He has over 15 years of experience helping large Fortune 500 publicly-traded and private companies drive process improvement, minimize company risks, and enhance corporate governance. He has significant experience in managing audits and advisory projects including Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404 Compliance, financial, operational, IT, and system implementation reviews. His experience spans across multiple industries including Retail, Technology, Fashion, Personal Care & Beauty, and Financial Services.

Prior to joining Centri, Mihir worked at Vanguard, a $5 trillion asset management company, as a subject matter expert to share insights and best practices in building a SOX compliance program. He also served as a risk advisor to other large enterprise-wide initiatives. Additionally, he was responsible for managing risk-based integrated operational audits focusing on a variety of risks including operational, strategic, financial reporting, regulatory, technology, fraud, third-party, liquidity, credit risks, etc. He was responsible for training a large internal audit department on financial reporting risks and building a program to support this initiative.

Prior to Vanguard, Mihir was responsible for managing the SOX Program Management Office (PMO) at Qualcomm, a large publicly traded company, where he laid out a strategy to revamp their SOX program in accordance with the COSO 2013 Integrated Internal Controls framework. He served as a risk and control advisor to many large system implementations and merger/acquisition integrations.

Prior to Qualcomm, he held different roles in managing SOX, IT, and operational audits at L Brands (formerly Limited Brands, Inc) and Staples, Inc. He also spent 2 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in the Risk Assurance practice in 2004 when SOX compliance became a federal requirement for public traded companies. During his time at PwC, he served large companies in the technology, retail, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries to provide guidance on SOX 404 compliance.

Mihir received his M.S. in Accounting and B.S. in Corporate Finance and Accounting from Bentley College. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in the state of Ohio.

Fritz Schaudies

Fritz Schaudies

Director

CPA

Fritz joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC as Director in January 2014. Before that, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Midway Gold Corp from March 2011 through May 2013. He served in an interim capacity from August through December 2013, assisting Midway in its advance from a small exploration stage mining company into the development stage. He helped Midway to raise $85 million in equity funding. For several years prior to joining Midway, Mr. Schaudies provided consulting services to mining clients in Mexico and the U.S., including assisting with the development, construction and operation of a gold mine in Mexico. Prior to that he held other positions, such as:Manager of Planning and Budgeting for Newmont Mining Corporation; Manager of Estimating, Cost Control & Scheduling for Echo Bay Mines Ltd.; Controller of Arch of West Virginia, a coal mining subsidiary of Arch Minerals Corporation;. He also worked at Morrison Knudsen Corporation (MK) (ultimately acquired by URS Corporation) where he served in positions ,including Financial Manager in their commercial real estate development subsidiary and Senior Estimator in MK’s Mining Group where he prepared mine economic feasibility studies for their clients. He also worked in the Midwestern Region of the Consolidation Coal Company (now Consol Energy) where he served in various positions, including accountant, reclamation supervisor, health and safety technician, and environmental technician.

Fritz brings more than 36 years of accounting, finance and other experience in the mining industry, ranging from small exploration companies to large-scale international mining operations, predominantly in the coal and gold sectors. Additionally, he brings nearly 10 years of accounting and finance experience in commercial and residential real estate development. He completed extensive graduate-level studies in accounting at the University of Colorado – Denver, holds a Master’s of Business Administration degree from Boise State University, graduated cum laude from Wheeling College with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Accounting, and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Botany from Ohio University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Colorado and is a member of the American Society of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Amanda Zeigler

Amanda Zeigler

Director of Marketing

In August of 2019, Amanda Zeigler joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC as the Director of Marketing. In her role, she develops clear, actionable marketing plans for Centri’s service lines of business, oversees the Marketing team and manages content development, social media presence and public relations efforts that implement Centri’s brand strategy and awareness. Amanda works cross functionally with business development, talent acquisition and leadership teams to achieve Centri’s overall objectives.

Prior to joining Centri, Amanda spent over 20 years in the retail and wholesale industries focusing on marketing strategy, relationship building, internal and external communications, event planning, and brand positioning. Most recently, Amanda was the Brand Director for Sorrelli, a national fashion jewelry brand. Prior to her role as Brand Director, she held a variety of roles within the jewelry company including Director of Marketing and Director of Sales.

Amanda received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations from Shippensburg University in 1998.

Melissa Culbertson

Melissa Culbertson

Director of Human Resources

In September of 2019, Melissa Culbertson joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC as the Director of Human Resources. In her role, she develops best in class standards for cultivating talent and employee benefits programs at Centri.  She oversees all day to day activities for the human resource department including talent acquisition, the employee lifecycle, employee engagement and compliance. She works cross functionally with the leadership teams to achieve Centri’s overall objectives.

Melissa brings almost 20 years of Human Resource experience to Centri, working in both private and public companies. Prior to joining Centri,  she was the Compensation Manager at an alternative investment firm, where she was responsible for the oversight of the Total Rewards group. Prior to that, she was the Director of Human Resources for an Asset Management Company.

Melissa received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a concentration in Human Resource Management from Shippensburg University. She is also a Certified Professional in Human Resources.

Hanita Patel

Hanita Patel

Director

CPA

In February 2020, Hanita Patel joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC as Director of the Outsourced Accounting Practice. She is responsible for assisting Centri’s clients with accounting solutions so they can focus on creating operational successes for their organizations. Centri’s outsourced accounting practice includes providing month end close support, bank reconciliations, A/R, A/P, payroll services and general ledger analysis. Additionally, she provides clients with financial reporting expertise that can help business owners have access to real time financials that can help them accelerate company growth.   Hanita has over 18 years of public and commercial accounting experience.

Prior to joining Centri, Hanita was the Development Controller for Liberty Property Trust, where she was responsible for all financial reporting, accounting, budgeting, forecasting and financial modeling for their rapidly growing $900M real estate development pipeline. She also developed, implemented and created key control processes for the large industrial REIT. Additionally, she was the project lead for several cost-effective process conversions including an ERP implementation, automation of accounts payable and a large database conversion. A key focus of her responsibilities was to provide cost-saving financial service solutions, risk management, and delivery of targeted outcomes via key engagement with internal and external stakeholders.

Prior to her time with Liberty, Hanita was an Audit and Accounting Senior at Maillie, Falconiero & Company. She facilitated month-/year-end closing procedures, prepared tax returns and assisted in the completion of financial audits.

Prior to venturing into the world of accounting and finance, Hanita spent five years in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry at companies including Mercy-Fitzgerald Health System, Akers Laboratories, and Glaxo Smith Kline/Quest Diagnostics.

Hanita has a Master of Business Administration in Accounting from Temple University and is a Certified Public Accountant.  She also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology from Thomas Jefferson University.

Remy Agins

Remy Agins

Talent Development Manager

Remy joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in February 2018 as the Talent Development Manager. Remy has over three years of talent acquisition experience, specializing in the Accounting and Finance sector. Remy is responsible for managing the talent development processes at Centri, including talent acquisition and retention. She is essential to Talent Retention endeavors, including Centri’s Mentor Program, Post-Hire programs and Centri’s Internship Program. Remy is a key part of the Employer Branding, Candidate Experience and External Recruitment relationship management processes.

Prior to joining Centri, Remy was a Consultant in the Permanent Placement division at Beacon Hill Staffing Group, where she proactively worked to identify and recruit accounting and finance talent across the Philadelphia area for clients seeking to hire on a permanent basis.   

Before joining Beacon Hill, Remy started her staffing career at Solomon Edwards Group as a Sourcing Consultant where she learned the fundamental skills of recruiting and sourcing for Accounting and Finance talent. She then got promoted to a full-desk Accounting and Finance Recruiter in September 2015. 

Remy graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Higher Education and Communications and Minored in Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and plans to pursue her Master’s in Organizational Psychology with a concentration in Talent Management in 2020.

Zachary Agins

Zachary Agins

Manager

CFA

Zach joined Centri’s valuation practice as a Manager in May of 2019. Zach brings over nine years of experience spread between valuation, private equity, and corporate finance. Zach has performed and reviewed valuations of business enterprises, legal entities, intangible assets, common and preferred equity, options and warrants, and debt instruments for strategic, tax planning, and financial reporting purposes.

Prior to joining Centri, Zach worked at Graham Partners as a Financial Operating Associate. Zach also worked for Ernst & Young within its Valuation and Business Modeling practice as a Senior Associate, and had two corporate finance roles in large, public companies of increasing responsibility.

Zach graduated from The Pennsylvania State University’s Schreyer Honors College with a BS in Finance. Zach has been a CFA charterholder since 2015. Zach is a 2021 MBA Candidate at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, Zach is currently earning his MBA at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Brian Altman

Brian Altman

Experienced Associate

Brian has over two years of public accounting experience. In March 2018 he joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC, and assists clients across several industries with their financial reporting requirements, pre-audit support preparation, and implementation and testing of SOX Compliance programs. Prior to joining Centri, Brian was an Assurance Staff at Ernst & Young in the Greater D.C. Metropolitan Area. While working with Ernst & Young, Brian gained exposure to both public and private clients in sectors ranging from technology to healthcare.

Brian graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in May 2016. During his time studying Accounting at Penn State, Brian consistently received Dean’s List recognition from the Smeal College of Business.

Mike Andrusko

Michael Andrusko

Senior Manager

CPA

Michael is a Senior Manager at Centri Business Consulting, LLC and is also a leader in the firm’s Digital Currency Practice. He joined Centri in September 2016 and has assisted clients across several industries, including digital currency/fintech, financial services, life sciences, private equity, health care, food/beverage, government contracting, and construction. Michael specializes in helping the firm’s clients document the accounting treatment of various transactions including complex debt and equity analysis, business combinations and acquisition accounting process integration. He also prepares periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) including S-1, 8-K, Proxy, Form 4, 10-Q and 10-K filings, along with IPO readiness.

In addition to accounting for complex transactions and preparation of SEC filings, Michael has assisted clients of various sizes and across multiple industries with their financial reporting requirements, and pre-audit support preparation. Additionally, Mike is a leader in the firm’s ASC 606 Revenue Recognition task force, where he guides public and private companies through implementation of the new standard on both technical and operational matters.

Prior to his time with Centri, Michael was a Senior Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he worked on several private and public engagements for clients in a variety of industries, including healthcare, higher education and technology. Mike was primarily a member of their Healthcare Business Services group. He helped coordinate multiple audit engagements where he managed multiple team members, assisted in the preparation of financial statements, reviewed and prepared workpapers used to support audit opinions, and assisted in the preparation of the Schedule of Expenditures and Federal Awards, as well as, audit federal expenditures and provide opinions in accordance with the Single Audit Act and OMB Circular A-133.

Mike received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a master’s degree in Accounting from the University of Vermont in 2011 and 2012, respectively.

Carson Bigsby

Carson Bigsby

Senior Accountant

CPA

Carson joined Centri in July 2019. She has over five years of public accounting experience and has been involved with jobs in various industries, such as, manufacturing, engineering, food/beverage, technology, sports, and pharmaceutical marketing.

Prior to joining Centri, Carson was an Audit Supervisor at Wiss & Company. She was responsible for testing high risk audit areas, preparing and reviewing client financial statements/footnote disclosures, and preparing audit report findings and recommendations for improved efficiencies. She was also a key team member of the Employee Benefit Plan group.

Carson graduated with Bachelor of Science degrees in accounting and finance from William Paterson University in 2014, and is a Certified Public Accountant

Michael E. Cardello

Michael E. Cardello

Business Development Manager

MBA

Mike has more than 15 years of business development and sales experience. Mike joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in October 2015 as the Business Development Manager. At Centri, Mike is responsible for managing the business development process while creating new client relationships and servicing current clients for the firm.

Prior to joining Centri, Mike was a Wholesaler at Resource Real Estate where he prospected and developed relationships within the Independent Broker Dealer channel as well as the Registered Investment Advisor channel. As a Wholesaler, Mike worked with financial advisors to bring several stabilizing product options to their client’s portfolio. Mike was frequently appointed to struggling territories to review their strengths and weaknesses. Through prospecting, qualifying and relationship building, he was able to turn around territories to make them profitable. Mike also trained new Wholesalers and supervised Sales Assistants.

Prior to his time at Resource Real Estate, Mike was an Internal Wholesaler at Lightstone Securities. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Hartwick College and obtained his  Master’s of Business Administration Degree at Holy Family University.

Paula Chaikin

Paula Chaikin

Marketing Manager

Paula joined Centri Business Consulting in January 2017. She has more than six years of Marketing and Communications  experience. At Centri, Paula is the Marketing Manager and manages all marketing initiatives for the firm, including the Centri website and organizing internal/ external events. Paula also manages Centri’s social media presence by conceptualizing and executing social media campaigns, including research, content creation, monitoring, optimizing and reporting. She analyzes marketing data, such as campaign results and traffic, to help shape future marketing strategies. She also creates advertising materials such as brochures and newsletters as well as drafting and editing communications copy. Paula also manages all firm events by coordinating with external vendors to execute promotional events and campaigns.

Prior to joining Centri, Paula was an Administrative Assistant for Hamilton Lane Advisors in Bala Cynwyd, PA. There she supported three Vice Presidents and three Principals on the Relationship Management team and was the main point of contact for the second corporate office location which opened in 2014. Her many responsibilities included heavy calendars, booking travel, coordinating annual meetings, and handling communications with various clients and team members.

Prior to the above, Paula was the Administrative and Marketing Assistant at Akoi Spa where she successfully assisted with the startup and grand opening in March 2014. At Akoi, Paula led promotion and business development efforts through networking and advertising on social media. She was responsible for maintaining Akoi’s Facebook and Instagram pages by composing material for their services and special events. She drafted content for external email communications as well and regularly updated social media platforms. Paula also assisted in maintaining and building client relations by providing information and answers to client questions and requests.

Paula received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ in 2012.

Joe Chieco

Joe Chieco

Senior Accountant

CPA

Joe joined Centri Business Consulting in April 2019 as a Senior Accountant. He has over 4 years of experience specializing in Internal Audit, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance, corporate governance, and risk assessments.

Prior to joining Centri, Joe worked at Protiviti where he led projects regarding SOX Compliance, fraud investigations, and technical accounting matters. There, he worked with numerous clients from the financial and manufacturing sector. Prior to Protiviti, Joe began his career at JPMorgan where he worked as a financial analyst. There, he owned the financial control desk for 8 lines of business. He was responsible for account reconciliations, month end close, line of business consolidation, and quarterly trial balance substantiations.

Joe received a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from the University of Delaware in 2012. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Pennsylvania.

Christopher Conte

Christopher Conte

Senior Accountant

CPA

Christopher joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in February 2020 as a Senior Accountant. Christopher has over three years of public accounting experience, primarily serving in the manufacturing and distribution industry.

Prior to joining Centri, Christopher was an Audit Senior at Mazars USA LLP, in the Long Island Office. While at Mazars USA LLP, he performed financial statement audits for clients in a variety of industries, including manufacturing and distribution, food and beverage, consumer products, and shipping. Christopher was responsible for preparing and reviewing client financial statements/footnote disclosures, testing high risk audit areas, and preparing and reviewing workpapers used to support the audit opinion. He also worked on limited scope audits of employee benefit plans.

Christopher earned his Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Long Island University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in New York.

John Cooney

John Cooney

Senior Accountant

CPA

John has over three years of public accounting and consulting experience. In November 2018, John joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC and since then has assisted clients with SEC reporting, technical research and internal control engagements for clients across various industries.

Prior to joining Centri, John was an Assurance Services Senior at Ernst and Young, where he worked on many pubic in private clients in a variety of industries including software and technology, real estate, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and transportation. He has performed audit services both public and private clients, including internal control over financial reporting, along with employee benefit plans.

John received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting, along with a minor in management information systems, from the University of Delaware in 2016. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Joseph Cooney

Joseph Cooney

Associate

Joseph joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in May 2019 as an Associate.  Since then, he has assisted clients in technical accounting research and SOX compliance testing programs, financial reporting requirements and ASC 606 Revenue Recognition impact assessments and contract review procedures.

Prior to joining Centri, Joseph was a financial assistant at Fire Sprinkler Service Inc. During his time at Fire Sprinkler Service Inc, he was responsible for accounts receivables, invoices, and reviewing various financial statements. Joseph graduated Stockton University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He is actively pursuing his CPA license in the state of Pennsylvania.

Zach Cooper

Zach Cooper

Associate

Zach joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in June of 2019 as a part of the Valuation team. Since joining Centri, he has assisted clients in multiple industries with enterprise valuations, sell-side engagements, ASC 805 purchase price allocations, and creating tailored financial forecasting models. Zach has gained experience in both statistical and non-statistical forecasting methods that can be implemented in enterprise valuation models.

Prior to joining Centri, Zach worked at the accounting firm R.S. Abrams & Co., LLP, assisting in the audits of school districts, not-for-profits, and state and local governments. Zach graduated from the University of Delaware in 2019, with a Bachelor of Science in both Finance and Accounting from the Alfred Lerner College of Business.

Curtis Farrow

Curtis Farrow

Senior Manager

CPA, ASA

In November 2019, Curtis Farrow joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC as a Senior Manager in the valuation practice. He is a seasoned professional with expertise providing valuation services for clients, both nationally and internationally, across a wide variety of industries, including software, life sciences, healthcare, manufacturing, wholesaling, professional services, telecommunications, and financial services.

He has conducted valuations for financial reporting purposes under ASC 820, ASC 805, ASC 350, ASC 360, ASC 718, and ASC 842. In addition, Curtis is experienced in 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. Curtis also has expertise in performing valuations for IRC 409A, estate and gift tax, and ESOPs.

Prior to joining Centri, Curtis was a Manager with CFGI, LLC. Previous positions include Manager with GBQ Consulting, LLC, an associate at CBIZ, and an analyst at Harper Hofer & Associates, LLC. He performed valuations for financial reporting, tax planning and compliance, strategic planning, ESOPs, and litigation support.

In addition to having an actively licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA), he also holds an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) designation from The Appraisal Foundation. Curtis is a member of the PICPA and serves on its Greater Philadelphia Executive Committee. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania Estate Planning Council and serves on its Social Committee.

Curtis earned an MBA in Financial Analysis and Financial Management from the University of Colorado in 2013 and a BBA in Finance and Economics from the University of Colorado in 2008.

Dan Fox

Dan Fox

Manager

CIA

Dan joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in January 2019 as a Manager in the firm’s Risk Advisory Services Practice. He has over 6 years of experience specializing in Internal audit, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance, corporate governance, and risk assessments. Since joining the firm he has worked closely with clients on 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”).

Prior to joining Centri, Dan worked at Willis Towers Watson executing and leading operational audits and SOX compliance testing, as well as advising on special projects related to fraud investigations and technical accounting matters. He began his career at McGladrey working in their Risk Advisory Practice. While there, Dan worked with both private and publicly-traded companies across a variety of industries to perform SSAE 16 and internal control audits, and help clients effectively test and enhance their regulatory compliance programs.

Dan earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degree in accountancy at Temple University and is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

Anthony Fumo

Anthony Fumo

Senior Accountant

CPA

Anthony joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in November 2019 as a Senior Accountant. Anthony has over three years of public accounting experience, serving primarily public and privately held US companies. Additionally, Anthony has two years of industry experience serving Fortune 500 public companies.  He has extensive experience with accounting and financial reporting requirements under US GAAP, in addition to SOX 404 internal control compliance.

Prior to joining Centri, Anthony was a Senior Accountant at Toll Brothers, where he performed technical accounting documentation for various company transactions.  Anthony also spent three years serving in the Assurance practice for Ernst & Young.  While at Ernst & Young, he led both financial statement audits and integrated audits for large public companies filing with the SEC, and audits of privately held companies. His industry focus was primarily companies in the Financial Services, Biotech, Real Estate, and Medical Devices industries.

Anthony earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Accounting from Saint Joseph’s University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Pennsylvania.

Patricia Gervato

Patricia Gervato

Senior Accountant

Patricia has over three years of public accounting experience. Since joining Centri Business Consulting, LLC, Patricia has assisted clients with financial reporting requirements, pre-audit support preparation, and technical accounting research. Patricia works with public issuers, as well as prior IPO and privately owned companies within the financial technology and digital asset space.

Prior to joining Centri, Patricia was a Senior Audit Associate at KPMG LLP where she worked on several public and private engagements for clients in asset management with a concentration in various fund structures. Prior to her time at KPMG, Patricia was an Audit Associate at CohnReznick LLP. While at CohnReznick, Patricia performed audit services for both public and privately owned companies in various industries including construction, manufacturing and distribution, pharmaceuticals, technology and employee benefit plans.

Patricia received a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from The College of New Jersey in 2014 and is a member of TCNJ’s Business School alumni group; she is also actively pursuing her CPA license.

Sergio Gomez

Sergio Gomez

Senior Accountant

Sergio has over two years of public accounting experience. He joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in August 2018 and has assisted clients with SEC reporting, technical research and internal control engagements for clients in the Digital Assets Industry.

Prior to his time with Centri, Sergio was a Senior Associate at KPMG, LLP, where he worked in the audit practice. Sergio worked on several different technology and retail clients, including clients in the telecommunications, food, pharmaceutical and software industries. He also worked on audits of universities as well as carve-outs of chemical companies.

Sergio received a Bachelor of Science as well as a Master’s degree in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University in May 2016. He is pursuing his CPA license in the state of Pennsylvania.

Kara Goldenhorn

Kara Goldenhorn

Operations Coordinator

Kara joined Centri Business Consulting in September 2018. In her role as the Operations Coordinator, Kara supports Centri’s team members and manages the overall operations required at the firm.

Prior to her time at Centri, Kara was a Program Director and Marketing Coordinator for the Julian Krinsky Group in King of Prussia, PA. During her time there, she oversaw the development of a new program. Her many responsibilities consisted of creating proposals, scheduling and calendar management, budgeting, and being the main point of contact for clients, partner companies, and team members. She also handled various marketing tasks including creating and updating website content, attending weekly strategy meetings, and communicating with brands on various collaboration efforts.

Kara graduated from Widener University in 2016, with a degree in Mathematics Education.

Anupam Goradia

Anupam Goradia

Senior Manager

CPA, CISA, CITP

Anupam joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in February 2020 as a Senior Manager. Anupam has over twenty years of public accounting and consulting experience, serving both public and privately held companies and not for profits and government organizations with domestic and international operations. He has extensive experience with advisory services such as internal audit, Sarbanes Oxley 404 (a) compliance, consulting for process improvement and remediation and system audits including system implementation.  Anupam also has extensive experience with 404(b) audits under Sarbanes Oxley and System and Organization Controls (SOC) audits. Over the years, Anupam has assisted several clients in internal audit risk assessments, planning and reporting.

Prior to joining Centri, Anupam was a Senior Manager at Withum Smith+Brown serving in their risk advisory and SOC practice. While at Withum, he led 404 portions of integrated audits for large public companies filing with the SEC and assisted several SEC clients with 404 compliance. Anupam has performed projects for clients in many industries, particularly, real estate, construction, technology and pharmaceutical industries.

Anupam is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). Anupam earned a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Accounting and a Bachelor of Laws from Mumbai University, India. He is an Indian chartered accountant.

Anupam is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). Anupam has been actively involved with IIA’s Central Jersey Chapter as a board member in various capacities over the past several years and is currently its Vice President of Programs. Anupam also writes and speaks on various risk related topics such as cyber security, ERM and his article was published in IIA’s flagship magazine ”The Internal Auditor”.

Zachary Hill

Zachary Hill

Experienced Associate

Zach joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in November 2019.  He has over three years of public accounting experience and assists clients across several industries with their financial reporting requirements, pre-audit support preparation, technical accounting research, and implementation and testing of SOX Compliance programs.

Prior to joining Centri, Zach was a Staff Accountant at Brixmor Property Group and Clairmont, Paciello & Co., P.C.  During this time, Zach gained exposure to both public and private entity accounting practices, including corporate and property accounting, as well as assurance and tax compliance for individual and corporate entities.

Zach graduated from Bloomsburg University in May 2014 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Pennsylvania.

Tori Jancovic

Tori Jancovic

Senior Manager

Tori has over seven years of accounting and financial reporting experience. Since joining Centri Business Consulting, LLC in October 2016, she has assisted clients across several industries with their financial reporting, acquisition accounting process integration and technical accounting research needs. This includes a strong focus on clients in the life sciences and technology sectors.

In addition to accounting for complex transactions and IPO and M&A readiness projects, Tori has assisted clients of various sizes and across multiple industries with pre-audit support preparation, and the implementation and testing of SOX Compliance programs.

Prior to joining Centri, Tori held multiple positions on the financial reporting team at Ascensus, Inc., a privately held financial services company. In those positions, she reported directly to the CFO working on M&A activities and supported Board reporting and consolidated internal management reporting. While at Ascensus, Tori developed the internal financial reporting process for its college savings division post acquisition and supported Broker Dealer reporting requirements to FINRA.

Tori received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Saint Joseph’s University in 2012 and is a member of the Saint Joseph’s alumni group.

Kristal Kemery

Kristal Kemery

Senior Accountant

Kristal joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in November 2019. She has over five years of public accounting experience in multiple industries, specializing in construction and non-profit accounting.

Prior to joining Centri, Kristal was an Audit Manager at Pleczynski and Pleczynski, PA. She was responsible for leading and performing audits, compilations and reviews for clients in the construction industry. Additionally, Kristal worked directly with clients on day-to-day accounting needs, year-end cash to accrual adjustments, preparing financial statements and footnotes, and assisting in the compilation of percentage of completion construction in progress schedules. Prior to her experience as an audit manager, Kristal was an audit senior at Friedman LLP. She specialized in performing audits of non-profit organizations and construction companies.

Kristal graduated with Bachelor of Science degrees in accounting and finance from Stockton University in 2013 and is actively pursuing her CPA license.

Tiffany Kemper

Tiffany Kemper

Associate

Tiffany joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in June 2018 and has assisted clients across several industries with their financial reporting requirements, pre-audit support preparation, technical accounting research, and the implementation and testing of SOX Compliance programs. In addition, Tiffany works with privately owned companies within the financial technology and digital asset space.

In 2018, Tiffany graduated from La Salle University with a dual major in accounting and management/leadership. She is a member of La Salle’s Business School Alumni Group and is actively in the process of obtaining her CPA license.

Lauren Kilson

Lauren Kilson

Administrative Assistant

Lauren joined Centri Business Consulting in September 2018 as the Administrative Assistant.  She has more than four years of administrative, sales, and marketing knowledge at her disposal. She will be responsible for the preparation of engagement letters, proposals, and the organization of marketing materials. Also drafting the company’s press releases and newsletters along with maintaining Centri’s website and social media presence.

Prior to joining Centri, Lauren was the Administrative Assistant for Broadridge Financial Solutions in Mount Laurel, NJ. At Broadridge she was responsible for managing the daily office operations, including calendar management for multiple C-level Executives and developing presentations for both on and offsite meetings. She was the liaison between all impact departments to ensure proper communication and reporting practices.

Lauren received her Bachelor’s degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, NJ in 2011. She stayed at Fairleigh to continue her education, receiving her Master’s degree in 2012.

Kevin McLaughlin

Kevin McLaughlin

Senior Manager

CPA

Kevin is a Senior Manager at Centri Business Consulting, LLC and leader in the Cannabis Practice. He has over 7 years of public accounting and consulting experience. Since joining Centri in December 2014, Kevin has supported clients in several industries focusing primarily in life sciences, technology, software, mining and cannabis. Kevin specializes in supporting clients with documenting the accounting treatment of various transactions, including complex debt and equity analysis, acquisition accounting process integration and due diligence. He also supports clients with their financial reporting requirements and preparation of periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) including S-1, 8-K, Proxy, 10-Q, 10-K and Form 10 filings.

In addition, Kevin assists clients on 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”).

Prior to his time with Centri, Kevin was a Senior at Friedman LLP where he worked on several private and public engagements for clients, in a variety of industries including life sciences, technology, real estate, entertainment, and financial services. His experience included a focus on emerging growth, publicly traded companies, where he helped guide various clients through the financial reporting process of going public via reverse merger.

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. He is a member of both the American and Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Katherine McShane

Katherine McShane

Manager

CPA

Katie has over five years of public and private accounting experience. She joined Centri Consulting, LLC in February 2018 and since then has assisted clients across several industries with their financial reporting requirements, pre-audit support preparation, technical accounting research and the implementation and testing of SOX Compliance programs.

Prior to joining Centri, Katie was an Audit Supervisor at Tait Weller, where she worked on several engagements for clients in a variety of industries, including international relief, refugee assistance, higher education, foundations and mental health assistance. She specialized in non-profit audits and has experience with mutual funds, partnerships and employee benefit plans. Prior to working at Tait Weller, Katie was a Staff Accountant at Henkels & McCoy. During her time at Henkels & McCoy, Katie reconciled bank accounts, prepared weekly and month-end journal entries, and assisted in preparing quarterly and annual financial statements. Katie received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from West Virginia University. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Pennsylvania and a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Robel Moges

Robel Moges

Senior Accountant

CPA

Robel joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in October 2019 as a Senior Accountant.  He has four years of public accounting experience, primarily serving in the financial services industry.  At Centri, he assists clients within various industries with SEC financial reporting, ASC 842, and technical research.

Prior to joining Centri, Robel was an Audit Senior at Deloitte in the New York City Office.  While at Deloitte, he performed financial statement and integrated audits for large public companies filing with the SEC. He mainly served investment banks and broker-dealers within the financial services industry.  He has extensive experience with accounting, financial reporting, and SOX requirements under US GAAP, as well as SEC rules and PCAOB standards.

Robel earned a Master of Science in Forensic Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy with a minor in Business Administration from The State University of New York at Albany. He is a Certified Public Accountant in New York.

Alyssa Mosco

Alyssa Mosco

Experienced Associate

Alyssa joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in June 2018 and works with clients across several industries with their financial reporting requirements, pre-audit support preparation, technical accounting research and testing of SOX compliance programs.

Alyssa received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Accounting and a minor in Supply Chain Management from Temple University Fox School of Business. She is currently pursuing her CPA license.

Sanda Mudrinic

Sanda Mudrinic

Senior Corporate Accountant

Sanda joined Centri Business Consulting in August 2018. She is responsible for preparing the firm’s monthly financial reporting, the month-end close package, procedural improvement and invoicing.

Prior to Centri, she has worked as a corporate accountant in the Radio Broadcasting industry at Entercom Communications as a Corporate Accountant and a Language Training industry at Berlitz Languages as a North America Staff Accountant. She brings 10 years of corporate accounting experience which includes month-end close processes, forecasting and budgeting, balance sheet reconciliations, accounts payables and accounts receivables, profit and loss analysis, report consolidations, financial reporting, and best practice procedures collaborations.

Sanda received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Rider University in 2005 and is currently pursuing her Master of Business Administration degree with a focus on Entrepreneurship from Temple University.

Sean Narrigan

Sean Narrigan

Associate

Sean joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in June 2019 and assists clients in several different industires with their financial reporting requirements, pre-audit support preparation and technical accounting research.

Sean received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Accounting and a minor in Finance from West Chester University. He is currently pursuing his CPA license.

Julian Perez

Julian Perez

Experienced Associate

Julian joined the Centri team in November 2018 as an Experienced Associate. He has two years of combined public accounting and consulting experience, as well as over a year of private accounting experience. At Centri, he is assisting clients within various industries with SEC financial reporting, ASC 606, technical research and internal control engagements.

Prior to Centri, Julian was an Associate at KPMG, LLP, where he worked in the management consulting practice and primarily focused on pharmaceutical industry. Earlier in his career, he also spent some time with Ernst & Young as an Assurance Staff, serving the South Florida area. While at Ernst & Young, Julian worked on a variety of audit engagements dealing with both public and private clients in industries including financial services, telecommunications, retail and healthcare.

Julian graduated from the University of Miami with a Master of Accounting degree. He also has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Finance from Florida International University, and is actively pursuing his CPA.

Eric Reale

Eric Reale

Senior Accountant

CPA

Eric joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in February 2020 as a Senior Accountant. Eric has over five years of experience in public accounting, consulting services, and working within private firms. His experience spans across financial accounting, risk analysis, internal audit, forensic accounting, and litigation support, with a focus on professional services, education institutions and the construction industry.

Prior to joining Centri, Eric was a Senior Accountant at Kirschbaum Consulting, a business and litigation consulting firm in the Washington DC area. At Kirschbaum, Eric provided financial and accounting insight to legal counsel in the development and evaluation of claims on domestic and international engineering projects.

Before Kirschbaum, Eric joined Quad Learning, a startup educational services company in Washington DC as the Senior Accountant. There, he performed the full accounting function in compliance with US GAAP, the month-end close, and the preparation of the financial statements.

Eric also spent nearly two years as an internal auditor for Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, located in Tysons Corner, VA. At Baker Tilly, Eric specialized in enterprise risk analysis, construction fraud audits, and contract review and compliance.

Eric earned a Bachelor of Science and Master’s in Accounting from Penn State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Bruce Reiprich

Bruce Reiprich

Senior Manager

CPA

Bruce joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in October 2018 as a Senior Manager. He has 15 years of public accounting and private industry. Bruce has worked with both public and private companies primarily in financial service industries.  In addition to SEC and financial reporting experience, Bruce has experience in technical accounting, internal controls over financial reporting and financial system implementations.

Prior to joining Centri, Bruce’s professional experience included 10 years in public accounting at PwC.  The range of his client service offerings included multiple integrated audits, support for SEC registrations and ongoing filers and analysis and guidance in the implementation and application of various technical accounting standards.

Bruce’s private industry experience includes 4 years as a controller for a private asset management firm.  In this role, Bruce supported the launch of registered products with the SEC and implemented an ERP system.

Bruce is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and is a member of both the American and Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  Bruce earned a MBA in Accounting and Finance from Fairfield University in 2004 and a BS in Accounting from Fairfield in 2003.

Liam Ridings

Liam Ridings

Associate

Liam joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in January 2020 as an Associate. Since joining Centri, he has assisted clients in several different industries with their financial reporting requirements, pre-audit support preparation and technical accounting research.

Prior to joining the firm as an Associate, Liam was an Intern with Centri from 2018 to 2020 and assisted various clients with financial reporting, SOX compliance, and technical accounting research. He also assisted the firm with various business development and intern-oriented projects.

Liam received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Accounting from Temple University in 2019. Liam is a Temple University ambassador for Centri’s College Ambassador Program and is a member of Centri’s Wellness Committee. He is actively pursuing his CPA license.

Jamie Roberts

Jamie Roberts

Senior Accountant

CPA

Jamie has over three years of public accounting and consulting experience. She joined Centri Business Consulting in November 2018 and since then has assisted clients with SEC reporting, technical research, month end close and internal control engagements for clients across various industries.

Prior to her time with Centri, Jamie was a Senior Associate at BDG-CPA’s where she provided audit and tax services for clients. Jamie worked with public and private clients in various industries including retail, manufacturing, and financial services. She also worked on audits of employee benefit plans and not-for profits.

Jamie received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Villanova University in 2015 and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Michael Schetlick

Michael Schetlick

Senior Manager

CPA

Michael joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in March 2019 as a Senior Manager. Michael has over ten years of public accounting experience, serving both public and privately held companies with domestic and international operations. He has extensive experience with accounting and financial reporting requirements under both US GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), as well as SEC rules and PCAOB standards, and has significant accounting experience with research and audit of technical accounting matters.

Prior to joining Centri, Michael was a Senior Manager at Deloitte serving in the Audit & Assurance practice in the Tri-State area. While at Deloitte, he led both financial statement audits and integrated audits for large public companies filing with the SEC, and audits of privately held companies. His industry focus was primarily companies in the Consumer Products, Retail, and Manufacturing industries.

Michael also spent two years of his career with Deloitte UK as a Senior Manager, where he led international integrated audits and statutory financial statement audits. He also provided technical expertise and delivered trainings on US GAAP standards.

Michael earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Accounting from Seton Hall University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in New Jersey and is an active member of the AICPA.

Sonam Shah

Sonam Shah

Senior Accountant

CPA

Sonam has three years of accounting and auditing experience. In February 2018, Sonam joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC and since then has assisted clients across several industries with their financial reporting requirements, pre-audit support preparation, technical accounting research, and implementation and testing of SOX Compliance programs. In addition, she has assisted multiple companies with their ASC 606 Revenue Recognition impact assessments and the associated contract review procedures.

Prior to joining Centri, Sonam was an Audit Associate for the City of Philadelphia’s Controller’s Office where she performed numerous internal audits over various departments within the Mayor’s Office and his administration.

Sonam received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University in 2013 and is a Certified Public Accountant for the state of Pennsylvania.

Poonam Vaidya

Poonam Vaidya

Manager

ASA

Poonam brings 22 years of business valuation experience. She conducts valuations of securities and intangible assets of public and private corporations, including purchase price allocations, goodwill impairment analyses and valuation of financial instruments. She has analyzed and valued companies of various sizes and industries, including technology, manufacturing, life sciences, energy and retail.

Prior to joining Centri, Poonam was a Director at Ladenburg Thalmann and Senior Manager at Marcum, LLP. She has held positions at Crowe Horwath and Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra. In addition to fair value work, her prior work experience includes valuations for IRS reporting and litigation purposes.

Poonam received a Master of Science degree in finance at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She also holds a graduate management degree and a Bachelor’s degree in accounting . She is an Accredited Senior Appraiser in Business Valuation, a Certified Valuation Analyst, and a Certified Business Appraiser. She has served as President and Secretary to local chapters of professional associations and received the Report Writing award from the Institute of Business Appraisers. In addition, she has lectured at national valuation conferences, presented national webinars on valuation topics and written a chapter in a valuation handbook.

Flora Yu

Flora Yu

Associate

Flora joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in June 2018 and she has assisted clients across several industries with their financial reporting requirements, pre-audit support preparation, technical accounting research and the implementation and testing of SOX Compliance programs. Flora has assisted multiple companies with their ASC 606 Revenue Recognition impact assessments and the associated contract review procedures.

Flora received a Bachelor of Science degree with a dual major in Accounting and Management/Leadership from La Salle University in 2018 and is a member of LaSalle’s Business School Alumni Group. She is also actively pursuing her CPA license.

Elizaveta Zibirova

Elizaveta Zibirova

Experienced Associate

Elizaveta joined the Centri team in May 2019 as an Experienced Associate. She has four years of government auditing experience, as well as over a year of accounting and public relations experience in the manufacturing industry.

Prior to joining Centri, Elizaveta was an Audit Associate for the City of Philadelphia Controller’s Office where she performed numerous financial and performance audits as well as special investigations into various departments and organizations within the City of Philadelphia.

Elizaveta graduated from Arcadia University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting. She is a Certified Financial Education Instructor and is actively pursuing her CPA.

Nathan Zipkin

Nathan Zipkin

Senior Accountant

CPA

Nate has over two years of public accounting experience. He joined Centri Business Consulting, LLC in July 2018 and has assisted clients with SEC reporting, technical research and internal control engagements for clients across various industries.

Prior to his time with Centri, Nate was an Associate at KPMG, LLP, where he worked in the audit practice. Nate worked on a number of different financial services clients, including clients in the real estate, insurance and investment management industries. He also worked on audits of universities and not-for-profits.

Nate received a Bachelor of Science as well as a Master’s degree in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University in May 2016. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Pennsylvania.