Centri Announces Jerry Maginnis, Former KPMG Philadelphia Office Managing Partner, as a Senior Advisor

Philadelphia, PA – April 27th, 2021Centri Business Consulting, LLC is excited to announce the engagement of Jerry Maginnis as a Senior Advisor, Strategy & Growth, to the firm.  Jerry will bring his deep expertise in accounting, advisory and professional services to consult across the firm’s practices, with a focus on strategy and growth initiatives.  He will provide counsel to senior management and guidance to foster the continued rapid growth of the organization.

Jerry is a seasoned executive with broad and deep business and leadership experience including serving as the Office Managing Partner for KPMG’s Philadelphia Office for over 8 years.  In this role, he championed the Firm’s growth and people initiatives across its Advisory, Audit and Tax businesses.  Prior to his OMP appointment in 2006, he led KPMG’s Pennsylvania Audit practice for 5 years.  As an audit partner, he focused on serving emerging growth companies, many of whom were venture capital-backed and eventually went public. His clients were also active from an M&A standpoint. While Jerry served companies in a variety of industries during his career, many of them were technology-oriented businesses.

“We’re thrilled to have Jerry join the team as a Senior Advisor. His depth of experience at KPMG can help us navigate the rapidly changing professional services landscape across the accounting and advisory sector, providing a major benefit for our entire team,” says Michael Aiello, Centri’s CEO and Managing Partner.  “Jerry has a proven track record of building great teams and deploying initiatives to help firms innovate. I’m excited that he’s joining us in this advisory capacity and look forward to his contributions to Centri.”

Jerry Maginnis commented, “I have been impressed with Centri’s rapid growth, unique culture, commitment to technical excellence and focus on providing high-quality service to its clients.  I am excited by the opportunity to work with the firm and with the management team as they seek to continuously improve the manner in which they deliver high-quality and value-added services to their clients and create outstanding growth opportunities for their people.”

Over the past year, Centri grew both its top-line revenue and the number of employees at the firm by over 40% from the year prior.  Additionally, the firm embarked on several initiatives supporting the momentum that has been building over the past few years, including the launch of Centri Virtual, a network of virtual locations with staff located around the country, and a rebranded service line- Powered by Centri, customized outsourced accounting services for industries including life sciences, technology, cannabis, digital assets and more.  This continued growth speaks to market opportunity and demand for the specialized expertise and quality of work that Centri provides.

Jerry has stayed active in the business community by serving on the Boards and as the Audit Committee Chair of several public companies as well as volunteering his time as a Board member of the Faith in the Future Foundation and a member of the Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission.  In addition to his new role at Centri, Jerry also serves as an Executive in Residence at Rowan University in Southern New Jersey and the Chairman of the Board of the Pennsylvania CPA Foundation.

Jerry graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from St. Joseph’s University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

About Centri Business Consulting, LLC

Centri Business Consulting provides the highest quality advisory consulting services to its clients by being reliable and responsive to their needs. Centri provides companies with the expertise they need to meet their reporting demands. Centri specializes in financial reportinginternal controlstechnical accounting researchvaluationmergers & acquisitions, and tax, CFO and HR advisory services for companies of various sizes and industries. From complex technical accounting transactions to monthly financial reporting, our professionals can offer any organization the specialized expertise and multilayered skillsets to ensure the project is completed timely and accurately.

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