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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Registration: 9:00 AM

MazarsUSA LLP399 Thornall Street, 3rd Floor
Edison, NJ 08837

CPE Credits

  • 1.50 CPE Credits in AA


Free Event
For members Only. Join the Accounting & Auditing Standards Interest Group Meeting and Technical Session


1.5 CPE Credits Offered

Additional Notes

Call-in option: 1-973-830-1670; Access Code: 213883

No CPE offered for Call-in

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Ciro Adams

Ciro Adams, CPA
Ciro E. Adams, CPA, LLC

Ciro Adams, CPA is the founding partner of Ciro E. Adams, CPA, LLC. He has been working with public and private companies providing accounting and auditing, and corporate taxation services for over twenty-five years. He has successfully guided clients through the accounting and reporting issues of reverse mergers and public offerings, PIPEs and capital financing transactions, and business restructuring cases. Mr. Adams primarily works with small-to-microcap companies involved with mergers, acquisitions, and capital financing transactions. He advises private companies going public on capital raising strategies, reverse mergers, initial public offerings and the securities registration process; has an in-depth knowledge of the finance and management of closely- held businesses; and, assists clients in the areas of turnaround and workout consulting, reorganizations and recapitalizations.

Prior to starting the Firm, Mr. Adams was a partner at two regional, mid-sized CPA practices where he played a key role in growing its audit practice and advising clients on a wide-range of business issues including capital financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, equity-based compensation arrangements and business strategies.

Mr. Adams received a BA in Accounting from Rutgers. He is a licensed CPA in New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia. He is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and a member of several professional associations including: the AICPA, NJCPA, DSCPA, the Association of Corporate Growth (Maryland Chapter) and Turnaround Management Association (Philadelphia Chapter).

Laura Crowley

Laura M. Crowley, CPA, MBA
Citrin Cooperman & Company, LLP

Laura Crowley, CPA, is a manager at Wilkin & Guttenplan, P.C., specializes in providing audit, accounting and tax services to closely-held businesses, not-for-profit organizations and employee benefit plans. She has 20 years of public accounting expertise and more than 15 years’ experience providing audit and consulting services to defined contribution, defined benefit and health and welfare plans. This includes plans requiring an audit for the first time, plans terminating, and plans transitioning to new service providers. Crowley is a member of the New Jersey Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. Crowley earned her B.S. in business administration from American University and M.B.A. from Fordham University.

David Dacey

David R. Dacey, CPA

David R. Dacey, CPA, is the partner in charge of Withum’s Technical Resources Group, the group which oversees A&A quality within the firm. Dave is based in the firm’s New Brunswick office and has over 30 years of professional accounting and auditing experience. Dave is a certified public accountant in the state of New Jersey. Dave also heads Withum’s accounting and auditing policy CPE committee and is responsible for researching and disseminating updates on technical accounting and auditing pronouncements to the Firm’s professional personnel. His experience spans many industries, including various aspects of manufacturing, wholesale and distribution, and service industries including the legal and medical professions, construction and retail.

Dave received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Rutgers University, Newark. Before joining Withum, Dave worked with a large regional firm, and with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He is a member of the AICPA, where he has participated in various task forces of the SEC Practice Section Peer Review Committee. He is also a member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) and is a frequent presenter at various NJCPA educational seminars, including their annual ERISA conference for 2010 through 2017. Dave resides in Somerset County, NJ.

Craig Dalinsky

Craig Dalinsky, CPA, CGMA
Vice President
SS&C Hedge Fund Services

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Carol Donatiello Iocca

Carol Donatiello Iocca, CPA

Carol Donatiello Iocca, CPA is the partner-in-charge of Quality Control at Wilkin & Guttenplan, PC. Her responsibilities include being the concurring partner for review of the firm's financial statements, keeping the professional staff abreast of recent promulgations and technical issues concerning the firm's accounting and auditing engagements and guiding the firm through peer review. Ms. Iocca is a member of the AICPA and NJSCPA . Wilkin & Guttenplan, PC 1200 Tices Lane East Brunswick, NJ 08816 732-846-3000 Fax: 732-846-0618 Email:

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Margaret Gallagher

Margaret F. Gallagher, CPA
Technical Review

Margaret (“Peggy”) Gallagher, CPA, is in the Technical Resources department at WithumSmith+Brown’s Morristown office. Ms. Gallagher focuses her work on interpreting and applying technical accounting and auditing standards, and independence matters. With more than 25 years of accounting and auditing experience, her industry expertise includes manufacturing, distribution, construction, life sciences, real estate, non-profits and employee benefit plans. A frequent lecturer, she develops and presents accounting and auditing education classes for statewide audiences.

Ms. Gallagher is a member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) and serves on the NJCPA Accounting and Auditing Interest Group. She is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and a board member of Student/Partner -Alliance, Millburn, NJ. Ms. Gallagher received her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Fairfield University, where she graduated magna cum laude. She was awarded the 2013 NJ BIZ Best 50 Women in Business Award.

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Jay Levine

Jay L. Levine, CPA
LFL Veritas, LLC

Jay Levine, CPA, is a partner with LFL Veritas, LLC in Teaneck and Princeton and heads the Accounting and Auditing services for the firm. He provides expert advice to clients on accounting, business and system design issues and specializes in providing advisory services to closely held businesses. He focuses on clients in a variety of industries including manufacturing, advertising, wholesale and distribution on individually tailored “beyond the numbers” approaches to help them maximize their potential and profits. He is a member of the New Jersey Society of CPAs (NJSCPA) and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). He often speaks to accounting and professional groups on a variety of business and accounting issues. As an advocate and advisor to small privately held companies he continues to stay abreast of accounting trends that affect the smaller firm. He has a B.S. in Accounting from Syracuse University.

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Paul MacClellan

Paul V. MacClellan, CPA
Container Manufacturing, Inc

Paul MacClellan, CPA has more than 24 years of accounting experience, 23 years with RotenbergMeril, currently as a senior accounting manager, with a B.S degree in accounting from Rider College. Paul is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the New Jersey Society of CPAs. Paul’s role in the firm includes assisting with the firm’s peer review and internal inspection programs. Paul has a broad industry background that includes clients in real estate, private equity, chemical and military aircraft manufacturing, wholesale distribution, asbestos and lead laborites, retail, professional services, personal financial statements, printing, healthcare, SBA loan applications, restaurants, airlines, internal control evaluations and solar projects. Paul has also been involved in the Central Jersey and Shore Builder Associations for over 12 years.

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