Member and Firm News

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Member News

  • Matthew Nissen, CPA, has been promoted to chief strategy officer at Verus, LLC. As chief strategy officer, he will help unify the forward-focused strategic vision of Verus’ innovation, sales, marketing and customer relationship functions. Previously, he served as director of finance overseeing Verus’ finance and quality assurance functions, leading the company’s initiative for SSAE18 compliance through the implementation and coordination of a service organization controls audit. Nissen is an active member of both the NJCPA and AICPA and is also an adjunct professor at Rider University, where he teaches strategic management & policy and auditing. Recognized among the “Top 40 Under 40” by CPA Practice Advisory Magazine, Nissen earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and his Masters of Business Administration from Rider University.

  • Sean Raquet, CPA, CFE, partner with Bederson LLP, has been named Volunteer of the Year by the New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyers Foundation. The annual award recognizes professionals whose leadership and hard work has demonstrated a devotion to the Association and Foundations’ missions. Sean will be honored during NJBLF’s Evening of Celebration on Oct. 3.Immediate past president of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ New Jersey Chapter and Treasurer of the NJBLF, Sean is an experienced forensic accountant who has assisted in award-winning bankruptcy and restructuring matters.

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