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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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

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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).

Susan Cinnella-Firriolo

Susan Cinnella-Firriolo, CPA.CITP, CGMA, CISA

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.

Craig Dalinsky

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

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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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Elizabeth Harper

Elizabeth B. Harper, CPA
Member of the Firm
Sobel & Co. LLC

Elizabeth B. Harper, CPA joined Sobel & Co. in the fall of 2009, assuming the role of quality control manager. In July 2014 she was promoted to Director of Quality Control where she is responsible for reviewing all of the financial statements issued by the firm, along with client correspondence, ensuring the highest quality standards are met and the reports are in accordance with the established authoritative standards.

She is also dedicated to ensuring that Sobel & Co. complies with its internal quality standards. This includes involvement with the engagement teams during all phases of the work, personnel training and development, and monitoring of engagement quality. She is well skilled for this senior position, bringing with her insights gained based on her previous experiences at a Big Four firm, a local CPA firm and in private industry.

As a result of her broad array of responsibilities, Ms. Harper is also significantly involved in the Sobel &Co. Employee Benefits Plan Practice. She is particularly well suited for this because she previously served as the Employee Benefits Plan Resource manager at a Big four firm with both client and firm responsibilities.

By combining her perspectives from industry and public accounting, Liz can provide additional value to the firm and her clients. She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the New Jersey Society of CPAs (NJCPA) and an active member of the NJCPA Accounting and Auditing Interest Group where she will serve as co-chair beginning in May 2015. An active alumnus, she is involved in recruiting efforts at Montclair State University, where she graduated with a bachelor’s in business administration and accounting.

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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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June Toth

June M. Toth, CPA, CFF, CITP, CGMA
Managing Member
ZBT Certified Public Accounting & Consulting, LLC

June M. Toth, CPA, CFF, CITP is the managing member of ZBT Certified Public Accounting & Consulting, LLC in Clark, NJ. June has over 20 years of experience in public accounting. Services she performs include forensic and litigation engagements for contested estates, shareholder disputes, preparation of economic damage reports, and expert witness testimony, individual and business taxation (multistate), estate/fiduciary accounting/taxation, nonprofit information returns, management consulting, litigation support/forensic accounting, compilations, reviews, and audits. Ms. Toth enhances her technical knowledge by active participation in NJCPA interest groups as well as performing Peer Reviews and inspections/engagement quality reviews for other CPA firms.

June is a NJ licensed CPA and received her CFF designation. She is also Certified Part 36 in NY. June is a frequent lecturer presenting on various topics to groups throughout NJ. She is a member of both the AICPA and NJCPA where she is active on various technical groups. Her clients include franchises, service and wholesale industries, multistate entities, nonprofits, estates/guardianships and litigation support/forensic accounting.

She holds a B.S. in Accounting from Rutgers University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude.

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