ROI Influencers: Power List 2021 — Accounting

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Carl Bagell
Managing partner – Southern New Jersey
Friedman LLP

Bagell is the partner in charge of the Marlton office, where he has been successful in pushing company culture as much as serving clients.


Ren Cicalese
Managing shareholder
Alloy Silverstein

With over 40 years’ experience, he has earned certification as a Personal Financial Specialist — a prestigious distinction shared by approximately 5,000 CPAs.


Paula Ferreira
New Jersey office managing partner
Mazars

Veteran leader brings two decades of experience in tax planning and business consulting services.


Daniel Geltrude
Managing partner
Geltrude & Co.

Veteran accountant has served on a variety of boards, worked in higher ed — and been a frequent contributor on news programs.


Ed Guttenplan
Managing shareholder
WilkinGuttenplan

The firm has received recognition in numerous surveys that rate “best places to work” in New Jersey and nationally, consistently appearing near or at the top in its industry segment.


Bill Hagaman
CEO & managing partner
Withum

Widely respected and one of the best-known firm leaders in the state. A pro’s pro.


Michael Hochman
Partner-in-charge, New Jersey office
Grassi & Co.

The firm’s brand strategy, “Strength in Certainty,” reflect its highest priority, solving business challenges in a world that is quickly evolving with technology, automation and regulation.


Sarah Krom
Managing partner
SKC & Co.

Women comprise 50% of college accounting program graduates — but less than 25% of women are partners at firms. Krom’s firm is changing that.


Alan Markowitz
Partner
Marcum

Markowitz is a partner in the Assurance Services Division, as well a member of the SEC and Food and Beverage practice groups.


Maria Rollins
Managing partner
KRS CPAs

Boutique firm continues to get it done for its clients — and its employees. Rollins preaches work-life balance.


Lori Roth
Co-managing partner
Prager Metis

Oversees day-to-day operations for the entire firm and provides guidance and oversight to office managing partners and service line leaders.


Steven Schinella
Managing partner, Roseland office
CohnReznick

CohnReznick is one of the biggest firms in the state, and prides itself on being strong in a number of areas, including real estate, SEC, construction, and food and beverage.



Alex Serrano
Office managing partner
Citrin Cooperman

Serrano leads New Jersey office of national firm. It specializes in real estate and construction, restaurant and hospitality service, automobile dealerships and cannabis.


Alan Sobel
Managing member
SobelCo

Longtime leader of a firm that is more than 60 years old and still growing.


Diane Wasser
Partner-in-charge, Metropark office
EisnerAmper 

Wasser has excelled from Day One, as she helped the firm seamlessly transition to remote work — an event that happened soon after she assumed the top job.