Press Release: Cerini & Associates, LLP Partner Promotions 2021

Press Release: Cerini & Associates, LLP Partner Promotions 2021


Contact:Kelli-Anne Cerini

Marketing Coordinator

Cerini & Associates, LLP

P: 631-582-1600 ext. 401


January 04, 2021 – Bohemia, NY – Cerini & Associates, LLP, a leading audit, tax, and business advisory firm serving the tri-state area, further expands its growth with the promotion of three partners effective January 1, 2021: Edward McWilliams, CPA, Tania Quigley, CPA, and Carissa Scanlon, CPA.

McWilliams joined the Firm in 2013 and provides tax and consulting services to mid-sized and large corporations with both domestic and international operations. He has also been an important resource to the field with respect to the CARES Act Funding.

Quigley joined the Firm in 2005 and focuses on serving the firms nonprofit and employee benefit plan clientele in an audit and consulting capacity. She has a very hands on approach which allows her to add value to every relationship she has.

Scanlon joined the Firm in 2007 where she provides tax and outsourced accounting services to small and mid-size businesses. Her diverse background and her close relationship with her clients gives her invaluable insight that allows her to fully assist with all of her client’s needs and growth.

“I am proud of our ability to attract and retain some of the top talent in the marketplace,” said Kenneth Cerini, Managing Partner of Cerini & Associates, LLP. “Tania, Carissa, and Ed are highly effective team members that go way beyond the fiscal and tax issues that our clients grapple with. They deliver meaningful, forward-thinking, and innovative solutions to our clients on a daily basis. All three of them possess the exemplary attributes that will provide strong leadership for C&A for decades to come.”

In addition to the executive level promotions, the following staff members were also promoted:
James Laino, CPA, Kelly Napolitano, CPA, and Brian Warfield, MS have been promoted to Senior Accountant within the Firm’s private education practice group.

We applaud these Cerini team members for their continued outstanding achievements.


About Cerini & Associates, LLP

Cerini & Associates, LLP is a full-service accounting firm celebrating twenty-seven years of excellence in leading-edge accounting and auditing services. With nearly fifty employees, five partners, and a foundation built on value-added ideas and integrity, C&A serves many industries, including healthcare, nonprofit, education, school districts, technology, contractors, and an array of mid-sized businesses (including retailers, manufacturers, distributors, et al.). C&A’s services include, but are not limited to: accounting and auditing; tax compliance and business advisory; tax controversy defense and support; litigation support; mergers and acquisitions; internal audit; and operational and internal control reviews.

C&A’s staff takes pride in the quality of its work and operates with the technical ability of a much larger firm. C&A is also proud to have received an unqualified opinion during its last tri-annual peer review. The firm is affiliated with many professional organizations, including the: New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

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