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Accounting Advisory Council

The Accounting Advisory Council is composed of accomplished thought leaders in all facets of accounting and taxation who provide advice and expertise to enhance and promote the accounting department’s programs.

Schuyler Simms ’06 (Chair)
Assistant Chief Auditor, PCAOB

Duane Amendola, CPA ’95
SVP of Finance - Asst Controller, Comcast Cable Communications

Jeffrey Baresciano ’05
Director - Forensic & Litigation Support Services, Business Valuation, Mercadien

Peter Beale, CPA ’97
Tax Partner-in-Charge Pennsylvania Business Unit, KPMG

Kelsey(Vaughan) Deal ’14
Finance Manager, Expanded Care, Axia Women’s Health

Diana DeCesare ’85
Partner, Tax, Armanino LLP

Al DeRitis ’85
Assistant Clinical Professor, LeBow College of Business

Isaac Geltzer ’13
Financial Services Tax Senior Manager, EY

Barbara Grein
Associate Professor & Department Head, Accounting, LeBow College of Business

Annmarie Hagan, CPA ’82
EVP & Global Controller, Finance Shared Service Center, Chubb

Tom Koncsics, CPA ’90
Partner, KPMG LLP

Stacy Kline ’89
Clinical Professor & Assistant Dean for Teaching and Learning, LeBow College of Business

Diana (DiStefano) Laky ’12, ’13
Tax Senior Manager, Armanino LLP

Jonathan Liss ’79
Senior Revenue Policy Analyst, City of Philadelphia

Arpita (Patel) McGrath ’10
Chief Compliance Officer, Sporttrade

Joseph Morais ’03
Senior Cloud Partner Solutions Architect / AWS Evangelist, Confluent

William Neil ’10
National Senior Manager - Audit Data Analytics, BDO

Mark Stutman ’72
Retired, National Managing Partner of Tax Services, Grant Thornton LLP

JT Thazhathel ’12, ’19
Associate Director, Fiscal Operations (FP&A), Wharton School

Lorraine White ’95
Partner, Grant Thornton LLP

Merhawy Worede ’05
Corporate Executive Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting, Prime Healthcare

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Vanessa O'Brien

Department Manager

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Gerri C. LeBow Hall 918