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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.

Thomas M. Koncsics ’90 (Chair)
Partner, KPMG LLP

Duane Amendola, CPA ’95
Vice President and Assistant Controller, Comcast Cable

Deanna M. Byrne ’92
Partner, Assurance Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

John Cao ’13
Cognitive Automation Value Architect, KPMG

John R. Culbertson, CPA ’04
Manager, Bowman & Company LLP

Albert DeRitis ’85
Value Stream Leader Director - Neuroscience, Johnson & Johnson

Diana DiStefano ’12/’13
Tax Associate, PwC

Edward Furman, CPA ’76
Partner, Maillie, Falconiero & Company

Isaac Geltzer, MS ’14
Financial Services Tax Staff, E & Y

Michael P. Gremo, CPA ’93
Partner, Grant Thornton

Nancy L. Gunza, CPA ’85
Partner, CliftonLarsonAllen

Beth Hassens ’92
Senior Business Executive

Phillip R. Jones
Director, Finance, Strategic Initiatives, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company

Thomas A. Masci Jr., CPA ’68
Co-Founder - served as EVP and CFO, Retired, Health Advocate Inc.

Debra Martino ’94
AVP Corporate Tax, Lincoln Financial Group

William Neil
Senior Audit Associate, BDO

Eric Page, CPA ’98
Director of Controls Compliance, Airgas

Arpita Patel ’10
Supervisor - Anti-Money Laundering, Mercadien

Michael Purcell ’87
Partner, Deloitte LLP

Scott Ross ’14/’15
Tax Associate, PwC

Patricia Russo, CPA ’95
Assistant Vice President and Controller, Drexel University

Jeff Shafer ’12
Senior Assurance Associate, PwC

Schuyler Simms ’06
Senior Technical Manager of Professional Practice, IAASB

David Small
VP and Chief Audit Officer, CHOP

Chantee Steele ’13
Advisory Senior Consultant, Deliotte

William Stickney, CPA
Partner, Grant Thornton

Mark Stutman ’72
Retired, Grant Thornton

Steve Swartz
Partner, Gold Gerstein Group LLC

Merhawy Worede ’05
Audit Senior Manager | External Audit Service, Deloitte

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