Robert J. Ciaruffoli, ParenteBeard
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Robert J. Ciaruffoli
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

P: 215.972.2349

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Philadelphia Office
One Liberty Place
1650 Market Street, Ste. 4500
Philadelphia, PA 19103-7341
P: 215.972.0701
F: 888.264.9617

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Licenses / Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Baker Tilly International, International Board, Management Committee and North American Regional Council (Chairman)


  • BS, King’s College

Associations and Community Involvement

  • President, World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015
  • Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Audit and Finance Committees
  • The Pennsylvania Society, Board of Directors and Treasurer

Previous Associations and Community Involvement

  • Brent Celek’s Take Flight Foundation, Board Member
  • F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, Chairman
  • King’s College, Board Member
  • Philadelphia Police Foundation, President
  • Union League of Philadelphia, Treasurer, Vice President of Finance, Board Member
  • Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy, Chairman
  • United Way of Wyoming Valley General Campaign, Chairman
  • Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks

Robert J. Ciaruffoli is the chairman and chief executive officer of ParenteBeard LLC—a $165 million accounting, tax and business advisory firm with 800 professionals in seven states. A 38-year veteran of the accounting profession, Bob has led the momentum of ParenteBeard’s rapid growth, expanding its service offerings to include a variety of industry, advisory, consulting and specialty services.

Bob is an active member of both state and national accounting industry professional organizations. He serves as a board member for the International Board of Baker Tilly International, as well as chairman for the organization’s North American Regional Council. In this role, he travels multiple times a year to locations around the world speaking to various firms and individuals about growth, opportunities and business challenges. He maintains close international relationships in order to better serve the firm’s clients. In addition, Bob is one of seven members of the International Executive Management Team of Baker Tilly International.

Prior to beginning his career in accounting, Bob proudly served in the United States Marine Corps. He believes in social responsibility to the communities in which the team members of ParenteBeard live and work and offers his passion, time and expertise to a number of civic and charitable organizations.