Robert J. Ciaruffoli, ParenteBeard

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: 215.563.4925

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Bob Ciaruffoli is chairman and chief executive officer of ParenteBeard LLC, a top 25 U.S. CPA and business advisory firm with 22 offices in six states. As ParenteBeard’s CEO, Bob is responsible for the operations of the $175 million accounting, tax and business advisory firm. Under his leadership, ParenteBeard has experienced rapid and consistent growth and has expanded its service offerings to include a variety of industry, advisory and specialty services.

A 36-year veteran of the accounting profession, 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. Keenly aware of his social responsibilities, Bob strives to be a continually engaged member of the community.  He is involved with several civic and charitable organizations, including his role as president of the board of the Philadelphia Police Foundation. Bob is a member of the board of directors and the vice president of finance of the Union League of Philadelphia. Of note, he proudly served in the United States Marine Corps prior to beginning his career.


  • Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania
  • BS – Accounting, King’s College

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy (serving as chairman 2004 – 2005)
  • International Board of Baker Tilly International
  • Executive Committee of Baker Tilly International
  • Chairman, North American Regional Council of Baker Tilly International

Other Associations

  • President, Philadelphia Police Foundation
  • Audit Committee Member, Archdiocese of Philadelphia
  • Member, the Cardinal’s Cabinet, Archdiocese of Philadelphia
  • Board Member, The Pennsylvania Society
  • Board Member, Brent Celek’s Take Flight Foundation
  • Board Member, Vice President of Finance, the Union League of Philadelphia