ParenteBeard is pleased to announce that Edward Rigby has joined the firm as a principal in the firm’s tax services practice. Mr. Rigby is based in the firm’s Clark, NJ office.
Mr. Rigby has over 19 years of professional tax experience and previously served as the lead tax advisor for premier companies in the pharmaceutical, orthopedics manufacturing and financial services industries. During his career Mr. Rigby has developed specific expertise and knowledge in the areas of corporate mergers and acquisitions, structuring joint ventures and sales of businesses.
Additionally, he has earned a notable reputation as a negotiator with various taxing authorities including the IRS. Prior to joining ParenteBeard, Mr. Rigby owned a high level tax consulting practice in New Jersey, advising high net worth clients and privately held businesses.
“The specialized skills that Ed brings to ParenteBeard will enhance the experience and knowledge of our tax services practice,” said Chairman and CEO Bob Ciaruffoli. “The addition of Ed to our principal team is a reflection of our continued commitment to expand the depth of services and strategic solutions we offer to our clients.”
Mr. Rigby earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from DeSales University and a Master of Science degree in taxation from Seton Hall University.
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ParenteBeard is ranked among the top 25 accounting firms in the U.S. A leader in providing CPA and business advisory services to small businesses, middle market companies, nonprofits and SEC registrants, ParenteBeard has 1,100 professionals located throughout the Mid Atlantic region. As an independent member of Baker Tilly International, ParenteBeard is proud to provide the highest level of service to clients nationally and internationally.