ParenteBeard Chairman and CEO Bob Ciaruffoli Named to Accounting Today’s Managing Partner Elite
October 16, 2022

ParenteBeard Chairman and CEO Bob Ciaruffoli has been named one of Accounting Today’s 10 outstanding firm leaders in its inaugural “Managing Partner Elite” list.

In the publication, Mr. Ciaruffoli and his fellow industry leaders are lauded for their ability to master a huge range of responsibilities including recruiting and retaining qualified staff; identifying possible niches for expansion; managing mergers and acquisitions; implementing needed technology initiatives; creating a succession plan; and developing strong marketing and business development functions.

Mr. Ciaruffoli was acknowledged for building a strong team of motivated people, including a collection of talented leaders in operations and other back-office functions.  The article credits him with ParenteBeard’s expansion from a local player to major regional powerhouse through a campaign of carefully planned assaults on a series of metropolitan areas and recognizes Mr. Ciaruffoli for being an early exponent of leadership training and development.

“I am honored to lead a firm known for its client relationships, entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to the communities we serve,” stated Mr. Ciaruffoli.  “This recognition reflects our firm’s commitment to the ongoing success of our clients and employees.”

About ParenteBeard
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.

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