John J. Benavage

P: 610.647.8100

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One Windsor Plaza
7535 Windsor Drive, Suite 300
Allentown, PA 18195-1014
P: 610.336.8180
F: 610.336.8150

John has over 30 years of experience in public accounting and private industry. He is a regional Audit & accounting director in ParenteBeard’s National Quality Assurance team and is responsible for administering the firm’s program for inspection of its auditing and accounting practice. John develops and/or approves and implements standardized audit and accounting engagement documentation. He also monitors technical developments within the PCAOB, SEC, AICPA and recommends appropriate responsive action, and ensures the appropriate training of audit and accounting staff through information, training and continuing education programs.

Additionally, John is the chair of the firm’s SEC Practice Committee and consults on the firm’s SEC engagements. Immediately prior to joining ParenteBeard, John spent time with KPMG, LLP and BDO Seidman LLP, primarily serving the audit needs of SEC reporting clients.


  • Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania
  • BS – Commerce/Finance, Wilkes University

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants