O’Connor Davies Energizes Firm’s Accounting and Auditing Expertise in Essential Growth Areas with Partner and Principal Promotions

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Promotions reinforce Firm’s commitment to promoting talented leaders from within.

O’Connor Davies, LLP, one of the nation’s fastest growing accounting and consulting firms, announced today the promotions of Matthew Corona, Jeff Shaver and Jonathan Zuckerman to Partner and Thomas DeMayo to Principal. With more than 40 years of combined experience in public accounting and auditing, the newly promoted Partners and Principal are strategically positioned to use their increased roles to deepen O’Connor Davies’ broad expertise in a variety of specialty practices.

“Matt, Jeff, Jonathan and Tom are talented individuals who bring specific skills and expertise to these leadership positions,” said Kevin J. Keane, O’Connor Davies Managing Partner. “Their expanded influence will be a benefit to the Firm and, most importantly, our clients. It’s exciting to solidify our track record of building momentum for our business and our reputation by promoting qualified, talented individuals from within. We’re thrilled to add them to our ever-evolving team of Partners and Principals and put their experience to good use.”

Matthew Corona, CPA, currently specializes in the growing field of employee benefit programs. As Engagement Manager, Corona oversaw more than 60 employee benefit plan audits annually and provided expert services to clients including a large medical center’s and museum’s pension plans. Corona shares his industry insights among his colleagues by teaching continuing professional education courses to O’Connor Davies employees and is a recognized thought leader in the accounting industry.

Jeff Shaver, CPA, has been with O’Connor Davies for more than 10 years, focusing on on-site supervision of audit engagements. He previously served as Senior Manager for the audit and advisory services provided to privately held companies, counties, cities, towns and school districts. In addition, he has led training seminars on government finance for elected officials, governing board members and other professionals. As a Partner, Shaver will provide valuable expertise on overseeing the entire audit engagement process.

Jonathan Zuckerman, CPA, will continue to specialize in providing expert accounting and auditing services in various industries including commercial clients, real estate investment trusts, not-for-profit organizations and hospitality clients in his transition from Audit Senior Manager to Partner. Zuckerman has also been a key player in a number of group audits for various international clients. He’s an engaged partner in O’Connor Davies’ on-campus recruiting program and lends his expertise to the firm’s in-house continuing professional education.

Thomas DeMayo, CISA, previously served as Director of IT Risk Advisory Services, specializing in commercial, not-for-profit, governmental, healthcare and higher education entities. As the Firm’s lead IT security auditor, he is responsible for designing and implementing O’Connor Davies’ IT audit programs and testing procedures. Tom is a frequent presenter on emerging information technology issues and is an instructor with the Firm’s continuing professional education program. He’s authored several articles on essential IT topics in the accounting industry and served as an IT expert witness in court.

In addition to strategic promotions like these, O’Connor Davies has added more than 150 employees in the last two years. The full-service firm now boasts ten offices in four states and continues to expand with mergers and acquisitions in the tri-state area and Washington, D.C.

About O’Connor Davies, LLP
O’Connor Davies, LLP is a full service Certified Public Accounting and consulting firm with a long history of serving clients both domestically and internationally. With roots tracing to 1891, ten offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Maryland, and more than 600 professionals, led by 90 partners, the Firm provides specialized professional services and a complete range of accounting, auditing, tax and management advisory services of the highest quality.

O’Connor Davies is ranked number 29 in Accounting Today’s 2015 “Top 100 Firms” list and the Firm is also recognized as a “Leader in Audit and Accounting,” a “Pacesetter in Growth” and one of the “Top Firms in the Mid-Atlantic.” O’Connor Davies is ranked number 29 in INSIDE Public Accounting’s 2015 “Top 100 Firms” list and the Firm is recognized as one of the “Top Ten Fastest-Growing Firms.” O’Connor Davies is also among the 20 largest accounting firms in the New York Metropolitan area, according to Crain’s New York Business and the Westchester and Fairfield County Business Journals. By consistently delivering proactive, thorough and efficient service, the Firm has built long-lasting, valuable relationships with its clients. Partners are intimately involved in the day-to-day management of engagements, ensuring a high degree of client service and cost effectiveness. The Firm’s seasoned professional staff members employ a team approach to all engagements to provide clients with the utmost quality and timely services aimed at helping them succeed. Continuity of staffing and attention to detail in all client engagements make the Firm stand out among its competitors.

O’Connor Davies is a member of PKF International, a network of legally independent member firms providing accounting and business advisory services in 440 locations in 150 countries around the world. With its tradition, experience and focus on the future, O’Connor Davies is ready to help clients meet today’s ever-changing economic conditions and manage the growing complexities of the regulatory environment.

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