December 30th, 2016 Jason M. DaPonte Named Partner of Sansiveri Sansiveri, Kimball & Co, LLP (Sansiveri) is pleased to announce that Jason M. DaPonte, CPA, CCIFP, CIT, has been named a partner of the firm. Jason has over 14 years of business and public accounting experience, providing advisory and auditing services to clients in industries including construction, manufacturing, wholesale, distribution, and retail. “Since joining the firm in 2008 as a staff accountant, Jason has repeatedly demonstrated his leadership capabilities and has earned the respect of his peers and the partner group,” said Michael A. DeCataldo, Managing Partner of Sansiveri. “The construction group has thrived under his leadership, dedication and commitment to growing this firm specialty. We are all excited to have him as a member of the partnership” Jason utilizes his construction expertise with clients by consulting on job cost structure, cash flow management, financial forecasting, internal financial and operational controls and financial benchmarking. He also serves as a trusted advisor to clients assisting them with their banking and surety relationships. In addition to his industry focus, Jason counsels emerging and small businesses in areas of business and tax planning. He advises business owners on personal tax structuring to maximize asset retention, offers advice on retirement and succession planning and assists clients in negotiating the structure of buyouts and acquisitions. Jason’s licenses and certifications include: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP), and Construction Industry Technician (CIT). His educational background includes a Master of Science in Accounting from the University of Rhode Island and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Providence College. Active in the community, Jason serves on the board of directors for the National Utility Contractors Association of Rhode Island, Rhode Island Builders Association, Rhode Island Construction Training Academy, Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) and the Wood River Preschool. He also serves as chairman of the Construction Review Committee for PPAC. Jason is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Associated Builders and Contractors – RI Chapter, the Associated General Contractors – RI Chapter, the Construction Financial Management Association and the Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants.