Leadership

Meet our team of experts who are ready to support your growth and push you to new heights. It’s through close collaboration, critical thinking, and courage that we will determine what tomorrow looks like together. 

Craig M. Bilodeau

Partner

Core Services

  • Audit & Accounting
  • Business Strategy
  • Business Valuation

Specialties

  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • Healthcare
  • Nonprofits
  • Professional Services
  • Construction & Real Estate
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audits

Education

  • Providence College, Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting
  • Bryant University, Master of Business Administration degree in Finance

Work Experience

  • Sansiveri, Kimball & Co., LLP; 1986 to present; Partner, 1997 to present

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA–Certified Public Accountant, RI
  • ABV–Accredited in Business Valuation
  • CBA–Certified Business Appraiser
  • CVA–Certified Valuation Analyst

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Institute of Business Appraisers, member
  • Junior Achievement, board of directors
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, member
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Rhode Island, past board member
  • Leadership Rhode Island; graduated as part of the Gamma II 2007 class
  • Providence Preservation Society, past board member
  • Cranston Western Little League, past board member

Jason M. DaPonte

Managing Partner

Core Services

  • Audit & Accounting
  • Business Strategy
  • Tax Consulting & Compliance

Specialties

  • Construction & Real Estate
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audits
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • Nonprofits
  • Professional Services

Education

  • University of Rhode Island, Master of Science in Accountancy degree
  • Providence College, Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant, RI
  • CCIFP—Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional
  • CIT–Construction Industry Technician

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Public Accountants; member
  • Associated Builders and Contractors – RI Chapter, member
  • Associated General Contractors – RI Chapter
  • Construction Financial Management Association; member
  • Institute of Certified Construction Industry Financial Professionals – member
  • National Utility Contractors Association of Rhode Island – board of directors
  • Providence Performing Arts Center; board of trustees
  • Rhode Island Builders Association, treasurer
  • Rhode Island Construction Training Academy, board of directors
  • Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council, board of trustees
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants (RISCPA), member
  • Wood River Preschool, board of directors

Awards

  • 2019 40 Under Forty - Providence Business News

Dennis C. DiBenedetto

Partner

Core Services

  • Business Strategy
  • Tax Consulting & Compliance

Specialties

  • Construction & Real Estate
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Healthcare
  • High Net-Worth Individuals
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • Professional Services

Education

  • Bryant University, Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant, RI
  • PFS-Personal Financial Specialist
  • CFP®-Certified Financial Planner

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, past Chair of the Financial Planning Committee
  • Edward J. & Virginia M. Routhier Foundation, Distribution Committee member
  • Cranston Western Little League, past board member and treasurer

M. Douglas Fay

Partner

Core Services

  • Audit & Accounting
  • Business Strategy

Specialties

  • Construction & Real Estate
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audits
  • Insurance Agents & Brokerage
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Real Estate
  • Nonprofits
  • Professional Services

Additional Core Services

  • Yellow Book Audits, including compliance audits under The Uniform Guidance

Education

  • Georgetown University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Bryant University, Master of Science in Taxation, with honors

Work Experience

  • Sansiveri, Kimball & Co., LLP, 1979 to present; Partner, 1989 to present

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant, RI
  • CGMA-Chartered Global Management Accountant
  • MST-Master of Science in Taxation

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Georgetown University Alumni Admissions Committee for Rhode Island, member
  • Leadership Rhode Island; Alumnus and past director and treasurer
  • Rhode Island Commodores, member
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Thundermist Health Center, Inc., director and treasurer

David A. Gobeille

Partner

Core Services

  • Business Strategy
  • Tax Consulting & Compliance
  • Estate Planning & Fiduciary Taxation
  • Tax Planning for Mergers, Acquisitions, and Sale of Businesses

Specialties

  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • High Net-Worth Individuals
  • Professional Services

Education

  • Bentley College, Master of Science degree in Taxation
  • University of Rhode Island, Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting

Work Experience

  • Sansiveri, Kimball & Co., LLP, 1986 to present; Partner, 2000 to present

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant, RI
  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant, MA
  • MST-Master of Science in Taxation

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Rhode Island Manufacturing Extension Services, Inc. (RIMES), past-director and treasurer
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, member and guest speaker

Awards and Accomplishments

  • 2014 “Top 10 Public Accounting Professionals” for R.I. named by The National Academy of Public Accounting Professionals, September 2014
  • Leadership Rhode Island, 2006 Alumnus

Catherine M. Parente

Partner

Core Services

  • Audit & Accounting
  • Business Strategy
  • Business Valuation
  • Forensic Services

Specialties

  • Construction & Real Estate
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • Professional Services

Education

  • Bryant University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, summa cum laude
  • Bryant University, post graduate study
  • University of Rhode Island, post graduate study

Work Experience

  • Sansiveri, Kimball & Co., LLP; September 2013 to present
  • Grant Thornton LLP; December 2011 to August 2013
  • CCR LLP; January 2000 to November 2011
  • Suls Westgate & Parente LLP (formerly Murphy & Company); January 1978 to December 1999

Licenses + Credentials

  • ABV-Accredited in Business Valuation
  • CFE-Certified Fraud Examiner
  • CFF-Certified in Financial Forensics
  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant
  • CVA-Certified Valuation Analyst
  • MAFF-Master Analyst in Financial Forensics

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, member
  • Crossroads RI, Audit Committee
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, member
  • Rhode Island Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, member
  • Rhode Island Convention Center Authority, Board of Commissioners member
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, Business Valuation Committee, member
  • United Way Women’s Leadership Council
  • USA 500 Clubs

Frederick K. Uttley

Partner

Core Services

  • Business Strategy
  • Tax Consulting & Compliance

Specialties

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Healthcare
  • High Net-Worth Individuals
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • Professional Services

Education

  • Bryant University, Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting
  • Bentley University, Master of Science in Taxation

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant, RI
  • PFS-Personal Financial Specialist
  • CFP®-Certified Financial Planner

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Rotary Club of Cranston, past president
  • Jamestown Chamber of Commerce, member
  • Conanicut (Jamestown) Island Land Trust Corporation, past board member
  • North Kingstown High School Booster Club, past board member

Susan B. Windle

Partner

Core Services

  • Business Strategy-
  • Tax Consulting & Compliance

Specialties

  • Healthcare
  • High Net-Worth Individuals
  • Professional Services
  • Retail

Additional Core Specialty

  • Real Estate

Education

  • Bryant University, Master of Science in Taxation degree
  • Providence College, Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant
  • MST-Master of Science in Taxation

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Estate Plannning Council of Rhode Island; member
  • Providence Ronald McDonald House, member of the finance committee
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • The National CPA Healthcare Advisors Association, member

Linda M. Pearson

Principal

Core Services

  • Audit & Accounting
  • Business Strategy
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audits

Additional Core Services

  • Audit & Yellow Book Audits, including Single Audits under the OMB Uniform Guidance
  • Tax credit audits, including historic preservation tax credits and film tax credits

Specialties

  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • Nonprofits
  • Professional Services

Education

  • University of Rhode Island, Bachelor of Science degree, with distinction, in Accounting and Information Systems

Licenses + Credentials

  • CFE-Certified Fraud Examiner
  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant, RI

Recognitions and Accomplishments

  • RISCPA “What Counts” Fall 2016 newsletter – feature article interview
  • Leadership Rhode Island – 2016 Alumna

Affiliations + Community

  • AccessPoint RI, past board member, finance committee member
  • American Institute of Public Accountants; member
  • Animal Rescue League of Southern Rhode Island, past finance committee member, board member, & treasurer
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, member
  • Rhode Island Manufacturing Institute (d/b/a makeRI), former board of directors and treasurer
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Save The Bay, Facilities Committee
  • The Keystone Group, board of directors

Anne M. Pisaturo

Principal

Core Services

  • Business Strategy
  • Tax Consulting & Compliance

Specialties

  • High Net-Worth Individuals
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • Professional Services
  • Construction & Real Estate

Education

  • Bryant University, Master of Science in Taxation degree
  • Providence College, Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant
  • MST-Master of Science in Taxation

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • S.T.A.G.E. (Support for Theater Advancement and Growth in Education); co-chair
  • SKNOW, executive committee member

JoAnne M. Clark

Senior Manager

Core Services

  • Tax Consulting & Compliance

Specialties

  • High Net-Worth Individuals
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • Professional Services

Education

  • Bentley University, Master of Science in Taxation
  • Bentley University, Bachelor of Science Accountancy

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant, RI
  • MST–Master of Science in Taxation

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, Tax Committee

Andrew de Labry

Senior Manager

Core Services

  • Audit & Accounting
  • Business Strategy

Specialties

  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • Nonprofits

Education

  • Salve Regina University, Master of Business Administration
  • Salve Regina, Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant, RI

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • School One, Treasurer
  • Awards and Accomplishments
  • Selected to the Wolters Kluwer Emerging Leader Program, Fall 2017

Michael J. Raftery

Senior Manager

Core Services

  • Business Strategy
  • Tax Consulting & Compliance

Specialties

  • Construction & Real Estate
  • High Net-Worth Individuals
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • Nonprofits
  • Professional Services

Education

  • University of Rhode Island, Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA-Certified Public Accountant

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Public Accountants; member
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants

Jean Ryan

Senior Manager

Core Services

  • Tax Consulting & Compliance

Specialties

  • Healthcare
  • High Net-Worth Individuals
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Retail
  • Nonprofits
  • Professional Services

Education

  • Bryant University, Master of Science in Taxation degree
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting, summa cum laude

Licenses + Credentials

  • CPA—Certified Public Accountant, RI
  • MST—Master of Science in Taxation

Affiliations + Community

  • American Institute of Public Accountants; member
  • Estate Planning Council of Rhode Island, member
  • Navigant Credit Union, Supervisory Committee Chairperson
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, member

Community Involvement

  • AccessPoint RI
  • Allinial Global
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Animal Rescue League of Southern Rhode Island
  • Associated Builders and Contractors, Rhode Island Chapter
  • Associated General Contractors
  • Association for Divorce Financial Planners
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Bristol County Savings Bank
  • CFA Society Providence
  • Chariho Youth Football
  • Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association
  • Chartered Financial Analyst Institute
  • Construction Financial Management Association
  • Cranston West High School
  • Crossroads RI
  • DD Independent Franchise Owners, Inc.
  • East Greenwich Lions Club
  • Estate Planning Council of Rhode Island
  • Financial Planning Association of Rhode Island
  • FirstWorks
  • Georgetown Alumni Admissions Committee for RI
  • Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce
  • Grow Smart RI
  • Hasbro Children’s Hospital
  • Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts
  • Institute of Business Appraisers
  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
  • Junior Achievement
  • Leadership RI
  • Mariposa Center
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Narragansett Bay Commission
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts
  • National Utility Contractors Association of Rhode Island
  • Navigant Credit Union
  • New England Pet Assisted Therapy Group
  • Nipmuc Youth Lacrosse
  • Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce
  • Pride Planners
  • Providence Children’s Museum
  • Providence Performing Arts Center
  • Providence Ronald McDonald House
  • Rhode Island Builders Association
  • Rhode Island Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Rhode Island Commodores
  • Rhode Island Convention Center Authority
  • Rhode Island Co-Parenting Education Services
  • Rhode Island Financial Planning Association
  • Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Rhode Island Young Accountants Network
  • Sacred Heart Church
  • School One
  • South End Historical Society
  • St. Philip’s Church
  • St. Mary’s Church
  • St. Mary’s Parish, Providence
  • St. Patrick’s Soup Kitchen
  • St. Roberts Church
  • STAGE-Support for Theater Advancement & Growth in Education
  • The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society, Inc.
  • The Keystone Group
  • The Lady Project (Providence Lady Project)
  • The National CPA Healthcare Advisors Association
  • The Point Foundation
  • The Providence Foundation
  • The University Club
  • Thundermist Health Center, Inc.
  • United Way Women’s Leadership Council
  • United Way Young Leaders Circle
  • USA 500 Clubs
  • Wood River Preschool

Affiliations

Allinial Global
Sansiveri is a member of Allinial Global, a member-based association dedicated to the success of independent accounting and consulting firms. Founded in 1969, this strategic affiliation of legally independent accounting firms has a mission to foster the independence, growth and continuous improvement of its members. Allinial Global is based in North America but offers international support by connecting its member firms to providers and global networks of accounting firms worldwide.

 

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
100% of Sansiveri Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) are members of the AICPA which represents the CPA profession nationally with regards to rule-making and standard-setting. It serves as an advocate before legislative bodies, public interest groups, and other professional organizations. The AICPA develops standards for audits of private companies and other services by CPAs; provides educational guidance materials to its members; develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination; and monitors and enforces compliance with the profession’s technical and ethical standards.

 

Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants (RISCPA)
Sansiveri is a 100% Firm Participant of the Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants (RISCPA). Our professionals are members of this professional membership association that exclusively supports CPAs, providing leadership and resources to its members.

 

Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)
Sansiveri has professionals who maintain a CPA license in the state of Massachusetts. They are members of the MSCPA, which is that state’s premier professional organization for accountants. They offer a wide array of legislative, technical and referral services to their members.

 

Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA)
The CSCPA provides continuing education opportunities, a comprehensive practice peer review program, a variety of membership services for CPAs in Connecticut, and clear, strong, and forward-looking leadership for the profession.

 

Financial Planning Association (FPA®)
A number of Sansiveri’s financial planning professionals employed through its affiliated company (SK Wealth Management, LLC) are members of the FPA®, which is the largest membership organization for personal financial planning experts in the U.S. They help connect thousands of consumers to competent and ethical planners who uphold the FPA Standard of Care.

 

Financial Planning Association of Rhode Island (FPARI)
Several of our financial planners are also members of the FPARI, a non-profit corporation organized under the state of Rhode Island. The organization exists to further the success of the financial planning profession, and seeks to foster the value of financial planning through meetings, educational presentations, and special events.

 

National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)
Sansiveri’s certified valuation professionals are members of the NACVA, which supports the users of business asset valuation services and financial forensic services.

 

Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA)
Valuation professionals at SK&Co are members of the IBA, the oldest professional society devoted solely to the appraisal of closely-held businesses. The Institute is a pioneer in business appraisal education and professional accreditation, and provides mentoring, report review, instruction, and technical publications for the enhancement of the profession.

 

National CPA Health Care Advisors Association (HCAA)
Sansiveri is a member of HCAA, a nationwide network of CPA firms devoted to serving the healthcare industry through networking opportunities, marketing support and educational programs. Members are selected for their experience and ability to provide proactive solutions to the accounting needs of physicians and physician groups.

Awards

2018 Best Accounting Firms to Work For
Sansiveri was named as one of the “2018 Best Accounting Firms to Work for”. The annual list of the Best Accounting Firms to Work for was created by Accounting Today (a national publication) and Best Companies Group. This survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in the accounting industry, benefiting the industry’s economy, workforce and businesses. The list is made up of 100 companies throughout the United States. See a copy of the full press release [here].
2018 Best Places to Work
Sansiveri was recently named as one of the “2018 Best Places to Work in Rhode Island”. The annual list of the Best Places to Work in Rhode Island is brought to you by Providence Business News and Best Companies Group. Sansiveri is one of 52 companies chosen from four different size categories; winners were judged based on confidential surveys of employees and management reports. Rankings in the four categories were announced on June 14th at the Work Awards Dinner held at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, RI. See a copy of the full press release [here]
2017 Best Accounting Firms for Women
Sansiveri was named as one of the 2017 Best Accounting Firms for Women. Accounting Today, a trade magazine servicing the public accounting profession in the United States,  introduced its first-ever list of the 2017 Best Firms for Women. Based on Accounting Today’s Best Firms to Work For list, the new ranking highlights those firms that: have at least 25 women in the organization, or representing 25 percent of staff, whichever is higher; and have female response rates to the
2017 When Work Works Award
This prestigious award, part of the national When Work Works project administered by the Families and Work Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management, recognizes employers of all sizes and types in the New England Region and across the country. As a recipient of the 2017 When Work Works award, employers must complete a rigorous two-step selection process involving evaluation of their flexibility programs and practices, and a confidential employee survey. This marks the eighth time that Sansiveri has won this award. See a copy of the full press release [here].
2017/18 Internship Excellence Award
Sansiveri was named one of three 2017/18 Internship Excellence Award recipients at the Bryant University Employer Appreciation Reception held May 31, 2018.  According to Bryant, approximately 400 companies, representing a broad spectrum of industries and professional firms, take part in their recruiting and internship programs each year. We were  recognized for internship excellence in the small business category. In total there were five finalists in addition to the 3 overall winners.
The Charles E. Maynard Society Recognition
Sansiveri is pleased to announce that we have been recognized by The Charles E. Maynard Society (Society) at their annual gathering earlier this month as a donor who has made a significant investment in The Providence Center. Members of the Society have donated $10,000 or more as of June 30th 2013. The Providence Center helps adolescents and children affected by psychiatric illnesses, emotional problems and addictions by providing treatment and supportive services within a community setting. Please visit www.providencecenter.org to learn more or to make a donation.
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