Catherine ParenteCatherine M. Parente


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Catherine has over 38 years of public accounting experience, providing advisory and auditing services to clients in industries including manufacturing, wholesale, distribution, construction, and retail. She has been qualified as an expert witness numerous times and has been deposed in both federal and state courts throughout the country. She has been appointed by several courts as a Special Master and mediator. Catherine also performs valuation work for both litigation and non-litigation purposes. She was previously a partner at Grant Thornton LLP and CCR LLP.

Core Services
Audit & Accounting
Business Services & Solutions
Business Valuation
Forensic Services
Construction & Related Services
Manufacturing & Distribution
Professional Services
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 and 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
Current Professional Affiliations and Charitable/Civic Involvement
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, member
Crossroads RI, board of directors
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