Connecticut Society of CPAs Elects 2018-2019 Leadership

The Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA) has elected and installed its Board of Directors for the 2018-2019 activity year as follows:

President – Susan A. Martinelli, CPA of Southington

Ms. Martinelli is the managing partner of the New Haven office of RSM US LLP. She holds a B.S. in Accounting from Central Connecticut State University and an M.S. in accounting from the University of Connecticut.

President-elect – Dennis W. Cole, CPA, CVA of Madison

Mr. Cole is a partner with Beers, Hamerman, Cohen & Burger, PC in New Haven. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from Villanova University.

Treasurer – Marie L. Benedetto, CPA of Middlefield
Ms. Benedetto is the owner of Marie L. Benedetto, CPA, MST, Innovative Business Solutions in Middlefield. She holds an M.S. in taxation from the University of Hartford and a B.S. in Accounting from Central Connecticut State University.

Secretary – Mitchell R. Insero, CPA of South Glastonbury
Mr. Insero is with the CIGNA Financial Development Program in Bloomfield. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Connecticut.

Member-at-Large – Brian P. Reilly, CPA of Kensington
Mr. Reilly is senior vice president and chief auditor with Travelers in Hartford. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Hartford.

Member-at-Large – Mark R. Torello, CPA, CFE, CISA, CRISC, CITP of Rocky Hill
Mr. Torello is partner-in-charge of Whittlesey Technology in Hartford.

Member-at-Large/Advisory Council Chair – Michael P. Jordan, CPA of Glastonbury
Mr. Jordan is managing director at Andersen Tax in Old Greenwich. He holds a B.S. and a M.S. in accounting, both from the University of Connecticut.

Their elections took place at the 2018 CTCPA Annual Meeting held recently at Cascade in Hamden.

The Connecticut Society of CPAs is celebrating more than a century of service to membership and community alike. Formed by nine CPAs in 1908 at New Haven’s Union League Club, today CTCPA has a current membership of almost 6,000 individuals in public practice, business and industry, government, and education. Its function is to advocate on behalf of the accounting profession, foster a professional community among CPAs, and provide continuing education opportunities as well as a comprehensive peer review program and a variety of membership services for CPAs in Connecticut.
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