WILMINGTON, Del., June 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Siegfried Group, LLP (Siegfried) recently convened a group of professionals at the Loews Chicago Downtown Hotel in Chicago, IL.
Siegfried's Orientation program introduces the Firm's extraordinary culture, compelling business strategy, and interesting and challenging work to its newest professionals. During the multi-day event, new employees learn more about the company, meet members of Siegfried's Leadership and Operations teams, and become acquainted with their new colleagues.
Notably, all new employees have the opportunity to meet with Rob Siegfried, CEO and Founder, about Siegfried's higher purpose: We help People become better Leaders to exponentially improve their Lives. "During your career you've gained a lot of knowledge, and as a result, you've joined our Firm. And we appreciate you for that," said Siegfried.
On the first night of Orientation, a welcome reception was held at the hotel. For the remainder of the week, the group was joined by members of Siegfried's Leadership and Operations teams, as well as colleagues from their respective Regions, for a Chicago pizza tour and small group dinners at Tavern on Rush, Michael Jordan's Steakhouse, and Joe's Seafood Prime Steak and Stone Crab.
Siegfried is pleased to welcome all of our talented new Professionals to the team!
Patrick Avallon, CPA, joins the Philadelphia Metro Market as an Associate Manager. Avallon excels at working in small teams and driving them towards a common goal by maintaining a positive attitude and staying focused on the objective. He began his career at EY and most recently held a Senior Auditor role at Aramark.
Taniqua Bailey, CA, joins the Chicago Market as an Associate Manager. Bailey, an ambitious and natural leader who enjoys challenging and motivating her team, earned her bachelor's degree in accounting science from the University of South Africa. Most recently, she was at Deloitte, where she focused primarily on the retail and manufacturing industries.
Kyle Bertolone joins the New York Metro Market as a Manager. He is an energetic professional who is able to integrate seamlessly into new environments and deliver innovative solutions. Bertolone earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in accounting from Fairfield University and most recently held a position at The Royal Bank of Scotland.
Taylor Brooks joins the San Francisco Market as a Senior Associate. An innovative thinker and problem solver, Brooks brings a high level of energy to his clients. After earning his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in accounting from San Francisco State University, Brooks went on to gain several years of experience at Grant Thornton LLP.
Chui-Ying Cheung, CPA, joins the Boston Market at a Senior Associate. Most recently, she was at EY Hong Kong, where she gained four years of audit experience with a primary focus in logistics and retail industries. Committed, passionate, and proactive, Cheung received her Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Jeremy Dailhou, CA, joins the Chicago Market as an Associate Manager. With an innovative and tactile approach to problem-solving, Dailhou is a distinctive player in the accounting world. After earning his bachelor's degree in exercise science and his master's in accounting from Bond University in Gold Coast Australia, Dailhou began his career at PwC and most recently held a position at Australia Post.
Anastasia Facchin, CPA, CA, joins the San Francisco Market as an Associate Manager. A dedicated professional, Facchin continuously strives to exceed expectations. She earned her Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia and most recently served as the Manager of Financial Reporting and Compliance at Neovasc Inc.
Sean Feeley joins the Charlotte Market as a Senior Associate. A resourceful professional, Feeley uses his insight and experience to identify the most effective and efficient course of action to overcome challenges. Before joining Siegfried, Feeley spent more than two years with BDO, followed by a year with Ironman. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administrations with concentrations in accounting and finance from St. Bonaventure University and his Master of Science in accounting from UNC Wilmington.
Steve Figueira, CPA, joins the Boston Market as a Senior Associate. He identifies innovative opportunities and executes a plan with focus and determination. Figueira earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from Suffolk University. Most recently, he held a position at BDO.
Stephany Fuentes joins the Denver Market as a Senior Associate. She has an unwavering commitment to her teams, and solves complex problems with a proactive attitude and the courage to lead. After attending Clemson University for both her bachelor's and master's degrees, Fuentes served as a Senior at EY.
Niresh Govender, CA, joins the Chicago Market as a Manager. After completing his secondment and spending several years at BDO, Govender opened his own consulting firm, where he would join clients' finance teams as a finance manager or project manager during busy season or times of expansion. Passionate and forward-thinking, Govender attended Victoria University in Melbourne, where he earned his Bachelor of Business in accounting.
Trent Johnson, CPA, joins the Cleveland Market as an Associate Manager. With his strong work ethic and focus on his clients' goals and objectives, Johnson takes on challenging projects and produces needed results. After attending Miami University and earning his Bachelor of Science in accounting, Johnson began his career at PwC and was most recently a Risk Advisory Senior at EY.
Sam Jones, CA, joins the New York Metro Market as a Senior Associate. He applies analytical thinking and attention to detail to provide solutions to complex problems. Jones earned his Bachelor of Commerce with majors in finance and accounting, at the University of Queensland.
Michael Scalia, CPA, joins the New York Metro Market as a Manager. Scalia utilizes a unique blend of mental agility and communication skills to understand, assess, and overcome any issues he is presented with. He earned his Bachelor of Science and Master's in accounting from the University of Connecticut. Most recently, he was at RSM US, LLP, where he served as an Assurance Manager.
Albert Tamayo, CPA, joins the South Florida Market as an Associate Manager after most recently serving as a Senior Finance and Compliance Auditor at DP DHL. Tamayo is someone who combines creative thinking with a strong drive to implement ideas according to plan. He attended Florida International University for his bachelor's and master's degrees in accounting.
Lauren Tonkovich, CPA, joins the New York Metro Market as a Senior Associate. Tonkovich is a goal-oriented individual who strives for continued growth through problem-solving, teamwork, and unique business experiences. After earning her Bachelor of Science in accounting at the College of Charleston, she gained valuable experience in the audit department of CohnReznick, LLP.
Dana Wehman, CPA, joins the Denver Market as a Senior Associate. Her dedication and agility allow her to effectively adapt to any unexpected change or challenge. Wehman earned her undergraduate and master's degrees in accounting at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and was most recently a Senior Audit Associate at Grant Thornton LLP.
For more information about a career at Siegfried, please visit siegfriedgroup.com.
About The Siegfried Group, LLP
The Siegfried Group, LLP (Siegfried) works alongside financial executives across the nation, on their most important accounting and finance projects. Filled with an innovative spirit and led by an ambitious entrepreneur, Siegfried provides unique Leadership Advisory combined with high potential talent. At the heart of our Firm is our approach to individual leadership and the continual pursuit of helping people grow both personally and professionally. As a whole, we value being fair, having fun, and fostering stakeholder value.
Karen S. Campbell
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