The Siegfried Group, LLP Welcomes New Team Leaders

Due to Firm Growth and Added Leadership Opportunities, Siegfried Announces Six New Team Leaders Across the U.S.

Feb 05, 2016, 16:56 ET from The Siegfried Group, LLP

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Siegfried Group, LLP is proud to announce the addition of six new Team Leaders across the U.S., due to the Firm's continued success and growth. Siegfried Team Leaders serve as a leadership catalyst for a team of Professional Resources, helping them clarify their personal and professional goals and confirming that these objectives line up with the Firm's higher purpose and Five Promises. Team Leaders illuminate how the Siegfried experience and collaborative nature of the Five Promises intensifies their team members' bigger futures and success in life. Siegfried would like to congratulate the following Professional Resources Ryan Clatcher, Ross DeVoe, David Kurowski, Nicholas Leone, Bridget Oliveira and Tricia Roddy on their continued success and wish them well in this new, additional and challenging role.

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Ryan Clatcher, CA, Manager, Team Leader – New York Metro

Ryan joined The Siegfried Group in 2014, and is a Manager in the New York Metro Market. He joined the Firm after spending eight years with WeiserMazar LLP, four of which were in his native country of South Africa and the remainder in New York, as an Audit Manager.

He earned a Bachelors of Commerce in Accounting from the University of Cape Town and Honors in Accounting from the University of South Africa. Ryan is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and holds the CA designation. He also holds the Microsoft Office 2010 Excel Expert certificate.

Ryan has the ability to quickly align himself with project requirements and execute an efficient solution. He excels at taking on complex challenges due to his strong leadership and problem solving abilities. Ryan utilizes his excellent communication skills and flexibility in order to work collaboratively with his teams.

"The driving factor for me in wanting to become a Team Leader is to bridge the gap between Professional Resources and Leadership. This role allows me to be the "on the ground" link for my peers, to assist in their professional development. I feel it is important that the views and thoughts of all Professional Resources are voiced, allowing for two-way communication and transparency at the Firm."

Ross DeVoe, CPA, Associate Manager, Team Leader – Philadelphia Metro

Ross joined The Siegfried Group in 2014, and is an Associate Manager in the Philadelphia Metro Market. He joined the Firm after spending nearly four years in Assurance Services with both Deloitte and PwC.

He holds a BS in Accounting from The Pennsylvania State University in State College, PA. Ross is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and holds the following certificates: Certified Public Accountant and Microsoft Office 2010 Excel Expert.

Ross prides himself on designing individualized and effective solutions in response to unique client issues. His positive attitude is unwavering and facilitates success within his team's collaborative environment. By applying his analytical abilities, in combination with his commitment, confidence, and mental agility, he continually exceeds the highest of expectations.

"I'm excited to be entering 2016 as an extension of the Firm's Leadership Team in the Team Leader role. The opportunity to continue building new and lasting relationships with both my peers and my colleagues is most exciting. I wanted to become a Team Leader to foster genuine relationships though open and dynamic interactions that allow our Professional Resources to exceed their self-assumed expectations and limits. It is my goal to help my team take advantage of the Firm's various initiatives, expand their vision and champion their growth and development. I'm motivated by the Firm's strategic direction, Leadership's entrepreneurial passion and resilience, and the culture that is embodied by our Professional Resources. I'm confident that committing a positive attitude to each other will create bottomless enthusiasm, chemistry and opportunities for success."

David Kurowski, CPA, Manager, Team Leader – Philadelphia Metro

David joined The Siegfried Group in 2014, and is a Manager in the Philly Metro market. He joined the Firm after four years at the regional CPA firm EisnerAmper, followed by three years in private industry in the telecommunications and medical device manufacturing sectors.

David earned a BS in Accounting, a minor in English as well as his Masters in Accountancy at Villanova University. He is a Microsoft Office 2010 Excel Expert.

He is a dynamic professional who is confident in taking on any challenge due to his strong analytical ability and communication skills. He is dedicated to exceeding client expectations by bringing his energetic approach to deliver exceptional results. David possesses a willingness to go above and beyond in order to gain the trust and respect needed from his clients in order to help them achieve their goals.

"I am very humbled to have the opportunity to serve as a Team Leader here at The Siegfried Group. I think that this is truly a unique time to be a part of a Firm that offers limitless potential.  I look forward to helping our Firm's leadership implement their strategic vision by setting a great example for the Resources."

Nicholas Leone, CPA, Manager, Team Leader – Charlotte

Nick joined the Firm in May 2015 as a Manager in the Charlotte Market. He came to Siegfried from Time Warner Cable where he spent approximately six years in their Corporate Accounting Group. Prior to that role, Nick worked for KPMG as an Audit Associate.

Nick received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from The Citadel while earning Magna Cum Laude and Beta Gamma Sigma honors. Nick is a Certified Public Accountant and a Microsoft 2010 Excel Expert.

Nick is known for his exceptional organizational and communications skills. These skills when coupled with his continuous self-evaluation and improvement allows him to meet a standard of excellence that enable his clients to achieve their ultimate goals.

"I became a Team Leader because I wanted to build more meaningful relationships with other Professional Resources. I am excited about growing these strong relationships and enabling myself and my team to get the most out of our unique Siegfried model."

Bridget Oliveira, Associate Manager, Team Leader – Chicago

Bridget joined The Siegfried Group in 2015 as an Associate Manager in the Chicago Market. She comes to Siegfried after working at Deloitte for three years and working in the Investment Management industry in Chicago for five years. 

She received her BS in Accounting and Finance from Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame. She is in the process of completing her CPA exam and is a Microsoft Office 2010 Excel Expert.

Bridget strives to bring her clients practical, effective and lasting solutions. She has a proven track record of exceeding clients' expectations thanks to her confidence and ability to be a strong leader. She brings her confidence and exceptional work ethic to every project, allowing teams to achieve their ultimate goals. 

"I am looking forward to the ongoing opportunities to interact with the Chicago Professional Resources by getting to know them on a personal and professional level and help them achieve their goals. I enjoy the interaction with members of Leadership, as well, and the natural progression of the role in my own career."

Trisha Roddy, Manager, Team Leader – Washington, DC

Tricia joined The Siegfried Group in 2015, and is a Manager in the Washington D.C. Market. She joined the Firm after seven years of working in various accounting roles around the world with a global manufacturing company, Parker Hannifin. She started her career in accounting at Deloitte, where she gained four years of audit and assurance experience with a primary focus in the manufacturing and construction industries.

Tricia received her BS in Accounting and Business Management from John Carroll University in Ohio. She is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants and is a Certified Microsoft Office 2010 Excel Expert.

Tricia has an approachable style and innate ability to connect with people which inspires and motivates teams to achieve ambitious goals. Her positive attitude, confidence and commitment to her clients enable her to continually exceed high expectations.

"I became a Team Leader because I want to build meaningful relationships with other Professional Resources. I am excited about growing these strong relationships, becoming knowledgeable on the Firms initiatives and interacting with Leadership, as well as enabling myself and my team to get the most out of our careers at Siegfried."

About The Siegfried Group, LLP

Established in 1988, The Siegfried Group is a leading, national CPA firm that helps financial executives to enhance both their Leadership and their Lives. The Firm drives Effective Leadership through Leadership Advisory Services and ensures Successful Execution through Talent Delivery Services. Siegfried's Professionals' powerful intangibles shine through as they work synergistically with America's best financial leaders, helping them with their most important work and better ensuring that our clients are "Doing the Right Things, Right."

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