Guilmartin DiPiro & Sokolowski Announces Promotions

Guilmartin, DiPiro & Sokolowski LLC (GDS) of Middletown, Conn., announced the promotions of Michael Kovaleski and Angela Paydos. Both long-term employees with GDS, Kovaleski has been named director and Paydos has been named manager.

These promotions come on the heels of a merger that has expanded GDS’s capabilities, offerings and expertise in serving clients throughout Middlesex County and Connecticut.

Kovaleski joined GDS in 1989 and works with a variety of small business and individual tax clients. He performs audits as a specialist in the audits of non-profit organizations. He is an expert in the preparation of the cost reports for the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) and Department of Social Services (DSS).

Paydos, who has been with GDS for more than 10 years, has been promoted to manager. She has been a CPA for 11 years, starting her career at GDS as a co-op student in 1999 working on both audits and taxes. She later went to work as an internal auditor at The Hartford Financial Services Group. She returned to GDS in 2008 and continues to work on various audit engagements.

“We are proud to announce the promotion of these two long-term employees,” says DiPiro, a partner at GDS. “Their steadfast commitment to our firm, expertise in serving clients and hard work has helped them to reach new milestones in their careers.”