WeiserMazars Names New Partners

New York-based WesierMazars (FY14 net revenue of $158 million) has announced that Richard Bloom, Dennis Cancellarich, Ira Cooperman, Jerome Devillers, Pierre-Marie Lagnaud, George Parker and Anthony Stranix were named equity partners and Debra Bornstein was named equity principal.

“WeiserMazars continues to experience strong growth and these promotions demonstrate our recognition of the talented team that are key contributors to our success,” said Victor Wahba, WeiserMazars CEO.

Bloom is based in the New Jersey office. Formerly a non-equity partner at the firm, he delivers specialized personal tax and financial planning services to high-net-worth individuals, including closely held business owners, executives and hedge fund managers. He works with clients on multi-generational tax planning, philanthropic planning, wealth preservation strategies and risk management.

Cancellarich is based in the Long Island office. Formerly a senior manager at the firm, he has over 15 years of accounting and tax experience in various industries including investment advisory, transportation, manufacturing, wholesale and real estate. He specializes in sophisticated tax planning for high-net-worth individuals including family groups with closely held businesses.

Cooperman is based in the Long Island office. Formerly a senior manager at the firm, he has over 15 years of experience providing accounting services to manufacturing and distribution companies primarily in the consumer products sector, specializing in apparel, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, chemical and technology companies as well as those owned by private equity groups. He also has significant experience with employee benefit plans.

Devillers is based in the New York City office. Formerly a non-equity partner, he works with the firm’s banking, financial institutions, investment funds, construction and utility clients in an array of regulatory activities and project finance initiatives. He has over 10 years of experience with Mazars in Europe and in the U.S. He supervises SEC engagements as well as the audit of large multi-national groups in the U.S. and participates in numerous cross-border acquisitions and advisory engagements.

Lagnaud is based in the New York City office. Formerly a non-equity partner at the firm, he has extensive experience in corporate finance, counseling clients on due diligence procedures for mergers and acquisitions, and divestitures. He also provides advisory and attestation services to complement external growth strategies for large and medium-size corporations and investment funds.

Parker is based in the Pennsylvania office. Formerly a senior manager at the firm, he provides accounting, audit and consulting services primarily to privately held companies in manufacturing and distribution, service and not-for-profit industries. He provides consultative services to public companies on technical accounting matters and also has extensive experience in the area of litigation support and forensic investigations.

Stranix is based in the Pennsylvania office. Formerly a senior manager at the firm, he provides audit, internal audit, financial analysis and accounting services to companies within the insurance industry including property and casualty insurance, health insurance, financial services and employee benefits plans.

Bornstein is based in the New York City office. Formerly a non-equity principal at the firm, she is practice Leader of the health care group. She has more than 20 years of experience in health care with a concentration in building and maintaining diverse provider networks for some of the largest managed care organizations in the tri-state area. She was a pioneer in establishing risk/value-based contracting in the New York Metropolitan area. Her expertise helps HMOs, PPOs and TPAs in provider contracting, strategic planning, medical cost trending and operational transaction management.