Reynolds & Rowella, LLP is a regional accounting firm known for a team approach to financial problem solving. As Certified Public Accountants, our partners foster a personal touch with clients. As members of Enterprise Worldwide, an association of accountants and advisors, our professional network is international, yet many of our clients have known us for years through the local communities we serve. Whether closely-held corporations or high-net-worth individuals, we believe we have earned our clients’ trust.
WE HIGHLY VALUE THESE RELATIONSHIPS BUILT OVER THE PAST THIRTY YEARS.
MEET OUR PARTNERS
Frank A. Rowella, Jr. CPA
Frank A Rowella, Jr.
Frank serves on the boards of several civic and charitable organizations and is former treasurer of the CTCPA. Prior to co-founding Reynolds & Rowella, LLP Frank worked with several medium sized public accounting firms concentrating in corporate and individual taxation. Frank is a graduate of Pace University.
THOMAS F. REYNOLDS, CPA
Thomas F. Reynolds,
Tom works with a number of the Firm’s clients in the areas of consulting, tax matters and financial statements. In addition to his client responsibilities, He recently completed his 10 year term as Chairman of the Connecticut State Board of Accountancy. Tom serves on the boards of several civic and charitable organizations, and has received a number of awards for his community involvement. Tom received his MBA from New York University.
STEVEN I. RISBRIDGER, CPA
Steven I Risbridger,
Steve represents the Firm on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center (EMPAQC). Prior to joining Reynolds & Rowella, Steve was a partner with the CPA firm of Radwan, Brown and Co. in Lexington Kentucky. Steve heads up the firm’s New Canaan location. Steve is a licensed CPA in Connecticut and is a member of the CSCPA. He received his undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Florida.
BEN MAINI, CPA
Ben Maini, Partner
Ben is a member of the AICPA and CSCPA and has a broad background in public accounting and taxation. He specializes in tax compliance, tax planning and research and Federal and state tax examination resolution for corporate, partnerships, trusts, estates and individual clients. He became a partner of Reynolds & Rowella, LLP in 2006 and received his undergraduate degree in accounting from Fairfield University.
SCOTT D. CRANE, CPA
Scott D. Crane, Partner
With R+R since 2003 he became a partner in October 2006. Over the past 20 years Scott has work exclusively with privately held businesses with specialties in finance, construction, real estate, retail and manufacturing. He has a unique blend of expertise that enables him to address the business and personal tax issues of companies. Scott is a member of the AICPA and the NY and CT Societies of CPAs. He is a graduate of Pace University.
DAN HARRIS, CPA
Dan Harris, Partner
Dan is licensed in New York and Connecticut. He is a member of the AICPA and the New York State Society of CPAs. Prior to joining Reynolds & Rowella, LLP Dan spent 12 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP. Dan has auditing and accounting experience in working with manufacturing, transportation, retail, and business and financial services companies. He became a partner of Reynolds & Rowella, LLP in 2011 and received his degree from Pace University.
steve gagnon, CPA
Steve Gagnon, Partner
Steve has significant experience handling the needs of Private Equity firms and provides guidance in mergers and acquisitions (buy and sell-side), transaction support, due diligence and agreed-upon procedure engagements. Steve received a Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting from Bentley College.
The R&R Story
Reynolds & Rowella, LLP was founded in 1985 as a result of the merger of the individual CPA practices of Tom Reynolds and Frank Rowella. In 1995 Steve Risbridger joined the partnership having previously served as a partner in the firm of Radwan, Brown & Co. in Lexington, Kentucky. During 2006, the firm added two additional partners, Ben Maini and Scott Crane. Ben’s specialties are corporate taxes and expatriate taxation for Fortune 500 companies. Scott’s focus is on closely-held businesses in construction, real estate and hedge fund industries as well as professional service firms such as lawyers, physicians, engineers, etc. In the fall of 2011, Dan Harris became a Partner in the firm leading Assurance Services. Dan has extensive auditing and accounting expertise, particularly working with manufacturing, transportation, retail, and business and financial services companies.
Our mission is to operate as a financial services firm of outstanding quality. Our efforts are directed at serving our clients in the most efficient and responsive manner possible, delivering services that exceed the expectations of those we serve.
Our Core Values
Happy staff create happy clients,
so have fun where you work.
Strive to make a difference in the
Work hard to exceed the expectations
of those we serve through excellence, innovation and quality
Be the honest advisor our clients
Reynolds & Rowella, LLP has proudly been driving its paperless office efforts forward since 2006. Reynolds & Rowella, LLP’s commitment to the latest technology includes our efforts toward a paperless office. This refers to the concept of a workplace in which all work-related documents are saved digitally, without hard copies.
This work-flow process allows us to provide improved client service, efficiency, and promotes environmental responsibility.
Our paperless office delivers some of the following benefits:
Reynolds & Rowella LLP’s client portal permits the secure electronic two-way transfer and storage of client tax and financial information between the Firm and client.
Client records may be retrieved immediately allowing client questions to be answered faster and enhancing the client’s satisfaction with the Firm.
Documents can be stored on a secured server accessible only by authorized personnel.
Electronic storage of files permits the Firm’s professional staff to have access to client information when outside the office.