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Heffler Welcomes our Spring 2016 Co-ops from Drexel University
From left to right: Nikila Alapati, Brandon Butler, Joshua Marcacci, Hayden Lyons, Joseph Bouve, Rasheed Thompson
Heffler Welcomes New Accountants to our Healthcare Services GroupHeffler, Radetich & Saitta LLP, a full-service certified public accounting and consulting firm, recently welcomed four new Junior Accountants to our Healthcare Services Group. We look forward to their continued professional growth at Heffler.
From Left to Right: Daniel Warner, Matthew Petito, Nicholas Gabriel, Michael Vesci
Heffler Welcomes John Heckler, CPA to our Tax Services Group
Prior to joining Heffler, John worked as an accountant for Scelsi & Associates, LLC where he prepared Federal, State and Local tax returns for businesses and high net worth individuals and performed audits, reviews and compilations of business and personal financial statements. Before than, John served as a Senior Manager at Tait, Weller & Baker LLP where he supervised audits of Regulated Investment Companies and Private Investment Partnerships. He also worked at Lotman Management, LLC, PNC Global Investment Servicing and The Mercadien Group. Throughout his professional career, John has held positions such as Director of Finance and Accounting & Director/Vice President of Financial Reporting. John began his career with Sanville & Company where he worked for 18 years.
John graduated from Drexel University in 1984 with a bachelors degree in business administration. He is also a Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Heffler Welcomes Christopher Whelan to our Tax Services Group
In 2013, Chris graduated from Temple University, Fox School of Business with a bachelors degree in Accounting.
Throughout college, Chris worked for Acme Markets as an Assistant Store Director where he supervised up to 150 people a week and accumulated $500,000 in sales per week. He began with Acme as a Customer Service Representative in 2006 before becoming Assistant Store Director in 2013.
December 29, 2014
Heffler, Radetich & Saitta LLP welcomes Stanislav "Stan" N. Alekseev, CPA
Stan was an independent contractor since January 2007 where he performed tax return preparation and accounting support for small, individual and business clients. Before going out on his own, Stan was at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he managed a team of junior staff in their assurance and tax departments. Previously, he held positions at Goldberg, Boyle, Brogan & Shusman and Mcgladrey & Pullen as a Tax & Audit Associate. Stan began his accounting career as a Staff Accountant for Joseph L. Maccarone & Co.
Stan graduated from Pennsylvania State University, University Park in 1998 with a bachelors degree in accounting. He is also a Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Stan joins Heffler with expertise in a variety of accounting, auditing & tax software's, some of them being: GoSystem Audit, Quickbooks, OneWrite, RIA GoSystems, CCH Prosystems and many more.
December 11, 2013
Heffler, Radetich & Saitta LLP Welcomes Erwin W. Zinger, Jr. MBA as Controller
Erwinís professional experience includes over 27 years of proven success in accounting and financial analysis within the legal, healthcare and business environments. Previously, Erwin was Controller at Barrack, Rodos & Bacine, P.C., a medium sized law firm in Philadelphia. He was responsible for their firm-wide accounting functions including transitioning the firm from a partnership into an S corporation and maintaining the accounting ledgers for the firm and various entities owned by the firmís President. Erwinís healthcare background comes from a long career with Temple University. He began his accounting career with Temple University Hospital before moving to Temple University Health System, Inc. where he finished as a Manager of Financial Reporting.
Erwin graduated from Temple University, with honors, with a bachelor of science degree in Business Administration focused in both Accounting and Computer Science. He also received his MBA in Finance from Temple University.
July 24, 2013
Craig Greenberg has joined Heffler, Radetich & Saitta LLP as a Junior Accountant
Craig previously worked for Tioga Pipe Supply Co. as a staff accountant. He was also a graduate assistant for the accounting department at the University of Delaware. Craig has experience in BAAN, Microsoft Office, QuickBooks and XBRL.
Craig received both his bachelor's and master's degree in Accounting from the University of Delaware. He currently resides in Philadelphia, PA.
April 15, 2013
Heffler, Radetich & Saitta LLP Proudly Welcomes Kia Bucker as a Principal
"We are thrilled to have Kia join our team," said Edward J. Radetich, Jr., CPA, Partner of Heffler, Radetich & Saitta LLP. "Her background and experience are ideally suited to meet the expanding needs of our clients and to help support our firm's growth strategy."
Ms. Buckner's professional experience includes over 18 years of audit experience within Big Four and regional accounting firms. She has served a diversified client base, including public sector entities, quasi-governmental entities, not-for-profit organizations, higher education institutions, private foundations, privately held and Fortune 1000 commercial entities and employee benefit plans. Her responsibilities have included planning and developing audit strategies, directing the performance of financial and compliance audits, and providing advisory services in connection with quality assurance and internal control process assessments.
Ms. Buckner has taught courses on governance, internal controls, financial reporting best practices and accounting and auditing research techniques. Additionally, throughout her career in public accounting, she has served as the vice chair of the Quality Control Committee and has solely assisted the Professional Practice Director with the development of opinions on complex technical research matters.
Ms. Buckner graduated magna cum laude from North Carolina A&T State University with a B.S. in Accounting. She is a CPA in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (and other states) and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) and the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce as a Business Volunteer for the Arts. Ms. Buckner serves on the boards of the Headlong Dance Theatre and the Philadelphia Writing Project (as the chair of the board).
March 20, 2013
Brendan Lee Joins Heffler, Radetich & Saitta LLP
Brendan attended Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh, PA and holds a bachelor's degree in Marketing. He was also a four year Varsity Letter NCAA Division 1 Lacrosse Player.
September 28, 2012
Members of Heffler, Radetich & Saitta LLP sponsored and attended JGM Inc.'s Steel Day event in West Chester, PA to celebrate National Steel Day. Senator Bob Casey was a guest speaker at the event.
August 20, 2012
Jerry L. Johnson and Edward J. Radetich
Host a Breakfast with Congressman James E. Clyburn
July 19, 2012
Jaclyn Germovsek Joins Heffler, Radetich & Saitta LLP
July 16, 2012
Heffler, Radetich & Saitta LLP Welcomes Ashley Hunsberger to Our Firm
July 1, 2012
Heffler, Radetich & Saitta LLP Now Accepts Credit Cards
As an added convenience to our clients, Heffler, Radetich & Saitta LLP now accepts Visa and Master Card payments effective July 1, 2012. To take advantage of this new method of payment, please contact our billing department at (267) 765-7471.
If we do not answer at the time of your call, please do not leave your credit card information on our answering system. Please leave a call-back number and the best time you can be reached and one of our representatives will return your call.
June 25, 2012
Heffler, Radetich & Saitta LLP Welcomes Derek Hazelton to Our Firm
Brian R. Miller Promoted to Chief Operations and Information OfficerBrian R. Miller, who joined Heffler, Radetich & Saitta LLP in July 2010 as Chief Information Officer, has taken on an expanded role within the firm as Chief Operations and Information Officer. In his new position, Brian will continue to serve as the Managing Director of the Technology Service Group and will now serve as a member of the executive committee and oversee firm-wide operations.
Brian's forward-thinking and his ability to connect our vision with strategy execution has taken the firm to the next level in our technology capabilities. Brian has demonstrated the knowledge and leadership necessary to significantly improve our internal IT operations and the executive committee believes this newly created position is a natural expansion of his responsibilities.
As Chief Operations and Information Officer, Brian will work to improve the efficiency of our overall firm operations. He will be responsible for strengthening both administrative and operational processes and procedures to meet the growth goals of our organization.
Brian, who holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from The Pennsylvania State University, has over 30 years of IT experience in a variety of disciplines including strategic planning, enterprise architecture and IT product and service delivery.
Brian is a member of the Information Systems Audit & Control Association. Within the community, he is a member of the Board of Directors of Friends of 78 - the sponsoring organization for Willistown Boy Scout Troop #78 - and is Treasurer of the United Church of Christ at Valley Forge in Wayne.
Firm Hosts Accountants from Mongolia
Executive Partner George A. Saitta, (center), greets accountants from Mongolia, who are visiting the US for Executive Training at the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs.
US Senator for Pennsylvania, Robert P. Casey, Jr.,
held an informal lunch briefing at the firm's offices in November
From L: Executive Partner Edward J. Radetich, Jr.,
Senator Casey and Principal Jerry L. Johnson
Principal Jerry L. Johnson Receives Distinguished Community Leadership Award from Operation UnderstandingOperation Understanding presented Principal Jerry L. Johnson and Governor Edward G. Rendell with the Distinguished Community Leadership Award in October at the National Constitution Center. This special recognition comes from an organization dedicated to developing young African American and Jewish leaders to help build bridges across the communities of Philadelphia.
From L: Barry M. Edelstein, director, Arthur Ashe
Youth Tennis & Education, Jerry J. Johnson &
Edward J. Radetich, executive partner
Firm Hosts Reception for E Smith Legacy, Inc.The partners flank former Dallas Cowboys all time leading rusher Emmitt Smith at a reception hosted by Heffler, Radetich & Saitta LLP for E. Smith Legacy Inc., a real estate development and asset management firm that is entering the Philadelphia market. The organization was founded by Mr. Smith, Jerry Johnson, Brian Morris, Vernon Marrow, David Mosley, Tamela Thornton and Sonya Weigle.
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