Joseph Natarelli, Marcum's national
construction industry leader and part-
ner-in-charge of the New Haven of-
fice, wrote the article "Vacancy Rates
a Drag on Construction Sector" for
the Hartford Business Journal's Metro
Hartford Trends Report.
Jeffrey M. Cheney, a manager
at Meyers, Harrison & Pia in New
Haven, was quoted in "The Greatest
Gift" in the December 2012 issue of
New Haven Magazine.
David S. Federman,
managing partner of
Federman, Lally &
Remis in Farming-
ton, was recently in-
stalled as chairman
of the Arthritis Foun-
dation's New England Region Board of
Trustees. Federman has been involved
with the Arthritis Foundation for many
years, having served on the national
board from 2008 to 2010. In addition,
he was chairman of the board for the
former Northern and Southern New
England Chapter and most recently
served as treasurer for the New Eng-
land Region. In 1999, he was awarded
the National Volunteer Service Citation
by the Arthritis Foundation.
Jack Ellovich, president of Jack
Ellovich, CPA in Hartford, was elected
president of the Hartford Commu-
nity Loan Fund (HCLF), a Community
Development Financial Institution that
provides funding to low-net-worth
individuals in Hartford to rehab
and purchase homes, thus improv-
ing neighborhoods. Additionally, the
HCLF has a credit builder program to
assist city residents in improving their
Paul R. Ballasy, a partner of
CohnReznick in Glastonbury, was ap-
pointed to a three-year term on the
board of directors of the Connecti-
cut Association of Nonprofits. Ballasy
co-leads CohnReznick's not-for-profit
and education industry practice in
The Women's Initiative Group at
Mahoney Sabol & Company donated
$745 to the American Cancer Society
in loving memory of their co-worker,
Robyn Sparks. This donation was
raised through "Dress Down Fridays"
in the month of October; there was 100
percent participation from the entire
team at Mahoney Sabol.
Gregory R. Stelmak, a senior staff ac-
countant at Harvey & Horowitz in Rocky
Hill, has been appointed to the Newing-
ton Commission on Aging and the Dis-
abled by the Newington Town Council.
Noelle A. Taddei,
an associate profes-
sor of accounting at
Post University in
Waterbury, spoke to
State University's accounting society
on March 6.
John M. DelGrego, a managing
director at Meyers, Harrison & Pia in
New Haven, presented on the topic of
"Understanding Business Valuation"
for Conflict Resolution Training in West
Hartford and presented "Succession
Planning: A Road Map for the Future"
to the Independent Music Merchants
Group (IMMG) in Anaheim, CA.
Richard E. Knotek, a partner at Ma-
honey Sabol & Company in Glaston-
bury, has joined the Estate and Busi-
ness Planning Council of Hartford.
Ralph L. Ricciardelli, managing
partner at Burzenski & Company in
East Haven, and
Kenneth A. Kron,
tax partner at Mahoney Sabol &
Company in Glastonbury, spoke to the
Connecticut Valley Chapter of the Con-
struction Financial Management Asso-
ciation regarding fiscal cliff legislation.
Reynolds & Rowella was selected as
a 2012 All-Star firm, an award given
by INSIDE Public Accounting. The
firm placed fourth in the tax category,
competing against accounting firms
throughout the United States.
Meyers Brothers Kalicka in Holyoke,
MA recently came out on top in The
Republican's Reader Raves readers'
poll. Reader Raves is a twice-yearly
event that asks Springfield Republican
and MassLive readers to vote for their
local favorites across 100 categories.
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