November 05, 2013
Marcum Partner Carolyn Mazzenga Named to Most Powerful Women in Accounting Class of 2013
New York City, NY - Carolyn Mazzenga, Partner-in-Charge of the Melville, NY office of Marcum LLP and national Partner-in-Charge of the accounting and advisory Firm's High Net Worth Individuals Practice group, has been named one of the Most Powerful Women in Accounting by CPA Practice Advisor magazine.
The annual awards recognize women accountants who have been the driving force in creating a culture of innovation or excellence within a practice and whose leadership has had a demonstrable effect upon the practices and success of the organization. Winners were selected based on their contributions to the accounting profession, their firms and the next generation of women leaders.
"Carolyn Mazzenga is an outstanding professional who is a role model not only for other women professionals and partners in our Firm, but for our entire organization. We congratulate her on this well-deserved honor," said Jeffrey M. Weiner, Marcum's Managing Partner.
"Carolyn Mazzenga and Marcum are great examples of how women are changing the accounting profession for the better," said Jim Baker, Publisher of CPA Practice Advisor.
About Carolyn Mazzenga
Carolyn Mazzenga joined Marcum LLP in 1992 and in 1997 became one of the Firm's first woman partners and Partner-in-Charge (PIC) of its Tax Practice.
In 2002, she spearheaded a specialized High Net Worth Practice group for the Firm, which she continues to lead as PIC, and in 2010 accepted an additional role as PIC of Marcum's office in Melville, NY, where she is responsible for the growth of the Firm's Long Island operations. She serves as a member of the Firm's Executive Committee and also mentors several Firm managers and partners.
Ms. Mazzenga is co-chair of Financial Executive Women (FEW), a group comprised of women CFO's on Long Island that meets at Marcum monthly. She is a past president of the Long Island Center for Professional Women. Additionally, she is chair of the annual Marcum Workplace Challenge, a charitable sporting event on Long Island that has raised over $350,000 to date and which attracts participation from more than 10,000 people from over 200 L.I. companies and organizations.
In July 2013, Carolyn was featured in Accounting Today TV's professional development series, Women in Accounting: Preparing Future Leaders.
About Marcum LLP
Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., Grand Cayman and China. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting and assurance services; advisory, valuation and litigation support; and an extensive range of specialty and niche industry practices. The Firm serves both privately held and publicly traded companies, as well as high net worth individuals, private equity funds and hedge funds, with a focus on middle-market companies and closely held family businesses. Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a comprehensive array of professional services.