Food and Beverage Services Leader
Louis Biscotti is the national leader of Marcum’s Food and Beverage Services group. He has been an entrepreneurial leader in accounting for over 40 years.
Louis has focused his efforts on improving his clients’ growth and profitability and has guided many companies in their development from small emerging entities into organizations worth hundreds of millions of dollars. While his clients represent a variety of industries, he is particularly well known for his work in manufacturing and distribution, especially with food and beverage companies.
Louis’ multi-disciplinary background as a CPA with an MBA that includes an advanced study in manufacturing, systems analysis, management consulting, strategic planning and technology, and his designation as a CITP (Certified Information Technology Professional), have earned him national recognition as an accounting and business management specialist.
He is a frequent lecturer and published author on various financial and business topics. He contributes a monthly column, on the food and beverage industry, to Forbes. His expert advice has also appeared in both national and local publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, Long Island and New Jersey Business News, Supermarket News, and Food Dive. He is a featured panelist and speaker at local and national events, including the WCBS Annual Small Business Breakfasts, Bloomberg Radio, and the Capital Roundtable series.
Louis founded a series of best practice forums for food and beverage companies, which attract nearly 500 senior executives annually, as well as an annual food and beverage survey. He has been honored several times in “Who’s Who in Accounting” in Long Island Business News.
An active member of many local chambers of commerce, Louis served as a trustee for the Foundation for Accounting Education and was a board member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA). He is a former president of the Accounting Circle and an Executive Advisory Board member of St. John’s, his alma mater, and Molloy College. He also serves on the advisory boards for many of his clients, where the cumulative experience of his 40 years in practice and work with nearly 1,000 companies gives those clients an invaluable edge.
Professional & Civic Affiliations
- Long Island Association
- Long Island Food Council
- Forbes, monthly contributor
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)