About Marc

Marc J. Giampaola is a director in the Firm’s Hartford, Connecticut office and is the New England co-leader for Financial Institutions Services group. He has more than 20 years of experience managing, conducting, reviewing and analyzing financial information. Mr. Giampaola’s primary industry focus is financial institutions, along with insurance, manufacturing and life sciences companies.

Mr. Giampaola is highly qualified in evaluating business processes and internal controls via audits for Sarbanes-Oxley and FDICIA reporting. He has been involved in numerous external and internal audit related engagements, consulting services, and forensic investigations related to financial fraud. He also has extensive experience with Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) reporting requirements for publicly traded companies, including quarterly, and annual filings, and registration statements. Mr. Giampaola serves as a member of Marcum’s New England Assurance Practice Training Committee, where he is actively involved in education of partners and associates on new accounting pronouncements and other technical matters. Mr. Giampaola also assists in conducting CPA firm peer reviews and other assurance audit quality activities.

Prior to joining Marcum in 2018, Marc spent over 16 years working  with a “Big Four” firm within the Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York practices where he was a managing director focused on serving banking and financial services entities with assets of up to approximately $60 billion.

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
  • Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA) – General Member and Financial Institutions Committee Member
  • Financial Management Society, Boston Chapter
  • Massachusetts Bankers Association
  • Greater Hartford Arts Council – Finance Committee Member

Expertise

Assurance
Financial Reporting
Financial Institution Audits
SEC Reporting
Employee Benefit Plans

Industry Focus

Financial Institutions
Credit Unions
Insurance

Education

Bachelor of Science, Accounting
State University of New York at Buffalo