About Dennis

Dennis F. Shine is partner-in-charge of the Managed Services – Accounting Department in the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office.Mr. Shine came to Marcum via the Firm’s merger with Raffa, P.C, one of the nation’s preeminent public accounting and business consulting firms, specializing in nonprofits. Over the past 18 years, he has helped the Managed Accounting Services Department grow into the premier practice of its kind serving the nonprofit sector.

In addition to directing outsourced engagements, Mr. Shine provides a full suite of consulting and business advisory services to his clients, including assessing business processes for effectiveness and efficiency, developing long-range business plans, and financial modeling and forecasting. He also is experienced in financial statement and budget review and analysis, providing recommendations on budgeting tools and templates, and implementation of various accounting systems, including proper chart of account structure and custom reports, and preparation of board of director presentations. Mr. Shine has worked with virtually all the primary accounting software packages.

Prior to joining public accounting, Mr. Shine was the director of finance and computer information systems for a $300 million national nonprofit.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Sons and Daughters In Touch, Board Treasurer

Subject Matter Expertise

Business Advisory Services Business Process Improvement Financial Modeling & Forecasting Financial Statement Analysis Budget Review & Analysis Accounting Software Packages

Practice Focus

Nonprofit Organizations


Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting
Nichols College