About Dennis

Dennis Shine is the Firm’s Office Managing Partner in the Washington, DC office. He is also the partner-in-charge of the Managed Services – Accounting Department in the Firm’s Washington, DC office. Dennis 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. For more than 25 years, he has helped the Managed Accounting Service Division grow into the premier practice of its kind serving the nonprofit sector.

In addition to directing outsourced engagements, Dennis 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 is also 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. Dennis has worked with virtually all of the primary accounting software packages.

Prior to joining public accounting, Dennis 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

Practice Focus

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

Industry Focus

Nonprofit Organizations


Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting
Nichols College