About Jeffrey

Jeff Rossi is an assurance partner in the Firm’s Hartford, Connecticut office and leads our Transaction Advisory Practice and our New England Consumer & Industrial Products practice. He has 30 years of experience providing audit and assurance services to tier one aerospace/defense, automotive, food manufacturing, sanitation/recycling, construction, and logistics companies.

Jeff has worked with privately owned and private equity-owned companies and is focused on EBITDA enhancement and value creation. He also serves as lead advisor on mergers and acquisitions as well as divestitures.

Before joining Marcum in 2022, Jeff served as the Connecticut office managing partner, executive board member and the manufacturing industry co-leader for a large national accounting and advisory firm, providing assurance and advisory services to a variety of clients.

In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant, he also holds the credentials of Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Jeff has extensive experience in forensic accounting, internal controls and fraud prevention. He also passed the Certified Fraud Deterrence Analyst exam in 2005 and earned the Certified Valuation Analyst credential in 2006.

Jeff was recognized in the Hartford Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 in 2007 and received the Fairfield/Westchester Business Journal’s Most Trusted Advisor award in 2017.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • The Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA) Real Estate/Construction Committee
  • Connecticut Manufacturing Ambassador
  • Connecticut Department of Commerce, District Export Council, Treasurer
  • U.S. Department of Commerce Connecticut District Office – CT District Export Council, Program Committee, Ambassador
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Turn Around Manufacturers Association
  • ManufactureCT, Program Committee Member
  • United States Department of Commerce District Export Council
  • University of Connecticut, Accounting Department Advisory, Former Board Member
  • University of New Haven, Accounting Department Advisory, Former Board Member
  • Beth-Wood Little League, Former Treasurer
  • Fellowship Place, Board of Directors

Practice Focus

Audits
Assurance
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Equity Portfolio Company Audits & EBITDA Enhancement
Forensic Accounting

Industry Focus

Aerospace & Defense
Automotive
Construction
Consumer & Industrial Products
Food & Beverage
Sanitation / Recycling
Transportation & Logistics

Education

Bachelor of Applied Science, Accounting
University of Connecticut

Professional Designations

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)