-- Bruce Madnick to Become Friedman LLP’s CEO
NEW YORK, January 7, 2015 – Friedman LLP, a regional accounting, tax and advisory firm, announced today that Harriet Greenberg and Frederick Berk have been appointed as the firm’s co-managing partners. Bruce Madnick, who served as Friedman’s managing partner for over 25 years, has been appointed chief executive officer. In addition, the firm announced today the naming of four new partners.
While serving as managing partner, Mr. Madnick led Friedman’s expansion to 8 locations and 350 employees. During his tenure, Friedman also became a Top 50 national accounting firm and one of the largest and most respected firms in the New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia metropolitan area. Mr. Madnick will continue to guide the firm and support the management responsibilities of Ms. Greenberg and Mr. Berk.
“I am honored to serve as a co-managing partner, especially as our firm continues to grow and strengthen. Our executive leadership team will be in excellent hands with Bruce Madnick’s continued stewardship as CEO, while Fred Berk and I work together in our co-management roles,” said Ms. Greenberg.
Mr. Berk added, “The new generation of leaders will continue Friedman LLP’s development and maturation. Our carefully crafted succession plan puts our firm in a very healthy position moving forward. The current management team is extremely capable and poised to provide an excellent future for the firm.”
“Harriet and Fred are terrific leaders, and I could not ask for better successors,” said Mr. Madnick. “I look forward to continuing to guide our firm’s expansion while we remain committed to providing best-in-class client service and senior level expertise.”
Friedman also announced that four of their senior accounting professionals have been promoted to partner: Diane Gitto (Linwood, NJ office); Jerald Jacobik (New York City office); Seth Marin (Long Island office); and Justin Van Fleet (Marlton office).
About Friedman LLP Friedman LLP, headquartered in Manhattan with locations throughout New Jersey and in Philadelphia, Long Island and Beijing, has been serving the accounting, tax and business consulting needs of public and private companies since 1924. Our industry-focused practice features concentrated areas of expertise and understanding of the economic environment. We have the ability to be innovative in our approach, act quickly in our decision-making and be flexible in our delivery of services. Our clients benefit from hands-on contact with our partners, cutting-edge technical expertise and our understanding of their industry and their business. Our clients have the advantage of working with a mid-size accounting firm that combines the staff and resources of a large firm with a philosophy of personal responsibility for our clients. Please also visit our website to learn more, www.FriedmanLLP.com.
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