Friedman LLP is pleased to welcome Partners Joseph Ferrone, Ro Sokhi and Benny Rausa to the firm.
Joseph joins Friedman’s Manufacturing Distribution and Retail practice, to which he brings more than 30 years of experience consulting on the complex needs of family owned and closely held businesses. Joseph leverages his thorough understanding of manufacturing practices, distribution networks and the principles of effective financial management to coordinate services spanning the full spectrum of Friedman’s capabilities across accounting, financial consulting, tax and attestation. He will work out of the firm’s headquarters in Manhattan’s financial district.
Ro brings the firm more than 15 years of experience leading financial and internal controls audits for public and private companies. He also delivers guidance on debt and equity financing, IPOs, SPACs, combinations and other capital markets transactions, as well as associated SEC filings, to clients in virtually any industry. Working out of Friedman’s Marlton, NJ office, Ro brings experience as an auditor at a Big 4 firm and as an entrepreneur for a web-based startup company.
Benny joins Friedman as the firm’s chief revenue officer, a new position within the firm’s accounting and finance team, to which he brings more than 15 years of experience in corporate finance within the professional services industry. Benny will consult with partners, across service lines and industry groups, to help Friedman achieve its profitability goals by driving growth, leading critical analysis, acquisitions, planning, and budgeting initiatives. Prior to joining Friedman, Benny held roles in industry-leading national and global accounting firms. Benny will work out of the firm’s East Hannover, NJ office.