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Fred Massanova

Partner, CPA
215 557 2215

Fred Massanova, partner with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, brings 12 years of comprehensive audit and advisory experience. Fred currently leads the firm’s Philadelphia commercial practice, overseeing the manufacturing and distribution, technology, life sciences, construction and real estate, private equity, professional services, public sector, retail and small business industry teams. He also leads the East region private equity practice. Fred’s specific expertise is in auditing technology companies, service organizations and specialty finance companies. He also has extensive experience working with ESOP companies.

Experience

  • Expertise in auditing manufacturing, distribution and technology companies – privately held and SEC registrants
  • Expertise in auditing financial institutions, construction and real estate companies – privately held and SEC registrants
  • Extensive experience and expertise in providing audit and advisory services to private equity companies
  • Extensive experience and expertise in providing audit and advisory services to Employee Stock Ownership Plan companies (ESOP)
  • Deep understanding and extensive experience of the Department of Labor (DOL)’s rules and regulations for employee benefit plans governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA)
  • Fair value and valuations for alternative and hard-to-value assets, including real estate valuations
  • Extensive experience providing audit services related to mergers and acquisitions
  • Member of the firm’s risk committee
  • Member of the firm’s Supporting Opportunity, Advancement and Recognition for All (SOAR) Committee
  • Licensed CPA in Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia Police Foundation, Treasurer and Executive Committee
  • Saint Joseph’s Preparatory School, Finance Committee

Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
  • PICPA CPA-PAC (Political Action Committee) Board of Trustees
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan Association, Pennsylvania Chapter
  • Awarded the La Salle University Michael A, DeAngelis award in 2016

Education

La Salle University (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Bachelor of Science in accounting