Fred Massanova

Fred Massanova


Managing Partner

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As East region managing partner, Fred Massanova provides leadership, management and strategic direction for the firm’s presence in the East markets. Additionally, Fred is the Philadelphia market leader, overseeing the industry teams of manufacturing and distribution, technology, life sciences, construction, real estate, professional services, healthcare, higher education and private wealth. He also sits on Baker Tilly’s board of partners and is a leader in the East region's private equity practice. Fred joined the firm in 2007 and has specific expertise in auditing and providing advisory services to technology companies, service organizations, specialty finance and private equity companies. Fred is also a lead developer of workforce and resource management.

  • Strategy: Responsible for the execution of strategy across the East region which covers the major metropolitan areas of Boston, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington D.C., and also provides strategic leadership and support to four managing partners across those metro regions.
  • Growth and profitability: Responsible for the growth within the region including focus on brand recognition, growth strategies, the market, service and industry development across the region.
  • Expansion: Provides guidance and assistance with identifying opportunities for acquisition or geographical expansion and has the primary leadership responsibility for integrations with Boston, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington D.C.
  • Performance: Responsible for developing, building and approving the East region market performance plans for each fiscal year from June 1 through May 31 and assuring that the region is obtaining financial and operational metrics.
  • People: Responsible for and assisting with identifying the people needs of the region in compliance with firm personnel policies and procedures and regional financial goals. The regional managing partner (RMP) promotes diversity and inclusion consistent with the firm’s goals, as set forth by people solutions. The RMP also promotes culture and works with applicable leaders regionally and nationally to assure that the Value Architect goals are promoted and adopted in the services we provide. The RMP has the primary responsibility and authority to recommend to the Compensation Committee, where applicable, the compensation for the partners and employees for the Boston, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. markets.
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
  • PICPA CPA-PAC (political action committee), board of trustees
  • The ESOP Association, Pennsylvania/Delaware chapter
  • La Salle University, Michael A. DeAngelis Award recipient
  • Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, board of trustees member, Select Advisory Board
  • Philadelphia Police Foundation, board member, Executive Committee member, treasurer
    • The PPF, serves the Philadelphia Police Department by supporting important program and equipment needs that are not included as part of Philadelphia’s annual budget
  • PACT (Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies) board member
  • St. Joseph’s Preparatory School, Board of Trustees, Finance Committee member
    • An independent, Catholic, college-prep school for boys in grades 9-12


Philadelphia, PA


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

Executive Education: leading professional, service firms

Harvard Business School