Michele Amato Named Partner-In-Charge of Professional Standards GroupJuly 10, 2018
New York, NY (July 10, 2018) – Leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, Marks Paneth LLP, has announced the promotion of Michele B. Amato, CPA to Partner-in-Charge of the Professional Standards Group. In this role, Amato will oversee the firm’s compliance with, and implementation of, accounting, auditing and attestation standards, independence and ethics requirements and quality control standards set forth by leading industry authorities and regulatory agencies.
Previously, Amato served as a Director in the Professional Standards Group at Marks Paneth. Prior to joining the firm, she held leadership roles in the audit and quality control departments of other regional and national accounting firms.
“Michele’s extensive experience and intimate knowledge of the regulatory landscape are essential to maintaining our firm’s stringent levels of professionalism,” commented Michael McNee, Partner-in-Charge of Attest Services. “Her oversight of vital quality control functions will be an invaluable asset to both Marks Paneth and every client who places their trust in us.”
Amato is based in Marks Paneth’s New York City headquarters, overseeing the quality control, risk management, independence and ethical standards of all office locations.