Accavallo & Company, LLC

Meet the Team

Karen L. Bodnar

Tax Manager, CPA

Karen L. Bodnar is a tax manager at Accavallo and Company, LLC. Karen is a certified public accountant in the state of Connecticut with over 30 years of experience. She is a graduate of Central Connecticut State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and specializes in corporate and individual tax.​

Karen is a member of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Joseph Markarian

Tax Manager, CPA

Joseph Markarian is a manager with Accavallo & Company, LLC and has diversified experience in public accounting. His experience includes managing attest engagements, developing tax savings strategies for both individual and corporate clients, and business development tactics.

Prior to working with Accavallo & Company, LLC, Joseph worked with other accounting firms, managing audit and accounting engagements, reviewing individual and corporate tax returns and developing client relationships. Joseph is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of Connecticut. He is a graduate from Southern Connecticut State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and from University of Massachusetts – Lowell with an MBA with a concentration in Finance.

Brittany Marino

Staff Accountant

Brittany Marino has been an accountant at Accavallo & Company for two years. She began her accounting career with Lemieux & Associates in 2018 and joined Accavallo and Company when they acquired the firm in 2020.  She is highly experienced in preparing individual and corporate tax returns. Brittany graduated from Sacred Heart University in 2018, receiving at Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

Brian Ferris

Staff Accountant

Brian Ferris provides professional accounting services for individual, business, and government clients. He’s been working at Accavallo and Company for over two years and has developed strong client relationships through his experience. He graduated from Central Connecticut State University and received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accounting in 2019.

Klea Seferi

Staff Accountant

Klea Seferi joined Accavallo and Company in May 2021. She graduated from Sacred Heart University in 2020, receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance. Klea continues to gain expertise in accounting, auditing, individual and corporate tax preparation.

Ivelisse Santiago

Staff Accountant

Ivelisse recently joined the firm in 2022 as a Senior Accountant.  Nonetheless, she has over 10 years of experience with the big four accounting firms and she provides auditing services to our clients.  Ivelisse graduated from the University of Connecticut, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.