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Lori Bono

Lori A. Bono, CPA, CCIFP

Principal, Chief Financial Officer

  • Jericho
  • (516) 336-2458
Lori A. Bono, CPA, CCIFP is Chief Financial Officer at Grassi & Co. She is responsible for directing all the financial activities of the firm and its subsidiaries.  This includes preparation of current financial reports and summaries, as well as budgeting and forecasting for the firm’s future growth.
 
Lori actively assists with the continuous process improvement of both the operations and finance departments. Most recently she served as team project manager tasked with the revising the firm’s financial statement process.  This resulted in improved internal efficiencies and an increase in client satisfaction.
 
Prior to taking on the CFO role, Lori worked as an audit manager focused on clients in the construction industry.  Here she provided both auditing and tax services.  In  addition, Lori prepared and reviewed complete sets of financial statements, assisted management with strategic problem solving, acted as a financial advisor to client management, and maintained staff proficiency as to firm technology.   Moreover, she was one of the first women in the firm to receive her CCIFP (Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional) certification.
 
An active member in her community, Lori enjoys spending her free time giving back to those in need and participating in greater causes.  Lori serves as the Secretary of the Board of Directors of a non-profit organization, South Shore Association for Independent Living (SAIL). Lori also participates in many fundraisers for the American Cancer Society throughout the year, including the annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5k at Jones Beach.  Spreading her wings even further, Lori raises money for, and participates in, the annual Multiple Sclerosis Society Bike Ride and Cancer Care 5k.
 
Lori joined Grassi & Co., CPAs in 2000 and has been a valued team member for years.  

Education

    BS, C.W. Post

    ABA, SUNY Farmingdale

Memberships

    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

    New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
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