BMF Welcomes Michelle Carano & Matthew Mallinak to the Leadership Team
January 23, 2018 Breaking News and Alerts BMF

Bober Markey Fedorovich (BMF), a top 20 regional CPA and advisory firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Michelle A. Carano, CPA, and Matthew R. Mallinak, CPA, to the firm’s Assurance and Advisory Services group.

Michelle A. Carano, CPA,is a senior manager in the assurance and advisory department with nearly 20 years of public accounting experience. Carano has served a wide variety of organizations including nonprofit organizations, construction, retail, real estate, and service industries, with a concentration in family-owned businesses. She specializes in working with business owners, management, and staff to resolve problems and develop ideas for growth, build efficiencies and improve internal controls, as well as succession planning and transition. Carano will work closely with Dale Ruther and the leadership of BMF’s nonprofit practice group. Carano earned her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from The University of Akron.

Matthew R. Mallinak, CPA, is a senior manager in the assurance and advisory department and brings more than 12 years of experience in public accounting. Mallinak has served clients ranging from large multinational SEC registrants with global footprints, to small- to medium-size private-equity-owned clients, including private equity funds in the leveraged buy-out, mezzanine debt, co-investment and fund of funds specialization, leading discussions with client personnel, including C-Suite executives, regarding significant accounting matters, and has run numerous special projects for clients including internal control assessments and complex accounting matter consultations. Mallinak is a graduate of Ohio University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting.

“Michelle and Matt bring great expertise to the firm in understanding complex accounting and business matters. This new layer will aide our continued expansion in this ever-changing arena,” says Karyn Sullivan, Chief Operating Officer of BMF.

About Bober Markey Fedorovich

Founded in 1959, Bober Markey Fedorovich is a Top 20 independent CPA and business advisory firm in Northeast Ohio serving greater Akron, Cleveland and surrounding regions. Our clients span a variety of industries, many with multi-state and global operations. We specialize in accounting, audit, tax, litigation support, valuation and transaction advisory services, with focus on privately held businesses, private equity groups and SEC companies. BMF is a member of Allinial Global, Financial Consulting Group, and is registered with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. For more information, visit


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