Marie E. Lenarduzzi
Marie brings a wealth of expertise cultivated through a dynamic career in accounting. Commencing her journey at an international Big 4 firm, she refined her skills in auditing, tax planning and consulting for corporate clients. Transitioning to industry, Marie played a pivotal role in overseeing tax-related matters, budgets and financial reporting for a $200M privately held manufacturing corporation, enriching her perspective with hands-on experience.
During her 23-year tenure at a regional-turned-national firm, Marie honed her skills in tax provision management, mergers and acquisitions and ensuring compliance across diverse industries. Her specialization extended to navigating construction-specific rules to handling the intricacies of manufacturing and software development. Notably, she served as Tax Practice Leader for the firm’s Construction Industry group, bringing a wealth of industry-specific knowledge and leadership.
In addition to her client-focused roles, Marie actively contributed to the professional development of her colleagues. As a mentor and coach, she demonstrated a commitment to fostering a growth mindset, sharing her extensive knowledge and insights with her team. Marie’s involvement in The Growth Partnership’s trusted advisor program further underscores her dedication to continuous professional growth and advocacy.
Beyond the boardroom, Marie channels her passion for advocacy into serving as a past board member for Options for Families and Youth, an organization dedicated to providing specialized and emergency foster care services to children, along with adoption services for the Cuyahoga County system.
- Manufacturing & Distribution
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Construction and Real Estate
- Software Development
- Tax Provisions (ASC 740)
- Tax Strategies
- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting, Bowling Green State University
- Certified Public Accountant
Professional and Civic Memberships
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants
- Options for Families and Youth, past board member
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