Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and Accounting, magna cum laude, Carlow University. Master’s Degree in Taxation with high honors, Duquesne University. Certified Fraud Examiner.
Vic is a versatile accounting professional and certified fraud examiner. He works with closely held business, non-profit and individual clients. He is CrawfordEllenbogen’s resident “guru” on tax planning and compliance strategies. Vic provides guidance on issues dealing with tax, accounting, systems controls, and procedures and best practices.
Committed to professional and community affairs, Vic is a board member, Treasurer, Chair of the Finance Committee and member of the Executive Committee of the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council. He is a two-time past president and member of the Executive Committee of the Pittsburgh chapter of the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs (PICPA). Currently, he serves on the statewide nominating committee. Vic’s newest community endeavor brings him to the Persad Center as a board member. He currently serves as chair of the Board Acquisition, Retention & Training Committee. Vic also serves on their Finance committee. Previously, he served on the advisory board of Future Tenant, a program of Carnegie Mellon University and the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust for the master’s in arts management program. Vic has also mentored for the Ignite MODE Social Innovation Camp, and Hilltop and Launch MODE programs sponsored by New Sun Rising.
Vic is a 2015 graduate of the Entrepreneurial Fellows Class, a program of the Institute of Entrepreneurial Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh. He was recognized by PUMP and Pittsburgh Magazine as one of Pittsburgh’s “Top 40 Under 40.” PICPA also recognized Vic as their 2018 Volunteer Service Award recipient. Additionally, he was one of 2009’s “40 Under 40 Members to Watch".
Vic has been a professor and guest lecturer on accounting, tax and finance issues at Carlow University, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center, the University of Pittsburgh Law School, and the University of Pittsburgh Center for Executive Education. He has also lectured at numerous arts institutions. In addition, he provides pro bono assistance to numerous arts organizations as a Business Volunteer for the Arts, a program of Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council.