Principal & Management Team

Solving Complex Problems with Proven Expertise

Loretta M. Tubiello-Harr, principal, and her management team composed of Kim A. Vandergrift and Jennifer A. Keat have the collective experience, continual investment of time and personalized dedication to their clients and community enabling them to provide exceptional accounting, advisory, auditing, tax and business consulting services.

The structure at Tubiello-Harr & Associates, LLC ensures that you, as a client, will have direct contact with Loretta and her management team on your engagement backed by a team of professionals to assist in meeting the specific needs to achieve your personal and professional goals.


Loretta M. Tubiello-Harr CPA/ABV, CVA
Principal

Experience

Loretta has over thirty years of public accounting experience in total; eleven as a partner with a top 40 regional accounting firm, four as a partner in a small local accounting firm and sixteen in a privately owned accounting practice. Loretta has services a variety of industries concentrating in consulting for the closely held businesses, CFO advisory services, tax services, business valuations and employee benefit plan audits.

Outside Organization

  • Serving on the Board and Finance Committee of Valley Youth House
  • Partner with SCORE, SBDC, & CADC to educate entrepreneurs on starting their own businesses
  • Speakers Bureau of Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Moderator for Case Analysis by Phone (CAP) for National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting at Villanova University in 1980
  • LEAP (Leadership, Entrepreneurialism, Achievement at Parente Randolph, LLC); three year (2007-2010) leadership course instructed   by Penn State Management Development Team
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Pennsylvania 1983
  • Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) 1996
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) 2007

Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)

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Kim A. Vandergrift, CPA
Senior Manager

Experience

Kim has over twenty years of public accounting experience; most of which was with a top 40 regional accounting firm. Kim has served a variety of industries including manufacturing and distribution, not-for-profit, financial institutions and benefit plans. Clients have ranged from mid-market privately owned industries to publically traded SEC registrants. To add, Kim has assisted clients with addressing technical financial reporting issues, implementing new accounting standards, designing and documenting internal control structures, advising regarding financing needs, financial projections and management of their business. Kim internally demonstrates leadership by mentoring and training staff and serving on several committees responsible for designing and implementing training programs for clients and firm personnel. Subsequent to regional firm employment, Kim served two years in chief accounting roles in private industry; duties included managing, supervising and training staff, preparation of financial reports and budgets for the Board of Directors, internal financial analysis used to evaluate the business and implementation of new computer systems.

Outside Organization

  • Served as both Valley Youth House Board and Finance Committee member and Audit Committee chairman from 2006 to 2011.
  • Served as Board member and Treasurer for Leadership Lehigh Valley
  • Served as Committee chairman for Boy Scouts of America Troup 79

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Shippensburg University - Graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1992. - Majored in Accounting and Minored in Economics
  • Graduate of Leadership Lehigh Valley in 2002 and Dale Carnegie in 2000

Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)

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Jennifer A. Keat, CPA, CVA
Senior Manager

Experience

Jennifer has over 20 years of accounting and finance experience including years in industry and over 15 years in public accounting; two of which were with a top 40 regional accounting firm. Jennifer concentrates in tax, financial reporting and overall business consulting. Industry experience includes serving in various positions including assistant controller, controller, and internal auditor. During this time, Jennifer has serviced a variety of industries including construction, real estate, professional services, retail, hospitality oil and gas.

Outside Organizations

  • Treasurer for Child Care Information Services Inc. - a nonprofit organization whose mission is to assist families in obtaining and sustaining quality child care.
  • Treasurer for the Lehigh Valley Chapter of CREW - Commercial Real Estate Women's Network

Education

  • Masters in Business Administration from Lehigh University
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Centenary College

Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
  • National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)
  • Commercial Real Estate Women Network - Lehigh Valley Chapter (CREW LV)
  • Rotary Club of the Stroudsburgs

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