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Joseph Centofanti

Joseph Centofanti, American accountant. Certified Public Accountant, Connecticut; certified government finance manager; certified fraud examiner; certified forensic Certified Public Accountant.


  • Centofanti, Joseph was born on October 2, 1965 in Watervliet, New York, United States. Son of Anthony Joseph and Mary Ann (Sutton) Centofanti.

  • Education

    • AS in Management, Bentley College, 1987. Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bentley College, 1987.


    • Staff accountant Pannell Kerr Forster, Hartford, Connecticut, 1987—1988, senior accountant, 1988—1991, Kostin, Ruffkess and Company, Farmington, 1991—1992, supervisor, 1992—1995, manager, 1995—1999, director government services, 2000—2001. Partner Kostin Ruffkess & Company LLC, since 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Connecticut. Certified government finance manager. Certified fraud examiner.

      Certified forensic Certified Public Accountant.


    • Author: Audit Manual. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Treasurer Greater New Britain Art Alliance, 2001-2003, 05-07, board directors since 2007. Treasurer Middlesex County Substance Abuse Action Council, since 2005. Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Forensic Certified Public Accountant Society, Information Systems Audit and Control Association, High Technology Crime Investigation Association (membership chair Connecticut chapter 2004-2005, treasurer since 2005), Connecticut Society Certified Public Accountant (chair governmental accounting and auditing committee 2002-2003), Association Government Accountants, Association Certified Fraud Examiners (vice president 2002-2003, training director since 2002, president 2003-2007, Connecticut chapter, board member since 2007), Government Finance Officers Association (special review committee).


    • father: Anthony Joseph Centofanti
    • mother: Mary Ann (Sutton) Centofanti
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    Born October 2, 1965
    (age 52)
    • 1987
      Bentley College
    • 1987
      Bentley College
    • 1987 - 1988
      Staff accountant, Pannell Kerr Forster
      Hartford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1991 - 1992
      Staff accountant, Pannell Kerr Forster
      Kostin, Volgograd, Russian Federation
    • 1992 - 1995
      Staff accountant, Pannell Kerr Forster
    • 2001
      partner, Kostin Ruffkess & Company Limited Liability Company
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