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About Ellen Anne Adesso, CPA, CGMA

The firm of Ellen Anne Adesso, CPA was established in 1988, and is a full service accounting and tax practice consisting of six employees dedicated to providing professional, personal services to its business and individual clients. The firm is enrolled in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Peer Review and successfully completed it's last six reviews

The firm has developed an expertise in the following areas: 

* tax return filing and tax planning for individuals 

* bookkeeping and financial statements for small businesses 

* corporate and partnership tax return filings

* pension distribution consulting 

* non-profit auditing & financial consulting

* representation before the IRS & other governmental agencies 

Professional Memberships: 

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) 

American Society of Women Accountants (ASWA) 

National Association of Female Executives (NAFE) 

American Association of University Professors (AAUP) 

American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB)

Volunteer Activities: 

Ellen Anne Adesso is a member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) and on various state committees, served a two year term as Trustee on Board of Trustees of NJSCPA.  She served a two year term as President of the Somerset/Middlesex Chapter of NJSCPA serving a membership of approximately 1,900 CPAs. 

Ellen Anne Adesso has been reappointed annually as an adjunct professor at Rutgers University School of Business, Department of Acounting and Information Systems since 1997.  In 2002 she was recognized for her teaching excellence by the Rutgers School of Business. 

She has served as a director of Rutgers University Part Time Lecturer Chapter of AAUP (2001-2003), which is the collective bargaining unit for the faculty of Rutgers University. 

Ellen has served as the Treasurer of The Holiday Project (1989-1996), a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing visits to people in institutions particularly during the Christmas and Chanukah season. Also served in various other managerial capacities since 1985 including state chairperson. Currently, the firm is engaged as the organization's outside accountant. 

Ellen has been appointed Treasurer for The Food Bank Network of Somerset County a non-profit corporation dedicated to distributing food and to provide other basic human needs to member our community in a manner recognizing and advancing self-worth and human dignity. Working through food pantries located in Somerville, Bound Brook and North Plainfield, and a warehouse in Bridgewater, our goal is to help create the opportunity for each person to become self-sufficient. 

She was also a lecturer and facilitator for the Women's Financial Information Project developed by AARP and sponsored by Rutgers Co-Operative Extension in 1994 and 1995. Out of this work she developed a workshop for individuals on basic financial investment research, which was held at the East Brunswick Public Library and sponsored by Rutgers Co-Operative Extension twice in 1995 and 1996. 

She was a director and President of Board of Directors of Resources, Inc. (1990-1995). The organization provided case management services and social activities for the mentally handicapped of Middlesex County and Franklin Township. The organization merged with Cerebral Palsy of Middlesex County, Inc. in 1995. 

She was a member of Franklin Township League of Women Voters for the years 1980-1988.

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