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Our Team at Wielkotz & Company, LLC


Wielkotz & Company, LLC is a team of experienced and dedicated certified accountants committed to providing our clients with the best possible service. Our team includes a variety of experienced professionals with a wide range of skills and expertise. As a result, we can provide you with the accounting services you need to succeed.

Steven
Steven D. Wielkotz, CPA, RMA, PSA
Member

Steven Wielkotz is a Certified Public Accountant, Registered Municipal Accountant and Licensed Public School Accountant with over forty years experience in performing accounting, auditing and financial consulting matters for municipal governments, water and sewer authorities and school districts in the State of New Jersey. Mr. Wielkotz is also responsible for the planning of governmental audits and oversight of all audit engagements. Mr. Wielkotz received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a Major in Accounting from Fairleigh Dickenson University.

Education
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major: Accounting
Certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Registered Municipal Accountant
  • Public School Accountant
Personal Passions
  • Spending Time with Family especially my Grand Daughter
  • New York Yankees and New York Football Giants
  • Golf
Matthew
Matthew B. Wielkotz, CPA, PSA
Member

Matthew Wielkotz is a Certified Public Accountant and Licensed Public School Accountant with over ten years experience in performing accounting, auditing and financial consulting for numerous entities in both the public and private sectors. Mr. Wielkotz is in charge of all Single Audits in accordance with the both Federal and State Office of Management and Budget requirements. Mr. Wielkotz has been designated with an Advanced Single Audit Certificate from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Wielkotz also serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency. Mr. Wielkotz received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business with dual majors in Accounting and Finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

Education
  • Indiana University, Bloomington
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Majors: Accounting and Finance
Certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Public School Accountant
  • Advanced Single Audit Certificate (AICPA)
Professional Accolades
  • Chief Financial Officer – The Jersey City Redevelopment Agency
  • Trustee – New Jersey CPA Political Action Committee
Personal Passions
  • Time with Family
  • Member – HackensackUMC NICU Parent Advisory Board
  • 1x Ironman Triathlon Finisher
  • 3x Ironman 70.3 Triathlon Finisher
  • 3x Marathon Finisher
  • Avid Golfer
  • Formula 1
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Paul J. Cuva, CPA, RMA, PSA
Partner

Paul Cuva is a Certified Public Accountant, Registered Municipal Accountant, Licensed Public School Accountant and is a Certified Financial Officer with over forty years experience in performing accounting, auditing and financial consulting matters for municipal governments, water and sewer authorities and school districts in the State of New Jersey. Mr. Cuva is responsible for the planning of the governmental audits and oversight of the audit engagements. Mr. Cuva received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a Major in Accounting from Seton Hall University.

Education
  • Seton Hall University
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major: Accounting
Certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Registered Municipal Accountant
  • Public School Accountant
  • Certified Municipal Finance Officer
Personal Passions
  • Spending time with Family
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Avid Sports Fan
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James J. Cerullo, CPA, RMA, PSA
Partner

James Cerullo is a Certified Public Accountant, Registered Municipal Accountant, Licensed Public School Accountant and is a Certified Financial Officer with over forty years experience in performing accounting, auditing and financial consulting matters for municipal governments, water and sewer authorities and school districts in the State of New Jersey. Mr. Cerullo is also responsible for the oversight of the day-to-day field work in performance of audits for the Company’s governmental clients. Mr. Cerullo received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a Major in Accounting from Seton Hall University.

Education
  • Seton Hall University
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major: Accounting
Certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Registered Municipal Accountant
  • Public School Accountant
Professional Accolades
  • Member of the Board of Trustees – Registered Municipal Accountants Association
Kari
Kari M. Ferguson, CPA, RMA, PSA, CMFO
Partner
Education
  • Western Michigan University
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Major: Accounting
Certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Registered Municipal Accountant
  • Public School Accountant
  • Certified Municipal Finance Officer
Robert
Robert C. McNinch, CPA, CFE, PSA
Partner

Robert McNinch is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner and Licensed Public School Accounting with over twenty years experience in performing accounting, auditing, forensic and financial consulting services for water and sewer authorities, municipal governments, parking and improvement authorities, not-for-profit organizations, commercial businesses, HUD-assisted mortgage companies, libraries and school districts in the State of New Jersey. Mr. McNinch is responsible for the planning and oversight of authority and not-for-profit audit engagements. Mr. McNinch received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Ramapo College of New Jersey and a Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting Degree from Rutgers School of Business.

Education
  • Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
  • Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major: Accounting
Certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Public School Accountant
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
Professional Accolades
  • Chief Financial Officer – ALFA Development, Inc. (a 501c3 organization)
  • Member – Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Member – The Association for Environmental Authorities
  • Member – Water Environment Federation
  • Member – New Jersey Association of Community Providers
Personal Passions
  • Traveling the World
  • All Things Outdoors
  • Hiking, Fishing, Camping
  • Avid Golfer
  • Volunteer Coach for Rockaway Township Girls Softball
  • Most Importantly, Father to Three Amazing Daughters and Husband to a Wonderful Wife
Kevin
Kevin Reeves, CPA, PSA
Partner
Education
  • William Paterson University
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major: Accounting
Certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Public School Accountant
David
David Bottge, CPA, RMA
Senior Manager
Education
  • William Paterson University
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major: Accounting
Certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Registered Municipal Accountant
Ryan
Ryan Cleary
Senior Manager
Education
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Major: Accounting, Concentration in Fraud Examination
Personal Passions
  • Golfing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Visiting National Parks
  • New York Football Giants
Brittany
Brittany Hunt, CPA, PSA
Senior Manager
Education
  • William Paterson University
  • Master of Business Administration in Finance
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major: Accounting
Certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Public School Accountant
Edward
Edward J. Winkle, CPA
Senior Manager
Education
  • Montclair State University
  • Bachelor of Science
Certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant
Kayla
Kayla Berkenbush
Senior Associate
Education
  • Berkeley College
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Major: Accounting
Michael
Michael Castelli
Senior Associate
Education
  • DeVry University
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major: Accounting
  • Summa Cum Laude
Personal Passions
  • Running
  • Fishing
  • Cooking
Jessica
Jessica M. Castrignano, CPA, PSA
Senior Associate
Education
  • American University, Washington, D.C.
  • Master of Science in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major: Accounting
Certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Public School Accountant
Personal Passions
  • Spending time with Family and Friends
  • Being Outdoors
  • Hiking
  • Indoor Cycling
  • Beach
  • Cooking
Nicole
Nicole Donadio
Senior Associate
Education
  • Muhlenberg College
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Majors: Accounting and Finance
Professional Accolades
  • Trustee, Secretary/Treasurer – Rockaway Valley Cemetery Association
  • Trustee, Treasurer – Historical Society of Boonton Township
Personal Passions
  • Horseback Riding
  • Baking
  • Gardening
Kristy
Kristy L. Ferrigno
Senior Associate
Education
  • William Paterson University
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major: Accounting
Kevin
Kevin Gleason
Senior Associate
Education
  • Caldwell University
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major: Accounting
Personal Passions
  • Golfing
Florbela
Florbela Gomes
Senior Associate
Education
  • Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major: Accounting
Stephen
Stephen Matthews, CPA, PSA
Senior Associate
Education
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major: Accounting
Certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Public School Accountant
Matthew
Matthew Trushell
Senior Associate
Education
  • Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
  • Masters of Business Administration in Accounting
  • Montclair State University
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Major: Fine Art
Edzel
Edzel Ubas
Senior Associate
Education
  • Montclair State University
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major: Accounting
Personal Passions
  • 9x Marathon Finisher
Samantha
Samantha Ventura
Senior Associate
Education
  • James Madison University
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Major: Accounting
Daniel
Daniel Wielkotz, CPA, PSA
Senior Associate
Education
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major: Accounting
Certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Public School Accountant
Austin
Austin Goens
Associate
Education
  • Montclair State University
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major: Accounting
Brittni
Brittni Miller
Associate
Education
  • William Paterson University
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major: Accounting
Julissa
Julissa Nunez
Associate
Education
  • Montclair State University
  • Master of Business Administration in Finance
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major: Accounting
Certifications
  • Montclair State University: Forensic Accounting Certificate Program
Personal Passions
  • Cooking with Family
Sophia
Sophia Walters
Associate
Education
  • Saint Joseph’s University
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major: Accounting
  • Minor: Marketing
Personal Passions
  • Spending Time with Family and Friends
  • Baking
  • Traveling
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Valeria Zuloaga
Associate
Education
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • MBA in Finance
Personal Passions
  • Time with Family
  • Dog Mom (to Kya and Milo)
  • UFC Fan
  • Volleyball Player
  • Nail Tech
  • Reading Books (Psychological Thrillers)
Kristen
Kristen Benkovic
Head of Administration
Education
  • Montclair State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Major: Management
Certifications
  • New Jersey Notary Public
Amy
Amy Greenbaum
Administrative
Education
  • County College of Morris
  • Associates in Arts
  • Major: Elementary Education
Certifications
  • New Jersey Notary Public

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