A Senior Vice President, Bernard M. Carolan, CPA, serves as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). In this role, Carolan is responsible for the firm’s financial well-being. He works side by side with the CEO and Executive Committee to develop and implement the firm’s financial strategies. His responsibilities include financial planning and budgeting, reporting on the firm’s financial status, and supporting the work of the administrative functions.
Bernard's principles and positive outlook derive from his childhood. Born and raised in Dublin, a place that continues to inspire him, he is committed to the successful growth of the Company. Outside of work, he unwinds by playing soccer in a local community league.
Bernard holds a master’s degree in accounting and finance from University College Galway, Ireland and a bachelor’s degree in business studies from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He also participates in ACEC/PA’s CFO roundtable forum and ACEC’s Tax and Regulatory Affairs Committee.