WAYNE, PA – September 22, 2015 – Stephano Slack LLC, a leading regional accounting and        consulting firm, today announced the hiring of William S. Covert as Chief Financial Officer. Covert will be based in the firm’s Wayne, Pennsylvania headquarters.

In this newly created position, Covert is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the accounting and financial functions of the firm, as well as leading and managing M&A strategies and corporate finance activities, and maintaining relationships with various external entities including vendors.

“We are pleased to welcome Bill to the management team,” said Michael J. Stephano, Managing Partner. “His broad range of public accounting, compliance, operations and business development experience make him a good fit. I feel confident his vision and knowledge will contribute to Stephano Slack’s continued growth.”

Covert held financial executive positions with Siana Carr O’Connor & Lynam, LLP where he served as a Tax Consultant and Personal Financial Planner; Eagle Energy Systems, Ltd. where he served as Chief Financial Officer; and Davidson Trust Company where he held the concurrent executive positions of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer.

He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting from Bloomsburg University. Covert is a Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Global Management Accountant and has earned the Personal Financial Planning Certification. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Covert is also active in the community and serves as Treasurer of St. Maximilian Kolbe CYO in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

About Stephano Slack LLC
Stephano Slack LLC, a full-service accounting and consulting firm with offices in suburban Philadelphia and Wilmington, provides a range of attest, assurance, tax, business advisory and valuation services. The firm is committed to helping middle market clients enhance their financial well-being and navigate the complexities of financial reporting. Working with a wide range of industries, they specialize in construction, real estate, small business, manufacturing and distribution, and nonprofit. For more information, visit

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