“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” Andrew Carnegie
With over 25 years of financial and executive experience, including eight years of Big Five accounting experience, Gene Godick’s knowledge and expertise cover all verticals of business finance. Gene led the Verticalnet IPO, where he helped the company raise $64 million in equity. During his tenure there, he raised over $300 million and completed over 25 M&A transactions. After the internet bubble crashed, Gene led the restructuring of Verticalnet, ultimately transforming it into a leading spend management software company.
From 2006 until 2012, Gene served as CEO and founder of nursing uniform online retailer and cataloger, Tafford Uniforms. He sold the assets to a PE-backed strategic buyer in 2012.
Most recently, Gene founded G-Squared Partners, LLC. G-Squared Partners is currently providing part-time CFO services, financial and operational consulting to many of the leading venture-backed and technology companies in the NYC to DC corridor. Gene received a BS from Villanova University and is a certified public accountant and certified management accountant.
Jon has 25 years of financial and executive experience. He has held various roles in both publicly traded and privately held companies in several industries, including software, e-commerce, manufacturing, and distribution. Throughout his career, he has participated in dozens of M&A transactions on the buy and sell side.
Jon has been the VP, Chief Accounting and Principal Financial Officer for two publicly traded companies and has consulted with various companies in the Philadelphia market, including Cummins Power Systems and Constar International. This combined experience makes Jon uniquely able to provide a wide range of services, including assisting companies in obtaining bank financing, aiding management with strategic initiatives and planning, providing detailed financial modeling and multi-year forecasts for internal or external purposes, and creating monthly management reporting and analysis tools.
Jon received a BS in Management/Accounting from Hartwick College and an MBA, with a concentration in Finance, from LaSalle University. Jon is also a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).
In his free time, Jon enjoys golfing, cooking and spending time with his family.
With over 25 years of experience in public accounting and private industry, Keith has worked primarily in manufacturing for companies ranging in size from $20 million to $1 billion. He has extensive experience in financial statement preparation and analysis, budgeting and forecasting, and cash flow forecasting.
Keith has been involved in multiple ERP implementations as well as numerous M&A projects and has held the top financial role at his last three positions, the two most recent as CFO and VP of Finance. His proven track record of streamlining financial operations that drive growth and create efficiencies in order to meet time-sensitive deadlines defines him, making him a valued member of the G-Squared team.
His BA is in Economics/Accounting from Ursinus College and his MBA, with a concentration in Finance, is from Saint Joseph’s University. Keith is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).
Gordon Gorilla provides operational consulting and HR support to our G-Squared team. His primary job is to keep us all happy, productive, and well stocked with lucky bamboo and make sure we never take ourselves too seriously. On a daily basis, Gordon can be found greeting office guests and starring in photoshoots for the G-Squared Instagram profile.
A proud alum of Pittsburg State University (in Kansas), Gordon earned a degree in Primate Human Relations and developed a lasting friendship with the school's mascot, Gus the Gorilla. During his tenure at Pittsburg State, he was the starting offensive lineman on the football team. Go PSU! Moving from the rainforest to Kansas was a shock for Gordon. After all there’s no place like home. However, he soon learned to love the snow and decided to set down roots in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania.
In his free time, Gordon likes to learn sign language and enjoy all the delicious food an opposable-thumb primate can consume. Known in the office as a “foodie," he enjoys exploring local parks to search for bamboo for his all-natural, vegetarian dinners. Gordon is a passionate supporter of the World Wildlife Fund and does his part to support endangered species conservation.
Eileen began her career with KPMG as an auditor and then in private industry. After taking a break from her career, she returned to the workforce as Director of Finance and Administration at a startup where she played an integral part in helping the company grow to a $13-million private enterprise. It was there that she met the leadership from G-Squared who were the trusted advisors for that company. The G-Squared model, and her interaction with the team, led her to join this dynamic organization.
Eileen’s experience in working with a growing company in both a finance and administrative role makes her uniquely qualified to help build the G-Squared accounting team as their Human Capital Manager. She works to ensure the staff develops and advances throughout their career with G-Squared.
Outside the office, Eileen enjoys spending time with her family, and she enjoys reading, travel, and most important, she is a diehard Philadelphia sports fan!
Rob joined G-Squared Partners with over 20 years accounting and reporting experience. He spent the beginning stage of his career in public accounting, including time with Ernst & Young. His career includes roles within companies ranging in size from small to medium size entities to multi-national enterprises of private-equity, venture capital and public ownership.
His roles include Director of S.E.C. Reporting for IXnet and Global Crossing. Following that, he was the Director of Financial Reporting for Urban Outfitters, which included internal and external reporting responsibilities as well as accounting oversight for the company’s brick and mortar stores. He has also been Controller of StarCite, Inc. and Cornerstone Records Management.
During his time at Cornerstone, a private-equity portfolio company, he merged multiple accounting teams into one corporate team, assisted with system implementation, developed accounting policy and procedures, and improved the close process. He was part of a management team that completed over fourteen acquisitions and successfully sold the company to the industry leader.
Rob graduated from Pace University’s combined BBA/MBA program in public accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).
Theresa joined G-Squared Partners with over 20 years accounting experience. Her background includes public accounting, working with start-up companies at a business development company, and non-profit accounting. She has a strong background in preparation of internal and external financial statements, including an operational analysis to accompany those financial statements. Theresa has the ability to identify, document and establish internal controls throughout an organization, especially as they pertain to the financial aspects.
Her extensive background in auditing policies and procedures from both the auditor and client perspectives, attention to detail and day-to-day general accounting experience, make her an asset to her clients. Her proven ability to successfully analyze an organization’s deficiencies in their accounting and IT systems and identify cost-effective solutions to those deficiencies are highly regarded by past and present clients.
Theresa is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a BS in Accounting. Outside her career, Theresa spends her time with her husband and two sons. She also enjoys golfing and traveling.
Tina brings over 18 years of experience to the G-Squared team. Her career began in public accounting at Price Waterhouse. Following that, she served as the Controller of consumer life sciences company TargetRx. She joined TargetRx when it was an early-stage company and was a key member of the finance team through the company’s growth and eventual sale to ImpactRx. That experience led her to a position as the Head of Finance and Administration for Philadelphia medical technology company RightCare Solutions, Inc.
In her role with RightCare Solutions, Tina was part of the management team that oversaw the sale of the company to naviHealth Inc., a Cardinal Health company. She managed the transition of the company, through the sale, before joining the G-Squared team.
Tina earned her BS in Accounting from Kutztown University.
Jim joined G-Squared as an Associate and has been a key member of the team. Taking on such responsibilities as closing his clients’ books and managing their day-to-day finances, Jim provides valuable service and guidance to his clients.
Jim is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University where he earned a BS in accounting. During his time at Penn State, Jim became interested in entrepreneurship and completed a two-piece sequence in the subject. Following graduation, he worked as an Accounting Research Assistant for Northwestern University. Jim’s experience and passion for entrepreneurship has proven invaluable to countless clients.
Always embracing a challenge and pushing himself, Jim spends much of his spare time training in powerlifting. He has already competed in two powerlifting meets.
Bob is a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University, where he received a BA in history. He obtained his MBA from La Salle University. Before joining the G-Squared team in 2015, Bob spent six years serving the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as an Income Maintenance Caseworker and Casework Supervisor.
As a member of the G-Squared team, Bob enjoys the diversity of what he does. Being able to experience and learn something new every day is what makes him excited to come to work. He enjoys the variety of services he is able to provide to the many clients for whom he works.
Outside work, Bob is a 76ers season ticket holder and a fan of all Philadelphia sports. He enjoys visiting historical sights, cooking, and is a craft beer enthusiast.
Daniel joined the G-Squared team as an associate in September 2015. Services provided by Daniel cover a broad range of bookkeeping duties, including processing monthly closes, assisting with accurate reporting of financial information, and entering and accounting for everyday bookkeeping functions, such as invoicing customers, processing bills and handling collections. He has also spent a great deal of time working client-side, overseeing day-to-day transactions and interfacing with clients and their customers.
Daniel graduated with BS in Public Accounting from Washington and Lee University.
Alex joined G-Squared as an Associate after graduating from Lock Haven University with a BS in Accounting and Business Administration. At Lock Haven, he was President of the CPA prep club and a member of the accounting and business student advisory board, which helped him strengthen his leadership skills. Alex joined G-Squared eager to work with young companies as they grew.
When not crunching the numbers, Alex enjoys watching his favorite sport teams, spending time with friends and family, and working out.
Stephanie joined G-Squared in 2018 after graduating from West Chester University with a BS in Accounting. She joined G-Squared because she was looking for a company that would give her the opportunity to grow within a growing organization.
At West Chester, Stephanie was an active member of Phi Mu Fraternity, serving on the executive board and spending many hours fundraising and volunteering. In her free time, she stays active with regular visits to the gym and spending time with her friends, her family and her dogs.
Stephanie joined G-Squared after graduating from Temple University because she wanted to broaden her understanding in accounting and finance beyond the five years of Accounts Receivable experience she had. Today, she assists with day-to-day tasks and monthly closes. She enjoys working with her team members to help accomplish goals that allow the clients to succeed. She’s learned a lot in a short amount of time and is excited to continue growing alongside G-Squared and its clients.
In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys being with her family, seeing movies, and being outdoors as much as possible, especially in the summer.
Ryan joined G-Squared in 2016 after graduating from Bloomsburg University with a BS in Accounting.
While at school, Ryan participated in intramural basketball and flag football and was a founding member and captain of the club wrestling team. In his free time, he enjoys watching/playing sports, exploring the outdoors, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.
Alex graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a BS in accounting. She always knew accounting was the right fit for her with her highly detail-oriented, hardworking, and driven personality. Before joining the G-squared team, she worked at a small tax firm in the center city but knew she wanted a company that she could grow with from the ground up. She was impressed by the core values that G squared had in place, its culture, and environment, along with the exciting potential for growth. Since joining G squared, she has tackled tasks such as inventory, monthly closes, daily bookkeeping functions, and KPI reporting. She mostly enjoys traveling to client locations and working with their hand's face to face, which she got to do just her second week!
In her spare time, Alex enjoys any outdoor activity including snowboarding kayaking yoga, running, and being on the beach. She also plays on a recreational kickball team with her friends. She’s an avid Penn State football attendee and a fantasy football enthusiast.
Ryan graduated with a BS in Accounting from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Spring 2019. In the fall, he ventured back to his alma mater to pursue his MBA, only to decide against this decision after the Fall semester.
In 2020, he began his search for a career in the accounting world and landed in the perfect place, G-Squared. Ryan enjoys the home-y environment that the office provides and learning something new every day from the great teams that he spends each day alongside. Outside of the office, Ryan is an avid gambler and spends most of his time watching sports. Cold beer, his lovely wife, and two doggos, Marlee and Oopsy Daisy keep a smile on his face day in and day out.
Sean joined G-Squared in 2020 after graduating from Saint Joseph’s University with a BS in Accounting. He joined G-Squared because he was excited for the opportunity to grow within the company while learning the ins and outs of the accounting profession.
In his spare time, Sean enjoys watching baseball and fishing, as well as spending time with family.
Heather graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a BS in Accounting. She graduated a semester early and joined the G-Squared team shortly after. She was excited to join G-Squared Partners because of the opportunity to grow within the company and the never-ending learning possibilities. She enjoys working with the team daily and has learned a lot of new accounting skills in a short amount of time.
In her free time, Heather enjoys going out with friends, exploring Philadelphia, and discovering new restaurants to try. Before the pandemic, she loved going to concerts and is excited for the world to return to normal so she can continue adding to her concert list.
Eric joined the G-Squared team in September of 2020 after graduating Summa Cum Laude from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration.
Eric grew up on his family farm just outside of Pittsburgh and helped run the family farm market. He learned valuable skills such as communicating with customers, working in a team, and what it takes to keep a business running. After learning more about G-Squared and its values through IUP’s Student Accounting Association, Eric decided to take the knowledge and experience gained from the farm and school and move across the state.
Eric is a diehard Pittsburgh sports fan and brings a friendly rivalry to the office (especially when it comes to hockey).
Stephen graduated from Rowan University in 2020 having earned a BS in Accounting and his MBA. He was attracted to G-Squared because of their desire to grow and shape professionals who understand the importance of teamwork and communication. Stephen was quickly integrated into the G-squared Culture and has been introduced to a variety of new tasks and has developed various new skills daily.
In Stephen’s free time he enjoys watching movies, supporting his sports teams, snowboarding, and spending time outdoors around the water.
Brendan graduated with a BS in Accounting from Kutztown University. In June of 2021, he will begin graduate school at Holy Family University. He joined G-Squared to expand my knowledge of accounting and to get experience with a variety of different clients.
Outside of work, Brendan enjoys working out and spending time with friends and family.
Adam joined the G-Squared team shortly after earning his bachelor’s degree in accounting with a minor in economics from Moravian College. At Moravian, he was inducted into the accounting and economic honor societies, while also holding a job with a subcontracting company where he maintained customer accounts.
Adam was excited about joining G-Squared with the opportunity to grow within the firm, handling a diverse group of clients, and gaining work experience outside of what you learn in the classroom.
Outside of work, Adam enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with friends and family.
Rich joined graduated from East Stroudsburg University in 2020 with a BS in Accounting. Rich joined G-Squared in 2021 because of the culture and the ability to learn different areas of accounting. In his free time, he enjoys attending concerts and relaxing.
Geoff graduated with a BS in Accounting and Finance from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown in Spring 2021. He joined G-Squared Partners to gain professional experience working with clients. Geoff aims to have a direct impact on his clients’ day-to-day success and organization.
Outside of the office, he enjoys playing a variety of sports with his friends and relaxing with a book in his hand.
Victoria joined G-Squared Partners in 2021 after graduating from Arcadia University with a BS in Accounting and a Management concentration.
She was excited to join the team at G-Squared because of the opportunity to grow within the company and the abundance of learning opportunities. At Arcadia, Victoria was a Resident Assistant, a Campus Ambassador, a member of Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business, and a member of the Resident Assistant Leadership Council.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends (including her dog, Dixie), traveling, spending time on the beach, and watching movies.
Michael joined the G-Squared team in 2021 after graduating from Robert Morris University with a BS in Accounting. He joined G-Squared because he wanted the opportunity to learn and grow within the company while seeing a wide range of different accounting.
In his spare time, he enjoys watching hockey and football, playing with his two dogs, and hanging out with his family and friends.
Damian Pisarski graduated with a BS in Accounting from Rowan University in May 2021. He joined G-Squared in pursuit of expanding his knowledge within the accounting profession. G-Squared was a great place for him to start his career as it provides the opportunity to grow within the company as well as work in teams to complete tasks for a variety of clients. Outside of the office, Damian loves working out, watching Formula One racing, and spending time with his family and friends.
Devin graduated from East Stroudsburg University and obtained his BS in Business Management. Prior to joining G-Squared, he worked for various Fortune 500 companies in the accounts payable and treasury fields.
Devin joined G-Squared because of the opportunity to grow and excel and his desire to embrace new challenges and broaden his understanding of accounting. He is continuously learning new skills and is actively engaged in projects with his fellow teammates. Devin aims to provide immaculate results to the clients he serves.
Outside G-Squared, Devin is an accomplished pianist and singer. He performs at various venues in the Lehigh Valley and in his hometown, New York City.
Colleen came to G-Squared seeking an opportunity for her own professional growth. After coordinating for a health coaching team at a healthcare company, she was seeking something new. With a love of scheduling and a knack for organization, the position of operations manager felt like a logical fit.
Prior to joining G-Squared, Colleen filled the role of treasurer on the theatre department’s executive board at West Chester University. It was during her two years there that she developed her habit of dutifully ensuring deliverables are on time and on budget.
In her free time, Colleen enjoys participating in and seeing theatre shows, discovering new board games, and spending time with family and friends.
Karlene possesses over 20 years of executive administrative assistant experience and has worked within a variety of industries. She is highly detail-oriented and an expert when it comes to supporting busy teams of professionals. She successfully completed courses in business management and computers at Montgomery County Community College.
When not in the office, Karlene enjoys Purre Barre, playing with her dog (Lily), traveling, and spending time with her son. She is passionate when it comes to cooking and gardening and hasn’t missed the Philadelphia Flower Show in 20 years.
G-Squared Partners offers unique career opportunities for finance and accounting professionals who are looking to work closely with entrepreneurs. Our relaxed yet professional office setting is the perfect training ground for both recent graduates, as well as seasoned business professionals. If G-Squared sounds like the right place for you, visit our careers page to learn more.
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