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Connor Group is a specialized professional services firm of Big 4 alumni and industry executives. Our team of highly experienced professionals helps financial executives with their most complex and significant matters, including financial accounting and operations, IPO and M&A services, digital solutions, and managed services. Our clients are the world’s top growth companies, and we support them as they change the world and create new markets! The firm was founded in 2006 and has grown to more than 250 professionals with core offices in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, New York, Salt Lake City, and Boston.

We have served more than 1,000 clients on six continents and have a 54% market share for Bay Area IPOs in recent years. Our client portfolio includes multi-billion-dollar public, mid-cap public, and pre-IPO companies ranging from early stage to late stage. Our global clients represent the most exciting industries including high tech, Internet, social networking, gaming, software, ad tech, cleantech, life sciences, financial services, consumer products, biotech, services, and manufacturing. Our goal at Connor Group is to be the most respected firm across our service lines by delivering the highest quality services to our clients. We are hired by finance and accounting executives who understand the importance of leveraging their time as well as having a partner that can successfully execute their needs.

Presenters
  • Dominick Kerr
    • Partner
    • Connor Group

    Dom is a Partner in Connor Group’s Technical Accounting Practice. He provides guidance and leads client service engagements on a variety of technical accounting issues including leasing, debt and equity financing transactions, and new accounting standard implementation. He is the leader of Connor Group's thought leadership and client service roll-out around the new leasing standard (ASC 842). Dom is also a member of the FASB Small Business Advisory Committee and develops and presents training classes externally, internally, and at accounting conferences.

    Formerly, Dom worked as a technical accounting consultant in the Accounting Services Group of PwC’s National Office, consulting with clients on a variety of technical accounting is... Read more

  • Caroline Yan
    • Director
    • Connor Group

    Caroline is a Director in Connor Group’s Technical Accounting and IPO Services practice. During her time at Connor Group, she has worked on engagements such as IPO readiness, S-1 filings, and various accounting assessments in complex transactions. She has developed in-depth technical knowledge of revenue recognition, lease, stock-based compensation, debt and equity financing transactions, embedded derivatives, and variable interest entities.

    In addition to involving in various ASC 606 client engagements, Caroline has actively participated in Connor Group’s ongoing communication process with FASB and AICPA, developed and reviewed training materials, and co-instructed internal trainings and external conferences on matters relate... Read more

  • Lauren Bowe
    • Partner, Financial Operations
    • Connor Group

    Lauren is a Partner in Connor Group's Financial Operations practice. She has a combination of industry and professional services experience in financial operations, controllership, business process improvement, accounting systems, and internal controls.

    Lauren partners with clients’ senior finance executives in fast-paced, high-growth environments to provide strategic solutions to a variety of operational accounting challenges pertaining to people, processes, and systems. Lauren has extensive experience introducing and improving business processes to prepare the finance organization for the public company environment. She works with clients designing and implementing practical recommendations that optimize the use of systems and im... Read more

  • Alexandra Bresso
    • Manager
    • Connor Group

    Allie is a Manager in Connor Group’s National Quality Team in the New York City office. During her time at Connor Group, she has worked on various accounting assessments in complex transactions. She has developed in-depth technical knowledge of the new leasing standard, stock-based compensation, financing transactions, variable interest entities, inventory costing, and business combinations.

    In addition to her involvement in various client engagements, Allie has actively participated in Connor Group’s ongoing communication process with FASB, developed training materials, and co-instructed internal trainings on various technical matters.

    Prior to joining Connor Group, Allie worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers primarily... Read more

  • Nicole Garizio
    • Supervising Senior
    • Connor Group

    Nicole is a Supervising Senior in Connor Group’s Technical Accounting and IPO Services practice. She brings her experience in assisting with financial statement preparation and reporting, audit preparation, and carve outs across various industries and multinational corporations. Nicole has focused in collaborating with her clients to assist in the adoptions of the new leasing standard, revenue standard, and other complex technical accounting transactions. Nicole is a Certified Public Accountant (New York) and holds a Bachelors in Business Administration from Hofstra University.

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