Barry Pelagatti, CPA Barry is a Partner and Leader of RKL’s Financial Services Industry Group. In his role, Barry is responsible for leadership, growth, innovation and service management for RKL’s services to financial institutions and credit unions. Barry is a trusted advisor to his clients in the financial services industry. Throughout his many years of experience serving the financial services industry, Barry has advised clients on improving overall operating efficiency; reporting practices related to Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Internal Controls over Financial Reporting and Basel III. His responsibilities have ranged from financial statement review to consultation on complex accounting and reporting matters including mergers and acquisitions, capital market transactions and SEC reporting requirements. Barry has 25 years of experience in public accounting, most recently with a “Top 10” firm, as well as experience with an international firm.
During his entire career, Barry has been an active assurance engagement partner overseeing audits of the larger financial service clients within the firm’s practice. Barry is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), AICPA Depository and Lending Institutions Expert Panel, PICPA Chair of the Financial Institutions Education Committee. He has a B.S. in Accounting from St. Joseph’s University. Barry was born in the Philadelphia area, and currently resides in Chester County with his wife and three daughters.