COLUMBIA, S.C. – Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, P.A., (BPS) is pleased to announce that Tony Perricelli, CPA, has joined the firm as senior tax manager. Perricelli brings more than two decades of experience consulting on taxation and preparing returns for clients in the hospitality, restaurant, real estate, professional services, retail and wholesale industries. Prior to BPS, he was a partner with a local accounting firm.
Russell Bauknight, managing shareholder of BPS, says the ability to recruit an experienced taxation professional such as Perricelli is a major win for the firm. “We’ve built a strong reputation in the public accounting community with our focus on our people. Businesses and individuals gravitate toward those who show genuine respect and interest in their wellbeing, professional growth and success as witnessed by Tony choosing BPS at this stage in his career. He will be a true benefit to both our team and our clients.”
Throughout his career, Perricelli has focused on helping clients, many of whom own privately held businesses, use proactive tax planning to improve cash flow and overall business performance. A committed leader, he is active in the South Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association and currently serves on its board of directors. Additionally, he is a member of and regular content provider to the Asian American Hotel Owners’ Association. Perricelli is a 2006 Graduate of Leadership Columbia.
A native of Columbia, S.C., Perricelli earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting from Winthrop University and Master in Taxation from University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (SCACPA). He serves as a deacon at First Presbyterian Church and is a parent volunteer for the Storm Track Club.
About Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, P.A.
Established in 1991, Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, P.A. (BPS) is among the Southeast’s premier accounting and consulting firms. The firm was recently named by Forbes as one of the top recommended tax and accounting firms in America, one 227 firms so honored and the only South Carolina CPA firm recognized for both tax and accounting services. BPS serves as a strategic partner to our clients, providing tax, accounting and assurance, and consulting services as well as trust and estate planning. BPS serves a diverse client base in the insurance, construction and real estate, employee benefits, hospitality, manufacturing and distribution, professional services, telecommunications, and technology industries. BPS is a member of Prime Global, an association of private accounting firms. Learn more at www.bpscpas.com.