The public accounting and business consulting firm, Ellin & Tucker, has appointed John Coppola, CPA, to the role of manager in the firm’s accounting and auditing group. In his new role, Coppola is responsible for growing the firm’s business relationships with private schools and not-for-profit organizations across the state of Maryland.
“We’re pleased that John has rejoined our team and is helping to grow our presence among two of Ellin & Tucker’s key market sectors,” said Edwin Brake, managing director of Ellin & Tucker. “The knowledge he’s gained in non-profit and education throughout his career, coupled with his familiarity with our firm, makes him a powerhouse who can quickly and efficiently propel our expansion forward.”
Coppola has a total of 13 years of experience in public accounting and the private industry. He previously served as the CFO and business manager at Archbishop Spalding High School, managing multi-million dollar projects for the school, monitoring its annual budget and performing daily accounting and auditing functions. Prior to his role as a private school CFO, Coppola was a member of Ellin & Tucker’s team for more than 6 years. He started with the firm by performing audit and tax services for privately held business and non-profit organizations reaching the Supervisor level. He then transferred to the forensic valuation services group, where he performed business valuation engagements, assisted with client litigation cases and provided forensic accounting services.
A native of Maryland, Coppola earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration (accounting) and master’s degree in business administration (finance) from Loyola University.
About Ellin & Tucker
Founded in 1946, Ellin & Tucker (www.ellinandtucker.com) is a leading CPA firm headquartered in Baltimore, Md. that specializes in accounting, auditing, consulting, forensics and valuation and tax services. As the fifth largest accounting firm in Greater Baltimore, Ellin & Tucker employs more than 100 people in offices across Baltimore City, Belcamp, Frederick and Washington D.C. and serves national and international clients through its affiliation with DFK International/USA, a top 10 international association of independent, full-service accounting firms and business advisors in major geographic and economic centers throughout the US and around the world.