Rea & Associates Promotes Chad Gorfido, CPA

Rea & Associates recently announced that it has promoted Chad Gorfido, CPA, to the position of income principal, in the firm’s Cleveland office.

Cleveland, OH – Jan 30, 2019 – Rea & Associates announced that it has promoted Chad Gorfido, CPA, to the position of income principal, at its Cleveland office. The company stated that Gorfido has been a member of Rea’s government services team since 2009. According to the company, Gorfido specializes in internal control effectiveness and efficiencies, A-133 audits, GAAP accounting, charter school operations and accounting, and audit methodology. In addition to being in charge of government and not-for-profit audits, Gorfido is also responsible for daily audits, client communications, and ensuring the timely completion of the team’s audit work.

Rea & Associates also shared that Gorfido earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Kent State University. In 2016, Gorfido graduated from Rea’s NextGen Leadership Program. Gorfido has also obtained his advanced single audit certification, which was developed by the AICPA Government Audit Quality Center and serves as a demonstration of one’s ability to plan, direct and report on single audits following the Uniform Guidance. Furthering his professional development, Gorfido is involved with the American Institute of CPAs and the Ohio Society of CPAs.

Gorfido describes himself as hard working and career-driven, though he also sees the importance of enjoying life. Gorfido also describes himself as persistent in finding creative solutions. His working style is fast-paced, but well-organized. When he is not working, Gorfido enjoys golfing, working out, watching movies, and volunteering with the United Way of Medina County. Regarding his time at Rea & Associates, Gorfido stated that he appreciates the family-like culture that the company has fostered. Further details about Gorfido can be seen at

Rea & Associates stated that it is excited for Gorfido to step into the role of income principle. Rea believes that Gorfido will meet all of the challenges that the role brings, and will find creative and innovative ways to move the company forward. Rea maintains an updated page sharing their people’s profiles, which can be found at

Rea & Associates closed its announcement by offering some company information. Rea & Associates was established by Richard Rea in 1938. Mr. Rea founded the company in order to provide local banks with adequate information to support business loans. Shortly thereafter, Mr. Rea began installing business accounting systems in the businesses of bank customers. Rea & Associates helped pull Ohio out of the ashes of the Great depression. Today, Rea & Associates is a Top 100 accounting firm that provides accounting, tax, and audit services to clients throughout the state of Ohio. The company is also listed at

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