Carolyn Mazzenga, Managing partner of Marcum LLP in Melville

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Carolyn Mazzenga is the office managing partner in Melville, responsible
for overseeing the growth of Marcum’s Long Island operations.

She is also the leader of the firm’s national Family Wealth Services group, assisting clients in wealth preservation and succession planning to meet their lifetime objectives and achieve their philanthropic goals. In addition, she assists hedge fund managers with personal and business income tax solutions.
Leveraging her distinction in the women’s business community, Ms. Mazzenga was
instrumental in launching the Marcum Women’s Leadership Development Program,
a cutting-edge initiative to help promote and nourish the careers of the Firm’s female
managers and partners.

Currently, she serves on the Firm’s national Diversity &
Inclusion Committee and co-chairs the annual Marcum Women’s Forum in New York
City.
A recognized industry leader named one of the Most Powerful Women in Accounting,
Ms. Mazzenga has authored numerous articles and speaks before professional
organizations on tax, estate and succession planning topics.

She also has been quoted in several publications on work-life balance, flexible scheduling and women’s initiatives.
In 2016, she was featured in Inc. Magazine’s “Playbook” video series, advising young
entrepreneurs about different aspects of achieving success.
In addition, she chairs the annual Marcum Workplace Challenge, the largest event of its
kind in the Long Island region, which has raised more than $1,000,000 for community
non-profit organizations since 2006.
Prior to joining Marcum in 1991, Ms. Mazzenga operated her own practice providing
services to small, mid-sized and women-owned businesses as well as high-net-worth
individuals. Earlier in her career, she spent 10 years with a “Big 4” firm.
PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
Long Island Association, Board of Directors
Long Island Cares Inc. – The Harry Chapin Food Bank, Board of Directors, Finance
Committee
Girl Scouts of Nassau County, Finance Committee, Former Board Member
Long Island Center for Business and Professional Women, Past President, Board of
Directors
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Top 25 Power Accountants, Long Island Business News, 2021
Long Island Association Humanitarian Award, 2018
SUNY Oneonta Alumni of Distinction Award, 2017
Midas Award for Corporate Accounting, Long Island Pulse, 2016
EXPERTISE
 Income Tax Planning
 Income Tax Consulting
 S Corporations
INDUSTRY FOCUS
 High Net-Worth Individuals
 Hedge Fund Managers
 Closely Held Businesses
 Middle-Market Companies
EDUCATION
 Bachelor of Science, Business
Economics, State University of
New York at Oneonta

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