SPECIALISTS

Jeffrey Kovacs

President, Citrin Cooperman & Company, LLP

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Experience

Jeffrey Kovacs is the President of Citrin Cooperman & Company, LLP. With more than 35 years of professional experience, Jeff built his national reputation as a thought leader and innovator by providing valuable and impactful insights to clients — advising in areas that include improving profitability, building infrastructure, and initiating and implementing strategic plans. He has also developed and delivered an extensive body of accounting, auditing, financial reporting, management training courses, and thought leadership pieces.

Jeff’s broad experience in the technology and life sciences industries embraces such areas as software, SaaS, advanced manufacturing, biotechnology, robotics, and the ever-expanding array of health technology companies. He spends significant time advising clients on building financial and operational infrastructures to allow them to grow from start-up through maturity and eventual liquidity.

Over his extensive professional career, Jeff has served in roles of increasing complexity and responsibility at several major national accounting and consulting firms. In addition to the technology and life sciences sectors, Jeff’s broad industry experience encompasses various business sectors, including real estate and construction, manufacturing, wholesale and distribution, and not-for-profit organizations.

Jeff is particularly skilled with auditing innovation, revenue recognition, stock-based compensation, complex debt and equity instruments, business combinations, fair value measurements, inventory accounting, and debt and equity financing.

Previously, Jeff was an audit partner and Technology and Life Sciences Industry Practice leader at Berdon LLP, which joined Citrin Cooperman in 2023.

CREDENTIALS

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business and Accounting, Pennsylvania University

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Chartered Global Management Accountant

Affiliations

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • Dynamic Audit Solution Advisory, Stakeholder and Change Management Groups

Member, Association for Corporate Growth

Member, Pennsylvania Society of Certified Public Accountants

Board of Directors, Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association

Judge, TiE Pittsburgh – The Indus Entrepreneur Network

  • Annual Startup Award & BMR Showcase

 

Presentations & Publications

As a recognized thought leader, Jeff frequently speaks at various technology and start-up events and has developed a considerable body of management training courses and thought leadership pieces. His article “In A Tighter VC Environment, Biopharmas Need To Get Valuation Right” appeared in Life Science Leader. He received the “40 Under 40” award from Columbus Business First and was recognized among the “Notable Leaders in Accounting and Consulting” by Crain’s New York Business.

WORK-LIFE BALANCE

Community Involvement

Jeff volunteers his time to the Pittsburgh Technology Council as a mentor for the co-CREATE Creative Business Ignition Program.

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