Knowledge and Insights

Jeffrey Baresciano, CPA, CFF, ABV, CVA Joins Mercadien as a Director

August 2020

Princeton, NJ & Philadelphia, PA – Myron M. Gellman, MBA, CBA, CMC, Chief Executive Officer of Mercadien, is pleased to announce the addition of Jeffrey Baresciano, CPA, CFF, ABV, CVA to the organization’s Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support team as a Director. Jeff’s arrival will allow our team to expand on these existing services and add more value to the firm’s clients.

Jeff has over 15 years of experience in business valuation, matrimonial litigation support, lost earnings and economic damage assessments, along with other forensic and investigative accounting as well as litigation support services. He has worked with clients across various industries, including, but not limited to, law and professional service firms, insurance companies, government agencies, private companies and individuals.

Additionally, Mr. Baresciano has extensive experience in complex forensic accounting, valuation and litigation assignments such as specialized accounting analysis, subrogation claims support, accounting & auditing testing, income determination and providing expert witness testimony. Jeff has been a presenter for Continuing Legal Education and Continuing Professional Education seminars, focusing on the use of experts at trial and forensic investigations. He has also written several articles on economic damage related matters for various publications.

Prior to joining Mercadien, Jeff worked at a Top 5 National CPA firm as a director in their Financial Investigations & Disputes Practice, where he was responsible for performing and overseeing engagements on the aforementioned services. He has also held other management and forensic consulting positions throughout his career.

Jeff graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Drexel University. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified in Financial Forensics, Accredited in Business Valuation and a Certified Valuation Analyst. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Forensic and Valuation Services Section, New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants’ Business Valuation Forensic Litigation Services Interest Group, National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, American Society of Appraisers, and National Association of Forensic Economics.

Mercadien provides a full spectrum of accounting and consulting services, including traditional audit and financial reporting, tax compliance and planning, compliance oversight, risk assessment, litigation support, management and board consulting; as well as wealth management solutions. Founded in Princeton in 1963, the firm serves privately-owned companies of nearly every type and industry, as well as financial institutions, nonprofit organizations, government entities, and wealthy individuals and families. Mercadien provides forward-thinking, relationship-driven, financial and strategic services that maximize wealth and profitability, minimize taxes and risk, evaluate systems and processes, and increase efficiencies for its many diverse and valued clients.  Learn more at