Knowledge and Insights: News and Press Releases

Mercadien Announces Managing Director And Other Promotions

Princeton, NJ –  Conrad L. Druker, CPA, CGMA, managing director of The Mercadien Group and managing principal of Mercadien, P.C., CPAs, is pleased to announce that Joseph J. Maruca, CPA, CGMA, PSA, has been promoted from director to managing director of The Mercadien Group and principal in Mercadien, P.C., CPAs.  Mr. Maruca, a senior member of the firm’s…

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The Equifax Data Breach – What to Do

On September 7, 2017, Equifax, one of the three main credit reporting agencies, announced a massive data security breach that exposed vital personal identification data— including names, addresses, birthdates, and Social Security numbers on as many as 143 million consumers, roughly 55% of Americans age 18 and older. This data breach was especially egregious because…

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Introducing BDO’s First Nonprofit Benchmarking Survey

There are over 1.5 million tax‑exempt organizations currently operating in the United States, each with a unique mission and focus. Given the diversity in the industry, nonprofit leaders consistently face a challenging question – “How does my organization compare?” To help nonprofits assess their key metrics, The BDO Institute for Nonprofit ExcellenceSM developed Nonprofit Standards,…

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New Jersey High Schools Create and Innovate at Regional Money$peak Competition

Princeton, NJ – The regionally expanded third year of the Money$peak Competition, presented by the Mercadien Foundation and Rider University with participating student teams from surrounding New Jersey high school districts, kicked off to a crowd of supporters on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. To make it to this final competition, teams first competed in their…

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Frank Pina Selected as Champion CPA by Greater Philadelphia Chapter of PICPA

Princeton, NJ and Philadelphia, PA – The Mercadien Group is pleased to announce that Mr. Frank Pina, CPA, CFF, CFE, CGMA, a managing director and the co-chair of the Forensic and Litigation Support Services Group, was selected to receive the Champion CPA Award by the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public…

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Accounting Today – Mercadien day of service helps veterans and children

Princeton, N.J.-based The Mercadien Group organized a day of service last week to help homeless veterans and children in need. Employees of the firm gathered at Rider University’s Bart Luedeke Center on Dec. 26 to assemble furniture and care packages donated by Mercadien for delivery to veteran’s housing shelters, and to assemble gifts for children.…

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Digesh Patel’s Article Featured on Cover of NJAC Newsletter

Are You Complying with the New Procurement Standards Under Uniform Guidance? For all state, local and nonprofit entities that receive federal awards, whether direct or pass through, Uniform Guidance took effect with fiscal years that began after December 26, 2014. Procurement standards is one of the many areas that management and staff at all state,…

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Mercadien Hosts Day of Service to Help Veterans and Children

Demonstrating the community involvement, professional teamwork and holiday spirit that have been an important and recognized focus of the firm for more than 50 years, employees of The Mercadien Group participated in a day of service that the firm organized for the benefit of homeless veterans and children in need, and as a celebration of…

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Mercadien’s Ken Kamen Discusses Impact of Brexit Vote with Reuters

Mercadien Asset Management’s Ken Kamen talks with Bobbi Rebell about the impact of the Brexit vote on the financial markets, and what to watch after the vote this week. View video. 

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Lisa Thouin Presents on Risk Management to Central NJ Financial Managers Society

The NY/NJ Chapter recently held the third of a planned series of three breakfast meetings designed specifically to enhance the professional development of financial decision makers at community banks in the central New Jersey region. The meeting was held at the Radisson Hotel of Freehold on Thursday, May 5, 2016 in Freehold, NJ. The Chapter…

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