Bios The background of our professionals includes both public accounting and practical industry experience. Our team uses these diverse skill-sets to help clients meet their complex Accounting, Reporting and Compliance needs. We operate without the overhead of larger organizations, which we believe allows us to provide a high-quality value proposition. The Managing Directors of ARC Consulting are actively involved in overseeing every client engagement, which helps to ensure the highest level of service.

  • Gary Klintworth, CPA Co-founder and Managing Director

    Gary Klintworth is a seasoned financial executive with over 20 years of experience in industry, accounting, consulting and business development. In his current role as Co-Founder and Managing Director of ARC Consulting LLC, Gary manages several engagement teams and acts as a technical resource and a strategic advisor to executive management of several start-up, middle market, high-growth and pre-IPO companies. Gary has deep technical knowledge and experience in the enterprise software, hardware, SAAS, online media, professional services and manufacturing industries.

    • Jim Loughmiller, CPA Co-founder and Managing Director

      Jim has over 18 years of experience in accounting, auditing, consulting and business development. His experience covers all of the firms’ service offerings, as well as new accounting pronouncement implementation including the new revenue standard (ASC 606), complex technical accounting, audit preparation/facilitation, SEC reporting, due diligence, financing transactions and compliance activities.  As a Managing Director, he is responsible for providing quality assurance for the firm’s services. His industry experiences include technology (software, SaaS, internet-based and hardware), services, energy/utilities, life sciences (biotechnology & pharmaceutical and medical devices), manufacturing, distribution and retail.

      • Ryan Dillard, CPA Director

        Ryan has over 13 years of experience in accounting, auditing, and consulting. His experience includes working on financing transactions, SEC reporting, research of complex accounting issues, initial public offerings, audit preparation/facilitation, external auditing and internal controls documentation and testing. Ryan is experienced in all of the firm’s service offerings. As a Director, he is responsible for providing quality assurance for the firm’s services. He has planned, executed, budgeted and completed audits for various industries, including manufacturing and distribution, high-tech and financial services of companies ranging up to $500 million in revenue.  He also has extensive SEC reporting experience (S-1, 10K, 10Q, 8K).

        • Kevin Jacobson, CPA Director

          Kevin has over 14 years of accounting, auditing, and consulting experience. Kevin’s strength is working with technology companies (including software-as-a-service, software, internet-based and hardware) to assist them with areas of complex technical accounting, audit preparation and facilitation, SEC reporting, IPO preparedness, and with key transitional projects such as the new revenue (ASC 606) and lease guidance (ASC 842).

          • Lisa Ricardo Director

            Lisa has over 15 years of finance, FP&A, accounting, operations, and consulting experience. Lisa has led finance teams and managed many accounting, CRM, and other system implementations, from scope though final integration.  She has led budget processes, forecasts and created various financial models including those used for product analysis, fundraising, cash flow modeling, pricing, and resource management.  She has worked in operational roles, including resource management, change management, workflow optimization, process automations, and ERP implementations.  She has project managed or consulted on several system implementations including ERP changes from Quickbooks to NetSuite, Quickbooks to Oracle, and NetSuite to Workday Financials.

            • Danelle Foust, CPA Director

              Danelle has over 12 years of experience in both public and private accounting sectors. Her professional experience includes accounting, auditing, budgeting, and internal controls. Danelle is experienced in a wide variety of accounting projects which include managing an accounting team that was responsible for all areas of operations and accounting functions including budgeting, cash management, monthly financial statements, account controls and personnel supervision. Her background includes audit preparation and facilitation, implementation of complex accounting pronouncements, IPO readiness, SOX 404 implementation and SEC reporting experience.

              • Drew Wolski, CPA Senior Manager

                Drew has over 8 years of experience in accounting, auditing, SOX 404 compliance, SEC reporting, and consulting. His experience includes managing external audits and assisting clients with technical accounting matters including acquisitions, debt and equity transactions, ASC 606, internal software capitalization, and internal controls testing and documentation. His industry experience includes technology (software), biotechnology, and manufacturing, among others.

                • Andrew Wong Senior Manager

                  Andrew has more than 10 years of experience in finance operation, system and operation work flow processes, equity/debt financing structure, project return evaluation, financial planning, capital budgeting, operational cost management, and acquisition due-diligence. In addition, he is an expert in formulating relationship and structure framework of financial model/system and possesses advance technical knowledge (i.e. Formula, VBA, ODBC connection, etc) to Excel-based modeling.

                  • Brian Keates, CPA Senior Manager

                    Brian has over 8 years of experience in accounting, auditing, SOX/404 compliance, SEC reporting, and consulting. His experience includes managing external audits and assisting clients with technical accounting matters including software revenue recognition, acquisitions, debt and equity transactions, and internal controls. His industry experiences include technology (primarily software sector), biotechnology, and manufacturing.

                    • Michele Bordalo, CPA Senior Manager

                      Michele has over 19 years of experience in accounting, auditing, consulting and business development.  Her experience covers all of the firms’ service offerings, including complex technical accounting, audit preparation/facilitation, SEC reporting, due diligence, new accounting pronouncement implementation (including ASC 606) and compliance activities.  Her industry experiences include technology (software, SaaS, internet-based, online media and hardware), biotech, and energy/utilities.

                      • Christopher Green, CPA Senior Manager

                        Chris has over 19 years of experience in accounting, auditing, finance, and consulting. His experience includes audit preparation/facilitation and both complex technical accounting and operational accounting areas including stock-based compensation, accounting for debt and equity issuances, close process improvement, and financial reporting. His industry experiences include technology (software, SaaS, internet-based and hardware), gaming, services, and manufacturing.

                        • Ashley Brown Senior Manager

                          Ashley has over 18 years of experience in accounting, auditing, consulting and business development.  Her professional experience covers many of the firms’ service offerings, including complex technical accounting, audit preparation/facilitation, IPO preparedness, SEC reporting, due diligence, and new accounting pronouncement implementation (including ASC 606).  Her extensive industry experience, primarily at technology companies (including software, SaaS, internet-based, and hardware), includes leading various accounting teams through day to day operations, adoption of new accounting pronouncements, mergers and acquisitions, and SEC reporting.

                          • Jason Spires, CPA Senior Manager

                            Jason has over 10 years of experience in accounting, auditing and tax consulting and compliance. His experience includes audits of public and private companies, financial statement reporting and preparation, technical accounting matters, SOX/404 compliance, along with international and domestic tax compliance.

                             

                            • Ada Kong, CPA Manager

                              Ada has over 15 years of experience in accounting, auditing, consulting, and business operations.  Her professional experience covers many of the firm’s service offerings, including adoption of new accounting pronouncements (ASC 842), audit preparation/facilitation, close process re-engineering, and systems implementation for new accounting guidance (ASC 606).  Her industry experience spans technology (including software, SaaS, hardware), life sciences (biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical devices), distribution, and venture capital.

                              • Nilar Hlathu, CPA Manager

                                Nilar has over 8 years of experience in both public and private accounting sectors, in a variety of projects that include revenue recognition, audit preparation, drafting technical accounting memos, system implementation and administration, and process improvement. She is skilled with a variety of software systems, as well as integrations between them.

                                • Blake Ambrosini, CPA Senior Consultant

                                  Blake has 7 years of experience in General Ledger Accounting.  His experience includes financial reporting and analysis, international consolidations, SEC Reporting, audit support, and IPO preparation. Blake is experienced in a wide range of accounting areas. His work while in industry and as a consultant includes daily accounting operations, end-to-end responsibility for the fixed asset cycle, month-end close responsibilities, and the periodic reconciliation of various general ledger accounts.  He has assisted in the preparation of financial statements and footnotes for both public and non-public companies.

                                  • Dominic Waldron Senior Consultant

                                    Dominic has over 4 years of experience in accounting and tax.  His experience includes working on audit preparation, IPO Readiness, international and domestic tax compliance. Dominic’s work includes SEC Reporting which involved drafting of financial statements and disclosures, along with preparing audit deliverables which included quarterly fluxuation analysis and reconciliations.

                                     

                                    • Stephen Hoffman Senior Consultant

                                      Stephen has over 3 years of experience at ARC Consulting. His experience includes data analysis, audit preparation and facilitation, financial reporting, and IPO readiness. His industry experience includes technology software (SAAS), biotech, and manufacturing. Stephen works well with his client’s and engagement team to produce high quality work, on an efficient timely basis. He strives to communicate openly and diligently to deliver the best client experience.

                                       

                                      • Wendi Semas Senior Consultant

                                        Wendi has over 20 years of experience in accounting and finance. The majority of her experience is from working in the private sector and includes audit preparation and facilitation, due diligence, private placements, investor reporting, budgeting, forecasting, debt and equity securities, governmental contracts, monthly reconciliations, and managing an accounting department that included accounting functions such as purchasing, payables, receivables, and fixed assets.

                                        • Divya Mattaparthi Consultant

                                          Divya first joined ARC Consulting as a summer intern and came on full-time after completing her undergraduate degree. As an intern, Divya worked on a full systems migration of Quickbooks to NetSuite, audit preparation, IPO readiness, and process automation via Excel.

                                          • Joshua Miller Consultant

                                            Joshua first joined ARC Consulting as a summer intern and came on full-time after receiving his undergraduate degree from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. His experience since joining ARC includes financial statement reporting and preparation, SEC reporting, audit preparation, data analysis, stock-based compensation, and ASC 606 preparation. His industry experience includes technology software and manufacturing.

                                            • Danny Noonan Consultant

                                              Danny is our newest consultant who came in as a summer intern, and joined full time after receiving his undergraduate degree from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.  His experience includes audit prep, IPO readiness, and financial statement reporting and preparation. Danny also has great experience in the research, documentation, and adoption of new accounting pronouncements, such as ASC 606 and ASC 842.  His industry experience is primarily technology, including software, SAAS, and hardware.

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