Pete Ferraro


Bachelor of Science in business administration from Duquesne University


Pete has over 35 years public accounting providing advisory, assurance and tax services to manufacturing, distribution and technology and emerging companies. He is a member of the firm's Manufacturing and Distribution Group, Technology and Emerging Companies Group and the Firm's Transaction and Advisory Team where he has led financial due diligence projects for private equity and venture capital funds, primarily in manufacturing and technology industries. His career has taken him from working at an international accounting to founding partner of KFMR Katz Ferraro McMurtry for more than 28 years prior to joining Clifton Larson Allen. Pete looks forward to working with emerging and growth companies to help them improve profitability through effective profit planning, tax and business acquisition strategies. Well respected among his peers, Pete is actively involved in professional organizations and speaks at seminars on various accounting related subjects, coach and mentor to startup companies, judge for the PVCA business plan competition and the ACG Cup.

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In the community

Professional Organizations *American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) *Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) *Pittsburgh Technology Council *Association for Corporate Growth *Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association Civic organizations *Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland - Advisor, Pittsburgh Business Advisory Council *Catalyst Connection - Board Member, Former Audit Committee Chair and Treasurer *Pittsburgh Downtown Community Development Corporation - Board Member *Pittsburgh Life Science Greenhouse Accelerator Fund - Valuation Committee *3 Rivers Venture Fair - Bootcamp Committee (Judge and Panelist) and Sponsorship Committee *Dona Jo Activewear - Board Member *Shannopin Country Club - Pool Committee, Social Committee, and Membership Committee