Tara Del Gavio


Tara is a Principal in CLA’s audit practice, specializing in the nonprofit industry. She has more than twenty years of experience in this specialized area. Tara has managed audit teams and assisted with training her colleagues in all aspects of the nonprofit practice while also adding value as a key technical advisor to the firm’s new jersey nonprofit clients. This unique combination of leadership and technical knowledge has distinguished Tara as a critical influencer in the firm and the nonprofit community.

Throughout her career as a CPA, Tara has engaged with various types of nonprofit organizations, ranging from social services to high education to foundations and trade associations. This diverse client base has broadened her scope and enabled her to provide nonprofit leaders with the critical benefits of a consultative approach. In addition, she draws on her depth of expertise in essential areas that focus on organizations that address mental health, Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC), and Charitable Foundations. In this way, Tara brings added value to the firm, staff, community, and clients.


Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Felician University, Rutherford, New Jersey

In the community

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Ceritifed Public Accountant in the state of New Jersey

New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants

Camp YDP, Paterson, Board Member