Robert J. Ciaruffoli, CPA Headshort

Robert J. Ciaruffoli, CPA

Chief Executive Officer

Bob Ciaruffoli is Chief Executive Officer of ParenteBeard LLC, a Top 20 public accounting firm with 25 offices in six states. As CEO, Bob is responsible for operations of the $170 million accounting practice, including direction of the firm’s 172 partners and 1200 team members. Bob served as Chairman and CEO of Parente Randolph, one of the legacy firms that combined to create ParenteBeard. Under his direction, Parente Randolph experienced rapid and consistent growth and expanded its service offerings to include a variety of advisory and specialty services. A 33-year veteran of the accounting profession, Bob is an active member of both the state and national accounting industry professional organizations, and serves as a board member for the International Board of Baker Tilly International. Bob holds leadership roles in several Philadelphia civic and community organizations.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • AICPA Council
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)
  • Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy (serving as Chairman from 2004 – 2005)
  • International Board of Baker Tilly International
  • Chairman, North American Regional Council of Baker Tilly International

Community Involvement

Bob is currently President of Board of the Philadelphia Police Foundation, and a member of the Board of Directors and Treasurer of the Union League, Philadelphia.


Bob earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Licenses and Certifications

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Pennsylvania

Military Experience

United States Marine Corps, 1970 – 1972