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Amanda Sexton

Controller

Ronkonkoma

(631) 738-9100 ext. 349

Amanda Sexton joined CMM as Controller in 2019. She oversees the accounting department and is responsible for budgeting and forecasting, cash flow management, financial reporting, internal controls assessments, year-end tax planning, and managing the firm’s banking relationships. In addition, with her credentials and licenses including ABV (Accredited in Business Valuation), CFF (Certified in Financial Forensics), and CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner), Amanda adds yet another dimension to the services CMM offers its clients.

Amanda has dedicated herself to being a trustworthy, detail-oriented, and organized professional with a passion to get things done. She has nearly 15 years of accounting experience and began her career in public accounting, primarily in the areas of accounting and auditing, business valuation and litigation support. Industries she served predominantly included law firms, construction contractors, engineering firms, wholesale and distribution, restaurants/bars, real estate, nurseries, wineries, and not-for-profit organizations. Amanda has provided expert witness testimony multiple times in the Supreme Court of the State of New York on an ongoing shareholder dispute matter. In addition, Amanda has several years of experience auditing grant programs funded by various federal, state and local agencies. Prior to joining CMM, Amanda served as Controller for a $30MM construction contractor in Suffolk County.

Amanda grew up on Long Island’s East End, in Southampton, and currently resides in Nesconset. She enjoys road cycling, hiking, and traveling in her spare time.

Education
Hofstra University, B.S., Accounting
Suffolk County Community College, A.S., Accounting

Licenses and Credentials
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

Boards, Associations & Leadership
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) (former Statewide Young CPA Committee Conference Co-Chair)
NYSSCPA Suffolk Chapter (Past President; Co-Founder & Former Co-Chair of Forensic & Valuation Services and East End Committees; Former Co-Chair of NextGen Committee)
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
The Maurer Foundation for Breast Health Education, Inc. (past Board of Directors)
Risk Management Association – Long Island Chapter (past Treasurer)
Hope House Ministries (Volunteer)
Christmas Magic (Volunteer)

Recognitions
Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business, Long Island Business News (August 2017)
40 Under 40 Honoree, CPA Practice Advisor (August 2017)
Millennial of the Decade, Long Island Business News Inaugural Millennial Awards (July 2016)
AICPA’s Inaugural FVS Standing Ovation Honoree (November 2015)
NYSSCPA’s Statewide Inaugural Young Leadership Circle Member (October 2013)