DHLS_25YrsLogoShelton, CT (November 17, 2015) — The certified public accounting and business consulting firm of Dworken, Hillman, LaMorte & Sterczala (DHL&S) celebrated 25 years in business with a gala party for 100 clients, employees and friends at Shelton’s Il Palio restaurant last week. Managing Principal Eric Hendlin, CPA, made the announcement.

DHL&S was founded in Bridgeport in 1990 as an entrepreneurial firm serving mostly local clients. Since then, it has grown to a staff of more than 35 people and serves small, medium and large companies as well as individuals throughout Connecticut and the region.

“Today, we are proud to serve our business clients, from family owned startups to multinational publicly traded companies with significant revenues, as well as their owners and other individuals,” said Hendlin.

The event also served to celebrate the appointment of Peter Tomaino, CPA, to the position of Tax Principal of the firm effective January 1, 2016. Tomaino, a Danbury native, has been with DHL&S for 13 years.

“Peter will provide consulting services to high-net-worth individuals and to companies ranging from small family-owned businesses to larger publicly traded enterprises in a variety of industries,” said Hendlin. “He has made a significant contribution to servicing our clients and to the growth of the firm. In this new role, he will strengthen our already excellent tax department.”

Tomaino is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants. He also serves as Assistant Treasurer of the Housatonic Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Inc.

He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Western Connecticut State University and a Master of Science Degree in Taxation from the University of New Haven.

About Dworken, Hillman, LaMorte & Sterczala

Based in Shelton, CT, Dworken, Hillman, LaMorte & Sterczala is an innovative, full-service accounting and business consulting firm serving personal and business clients in Fairfield County and the tri-state area. It offers a wide variety of services, including comprehensive accounting and auditing services; local, state, federal and international tax compliance and planning; fraud detection and deterrence services; and business consulting services. It also offers such specialized consulting services as litigation support, employee benefit plan audits and succession and estate planning. For more information, please visit or call 203-929-3535.

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