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Thomas J. Bellante, CPA – SHAREHOLDER

Professional Biography
Has been with Green and Company since their inception in January 2015. He is currently the firm’s Audit Quality Control Director. Prior to that he was a member of Warren Averett, LLC, Thomas Bellante has been practicing in public accounting since 1969. He joined the firm of Pender McNulty & Newkirk in April of 1976. In 1981, he became a partner of the firm. Bellante led the Firm’s Audit Department and established the SEC Practice Division. Under his leadership, the firm’s SEC Practice Division was ranked 48th in Bowman First Alert’s 2006 list of the Top 100 Public Company Accounting Firms in the U.S.

He served as the Firm’s Managing Partner from 1989 to 2005, growing the company to a 52-person firm. Pender Newkirk & Company joined forces with Warren Averett, LLC in January 2013. Warren Averett, with more than 800 employees, is presently ranked among the nation’s Top 30 accounting firms. Bellante previously served as a leader of the Firm’s SEC Practice Group.

Bellante has extensive experience in assisting companies with their initial public offerings, secondary offerings, various Securities and Exchange Commission filings, reverse acquisitions, merger and acquisition planning and analysis, assistance in obtaining bank financing, private placement memorandums and estate tax planning. He is primarily responsible for auditing and tax planning functions for publicly-owned companies, including public shells, and private closely-held companies.

His industry experience includes reporting public shell corporations, construction firms, software developers, manufacturing companies, R.V. dealerships, mortgage brokers and bankers, brokerage dealers, international communication system companies, real estate developers, data processing companies, import/export companies, development stage enterprises and multi-state/international corporate conglomerates.

Community Involvement

  • West Pasco Youth Soccer Association, Past Treasurer and Board Member
  • Greater North Tampa Youth Soccer Association, Past Board Member
  • Beta Gamma Sigma, Past Board Member

Education

  • Associate of Applied Science, State University Of New York, Farmingdale, NY
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY