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Our Team

Heller & Filippone, LLP is a full-service Accounting firm licensed in NY. All our CPA's hold valid NY CPA certificates.

Meet Our Staff:

Tiffany Vinci  CPA

Tiffany began working at Heller & Filippone, LLP in the Spring of 2016 shortly after receiving her CPA licensure.  She received her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with Accounting from Concordia College in 2012 and went on to receive her MBA in Public Accounting from Iona College in 2014.

Tiffany comes from a small business background where she has several years of diversified experience as a Staff Accountant.  Her duties include helping to manage the accounting team, overseeing bookkeeping services as well as payroll tax, sales tax, and financial statement preparation. Tiffany is well versed in preparing all types of business and personal tax returns and is committed to helping her clients reach their financial goals.

Penny Georghiou  Tax Manager

Penny received her Bachelor’s Degree from Northeastern University in June 2000.  Penny specializes in tax preparation, tax planning, foreign financial reporting and like-kind exchanges for real estate partnerships, real estate professionals, high net worth individuals and a variety of small and medium sized family owned businesses.

Before joining our firm, Penny was a Tax Manager of a national accounting firm.  She specialized in accounting and tax preparation for owners, developers and lessors of commercial and residential real estate partnerships.  She provided year-round tax planning and tax preparation services to real estate professionals and other high net worth individuals.  She also managed the profit enhancement programs and all aspects of accounting and tax needs for family owned hospitality groups and other diversified clientele. Our clients enjoy the personal attention Penny gives to each and every one of them.

Maria Kellard  Accountant

Maria received her bachelors of Business Administration in Mathematics from Baruch College and a bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting from Lehman College. Maria works with clients to provide bookkeeping services, sales and payroll tax preparation, business and individual tax preparation. Maria connects with her clients regularly, and they enjoy the open lines of communication with her. Maria is known for being smart, efficient, and transparent.

Susan Marandi  Accountant

Susan recently joined Heller & Filippone, LLP. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Lehman College in 2019 and is currently working on her MBA in Accounting from Touro College. Susan worked on the accounting staff of New York College of Podiatric Medicine while pursuing her Bachelor's Degree. The experience Susan gained while working, along with her expertise with Microsoft Office Suite, her knowledge of QuickBooks and other accounting programs, her eye for detail and her organizational skills have prepared her well for the assignments she will be working on at Heller & Filippone LLP.

Eileen Kennedy  Office Manager

Eileen joined Heller & Filippone, LLP in 1999 and has over 30 years of office management experience.  Her extraordinary problem solving skills and patience help her to drive every facet of the daily tasks required in a busy CPA firm while giving our clients the great service they deserve.  She manages each client with respect, patience, and dignity to ensure that our client’s business and personal affairs are well maintained and handled in a timely, efficient manner.

Jill Gibson  Executive Assistant

Jill received her Associate’s Degree in Finance from Berkeley College. She has worked in the finance world for more than 15 years. Most recently, Jill spent 5 years as a Talent Coordinator at a Private Equity Firm, one of the world’s leading consumer growth investors. Prior to working there, she spent 7 years reporting directly to the CEO of a large global transportation company. Jill is highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint as well as other leading software programs. Jill is a trusted confidant, a well respected team player, with an eye for detail. Jill now brings her dynamic skills and outstanding track record as an executive assistant to Heller & Filippone, LLP.


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