Joseph Centofanti

Partner, PKF O’Connor Davies LLP

Partner, PKF O’Connor Davies Advisory LLC

Joseph Centofanti

Joseph Centofanti has over 30 years of experience in providing auditing, accounting and consulting services to state and local governments.

Joe has significant experience performing various types of consulting engagements for governments, not-for-profits and commercial entities, including operational audits, internal control evaluation and design consulting, out sourced internal audit services, fraud risk assessments and fraud investigations.

Joe is a frequent lecturer on fraud prevention and government accounting and reporting topics and is a source of information for members of local media on fraud-related topics. He formerly served as an adjunct professor of governmental accounting and auditing in the University of Connecticut’s graduate program.

Professional Affiliations & Civic Involvement

  • Town of Haddam
    • Chairman of the Board of Finance
  • Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA)
    • Member, Government Accounting and Audit Committee
  • Connecticut Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (CTCFA)
    • Training Director
  • U.S. & Canada Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)
    • National and Connecticut Chapters
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Forensic CPA Society
  • Association of Government Accountants (AGA)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
  • Information Systems Audit & Control Association (ISACA)


  • Certified Public Accountant (Connecticut, Massachusetts)
  • Certified in Financial Forensics
  • Forensic Certified Public Accountant (FCPA)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
  • Certified in Risk & Information Systems Control
  • Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP)


  • Bentley University, Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy and Associate of Science degree in Management