Principal - SC&H Group
Pete Ragone is a Principal in SC&H’s Audit and Tax Services practice. With more than 25 years of audit and accounting experience, Pete specializes in leading financial statement audits, reviews, and compilations for domestic and international organizations. He works closely with client management and to discuss audit results and provide detailed insight on technical accounting issues.
Prior to joining SC&H, Pete served in audit management roles for a “Big 4” firm and several regional accounting firms. His experience includes supervising and training audit staff, coordinating preparation of tax returns, and assisting clients in accounting software selection and implementation. In addition, he maintains expertise in cost accounting, DCAA audit compliance, incurred costs submissions, Federal Acquisition Regulations, Cost Accounting Standards, foreign currency translation accounting, fair value accounting, complex revenue recognition issues, accounting for income tax provisions, accounting for share-based compensation and accounting for business combinations.
Pete’s clients have included SBA small business and 8a program participants and middle- and large-market clients from various industries: government contracting, manufacturing, construction, technology, property management, healthcare, and not-for-profit. He has also authored position papers on accounting issues and developed and delivered training sessions on topics such as audit methodology, financial reporting, effective communication, and the impact of new accounting standards.
Pete is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia and Maryland, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public. Pete earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from James Madison University (JMU), double majoring in Accounting and Finance, with a minor in Economics. While at JMU Pete was also a member of Beta Alpha Psi (national honor society for accounting majors) and Beta Gamma Sigma (national honor society recognizing business excellence).