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ANGELA R. DELLA UNIVERSITA

Angela R. Della Universita, CFE is a Director at Yip Associates and has over ten (10) years of experience providing forensic accounting, integrity and compliance monitoring, financial audit, internal controls, and investigative auditing services to various public and private clients.

Mrs. Della Universita graduated with honors from Wagner College where earned her Bachelors in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting, and from Baruch College where she earned her Masters in Accounting.

Prior to joining Yip Associates, Mrs. Della Universita served as a Senior Forensic Accountant for K2 Intelligence/Thacher Associates, a leading investigative firm in New York, NY, where she managed and provided forensic accounting and integrity monitoring services on various construction projects for the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and New Jersey Transit.  She has managed and participated in projects relating to M/W/DBE compliance, prevailing wage reviews, payroll reviews, and financial investigations, primarily within the construction industry.  She was also responsible for creating risk assessments, managing budgets and coordinating staffing.

Prior to K2 Intelligence/Thacher Associates, Mrs. Della Universita served as an Associate Principal Examiner for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) where she managed and coordinated job assignments for large member firms, including identifying key areas of risk, creating risk assessments, creating and managing work plans, and preparing written reports.  She also performed reviews and analyses of internal controls for key risk areas and systems to determine quality and reliability, and regulatory and compliance reviews of various member organizations, which included review of financial and operational data, annual audit reports, SEC and FINRA requirements, and internal policies and procedures. Mrs. Della Universita also served as an Examiner for the New York Stock Exchange, Regulation Inc. where she performed credit reviews of NYSE member firms, analyzed financials, and prepared analytical and qualitative reports.

Practice Areas:
Financial Fraud Investigations
Fraud Risk Mitigation & Internal Controls
Construction Auditing
Integrity & Compliance Monitoring
Prevailing Wage/Davis-Bacon Act Compliance
M/W/DBE Compliance

Professional Affiliations:
Association of Fraud Examiners

Certifications:
Certified Fraud Examiner

Education:
Wagner College
Bachelor of Business Administration with Honors, Concentration in Accounting
Baruch College
Masters in Accounting

Contact information:
Office:  732-784-4400
Direct:  732-784-4402
Fax:  1-888-632-2672
E-mail: adellauniversita@yipcpa.com