DLA, LLC (“DLA”), an Internal Audit, Accounting & Corporate Finance Advisory Firm headquartered in the New York Metro area, is excited to announce the promotions of Marissa Wendel and Kristan Lorusso in our Forensics, Valuation and Litigation Support (FVLS) group and Peter Stelljes in our Internal Audit group. “Marissa, Kristan, and Peter have been integral to DLA’s ongoing success,” stated Founder & CEO, David Landau. “We are thrilled to promote these team members into their new positions. We are confident each of them will continue to excel and provide the service and support that our clients have come to expect from DLA.”
Marissa Wendel, promoted to Manager
Marissa joined DLA’s FVLS group as an Associate in May 2018 and was promoted in January 2020 to Senior Associate. Known for her positive, can-do attitude and mentorship to younger staff, Marissa is responsible for the day-to-day management of matrimonial litigation and business valuation engagements, tax consultation, and commercial litigation matters. Marissa has seven years of experience that includes providing commercial litigation and forensic accounting support to companies in the manufacturing, distribution, financial, real estate, healthcare, service, and retail sectors, as well as serving the firm’s matrimonial clients.
Kristan Lorusso, promoted to Manager
Kristan joined DLA in October 2018 as an Associate in DLA’s FVLS group. Kristan was promoted to Senior Associate in January 2020. Kristan’s responsibilities at DLA include the day-to-day management of matrimonial litigation and business valuation engagements, tax consultation, and commercial litigation matters. Kristan is always willing to step in where needed and help in training new Associates. Kristan has over four years of experience providing matrimonial and commercial litigation support, forensic accounting, business valuation, and tax consultation for estate, gift, and income tax purposes.
Peter Stelljes, promoted to Manager
Peter started with DLA as an Internal Audit group intern in the summer of 2017. After graduating in May 2018, Peter joined the firm as an Associate and was promoted to Senior in January 2020. Peter is regarded for his guidance to his peers and is a trusted advisor to clients and his fellow DLA team members. Peter’s expertise includes SOX planning and testing, preparing mock SOX test scripts, developing audit programs, and performing audit procedures. Peter predominantly works with DLA’s financial services clients.
“Watching these team members grow and embody what DLA stands for has been tremendous. We are proud of their accomplishments and look forward to seeing these employees continue to develop into accomplished professionals,” notes Kevin Baldwin, FVLS Partner. Adds Keith Snyder, Internal Audit Partner, “These team members have shown hard work, commitment, and dedication to our clients and each other. We are lucky to have them on the team.”
These employees have been a key part of DLA’s success. The firm thanks them for their service and looks forward to watching them grow and succeed in their new roles.
Founded in 2001, DLA provides internal audit, accounting, and corporate finance advisory services to hundreds of clients. DLA’s leadership team averages 30+ years of experience and is led by Big Four veterans with deep industry expertise. DLA specializes in internal audit, accounting advisory, forensic accounting, valuation and litigation support, tax, risk management, investment banking, and IT advisory services.
For further information about DLA, LLC, please visit us at www.dlallc.com or call us at (973) 575-1565.
The company is headquartered in Fairfield, NJ.
Securities Products and Investment Banking Services are offered through BA Securities, LLC. Member FINRA SIPC. DLA, LLC and BA Securities are separate, unaffiliated entities.