UHY Advisors, Inc. (“UHY Advisors”), one of the nation’s leading professional services firms, announces the appointment of five new managing directors: Brad Baer, Harold Mohn, Robert Scope, Mehmet Sengulen and Aaron Witalec.
“We are excited to announce the newest class of managing directors. They all bring unique skills and experiences to lead our professionals in providing outstanding client service of the highest quality,” said Mr. Anthony Frabotta, UHY Advisors’ chief executive officer and chairman of the board.
Richard David, chief operating officer of UHY Advisors, adds, “Increasing demand from our dynamic clients drove the need for additional leaders within our firm. By increasing our ranks of managing directors, we can bring added resources to our current and prospective clients.”
Brad Baer is a managing director of UHY Advisors GA, Inc. With over 20 years of experience he is a leader in the firm’s management consulting practice, which provides high-value consultative services to help clients meet their business, accounting and finance objectives. Mr. Baer is responsible for client acquisition, client management and solution creation. Mr. Baer’s work was directly responsible for helping the firm achieve BlackLine’s first ever Platinum Implementation Partner status and be recognized as the global services leader for BlackLine. He is frequently asked to speak at finance events throughout the country. Mr. Baer received his M.S. in Accounting and B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Florida. He is a BlackLine Certified Implementation Professional and licensed CPA in the state of Florida.
Harold Mohn is a managing director of UHY Advisors Mid-Atlantic MD, Inc. and partner of UHY LLP. Looking at tax efficiency, estate, financial, business and retirement planning, Mr. Mohn helps individuals and families create a holistic wealth management plan that accounts for all aspects of their lives. With over 25 years of experience, the core of his practice lies in his passion for helping clients navigate through wealth management, tax efficient strategies, business succession, estate planning and 401(k) planning matters. Mr. Mohn received his M.S. in Taxation from the University of Baltimore and B.S. in Accounting from Columbia Union College. He is on the board and past president of The Historical Society of Frederick County. Mr. Mohn is a licensed CPA in the states of Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. He is also FINRA Series 65 licensed.
Robert Scope is a managing director of UHY Advisors MI, Inc., partner of UHY LLP and co-leader of the firm’s national audit practices committee. He specializes in attest services and has extensive experience with business combinations and purchase price allocations. Mr. Scope assists with the firm’s internal quality inspections and peer reviews. He has developed and instructed programs for both local and national audit training. Mr. Scope is regularly called upon to speak at professional education events and is a member of the MICPA Employee Benefits Task Force Committee. He received his B.A. in Accounting from Oakland University and is a licensed CPA in the state of Michigan. Mr. Scope has been with the firm and its predecessors since 1994.
Mehmet Sengulen is a managing director of UHY Advisors NY, Inc. and partner of UHY LLP. He has over 13 years of diversified public and private accounting experience with two Fortune 100 public companies and two Big 4 accounting firms, where he worked with clients in the manufacturing and distribution, technology and oil and gas industries. He is a subject matter expert for the firm’s SEC practice as well as one of the leaders of the technology and software industry services sector. During his tenure in private industry, Mr. Sengulen specialized in the compliance and reporting requirements of the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 for two global companies and participated in the post-merger integration for a multi-billion dollar transaction. He was honored by SmartCEO Magazine with their 2014 Accounting Rising Star award. Mr. Sengulen received his B.S. and M.B.A. from St. John’s University where he was the president of Beta Alpha Psi, the national honors fraternity. He is a licensed CPA in the state of New York.
Aaron Witalec is a Michigan-based managing director of UHY Advisors Corporate Finance, LLC. He specializes in sell-side investment banking and buy-side advisory services for strategic and private equity clients engaged in acquisitions, divestitures, restructuring, carve-outs, private capital raising and venture capital. Mr. Witalec has over 14 years of investment banking and transaction services experience and has advised on more than 200 domestic and cross-border transactions ranging in value from $25 million to $2 billion across a broad range of industries. In 2015, he consulted on “Deal of the Year” as named by Crain's Detroit Business in cooperation with the Detroit chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth. Mr. Witalec is a University of Michigan-Dearborn alumni and received B.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Mathematics, as well as M.S. degrees in Accounting, Finance and Mechanical Engineering. He is a licensed CPA and in the state of Michigan and holds Series 7, 79, 63 and 24 licenses.