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Anthony Carrella, CPA

Phone: 516-541-6549
Fax: 516-541-6563
Email: acarrella@dsjcpa.com

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Anthony Carrella, specializes in not-for-profits, private foundations and multiple for-profit industries. Having joined the firm in 2006, Anthony made partner in 2015. He is a member of the NYSSCPA, AICPA and the Boom Business Network. He also volunteers his accounting services and financial advice to advance the efforts of Dans Plan Inc., a not-for-profit that he helped set up, that offers support to families and individuals struggling with suicide and substance abuse.

Carrella enjoys helping not-for-profits and private foundations remedy cash flow issues, set up budgets, maximize cost savings, reinvigorate their fundraising efforts and manage their accounting and reporting accurately, timely and efficiently.

An adventurer at heart, Carrella believes in taking that leap of faith in all of his pursuits including the 100’ cliff dive he completed last year in Jamaica.

Little Known Facts about Anthony

His Dream: after his two-week whirlwind tour in 2011, he longs to revisit Europe one country at a time; highlights of his last trip were Venice, the Vatican and the Haufbrau House in Munich
Proudest Accomplishment: helping his younger brother create a not-for-profit that provides vital support to families and individuals struggling with suicide and substance abuse
What He Loves: adventure, scuba diving, zip lining, cliff diving and a great steak
In a Nutshell, Anthony is: loyal & reliable
More About Anthony: Anthony is a twin, born into a large, boisterous and fun-loving Italian family, who enjoys helping not-for-profits and private foundations overcome challenging obstacles to achieve their goals

Bob Jahelka, CPA, CFF, PFS

Phone: 516-541-6549
Fax: 516-541-6563
Email: Bobjahelka@dsjcpa.com

A thirty-year veteran in the field of accounting, Bob began his career at the Big 8 accounting firm of Touche Ross & Co (presently Deloitte & Touche) in New York City. In 1987, he formed his own firm Jahelka & Co which merged with Demasco & Sena in 1993 to become Demasco, Sena & Jahelka (DSJCPA). Along with his CPA, Bob has been granted credentials in both Financial Forensics (CFF) and as a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

He focuses his accounting and tax expertise on providing not-for-profit groups with needed guidance. He handles tax consultation for individuals and corporations in a variety of industries including the medical and real estate professions. Bob also handles forensic accounting and bankruptcies.

A graduate of LIU Post, Bob received the LIU Post Distinguished Alumni Award in 2005. He was also inducted into the LIU Post Football Hall of Fame and the college’s Athletic Department Hall of Fame. He is president of the LIU Post Alumni Association, while also volunteering on many committees and boards of different voluntary organizations.

Little Known Facts about Bob

Career Highlight: he was retained by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on two occasions to provide expert testimony, forensic accounting, in several Wall Street cases
Loves: spending time with family and enjoys tennis, skiing, mountain climbing (climbed Mt. Washington 10+ times) and dog sledding (camped at the base of Alaska’s Mt. McKinley in January)
Co-founder of FLG Lacrosse: FLG provides training, camps, tournaments and highly competitive lacrosse on a local and national level, Bob’s son and daughter are both avid, talented players
In a Nutshell, Bob is: focused, determined and a people person

Christopher Sena, CPA

Phone: 516-541-6549
Fax: 516-541-6563
Email: Chrissena@dsjcpa.com

With 25 years of accounting experience, Chris Sena provides conscientious accounting and tax advisory services to charities, private foundations, schools, and for-profit businesses in a variety of industries including hospitality. He joined the firm in 1990 and made partner in 2002. Before launching his career as a CPA, Chris Sena worked in a supervisory capacity for US Trust Company.

He finds satisfaction in helping individuals and organizations conquer complex situations and admires the efforts of the people he works alongside at DSJCPA and the remarkable results the firm achieves on behalf of its clientele.

A strong proponent of giving back to his community, when he’s not putting out fires for his clients, Chris serves as Captain for the Bayport Volunteer Fire Department, proudly upholding a family tradition as both his father and uncle were firefighters.

Little Known Facts about Chris

Likes to Vacation: anywhere warm
Loves: Italian fare but he hates onions and olives
Favorite Teams: NY Giants and NY Rangers
In a Nutshell, Chris is: honest & committed
Sports He Enjoys: Chris played lacrosse while attending Gettysburg College where he majored in management. As father to three four young athletes, he has enjoyed coaching youth football and watching his kids compete and grow.