Our LEADERSHIP

Charles D. Cuccinello, CPA

Charles D. Cuccinello graduated from Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT in 1974 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. After graduation, he was employed by a small regional accounting firm in Newark, NJ. In 1976, he joined the Newark office of Hurdman and Cranston (a national accounting firm which later merged with KPMG). Subsequently, Charles was hired as a controller for a small construction equipment dealer in Piscataway, NJ. In 1984, Charles re-entered public accounting and was employed by a local accounting firm in Morristown, NJ. For the next six years, while reaching the position of manager, he developed the skills necessary for maintaining his own practice. In 1990, Charles opened his own practice in New Jersey. This practice consisted mainly of contractors whose contract revenue approached $15 million. The services rendered for these clients consisted of audits, reviews, tax preparation, and planning. In 1997, Charles and his family moved to Arizona and he continued with his accounting career. In 2004, Charles partnered with Julie Littler to open CL and Company.

Julie L. Littler, CPA

Julie L. Littler graduated from the University of Wyoming in Laramie, WY in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. After graduation she was employed by the Phoenix, Arizona office of Coopers & Lybrand, an international public accounting firm. There she was promoted to the senior level; planning and executing audits while working closely with client management. In 1991, Julie moved to the First Interstate Bank as management, first in the Internal Audit Department and later transferring to the Controllers Division of First Interstate Bancorp. While at First Interstate, Julie was responsible for budgeting, production, and human resources. In 1997, after the merger of First Interstate with Wells Fargo, Julie took an interim position at Rural Metro Corporation in human resources management, payroll, and accounts payable, further honing her skills in employee administration as well as day to day production management. In 1999, Julie re-entered public accounting as a tax and accounting senior. There she reviewed and prepared complex corporate and individual income tax returns. She was also involved in day-to-day client communications and setting up internal review procedures for accounting reports and statements.