Natasha Perssico
Natasha Perssico, CPA
Senior Associate
8600 West Bryn Mawr Avenue, Suite 950N
Chicago, Illinois, 60631
773-399-4313

For a detailed curriculum vitae, please contact Natasha Perssico.

Natasha Perssico is a senior associate with Willamette Management Associates. Natasha has valued the following types of business entities and securities: general and limited partnership interests, closely held business enterprises, estates, and employee stock ownership plans.

She has prepared valuation and economic analysis for the following purposes: tax planning and compliance (federal income, gift, and estate), forensic analysis and dispute resolution, acquisition purchase price allocation, financial reporting, transaction planning (acquisition, divestiture, liquidation, and reorganization), economic damages analyses, shareholder disputes, and divorce.

She has performed business and intangible asset valuations in the following industries: commercial printing, nursing and residential care facilities, investment management and other financial services, professional services firms, real estate holding and management, food and grocery, motorcycle accessories manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, health care, insurance services, and shipping and packaging.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE
Before joining Willamette Management Associates, Natasha worked at Cendrowski Corporate Advisors (CCA) in their forensic accounting and litigation support practice group. At CCA, Natasha performed extensive work pertaining to complex litigation matters, including professional litigation support in connection with auditor liability and malpractice claims, application of GAAS and GAAP, commercial disputes, financial reporting fraud investigations, misappropriation of assets investigations, and business valuation matters.

Prior to that she was a staff accountant for over six years in private, public, and municipal government organizations providing a full range of accounting and financial reporting services, including preparation of monthly and year-end financial statements, preparation and validation of general ledger journal entries, preparing and reviewing account reconciliations, preparing financial schedules and preparing, analyzing and reviewing year-end working papers.

Until recently Natasha taught as an adjunct accounting professor at Roosevelt University in Chicago for two years. Courses taught include introductory accounting, managerial accounting, intermediate accounting, and issues in asset valuation.

EDUCATION
Master of Business Administration, forensic accounting (with honors), Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, DePaul University

Bachelor of Science, accounting (with honors) University of Tampa

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Natasha is a certified public accountant, licensed in the state of Illinois. She is a member of the Illinois Certified Public Accountant Society, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and the American Society of Appraisers.