Joseph A. Lizza — Managing Partner, Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Lyndhurst, NJ— Prominently featured in The Inner Circle, Joseph A. Lizza is being acknowledged as a Distinguished Business Professional for his contributions to the fields of Finance and Accounting.

Mr. Lizza pursued higher education at St. Peters University in Jersey City, NJ where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. In 1981, he received certification in public accounting and then pursed a Masters of Business Administration degree in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Felician University. The business professional is currently the managing partner, founder, and chief executive officer of Lizza & Carullo CPA & Advisors.

An expert in finance and accounting, Mr. Lizza asserts that he spent more than 10 years in both the private industry and public accounting prior to forming the firm in 1991. He noted that it was during this time that he developed a keen sense of management decision-making for profitability; sustainability; and growth.

With more than 44 years in the field, Mr. Lizza has received many accolades during his career, including Teacher of the Year-Rutgers Accounting Society (1996, 1997); Excellence in Teaching-Becker CPA Review Company (2003, 2005); Five Star Top Wealth Manager’s Award in Business Planning; New Jersey Monthly Magazine (2011, 2012, 2013); Best of New Jersey Award of Excellence-The Italian Voice (2014); Distinguished Alumni Award-Felician University (2015); Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence-Ovation Award; and Education Excellence-NJCPA (2019); and NJBIZ ICON (2020).

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