Stephen P Gunby & Associates, CPA's was established as a full service CPA firm to serve the tax, accounting and consulting needs of individuals and small businesses in the Wayne area. We strive to strike the perfect balance between small, local, attentive service and professional experience and expertise.
We believe that listening is the foundation of a lasting client relationship built on trust and respect. Our goal is to provide financial leadership, guidance and advice that you can really use to help you grow your business and become more successful.
Stephen P. Gunby, CPA
Stephen is the President of Stephen P. Gunby & Associates, CPA's. Stephen earned his Bachelor's degree in Accounting from the State University of New York in 1985 and attained his CPA designation with the State of New Jersey in 1988. Stephen specializes in providing business advisory and tax planning advice to small and medium sized businesses as well as to individuals.
Before founding this firm, Stephen worked for a large regional CPA firm for eleven years, before leaving to become a Controller in private industry. Having spent 1 year managing the financial affairs of leading electronic retailer followed by over 4 years providing similar guidance to direct mail company, Stephen left private industry in 2001 to start his own public accounting firm. Currently the firm employs three people and services clients in 23 different states.
Stephen is an active community member in Wayne, NJ where he resides with his wife and daughter and serves in various civic organizations and is an active member of the finance counsil of his Parish. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New Jersey State Society of CPA's, and holds a Series 6 and 63 securities licenses as well as mortgage, life, and health insurance licenses.
Lorraine Gunby, Accountant
Lorraine is an accredited accountant and also serves as the office manager. Lorraine earned her Bachelor's degree from William Paterson University in 1988. Lorraine specializes in servicing small business and providing expert QuickBooks advice and problem resolution.
Before coming to work for the firm, Lorraine worked for a large regional CPA firm as a Supervisor for four years after college, before leaving to enter private industry as a Controller in 1993. Lorraine spent twelve years at a privately owned company where she eventually became Vice President of Operations. The company was sold in 2005 and, after remaining to help the new ownership team transition the business, Lorraine left the company to join the firm in January 2006. She has been an invaluable asset in servicing our clients and helping the firm to grow.
Barbara Corsale, Bookeeper
Barbara came to the firm in October 2004 and provides bookkeeping assistance to many of our small business clients as well as performing general office and administrative assistance. Previously, Barbara spent thirteen years with a privately held small business providing accounts payable and accounts receivable coordination as well as serving as the Office Manager. Barbara is a true asset to the firm and her friendly outgoing demeanor, are enjoyable by our clients and friends alike.