During the late 1980s, Steve started Carter, Hayes + Associates, P.C. with Nancy Hayes, after previously practicing public accounting at the regional accounting firms of Cahill, Larkin & Company and Siskin, Shapiro & Company (both groups have since merged with Big Four firms). Steve also served as the chief financial officer for the Science Park Development Corporation, an 80 acre site in New Haven, Connecticut which attracted and assisted start-up businesses and high-technology firms including light manufacturing businesses.
In addition to providing traditional accounting and tax services, Steve helps business owners and nonprofit organizations fulfill their strategic mission and grow. His unique skills in financial management strategies and internal systems have helped many enterprises grow despite significant obstacles. He works with companies small and large from the manufacturing, nonprofit, service and technology sectors.
Steve possesses comprehensive skills in accounting systems design and implementation, tax planning, financial analysis, mergers and acquisitions, and auditing. He worked several years in Ohio after earning a social work degree. He later graduated summa cum laude from Quinnipiac College and received the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountant’s Award.
Mr. Carter is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is a past President and continuing volunteer of Community Accounting Aid and Services, Inc., a Connecticut not-for-profit organization that provides free accounting services to low income people, businesses and nonprofits. He has also instructed courses such as not-for-profit financial issues and financial statement analysis.
Nancy D. Hayes is a partner at Carter, Hayes + Associates, P.C. Nancy has extensive experience in providing comprehensive services to not-for-profit organizations and closely held companies. Her clientele include construction, not-for-profit, manufacturing and service organizations. In addition to providing traditional audit, accounting and tax services, Ms. Hayes has assisted clients with obtaining financing, business valuations, buy and sell agreements, forecasting, budgeting, cash flow projections, business plans, obtaining construction bonds and profit analysis. She provides controllership services to both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, overseeing their accounting departments during periods of transition. Nancy also provides services related to divorce and misappropriation of assets.
A lifelong Connecticut resident, Nancy D. Hayes graduated summa cum laude from the University of Hartford with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She started her public accounting career with Siskin, Shapiro & Company in Hartford, which later merged with Coopers & Lybrand. She then spent five years at Cahill, Larkin & Company (presently merged with the firms of Arthur Andersen & Company and McGladrey & Pullen) in Hartford and New Haven.
Ms. Hayes is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants, presently serving as a member and past chair of the Peer Review Committee. In addition, in the recent past, Nancy was the treasurer and a member of the Friends of the Clinton Youth and Family Services Bureau, Inc. and was a member of the Audit, Compliance and Risk Committee for the Saint Raphael Healthcare System, Inc.
David A. Scaramozza is a partner at Carter, Hayes + Associates, P.C. and is responsible for logistics and supervision of staff as they perform audit and accounting engagements.
David A. Scaramozza graduated cum laude from Northeastern University earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting.
Through Northeastern’s cooperative education program, Mr. Scaramozza worked four tax seasons with the firm of Bailey, Moore, Glazer, Schaefer & Proto, CPA in Woodbridge. Upon graduation, he accepted a position with Carter, Hayes + Associates, P.C. as a staff accountant.
Mr. Scaramozza has a strong background in audit, accounting and tax services. He provides clients with management advisory services including interviewing and selecting financial personnel, designing and implementing accounting systems, and establishing and improving internal controls. His clientele include not-for-profit, construction, manufacturing and service organizations and low-income housing developers.
Mr. Scaramozza is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Scaramozza has been a member of the Not-for-Profit Organizations Administrative Committee of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants for the past several years.
Amy Wild provides accounting, tax and business consulting services. She has worked extensively with nonprofits and for-profit enterprises by providing outsourced accounting services and traditional compilations, review and audits of financial statements. Ms. Wild has substantial knowledge of corporate, nonprofit and individiual tax concepts. She also helps many organizations understand the many nuances of their accounting software and how to get the most out of it.
Ms. Wild is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants. She graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science in accounting from the Southern Connecticut State University .