The Capstone Lawrence Team
Len “Leonard Lawrence” Sinisgalli
Managing Director – Global & NYC-Northeast
Capstone Lawrence’s founder and Managing Director is responsible for the firms US and International engagements. Len’s leadership and experience is founded in a career spanning over 25 years in Big 4/Public Accounting, Wall Street Operations and Senior Executive roles across global entities, including his leadership (as President) in directing the growth of a $40mm company into a $.5BN global distribution leader. Len’s experience, leadership and vision provide him the foundation and ability to dissect and redesign business operations & reporting (finance transformation/change management) and he brings a style of “empowerment of the team” providing the landscape for creative ideas from associates and client team members alike.
Len’s experience spans strategic business planning, project team mobilization & execution; Purchase investigation & post-acquisition integration of processes and systems; Business Process Optimization (BPO) across both processes and systems; Accounting & Reporting Systems design & implementation; Foreign Currency & Crypto-Currency operations.
Prior to founding Capstone Lawrence, Len held positions at Robert Half (Management Consulting Division Director), New York Cruise Lines (CFO/CBDO), Resilien (CFO/COO/President) and Arthur Andersen (Audit & Consulting). In addition, Len has been involved in several public offerings as advisor, auditor and consultant and has been intimately involved with SEC counsel in these engagements.
Len is a graduate of Hofstra University’s Frank Zarb School of Business and holds an undergraduate degree in Public Accounting. He also holds a NYS Certified Public Accountant license.
Katie Van Bergen
Director-Marketing – New York City
As Director of Marketing, Katie has a strong background in social media, advertising, business development, and more. She has 5+ years of experience working with consulting firms and, with a background in both non-profit and for-profit business campaign management, Katie holds expertise in cross-platform marketing and advertising across varying sectors. At Capstone Lawrence, Katie leads both in-house and external client marketing, adding a diverse angle to all of our engagements. She is also intimately involved in driving areas of our Practice Development strategy with the various Regional Directors. Prior to joining the Capstone team, Katie worked as a Marketing Intern at PKF O’Connor Davies. Katie received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Culture with a minor in Journalism from Fordham University.
Region Director- Northeast/NYC
Henry’s experience spans executive financial management and public accounting. A CPA for over 30 years, Henry is the former CFO of Cheil Americas, leading financial operations, acquisitions, information technology services and human resources in North and South America. He joined Cheil following a distinguished career at Omnicom Group where he held CFO positions at multiple agencies and managed Merger & Acquisition activity for the Diversified Agency Services Group. Prior to joining Omnicom, Henry held executive consulting roles at Big 4 public accounting firms.
Henry also serves on advisory boards of developing marketing communications companies and on the Board of Directors, Executive Committee and as Treasurer of the Global Lyme Alliance.
Henry is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants as well as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Regional Consultant – United States & Southwest
Steve has 30+ years of corporate controller experience in a variety of industries, including long tenures in software (SAAS) and in manufacturing and distribution (books and apparel). Steve joined Arthur Andersen & Co. out of San Diego State University. After six years of audit experience he moved to managing corporate accounting teams for both public and privately financed companies. In these controllerships Steve’s responsibilities covered full financial reporting, internal control oversight, all operational accounting processes including O2C, P2P and Payroll and the related systems.
Specific work in the operational accounting processes included process and system redesign and outsourcing.
In recent years Steve has focused on Mergers and Acquisitions, coordinating teams across multiple functions from due diligence through integration. As a consultant on the Capstone team, Steve brings a hands-on leadership style that builds team spirit and enthusiasm on every project.
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