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Vanessa E. Rossitto, CPA





Direct Dial: 860-561-6824
Fax: 860-726-7724

Areas of Expertise

Municipalities, Government, Accounting & Auditing


General Experience Highlights

As a partner and industry leader of BlumShapiro’s Government Services Group, Vanessa performs a wide variety of significant audit engagements, including financial and compliance audits of government and quasi-government engagements. She has over 25 years of experience in government accounting and auditing. Vanessa is knowledgeable of the reporting requirements of both Uniform Guidance and the State Single Audit Act. She has played an instrumental role in obtaining and maintaining the Government Finance Officers Association’s Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for her clients.

Vanessa serves on the Special Review Committee for the GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. She has also testified before the State Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee on behalf of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants on Raised Bill No. 1034, “An Act Concerning Regional School District Governance.” Vanessa was elected partner-in-charge of the firm's Government Services Group in 2015.

Vanessa is the partner sponsor of BlumShapiro’s Diversity & Inclusion committee, which is dedicated to recognizing and celebrating differences among our employees—as well as recruiting a talented and varied cross-cultural workforce that adds to our dynamic understanding of collaboration and unification.

She is also a member of our Women Who Lead Social Network, which includes a wide range of senior-level Blum personnel actively helping to clear advancement barriers for women through guidance, coaching and advocacy—as well as offering honest feedback and advice to all Blum employees about how to support the women they work with.

Professional Education

  • Central Connecticut State University ─ Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Professional Organizations and Activities




Advisors | Auditors | Consultants | CPAs - Blum Shapiro is one of the premier public accounting firms in the northeast and a Top 100 CPA Firm in the U.S. Our professionals serve businesses, individuals and organizations in Boston (MA), Hartford (CT), Cranston (RI), Shelton (CT) ,Quincy (MA) and Newton (MA) with audit, tax and business consulting services. Our firm has developed practice areas in automotive, construction, education, government, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, nonprofit organizations and professional service firms. New Haven CT, Fairfield CT, Norwalk CT, Waterbury CT.