Prior to establishing Barone & Associates, LLC, Michael was a Managing Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Huron Consulting Group. At both firms he was responsible for driving the growth, development and delivery of internal audit services and broader business advisory services in the higher education and other not-for-profit industries.
Before entering professional services, Michael was employed at Harvard University for thirteen years, initially as a director of research administration financial services and then as director of internal audit. Previously, he was an assistant Controller at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Michael is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Institute of Internal Auditors. He is a past president of the Association of College and University Auditors and past member of the Costing Policies Committee of the Council on Government Relations. Michael is also a frequent presenter at various higher education industry conferences.
Michael J. Barone
Randy S. Perry
Randy is a Certified Public Accountant with ten years of financial management and risk consulting experience across industries, including: consumer industrial products, technology, financial services, higher education, and not-for-profits. She has extensive project based experience in external and internal audits, financial reporting, contract reviews, internal controls, business process reviews, and enterprise risk management.
Randy has been a Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where she was responsible for developing and implementing the marketing plan to build Boston's Strategic Risk Services practice. Prior to her promotion to Senior Manager, she served as a Manager in the Audit and Assurance Group as well as served a vital internal role as the Manager of Business Analysis during Coopers & Lybrand's merger with Price Waterhouse.
With Barone & Associates, LLC, Randy has served as interim management at a prominent research institute, provided enterprise risk management services to a private college, and led a project team comprised of client employees to facilitate a business process review ($8B in assets) involving three core departments.
Jackie was previously a Senior Associate in PricewaterhouseCoopers' internal audit services practice where she served clients in various industry sectors including several higher education clients. She is also an experienced senior financial analyst having worked with Dunkin Brands corporate services and their Baskin Robbins division for two years subsequent to PwC.
We also partner with consultants that provide client services in the areas of information systems, long term strategic financial modeling and planning, F&A (indirect cost) cost rate studies, international programs, research administration, clinical trials administration, construction management and other client needs.