Warwick, RI — April 11, 2023 — DiSanto, Priest & Co. is pleased to announce that retired Partner, Bill Pirolli, CPA/CFF/PFS, CGMA, has been recognized by the Rhode Island Society of CPAs (RISCPA) with an Industry Legend Award for his invaluable contributions to the CPA profession and Rhode Island business community. Award winners will be honored at an inaugural ceremony on April 20th at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, RI.

“The Firm congratulates Bill on this well-deserved honor. Over the years, he’s been a dedicated mentor, an invaluable team member, and above all, an unwavering proponent for the accounting profession,” said Emilio Colapietro, Managing Partner of DiSanto, Priest & Co. “The Rhode Island community and CPAs across the country are lucky to have Bill as a leader, thought partner, and friend.”

Now retired, Bill joined as Partner at DiSanto, Priest, & Co. in 2007 and has over 40 years of experience serving clients in public accounting. He began his education and accounting career at Rhode Island Junior College (now the Community College of Rhode Island), finishing his degree at Bryant University and solidifying his roots as a Rhode Island native. Bill has served his community at the local level for decades, as he’s a former President of the Rhode Island Society of CPAs, past President of the Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce, and currently a member of the DiSanto Priest Charitable Foundation’s Advisory Board. He served on the national stage as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Vice-Chair of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants from 2021-2022, and was named to Accounting Today’s 2021 List of Top 100 Most Influential People.

For more details about the Industry Legend Awards and Ceremony, click here.