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John E Geantasio, CPA

Founder and Managing Member

John has more than 30 years of experience in accounting and taxation and is licensed in the States of New Jersey and New York. John is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Geantasio graduated from Siena College and went on to become an auditor with the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance in Albany, NY, where he attended specific New York State tax appeal proceedings, reviewed and processed audit cases and calculated income and sales tax assessments. John then went on to supervise a small CPA Firm in Melville, NY, and subsequently from there became a manager with Citrin Cooperman and Company in New York City, New York. John was responsible for individual and corporate tax planning, tax preparation and representing tax-audited clientele. John was a frequent guest speaker and lecturer at various tax and accounting seminars throughout New York State and a member of the Technical Reviewer's Group in New York City. John has appeared as a guest speaker on the Cable TV show entitled "Starting and Running a Successful Business" which educated individuals on the correct procedures for starting a business and the proper applications in order to ensure its success. John has professional expertise in the financial matters of small to medium-sized businesses and the tax implications to their respective owners. John's accounting experience includes but is not limited to the following industries: Real Estate, Construction, Restaurants, Deli's, Retail Trade, Wholesale Trade, Salons & Spas, Physicians & Dentists, Bed & Breakfast Inns, Entertainers, Securities, Financial Investments, and Technology.

John’s primary responsibilities include:

  • Strategic Tax Planning for Businesses
  • Wealth Creation Strategies
  • Outsourced CFO Services
  • Disaster Relief Consulting
  • Preparation and/or Review of Individual and Business Tax Returns
  • Preparation and/or Review of Financial Statements – Audits/Reviews/Compilations
  • Preparation and/or Review of Nonprofit Services

John personal interests are golf, travel and hiking outdoors. For 25 years, he has been an active volunteer firefighter with the Goodwill Fire Company in Spring Lake. John is also an active member of the Manasquan Presbyterian Church whereby he volunteers on community projects, outreach efforts and teaching. 

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William McGovern, CPA

Director of Attestation Services

Bill has over 35 years of experience in public accounting and is licensed in the States of New Jersey and New York. Mr. McGovern is a graduate of Georgetown University and a member of the New Jersey Society of CPAs. Prior to establishing his own firm, Bill worked for firms of varying sizes in New York and New Jersey, obtaining experience in fields varying from commodities traders to coal mine operators.  As a sole practitioner, he has provided extensive services to the solid waste collection industry, charitable organizations, homeowner and business associations, and social clubs. He performs a wide range of financial statement services, including audits, compilations and reviews for clients to meet contractual, banking, and legal requirements. These audit and accounting services have been subject to peer reviews administered by the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants and received passing grades since 1988.  In addition to financial statement services, Bill prepares tax returns for commercial and non-profit entities as well as individuals. He has represented clients in examinations of returns by the Internal Revenue Service and the State of New Jersey, appearing before the New Jersey Tax Court and Federal Bankruptcy Court.

Bill’s primary responsibilities include:

  • Planning and performing audits, reviews and compilations of financial statements
  • Income tax, retirement and estate planning
  • Commercial, non-profit and personal income tax preparation

Bill is an active member of the finance committee of St. Peter's Parish in Point Pleasant Beach. He served his country as a finance officer in the United States Army Reserves. His personal interests are gardening, wildlife, and New Jersey history.

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Donna Brodowski-Longo

Executive Assistant

Donna has been with our Firm since 2018. She has 27 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies as well as small businesses. Donna prides herself on her organizational and communication skills and is always willing to go the extra mile for our client’s needs. Her role as John’s executive assistant helps keep the office running smoothly on a daily basis. Above all, Donna’s welcoming smile, personality and positive attitude are pleasantly known whether you walk through the office door or are greeted on the phone. 


Donna’s primary responsibilities include:

  • Client Services
  • Scheduling Client Meetings
  • Client Newsletters
  • Client Billing
  • Event Planning
  • Email Campaigns
  • E-Filing Services
  • Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable
  • Client Billing
  • Filing, Copying, and Scanning

When Donna’s not in the office, you can find her volunteering for the Volunteer Auxiliary of Ocean County Animal Shelter, relaxing watching movies, working on crafts, being at the beach or taking a long walk and spending time with her kids, family and friends.

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Danielle DeMichael

Accountant/Data Analyst

Danielle graduated from Kean University in 2017 with a B.S. in Accounting. Danielle has worked in public accounting since 2014 and has been with our Firm since 2018. She has a wide range of experience that includes tax preparation, CFO services, bookkeeping, payroll, sales tax, E-filing services, IRS tax compliance and much more.


Danielle’s primary responsibilities include:

  • Outsourced CFO Services
  • Daily Transactional Analysis
  • Financial Reporting for Franchises and Corporations
  • New Business Formation
  • Disaster Relief Applications
  • IRS Representation
  • Payroll Tax Returns
  • Sales Tax Returns

When Danielle is not at work, you will always find her with a cup of coffee in her hand. She enjoys spending time with her friends, family and two dogs Roxy and Bella. She also enjoys relaxing at the beach, going to concerts with friends, traveling to new places.

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Jessica Freed

Senior Tax Accountant

Jessica joined our Firm in 2020.  Jessica has over 10 years’ experience in accounting and taxation in both public and corporate accounting.  She graduated from Ramapo College of NJ with a B.S in Accounting and has her Master in Taxation from William Howard Taft University. Her vast knowledge in taxation, coupled with her leadership skills, enhances the financial team at our Firm. 

Jessica’s primary responsibilities include:

  • Preparation and/or Review of Individual and Business Tax Returns
  • Strategic Tax Planning
  • IRS Representation
  • Disaster Relief Consulting 
  • Financial Reporting

Jessica loves the beach and live music.  She likes to spend her free time with her puppy, Jaxson, baking or planning her next Disney trip. You can usually find Jessica at the Stone Pony or other local venues catching up with the latest music and local bands.