January 2, 2018

Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs (GRF) announced today that Ricardo Trujillo, CPA, CITP, CISA was promoted to partner on January 1.

Trujillo most recently served as a senior manager in the firm’s audit practice specializing in audit and assurance services for nonprofit organizations including foundations, trade and membership associations, charitable institutions and US-based non-governmental organizations. As partner, Trujillo will be responsible for all aspects of client service and engagement administration in addition to expanding the firm’s Information Technology (IT) Audit practice. He will continue to be based in GRF’s Bethesda, MD office serving local, national and international clients.

“Our firm’s continued growth is underscored with the promotion of Ricardo to partner,” said Jackie Cardello, CPA, Managing Partner. “He brings valuable advisory experience to the firm’s clients, particularly those organizations who need to bridge the gap between business and technology through analysis of their IT infrastructure.”

Prior to joining GRF, Trujillo served as an audit manager and technical reviewer with Grossberg Company LLP in Bethesda, MD and he received his Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting and Computer Science from Frostburg State University. Trujillo earned the designation of Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) where he also serves as a member of the Information Management and Technology Assurance Section. In 2017 he also received IT certification through his membership in ISACA (previously known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association), achieving the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation.

A native of the country of Colombia, Trujillo lives in Gaithersburg, MD with his wife and two children. He currently serves as a board member for the Literacy Council of Montgomery County.