Scafidi Cranston & Associates LLC is a full-service Certified Public Accounting firm licensed in NJ. All our CPA's hold valid NJ State CPA Licenses.
Meet Our Staff:
Ralph S. DeBlasi, CPA
Ralph S. DeBlasi CPA, is a Senior Accountant. Ralph has over 45 years of accounting and tax experience, 40 of which are in public accounting. He graduated from Glassboro State College in 1975 and earned his CPA certificate in 1988. His experience includes compiled, reviewed, and audited financial statements; preparation of business and personal tax returns; preparation of State sales and local tax filings, business wage returns; as well as client tax planning, compliance, and consulting. Ralph has trained dozens of clients in setting up their books and records using QuickBooks and Peachtree accounting software and is a client favorite due to his easygoing, helpful and friendly nature.
In his free time, Ralph is an active scale model railroader, building a 40 x 24 foot model railroad replica of the Lehigh Valley Railroad in his basement, a railroad in which he has a passionate interest. He is often invited to present clinics on various model railroad subjects at national and local model railroad meets and conventions to share his expertise. A google search of his name will bring up many You Tube videos of his model railroad.
His other passions are the Los Angeles Rams football team, having been a fan for 56 years; sports, fishing, wine festivals and wineries and most of all visiting Walt Disney World. He previously served for 10 years as a volunteer fireman for Ashland Fire Co. # 2 in Cherry Hill serving as a lieutenant, trustee, and treasurer.
Ralph has been married for 34 years to his wife Sandy and has one child Dominic; who is in local law enforcement.
Rhonda Nieves is the Firm’s Manager. She has over 20 years of accounting and bookkeeping experience. Her responsibilities include payroll, sales tax, write up for accounting clients, 1099 preparation, fractional CFO Services, and IRS/State tax resolution.
Rhonda graduated from Hamilton High West.
When she is not working she enjoys reading and spending time with her husband of 20 years, Jose and her son Ryan.
Sean Gallagher is a Staff Accountant. Sean has over 15 years of specialized business management experience in the Hospitality industry. His responsibilities include sales tax, fractional CFO services, compilations and reviews, business and personal income tax returns and tax planning, and IRS/State tax resolution.
Sean is currently pursuing his degree in Accounting and plans on becoming a CPA.
In his free time Sean is an active father of three, Sean, George, and Shane. He enjoys volunteering his time to help coach his children’s sports teams as well as volunteering as den leader for his oldest son, Sean’s Cub Scout pack. He has been married for over 10 years to his wife Jennifer.
Melanie Forsyth is the Accounting Support Coordinator for the firm. Her responsibilities include assisting with client payroll, sales tax, write up for accounting clients, 1099 preparation, fractional CFO Services, and personal income tax return preparation.
Melanie graduate from Rider University with a B.S. in Sociology with a minor in Social work.
When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband Allan, and her three kids, AJ, Brinley and Emerson at their home in Westampton. She also enjoys a quick getaway with anything that is Disney related, or involves horses or just having fun.
Tiffany Scott is a Staff Accountant. Tiffany has over 3 years of experience working with closely held businesses. Her responsibilities include assisting with client payroll, sales tax, write up for accounting clients, 1099 preparation, and fractional CFO Services.
Tiffany graduated from Strayer University with a B.S. in Accounting. She is currently studying to obtain her CPA license.
In her free time, Tiffany loves fitness, reading and spending time with her husband Andre and their children Joyce, Shawn, Tyler, Jason, AJ and their rescue from Texas, Kobe.