Anthony Ricciardella

Audit & Advisory Partner

Anthony Ricciardella, CPA, is a Partner in RyanSharkey’s Financial Advisory practice. Tony has more than 25 years of experience in public accounting, working in large international firms. He has been the lead audit partner for small venture and private equity-backed companies and large multi-national organizations. Having worked with public companies for most of his career, Tony has extensive experience helping companies through initial and secondary offerings, private placements and M&A transactions. Tony regularly consults on complex revenue recognition arrangements; debt and equity transactions; incentive compensation; and share-based payment arrangements and business combinations.

Additionally, Tony consults with client management teams and their audit committees regarding new and emerging technical guidance, as well as SEC and PCAOB developments.

Prior to joining Ryan Sharkey, Tony lead the Mid-Atlantic technology industry practice for an international firm where he was responsible for growing and developing the firm’s services offerings for software, life sciences, telecommunications and professional services organizations, as well as developing thought leadership and industry training programs. Early in his career, Tony spent two years as an assistant director of finance for a $50 million professional services firm.


B.S., Business Administration, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Professional Certifications and Affiliations

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Maryland and Virginia
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Former board member – Mid-Atlantic Venture Capital Association
  • Former board member – Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce
Service Experience: 
  • Initial and Secondary Offerings
  • Private Placements
  • M&A Transactions
  • Revenue Recognition Arrangements
  • Debt and Equity Transactions
  • Incentive Compensation
  • Share-based Payment Arrangements and Business Combinations
  • New and Emerging Technical Guidance
  • SEC and PCAOB Developments
Industry Experience: 
  • Software
  • Life Sciences
  • Telecommunications
  • Professional Services