Professional Staff

Balog + Tamburri Professional Staff

Our professional staff provides expertise in the field of Project Management, Administrative Services and Human Resource Advisory Services.

Ronnie Beaman, CPA/MBA
Senior Accountant

Ronnie M. BeamanRonnie Beaman, CPA, MBA, is a Certified Public Accountant with sixteen years of experience in accounting and taxes. She has worked with a variety of nonprofits, individuals and small businesses.

Ronnie’s passion is helping clients grow their business by understanding and using the information provided by their accounting records. Her focus is on the business’ outlook for the future and her client’s success. Accounting procedures and systems are customized to keep each client organized. After that point clients are able to handle their own bookkeeping, have Ronnie continue to handle it, or consult with her as needed. This allows business owners to do what they do best and leave the number headaches to someone else.

As an experienced tax professional she can take the anxiety out of taxes for your business and provide insights into your unique situation.

Ronnie earned a B.S. degree in Accounting and an MBA/Accounting. She has had her CPA license for twelve years.

Ronnie has lived in Mandarin with her husband and three of her four children for the last 18 years. She was a volunteer in her children’s school PTA activities and with Sunday school classes when they were young. With her youngest child now a high school graduate, she is turning her attention to other volunteer activities.

Scott DeVore, MBA, PMP, CGC
Senior Consultant

Scott DevoreScott DeVore, MBA, PMP, CGC along with his company, DeVore Capital, LLC, has established a strategic alliance with Balog + Tamburri, CPA’s ”Virtual CFO Practice.” Mr. Devore brings our Firm and our joint clients more than 15 years of experience in the Healthcare, Aerospace, Energy, and Construction Management industries. Mr. DeVore has also successfully created and operated several successful entrepreneurial ventures.

Mr. DeVore will support the Firm’s Virtual CFO Practice, to provide the success-oriented entrepreneur real strategic and tactical support. His experience as a General Contractor provides a keen strategic planning focus. He assists strategic management develop a focused business direction and vision through the development of customized dashboards that provide a true vison of the road ahead, while never losing sight of the company’s health and progress towards their KPIs.

Mr. DeVore’s academic accomplishments include an MBA from American InterContinental University, and a BS in Business Management from Washington College. In addition, he is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) as well as a Certified General Contractor (CGC) in the State of Florida.

Mr. DeVore’s combination of strategic and practical experience makes him uniquely qualified to provide Virtual CFO and Strategic Planning services to your organization.

Michael B. Bender, PMP
Director – Project Management Services

michael-bender-featuredMr. Bender is the Director of Balog + Tamburri, CPA’s Project Management Services. Mr. Bender directs the design and delivery of our Firm’s Project Management, Process Management and Work Management consultative and professional development training services. Mr. Bender has over 30 years of hands-on experience assisting organizations improve the way they work and achieve their strategic objectives. In the process, Mr. Bender has helped thousands of people and hundreds of organizations realize their goals. Mr. Bender’s experience includes virtually every industry and spans several continents.

Mr. Bender’s industrial project and technical experience includes manufacturing, power utility control, chemical research and processing, financial services and management, information systems, medical equipment installation, construction, internet marketing, mining, and university management. Mr. Bender’s consulting experience includes project and process review, creating and enhancing process methodologies, workload analysis, organizational structure review and recommendations, and many other areas.

Mr. Bender is a frequent speaker for the American Management Association (AMA). Specializing in project management, Mr. Bender leads both on-site and public seminars.

Mr. Bender has also authored or co-authored many of AMA’s current and past seminars. Mr. Bender provided both project management training and consulting services to a worldwide religious organization to aid their information systems management department.

Prior to his affiliation with our Firm, Mr. Bender was president of Computer Control Technology, where he designed, led, and directed the development of high-technology computer-based systems, and supported such organizations as Unisys, Digital Systems Corporation, Perkin-Elmer Corporation, Rational Broadcast Systems, IBM Corporation, Applied Digital Communication, telecommunication companies, and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Mr. Bender holds a BS in biomedical-electrical engineering (BSEE) from Rutgers University. Mr. Bender is a proud member of the AMA and the Project Management Institute, where he holds the PMP certification. He has also been featured in International Who’s Who, and National Register’s Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals.

Mr. Bender is currently authoring a series of books designed to help new project managers develop successful techniques for managing projects. The “How To Project Manage Series” will include books targeted to the most critical aspects of project development. The first book, Setting Goals and Expectations is now available from popular on-line bookstores.

Jen Garland
Director – Administrative Services

ourteam-0182_96pix-216x300Jen Garland has over eighteen years of experience in administrative support in both corporate and academic settings. This has allowed Jen to gain a wide variety of knowledge and processes that will benefit your business with all of its administrative and organizational needs.

As President of Admin911, Jen provides hands-on solutions to businesses large and small. It is her passion to make your business more organized, effective and successful by allowing business owners to do what they do best, hence, eliminating their frustration with administrative work. Jen is committed to providing top-notch administrative support as well as organizing processes that work for your specific company.

Every plan is completely customized to each individual company she works with. Additionally, she provides business owners the opportunity to work with her on an “as needed basis” eliminating employment tax liability obligations and the freedom to get exceptional knowledge, expertise and work from a person who is as committed as you to the success of your business.

Bob McKenzie, SPHR
Director of Human Resource Advisory Services

bob-mckenzie-smBalog + Tamburri, CPA’s has a Strategic Alliance with McKenzieHR. Mr. McKenzie, President, brings over 30 years of human resource management experience to our clients. This includes training and development, Equal Employment Opportunity compliance experience Affirmative Action Plan Development, Performance Management and Compensation systems development, Professional and Staff recruitment, employee relations, union avoidance and labor contract negotiations. His working experience encompasses a wide range of industries.