David Almonte CPA, CGMA

Senior Accountant, Grant Thornton LLP

David Almonte, is an audit manager with the 6th largest public accounting firm in the country, Grant Thornton LLP. David specializes in commercial/manufacturing and not-for-profit financial statement audits as well as employee benefit plan audits. David is extremely involved in the accounting profession and in giving back to the next generation. Nationally, David is a member of the AICPA’s Financial Literacy Commission where he recently took part in a national media tour helping to spread financial literacy to over 12 million Americans nationwide. David is a 2015-2016 AICPA Legacy Scholar Coach, recent 2014 graduate of the AICPA Leadership Academy and a recent judge in the National AICPA Accounting Competition. Locally, David is the chair of the RISCPA’s Accounting and Attestation (A&A) committee and a recent graduate of the 2015 RI State Police Citizen’s Academy. David received a B.S. in Business Administration from Bryant University and an Associates’ Degree in accounting from the Community College of Rhode Island.