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Nicholas Lazzaruolo




Executive summary


Nicholas Lazzaruolo has spent his entire career at Grant Thornton, having joined the firm in July 2003 and was admitted into the partnership in August 2014. Lazzaruolo serves two roles at Grant Thornton. He is the Melville office managing partner responsible for executing upon Grant Thornton's strategy and driving growth within the Long Island market.


In addition, he serves as an audit partner dedicated to serving the not-for-profit and higher education industry. Lazzaruolo serves as the engagement partner to some of Grant Thornton's most well-known and prestigious international and national not-for-profit organizations. His clients include a variety of professional associations, institutions of higher education, social service organizations, foundations and religious organizations.


Lazzaruolo's technical experience includes performing financial and compliance audits, consolidated fiscal report certifications, agreed upon procedures and special projects relating to operational studies. In addition, he has represented the firm as both a speaker and author at external industry events, as well as, at Grant Thornton's not-for-profit industry seminars, training sessions and publications.




Professional qualifications and memberships


  • Lazzaruolo is a certified public accountant in New York and Washington DC and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. 






  • Lazzaruolo graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Villanova University.

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