Marcum Merges Starter-Fluid Into National Financial Accounting & Advisory Practice

New York City, NY– Marcum LLP announced today that it has merged Starter-Fluid, LLC, a firm specializing in CFO-led services, into its national Financial Accounting & Advisory Services (FAAS) practice.  

Starter-Fluid provides a range of outsourced finance, accounting and executive support services focused on helping early-stage and rapidly growing companies scale successfully. Founder & CEO David Chapman joins Marcum as a principal, along with two managing directors and 10 additional associates. The group will be based in Marcum’s Boston office.   

“The Starter-Fluid group brings excellence, experience and expertise to our CFO-led services group and further expands our service offering for New England clients,” said Anthony Scillia, regional managing partner for New England. 

“Specialized knowledge and practical experience are sometimes the missing ingredients needed to help clients protect the integrity and continuity of their accounting, finance, and business operations. The Starter-Fluid professionals are highly accomplished at helping clients build out and broaden their capabilities and strengthen their finance functions. We are delighted to welcome them to our FAAS practice,” said Advisory Partner Ethan Brysgel, the Firm’s national FAAS leader. 

“Integrating with Marcum will deepen our access to the precise skills our clients need at any point in time, as they rely on us to help them accelerate growth and maximize financial performance. We have a like-minded approach to client service that will be an excellent basis for leveraging our mutual strengths and core competencies,” Mr. Chapman said. 

David Chapman, Principal, CFO-led Services, Marcum LLP

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