Mr. Luongo currently serves as the Managing Partner of Mendonca & Partners, Primus Inter Pares he leads a complementary team of independent thinkers who work collaboratively to bring a personalized approach and a full array of customized solutions and value-added services to clients. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Kean University in Union, NJ with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant combining financial expertise and business acumen to achieve sustainable business success.
In the Gestalt tradition, as a skilled and trusted financial advisor, auditor and entrepreneur, Mr. Luongo understands not only accounting and finance but also strategy, operations, human element and performance connecting all aspects of business. His experience spans many industries and disciplines with a special emphasis on the Construction and Real Estate, the Food, Beverage & Hospitality and International industries. His skill set and knowledge lies in the ability to lead, educate and provide the catalyst necessary to achieve the desired results. He offers a wide variety of unique professional services to businesses at the domestic and international level. His ability to comprehensively and systematically analyze complex matters in planning, auditing, cash flow management, risk management, business intelligence, implementation of accounting systems, internal control, cost analysis, as well as, in helping protect the reputation and integrity of his clients is second to none. He has advised clients in the private sector, non-profit organizations and local governments.
Mr. Luongo is uniquely positioned to serve business owners of varying cultural descents. He is fluent in Italian and proficient in both Spanish and Portuguese. Prior to receiving his B.S. in accounting, Mr. Luongo earned a teaching degree from the Italian Department of Education Istituto Magistrale Teresa Confalonieri, Campagna (SA), Italy and has served as an adjunct professor of accounting for Union County College. He has also represented the Italian community living in New Jersey as a statewide elected representative in the very first official suffrage authorized by the Italian Government of Italians living abroad--COMITES (Comitati degli Italiani residenti all’estero). He is a member of the AICPA, CIMA, NJSSCPA, the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce, the US-Spain Chamber of Commerce and an Independent Member of BDO Alliance USA.