Grant Thornton LLP is growing its Compensation and Benefits Consulting practice with the leadership of Hal Bellovin, Employment Tax Consulting director, and Philip Bonanno, Retirement Consulting Actuary and director. Bellovin is based in the firm’s Metropark, New Jersey office and Bonanno is based in the firm’s New York office.
“Hal and Phil are widely respected and highly talented leaders whose wealth of experience will be an asset to our clients throughout the region as we continue to expand our practice,” said Bruce Benesh, national partner-in-charge of Grant Thornton’s Compensation and Benefits Consulting practice. “Their experience, along with the leadership from Michael Monahan, principal-in-charge of the firm’s New York and New England Compensation and Benefits consulting practice, highlights the firm’s continued commitment to building a comprehensive suite of compensation and benefits consulting capabilities.”
“Hal and Phil bring to Grant Thornton a combination of proven leadership skills, vast knowledge and a strong understanding of our growth-oriented clients’ needs throughout the Northeast region,” said Frank Kurre, Grant Thornton’s Metro New York and New England managing partner.
Bellovin has nearly 15 years of employment tax services experience. He has extensive experience in employment tax refund review projects, payroll system implementations and employment tax transaction and merger and acquisition issues.
Most recently, Bellovin served as a human resources operations and compliance manager at Time Warner Inc., where he focused on corporate employment tax, payroll administration and employment administration. Prior, he served as a senior tax advisor within the Corporate Tax department at IBM. Prior to IBM, Bellovin was a manager specializing in employment tax within the State and Local Tax practices at both KPMG LLP and Ernst and Young LLP.
Bellovin received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University.