SAX LLP Promotes Five Partners, Growing Their Tax, Audit, and Wealth Advisory Practices

Parsippany, NJ, January 8, 2024SAX LLP, a top 100 accounting tax firm, proudly announces the promotion of Nina Bahazhevska, CPA, Mathew Giordano, CPA, MST, Gina Perrone, CPA, MST, Jeremy Rhen, CFP® and Eric Seidman, AIF®, to partner, effective January 1, 2024. All five earned their promotions by consistently exhibiting expertise and leadership that has led to firm and client growth. The appointments align with the firm’s initiative to expand and innovate within core practice areas and to support SAX’s tax, audit and wealth advisory practices.

“We congratulate our five new partners, who embody the qualities that differentiate SAX from other firms and help our clients achieve their goals. Each new partner is passionate about growing professionally to best serve as a trusted advisor committed to the success of each client. It is equally important that we recognize our most valuable asset – our people – and promote those who exhibit the SAX commitment to teamwork and clients,” said SAX CEO and Managing Partner Joseph A. Damiano, CPA. “We are thrilled to celebrate this milestone achievement with them and look forward to their continued contributions to SAX and our clients.”

Nina Bahazhevska, CPA, has been with SAX since 2022 and focuses on enhancing the quality of the audit practice and serves as the Leader of Quality Control for SAX’s Nonprofit Practice. Bahazhevska has been serving the nonprofit community for nearly 20 years, working with various nonprofit organizations such as social service providers, membership organizations, art and cultural organizations, housing, charter schools, foundations, and religious organizations. Her primary focus is in the social service sector, which receives government funding from federal and local agencies.

Employed by the firm for over 10 years, Mathew J. Giordano, CPA, MST, is actively involved in SAX’s Tax Controversy and Dispute Resolution Group and State & Local Tax (SALT) Practice. He works on issues related to various types of IRS audits, sales/use tax, and state and local taxing authority examinations for both business and personal taxpayers.

Gina Perrone, CPA, MST, is integral to the firm’s Tax and Construction Practices. She is responsible for leading client engagements, focusing on providing excellent client service. Perrone specializes in high-quality tax services and planning opportunities to meet clients’ ultimate goals and objectives. Within the firm, Perrone helps develop younger team members to expand their tax knowledge and experience through intense training and challenging assignments designed to force them to think outside the box and identify creative solutions.

Along with being promoted to partner, Jeremy Rhen, CFP®, remains a trusted Wealth Advisor at SAX Wealth Advisors and serves as the leader of the firm’s Ewing Office. A Certified Financial Planner®, he has over a decade of investment management experience. Rhen provides customized portfolio management, ongoing financial planning, and personalized tax strategy recommendations for his clients. Rhen has a passion for behavioral finance and believes in instilling those beliefs in his clients to maximize long-term financial success. He specializes in working with executives (especially in the pharmaceutical industry), closely held business owners, and high-net-worth families to ensure that they are on track to achieve their goals, regardless of where the market is headed.

Eric Seidman, AIF®, serves as the Leader of Retirement Plans for SAX Wealth Advisors and is a dedicated resource for businesses who sponsor a workplace retirement plan for their employees. He ensures that employers and individual 401(k) savers alike have the long-term strategy, vision, and support needed to help put retirement readiness within reach. Seidman has specialized in retirement plans throughout his career, gaining extensive experience on both the recordkeeping and investment provider sides of the industry.


SAX LLP is a Top 100 accounting, tax, and advisory firm serving the needs of privately held companies, family-owned businesses, nonprofit organizations, and high-net-worth individuals. With offices in Parsippany, NJ, Ewing, NJ, New York City, NY, and Mumbai, India, SAX has specialized expertise that benefits clients in our largest vertical markets. SAX provides added value to clients through advisory services that include but are not limited to Cybersecurity and Managed IT, Investment Banking, Transaction Advisory, HR Consulting, Valuation, Forensic & Litigation and Wealth Management. SAX has been nationally ranked and listed among the Top Accounting Firms by NJBIZ, INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA), Accounting Today and Forbes. For more information, please visit

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