As Executive Director of Scarinci Hollenbeck, Russell Ascher is in charge of all of the Firm’s operations and has oversight over Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Facilities, Marketing and Business Development.
A senior level financial executive and CPA with more than 25 years of extensive hands-on accounting and auditing experience, Mr. Ascher has a solid track record of leading and advising executive management. He has considerable experience managing the internal finance departments and overseeing the operations of Law firms and Accounting firms, and providing strategic insight and management direction to such firms during mergers and acquisitions.
Before joining Scarinci Hollenbeck, Mr. Ascher worked at a top twenty accounting and consulting firm where he served as Managing Director in the Finance area, which entailed managing the Firm’s internal accounting department. Prior to that, he was the Director of Finance at a New York City law firm where he was responsible for financial reporting, maintaining all records, and supervising the finance department staff. Earlier in his career, he was the Chief Financial Officer at a large regional law firm where he provided executive leadership and direction to the firm’s financial operations.
Mr. Ascher obtained a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from California State University – San Bernardino and became a CPA in 1995. Through his leadership, the firm was named one of SmartCEO magazine’s New Jersey Corporate Culture Award recipients for 2016.