Samuel A. Monastra, CPA has more than 20 years of experience in public accounting. He is a recognized expert in financial reporting with a particular emphasis on Revenue Recognition, IASB/ FASB Convergence, IFRS, Business Combinations, Asset Impairments, and Financial Statement Disclosures. Samuel has maintained a full-service accounting practice, and has served in executive roles with KPMG and Crowe Horwath. His focus is on public and private sector companies in the manufacturing and service industries—including the life sciences and technology sectors whose particular issues regarding revenue recognition, business combinations, valuation and impairment of assets, are significant. Samuel is a frequent speaker for the Institute of Internal Auditors, Institute of Management Accountants, and numerous State CPA Societies.