Headquartered in Charlotte, DHG ranks among the top 20 public accounting firms in the nation. With more than 1,800 professionals in 12 states, DHG combines deep experience with a strong commitment to personal service. DHG’s professionals are passionate about helping clients succeed through a resourceful approach to solving problems, providing solutions and helping clients achieve their goals.
DHG’s Financial Services practice focuses on publicly traded and privately-held financial services companies across the U.S. More than 30 financial services partners and 200+ dedicated professionals provide in-depth, specialized industry knowledge and a wide range of accounting, tax and advisory services to address issues facing the industry in today's challenging environment.
Phillips Lytle LLP is a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices in New York State, Washington, DC, and Canada, our attorneys serve a multinational client base including FORTUNE 1000 companies, global and regional financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, middle market companies, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals on important matters affecting their businesses and personal wealth. Superior client service continues to be the cornerstone of our success. In fact, Phillips Lytle is included in the Top 100 of the BTI Client Service A-Team 2014 for recognition by FORTUNE 1000 in-house counsel for delivering superior client service.
Lisa Calandriello is an assistant chief auditor in the Office of the Chief Auditor, providing technical direction in the development of auditing and related professional practice standards.
Prior to joining the PCAOB in 2010, Ms. Calandriello was a senior manager at Deloitte & Touche LLP, working in the securities, depository institutions, finance company, and employee benefit plan industries.
Ms. Calandriello earned a B.S. in accountancy from American University. She is a certified public accountant in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.
Heather is a Partner in DHG's Financial Services Group with more than 16 years of experience.
She serves clients ranging from de novo community banks to large multi-billion dollar regional banks, broker-dealers and finance companies. She is experienced in the completion of quarterly and annual SEC filings, mergers and acquisitions, stock registration statements, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, internal control documentation, employee benefit plans, SSAE 16 reporting, agreed-upon procedures, internal audit engagements and other special engagements. Heather is a technical resource for the firm regarding SEC, PCAOB, broker-dealer and other public company matters.
She previously served in DHG’s Professional Standards Group. Prior to joining DHG, Heather was the Director of Technical Accounting at a large publicly traded financial services company, and she also worked at the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Robert V. Cornish Jr. is a partner with Phillips Lytle LLP and focuses his practice on litigation, arbitration, regulatory and compliance matters for broker/dealers, investment advisors, hedge funds, commodity firms, institutional investors and family offices in the U.S. and abroad. He represents clients on FINRA and NFA arbitrations and court proceedings. He also represents securities and commodities registrants in connection with enforcement and disciplinary proceedings before FINRA, NFA, CFTC, SEC and state securities regulators. Having previously held positions of in-house counsel and Chief Legal & Compliance Officer with prominent investment firms, Mr. Cornish provides valuable insight and counseling for investment management clients with complex business management and marketing matters. Additionally, Mr. Cornish is a member of SIFMA Legal & Compliance Division, a certified speaker for CFA Institute Speaker's Bureau, and an industry arbitrator for FINRA and National Futures Association. He graduated with a political science degree from Davidson College in 1989 and received his J.D. from Samford University, Cumberland School of Law in 1993.