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MaloneBailey Welcomes New Audit Partner, Mariano Frugone, CPA

Contact: Caroline Rosen 

Houston, TX, May 21, 2024 – MaloneBailey, LLP, a global, mid-market, public accounting firm based in Houston, Texas, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mariano Frugone, CPA as audit partner. In his role as audit partner, Frugone will provide technical accounting and auditing consultation, utilizing his experiences and education in accounting practices and auditing standards, including US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), International Standards on Accounting (ISA), and US Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS). Frugone will serve in MaloneBailey’s SEC Audit Practice and will support engagement quality review as well as the quality control and training functions of the firm.

Prior to joining MaloneBailey, Frugone was the National Office Director of SEC Services at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Houston where he served Fortune 500 energy clients by reviewing their recurrent and transactional filings, ensuring compliance with GAAP and SEC rules. He also conducted accounting and SEC reporting research and contributed to PwC publications on SEC topics. With a professional background that extends across borders, Frugone spent many years of his career in Argentina. Frugone obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Public Accounting degrees from Universidad del CEMA in Argentina.

”Mariano has an extensive track record in the areas of regulatory and compliance and has worked with clients through the IPO processes providing SEC reporting expertise,” George Qin, Audit Partner at MaloneBailey, said. “We look forward to valuable contributions Mariano will make to MaloneBailey.”

Frugone is based in MaloneBailey’s Houston office effective May 14.

About MaloneBailey, LLP
Based in Houston, Texas and with offices in Beijing, Shenzhen and Tokyo, MaloneBailey is a public accounting firm that delivers audit, tax and consulting services to small and mid-market companies, both public and private. MaloneBailey is among the few firms in the world that serves a substantial number of public company audit clients. MaloneBailey has been consistently recognized by the Houston Business Journal as one of the top 25 firms in Houston; one of the top 15 firms in the Southwest region by Accounting Today; one of the fastest growing firms INSIDE Public Accounting and Accounting Today; and, one of the “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” in Houston by the National Association for Business Resources. MaloneBailey is a member of Nexia International, a global accounting firm association. For more information about MaloneBailey, visit http://www.malonebailey.com/.