About Nancy Riella


Nancy W. Riella, CPA/CFF, MBA, CVA

Business Valuation & Litigation Support

2007 – present

Nancy W. Riella, CPA/CFF, MBA, CVA
Business Valuation & Litigation Support Services
Successor firm to Nancy W. Riella, CPA involved only with valuations for divorce, estates and gifts, merger and acquisitions and litigation support services. Provide forensic services to re-compute income for alimony, child support and business valuation. Additionally, calculated damages in civil matters. Testify as a fact and expert witness.

2007 – present

Riella & Lepak, PC, majority shareholder & President
Successor tax and accounting firm to Nancy W. Riella, CPA

1991 – 2007

Nancy W. Riella, CPA, MBA, CSEP, CVA
Full service accounting, tax, and management consulting firm specializing in small business and individuals.

Services provided:
  • Business valuation, litigation support, and management consulting
  • Computer software installation and training
  • Financial statement compliance: reviews, and compilations
  • Tax compliance: payroll, sales, and income taxes
  • Industries served: agriculture, not for profit, retail, professional and trade service, real estate, restaurant, and manufacturing.
  • Entities served: sole proprietor, Limited Liability Companies and Partnerships, C Corporations, S Corporations, partnerships, and not for profits.

1991 – 2000

Central Connecticut State University and University of New Haven
Adjunct instructor in the undergraduate and graduate accounting degree programs.

1987 – 1991

Aetna, Inc.
Internal auditor in both the financial and information technology fields.

1976 – 1987

Joseph Riella & Company, CPAs
Staff accountant assigned to aid in the development of accounting records, prepare financial statements and tax returns.


  • Certified in Financial Forensics, July, 2008, recertified annually
  • Certified Valuation Analyst, April, 2001, recertified: 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013
  • Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Management: University of New Haven, 1991
  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting, magna cum laude, Quinnipiac College, 1976


  • CT Chapter NACVA, President, 2008–2010
  • NACVA – Litigation Forensics Board, 2009–2012
  • Board of Governors (past member), Connecticut Society of CPAs (CTCPA)
  • Member: American Institute of Certified Public Accountant Business Valuation and Litigation Services Section
  • CTCPA: Past member of its Peer Review Committee
  • Past President: Colchester Rotary Club and Foundation
  • Board of Directors (past member), Colchester Business Association
  • Rotary District 7980: Assistant Governor, 2005–2008; GSE 2008–2010; VTT Chair @ present; Adhoc District Finance Committee for improved internal controls; District Audit Committee 2008–2010

Provided testimony in the following courts:

  • Federal District Court, Hartford
  • Bridgeport Superior Court
  • Meriden Superior Court
  • Middletown Superior Court
  • New Haven Superior Court
  • Norwich Superior Court
  • Windham Superior Court
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Nancy provides valuation and litigation support services to assist clients with mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, taxation planning and compliance, financial reporting, bankruptcy and reorganization, litigation and dispute resolution, strategic planning, divorce consultation, and income reconstruction for alimony and child support.

Contact Nancy for more information.