Cover & Rossiter Leaders Elected to Local Boards
Cover & Rossiter is excited to announce that Marie Holliday was recently elected to the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Governors and Peter Kennedy was elected to the Delaware College Scholars (DCS) board.
Mrs. Holliday is the Managing Director of the firm, a role she has held since December 2015. Since joining the firm in 1997, Holliday’s area of expertise has been in Tax. She applies a holistic approach with her clients, focusing on the various stages of growth in one’s life or business to come up with tax planning strategies that influence long-term financial stability.
In addition to serving on the Chamber’s Board of Governors, Holliday participates in a nationwide practice management (MAP) group through the AICPA and is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Delaware, Inc. and Wilmington Tax Group. In the community, Holliday is an active member of the Newark Morning Rotary Club, is board Treasurer for New Directions Early Head Start program, and is a Founder in the Delaware Fund for Women.
Holliday said of her recent election, “We believe in the Delaware State Chamber and the support they provide to Delaware businesses. It is a great honor to be asked to be a member of their Board of Governors to help them shape the future.”
Mr. Kennedy is a Director at Cover & Rossiter and heads the Audit practice. Since joining the firm in 1999, he has developed an expertise in not-for-profit accounting, auditing and tax issues and is privileged to work with many of the region’s leading not-for-profit institutions.
“Pete’s extensive knowledge in and passion for nonprofit operations will truly be an asset to our organization,” said Dr. Tony Alleyne, Executive Director of DCS. He continued, “Ultimately, it is our scholars who will benefit from Pete’s time and commitment to the organization, and we are grateful to have him join us in preparing our next generation of future leaders for success.”
In addition to his role with Delaware College Scholars, Pete is a member of the Finance Committee of Christiana Care Health System, the Audit Committee of the Delaware Community Foundation, the Audit and Governance Committee of the Delaware State Employee Benefit Plans Management Board, and the EastSide Charter School Citizens’ Budget Oversight Committee.
“I had heard about DCS and the great work they are doing. It is truly an honor to be asked to join them. I hope to be able to contribute in a small way to their continued success.” said Mr. Kennedy.
Cover & Rossiter is one of the first and most respected full-service CPA & advisory firms in Delaware, providing tax, audit, trust, and accounting services to individuals and families, businesses, nonprofits, and captive insurance companies. The firm, currently celebrating its 80th year in business, is a two-time winner of The Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business Award presented by the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce.