For more than two decades, Barry Pelagatti has been a trusted business advisor to financial institutions throughout the Mid-Atlantic. His noteworthy reputation among this sector stems from his proactive and innovative approach to helping clients manage evolving challenges like cyber risk and regulatory compliance and improve operating efficiency.
As Partner in RKL’s Audit Services Group and leader of its Financial Services Industry Group, Barry directs the strategy, growth and management of the firm’s robust spectrum of solutions for banks, credit unions and other institutions, ranging from traditional assurance and tax services to cutting edge capabilities like data security assessments and business continuity planning.
Whether he is reviewing financial statements, completing a Sarbanes-Oxley filing or assisting with a capital market transaction, Barry is keenly focused on finding unique ways to build durable relationships with his clients and surpass their expectations.
Barry’s commitment to client service excellence is underscored by his cultivation of the next generation of accounting and professional service leaders. Driven to find the best and highest use for each individual’s talent and skillset, he is actively engaged in the firm’s mentorship, recruitment and professional development initiatives.
“I always look beyond the number-crunching for opportunities to deliver positive results for my clients and my colleagues.”
Barry resides in West Grove, PA, with his wife and three daughters.