Our Team

SKP Accountants & Advisors continually strives to strike the perfect balance between being a firm big enough to offer a wide range of specialized services, yet not too big that our clients feel overlooked. We have a team capable of handling complex financial matters across various industries, yet we pride ourselves on our personalized approach to each client. Our size allows us to provide the expertise and resources of a larger firm while still delivering the attention to detail and client-focused service of a smaller practice.

Richard Pavano, CPA

Rich Pavano has been a certified public accountant for almost 25 years. As the managing partner of SKP for 21 of them, Rich specializes in working side-by-side with small to medium sized businesses, helping them with financial statements, as well as tax planning and preparation.

Rich is proactive and outstanding in his field in all aspects of helping run businesses successfully, from cash flow and reporting to banking relationships and tax compliance.

Much more than what used to be known as a “bean counter,” you can rely on Rich as your company’s financial partner for life.

Michael N. Fino, CPA

Michael Fino prides himself on helping small to medium sized businesses grow and meet their financial goals. He joined SKP Accountants & Advisors in December 2021 with 12 years of public accounting experience, including corporate and individual tax planning and preparation, audit, review, compilation, and financial statement preparation. He is now a partner.

Michael earned a degree in marketing and sales from the University of South Carolina, and a degree in accounting from Saint Leo University. He is a member of the Connecticut Society of CPAs and the Association of International Certified Public Accountants.

Jayne Charlton, EA

Jayne Charlton is a licensed Enrolled Agent, and earned a Master of Science Degree in Taxation. She began her career as a tax specialist for a Fortune 500 company, closely working with business units. Jayne later moved to the private sector serving individuals in a tax practice firm, knowing this is where her passion lies. She helps clients with strategies to minimize tax exposure, while also improving overall tax planning and compliance practices. 

Jayne is committed to obtaining the best resolution possible for each unique situation. Above all, Jayne builds client-focused partnerships to earn and retain long-term trust and loyalty. Currently a member of the National Society of Enrolled Agents and Connecticut Society of Enrolled Agents.

Richard E. Fisk, CPA, MST

Richard Fisk is a licensed certified public accountant with 10 years of client service in various aspects of public accounting. He provides his clients with the knowledge needed to meet their short-term and long-term financial and strategic goals. Richard’s experience includes corporate, partnership, and individual income tax planning and preparation, as well as audited, reviewed, and compiled financial statements. Richard has auspiciously represented numerous individual and corporate taxpayers in discrepancy examinations with the IRS and state and local tax collection agencies.

Richard earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting and his Master of Science Degree in Taxation from University of New Haven. He is an active member of the Connecticut Society of CPAs and the Association of International Certified Public Accountants.


Stephen S. Mirabella, CPA

Steve Mirabella joined SKP Accountants & Advisors in August 2022. He has decades of tax, financial, and management experience in public accounting and private industry.

Steve began his career with Deloitte as a financial auditor. His career includes management and leadership positions at Northeast Utilities, a Fortune 500 company (now Eversource) where he was Manager of Internal Auditing and Director Human Resources; and Perricone MD, the global skin care and wellness brand, where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. Steve was also partner/owner of a local Connecticut CPA firm from 1999-2002.

Steve earned a B.S. degree in Accounting from the University of Connecticut and a M.S. degree in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is a member of the Connecticut Society of CPAs and the Association of International Certified Public Accountants.

Sheena Caratiquet , CPA

Sheena Caratiquet is a Certfied Public Accountant with six years of valuable experience in general accounting. She worked at various private companies in the Philippines, helping them to keep accurate financial records needed for sound decision making. Sheena’s experience includes bookkeeping, budgeting and forecasting, and financial statement preparation.

Sheena earned her degree in Accounting from Araullo University and is a member of Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants.