Our Team

More than 100 years of combined experience, we look forward to helping your company grow and succeed.

Richard Pavano, CPA

Managing Partner

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.

Bruny Marrero


Bruny Marrero joined the SKP team in 2013. She is an Enrolled Agent and has over 15 years of accounting experience in both the public and private sector.

Bruny performs a wide array of functions, including audit, review, and compilation engagements, and financial statement preparation. She prepares tax returns for individuals, closely held businesses, trusts, estates, and corporations, including nonprofit organization Form 990. Bruny also has experience providing payroll and bookkeeping services and with various accounting programs, including QuickBooks.

Bruny graduated from Liberty University, with a Master of Science in Accounting. She is currently completing her requirements to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). She is a member of the Connecticut Society of CPAs and is fluent in Spanish. Outside of the office, Bruny enjoys spending time with her children and loves to cook and bake.

Jayne Charlton


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.

Robert Bria, CPA


Robert Bria has decades of accounting and tax experience. He spent 25 years in various reporting and risk management capacities in Manhattan’s financial district in the brokerage and banking industries, including UBS and HSBC Global Banking and Markets. Bob also has experience working in a regional New York CPA firm. Early in his career, he was a senior auditor with PWC in Stamford, CT.

Bob earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration Management from Central Connecticut State University and a Master of Business Administration, with a focus on accounting and finance, from Pace University in New York City. His interests include gardening, classic rock music, and the U.S. equity and bond markets.