Bill Rucci named chairman of global accounting group

October 24, 2014 -- William (Bill) F. Rucci, Jr., CPA, MST, CGMA and president of Boston-area CPA and business advisory firm Rucci Bardaro & Falzone PC, was elected chairman last week of Russell Bedford International at the organization’s recent annual meeting in London, England.

Russell Bedford is a leading global network of independent mid-tier accounting, auditing, tax and business consulting firms. The organization is represented by 600 partners, 5000 staff and 290 offices in more than 100 countries.

Rucci was the group’s vice-chairman for two years before taking over as chairman this year. He continues to serve as co-director of the group’s North American Tax Services Group.

Locally, Rucci is a member of numerous other business associations and boards, including the American Institute of CPAs; the Massachusetts Society of CPAs; the Malden Industrial Aid Society; the Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts; and Eastern Bank.

Founded in 1987, Rucci, Bardaro & Falzone ( provides business, tax and financial planning services to individuals and growing companies in an array of industries. The firm operates offices in Malden, MA, Atkinson, NH and at the Cambridge Innovation Center in Kendall Square, Cambridge.