September 22, 2017

The Dowling Group Announces Cheri R. Mazza Has Joined Financial Advisory Firm

As reported in the Greenwich Sentinel

Cheri Mazza

The Dowling Group, a Greenwich based financial advisory firm, announced Tuesday that Cheri Mazza of New Canaan has joined the firm as Partner and Director of the Valuation, Forensics, and Divorce Financial Services Group.

In this role, Mazza and her respected firm, CRM Accounting and Consulting, will become part of the Dowling Group.

Mazza has been an accounting and financial professional for more than 30 years. She received a PhD in Accounting from the University of North Texas, a Masters of Science in Accounting from Illinois State University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Mazza is a CPA, CVA (Certified Valuation Analyst), MAFF (Master Analyst in Financial Forensics), and a CDFA (Certified Divorce Financial Analyst). She provides litigation support and serves as a testifying financial expert in matrimonial cases and others involving financial forensics and business valuations.

“As we continue to grow, I am very pleased to announce that Cheri and her firm have joined our team,” said Sean Dowling, Chief Executive Officer of The Dowling Group. “Valuation, forensics and divorce financial services are important and growing practice areas. Cheri is a recognized expert in her field and will be an asset to The Dowling Group. She has served as a testifying expert in matrimonial cases involving various types of financial matters and has published numerous articles in professional and academic journals. She is the perfect person to join our growing wealth management practice.”

Mazza spent the early part of her career in public accounting as a tax practitioner for a regional firm in Wichita Falls, Texas. In 1988 she began teaching accounting at the university level and shortly thereafter earned her PhD in Accounting. In 1994 Mazza moved to Connecticut where she was employed for six years as a project manager for the Financial Accounting Standards Board.

“I am very pleased to be joining Sean and his team here at the Dowling Group,” said Mazza. “Their reputation throughout the region is one of outstanding client service and superior performance. I am pleased to be associated with such an organization and look forward to developing new relationships that will benefit the clients as well as the firm.”

In 2000, Mazza returned to academics, first as a professor at Fordham University in New York and then Sacred Heart University in Connecticut. During that time, she also served on the Board of Directors and was Audit Chair of a public company bank. In 2014, Mazza returned to the practice side of accounting by forming CRM Accounting and Consulting, LLC.

The Dowling Group is a prominent wealth management firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut. Their team of award winning professionals are experts in assisting clients with family ofice wealth management, income tax preparation, investment management, financial planning and risk management. Established in 1979, today The Dowling Group is a second-generation family owned firm. They have been awarded “Top Wealth Manager” by Westchester Magazine every year since 2013. For more information, please visit: and