Theresa Palagonia, CPA

Accounting Manager

Major Practice Areas

Financial Management | Financial Reporting | Research | Strategic Planning | Tax & Accounting | Wealth Transfer Planning

Outside of Work

I'm a HUGE fan of

Billy Joel

Are you an early bird or a night owl?

Early Bird

My Favorite Movies

The Notebook
13 Going On 30

Where I Go to Relax

Any beach!

Causes Near to My Heart

Helping military/veteran groups

About Tee

Theresa Palagonia, CPA is an incredible leader within our team. She demonstrates a unique combination of technical prowess, critical thinking, and genuine care for her clients and her team. Throughout her career, Tee has helped individuals and businesses in a variety of industries navigate through a myriad of complex and complicated transactions which have enabled them to grow with confidence. With a continued passion for learning, Tee teaches each team member to ask the right questions, research effectively, and critically think; pushing us all to reach our full potential.

Questions and Answers

What do you like the most about being part of the Garritano team?

The best thing about being part of the Garritano team is working with great people who are dedicated, honest, and hardworking! We all understand the importance of our client relationships, and the importance of quality service.

What is the best advice you have ever been given and why?

If you don't have the time to do it right the first time, where do you find the time to do it again! Anything worth doing is worth doing well, otherwise don't waste your time.

What have you done or achieved that you are most proud of and why?

I like to say I have been blessed and lucky to have been able to have a long and fulfilling career while raising my three children. I have learned so much and grown so much professionally over the past 34 years, all while watching my children grow up into successful adults who are all really good people!

How do you define leadership?

I would like to believe that leading by example is the best approach. Give people a good role model to emulate. Treating people with respect and gently guiding them will yield the best results in my opinion!