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Frank Sardelli, MBA

Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Frank Sardelli has over 10 years of experience in various financial reporting, planning, and analysis functions. He currently serves as the Deputy Chief Financial Officer for Tidal Basin Group. Before serving in this role, he was Vice President of Tidal Basin’s Project Management Office (PMO), overseeing a team of dedicated project, finance, quality, data, and contract management professionals. Before that, he served as the Vice President and the Project Finance Chief for the finance department.

Frank has been involved in all aspects of financial reporting and has provided vital financial analysis through processes he has developed. He has previously overseen all financial and budgeting processes for program management services of the Tu Hogar Renace ($1.7 billion FEMA program) Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power (STEP) program for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, which was the largest STEP program in FEMA history. He also served in a similar role as the Business Management Officer for the Alliance for the Recovery of Puerto Rico Joint Venture and as a project manager for an audit related to a Disaster Case Management (DR-4085 DCM) FEMA Grant to New York State for Sandy relief.

His past employment experience before joining Tidal Basin includes serving as an accountant at a mid-tier property and casualty insurance company, where he was responsible for preparing financial statements and performing an array of analysis functions. He also served as a tax accountant for a local CPA firm, where his duties included corporate and personal income tax returns, payroll services, and tax form filings for small business accounts.


  • B.S., Accounting, Utica College of Syracuse University
  • MBA, Professional Accountancy, Utica College

Firm Role

Vital financial reporting, planning and analysis

Disaster Experience

  • DR-4085 Disaster Case Management
  • DR-4339-PR Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria

Professional Involvement

  • Business Management Officer – Alliance for the Recovery of Puerto Rico Joint Venture

Personal Affiliations

  • Young CPA Chairperson (Board Member) of NYSSCPA – Utica Chapter
  • Associate Member of NYSSCPA
  • Past member of UMICO Federal Credit Union Supervisory Committee
  • Leadership Mohawk Valley Graduate


  • IS-700 National Incident Management System, an Introduction
  • IS-775 Emergency Operations Center Management and Operations
  • IS-800 National Response Framework, an Introduction
  • ICS-100 Introduction to the Incident Command System
  • ICS-200 ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
  • ICS-300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents
  • ICS-400 Advanced ICS – Command and General Staff – Complex Incidents

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