Maria Suppa, CPA, CFF, MBA, is Deputy Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Adjusters International, Ltd. and Tidal Basin. She has been with the company for 14 years and has had a critical role in supporting its financial goals throughout the significant growth we have experienced during that time. In her role as Deputy CFO, she works closely with the CFO and the rest of the executive team to further improve financial awareness and capabilities as the company continues to expand into new markets.
Maria started with us in 2007 as a staff accountant, shortly thereafter being promoted to the role of Financial Controller upon earning her license as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and acquiring her Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Technology Management. She later earned a Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) credential. When the organization expanded in 2017, she was promoted to Director of Tax and Treasury and a Vice President of Rising Phoenix Holdings Corporation. In addition to her current position as Deputy CFO, she also continues to serve on the Board of Directors for Adjusters International, Ltd.
Maria has been involved in a wide range of financial facets of the company, from high level claims analysis to serving as a senior team member in support of the implementation the company’s expanded finance and accounting system. She was instrumental in the corporate reorganization of the company and has most recently managed the treasury and tax functions and led the company’s corporate compliance.
Maria was the recipient of a New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) 40 Under 40 award in 2020. She is currently on the Board of Directors of the NYSSCPA and is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Tax and Treasury Management
As a member of Adjusters International’s consulting team, Suppa has served as the Business Interruption Specialist on many engagements.
- State of Louisiana, BP Oil Spill, July 2010–2012
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
- Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Certified Public Accountant, State of New York