Biographies

Giuseppe Brusa

Managing Partner

Mina Gwargious

Tax Manager

Jesse Garciga

Tax Director

Biographies

Leadership demands extraordinary abilities, abilities that our partners have developed through their varied educational and professional experiences.

Being a team composed of members from various countries, we offer our global clients a perceptive insight into their corporate cultures. understanding of their business culture.

Giuseppe graduated with a Degree in Economics and Business Administration from Luigi Bocconi
University, one of the top university in Italy for Economic and Business Administration.
Having started his professional career in 1977, by 1982 he was the CFO of a mid-size manufacturing
company in Italy.
Upon moving to the USA, he worked for a medium size CPA firm in New York City, became the CFO for
an importing company in the toy industry, and ultimate started G.C. Consultants, Inc. in 1987.
Giuseppe is licensed as a CPA in New York, Florida, and California

Andrea Luciani is Partner at Giuseppe Brusa CPA LLC (G.C. Consultants. Inc.). He oversees a dedicated team providing services in accounting, tax
as well as auditing solutions based on AUP and IFRS, US GAAP and Italian GAAP standards. Andrea has helped businesses from Italy and other
parts of the world navigate their strategies in the USA.
With education in both Italy and the USA, Andrea began his university career in 2007 at the University of Bologna (Alma Mater) and graduated
October 2010 in Business & Economy. In 2021, he completed his degree in the Master of Science in Accounting program at Hunter College, NYC.
Andrea is fluent in both the Italian and English language. He has currently passed all 4 CPA exams and on track to the CPA licensure.
Andrea started his professional experience 15 years ago as a Big Four auditor in Bologna for 4 years. He moved to the United States in October
2014, pursuing a foreign work experience at Giuseppe Brusa CPA LLC (G.C. Consultants. Inc.). In 2022 he became Partner, managing the Audit
Department, taking care of the audit team and all attesting services (Audit, Review and Compilations).
Andrea specializes in general accounting tax and auditing, mainly in the industrial and commercial sector with also different experiences in the
high-tech and IT sector. He has over 15 years of experience in the analysis and development of general accounting and internal controls, reading
and interpretation of financial statements and accounting and auditing principles. His experience in tax includes income tax return planning,
preparation, and compliance. He has collaborated with individuals, corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, and sole
proprietorships with strategies to minimize taxes and maximize tax advantages. Managing the Audit Department, Andrea places high importance
on the compliance of agreed upon procedures and governing standards, the quality of the audit provided and effectiveness of audit and attest
services. He has contributed to the expansion of the firm, collaborating with clients both domestic and international, delivering IFRS reporting
packages and US GAAP statutory reporting.

Sherry Govindan is a partner in Accounting and Client Advisory Services. She has more than 20 years of
diverse accounting experience and 10 years of public accounting experience. She advises clients
headquartered in the USA, Italy, the United Kingdom, Sweden and Czech Republic. Sherry helps them to
navigate their most complex challenges such as implementing accounting standards, optimize the
financial closing process, solving technical accounting issues and enhancing internal control
environment.
Sherry’s career has spanned in multiple industries, including but not limited to luxury apparel, food and
beverage, real estate and construction, wholesales, retailers, manufacturing and distribution,
machinery, biotech and software applications.
Sherry Govindan holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Baruch College.

Mina Gwargious graduated in Business Administration with a major in Accounting from Alexandria
University, Egypt. Over the last decade, he has extensively sharpened his expertise in U.S. federal tax
law, becoming a distinguished specialist in this area. His profound understanding of international
reporting and compliance further cements his reputation as an expert in the field.
At the firm, Mina is renowned for his in-depth knowledge of U.S. tax legislation and regulations. His
ability to navigate the complex aspects of federal taxation, combined with his adeptness in international
tax matters, makes him an invaluable resource for clients facing complex tax scenarios. Mina's expertise
is particularly crucial for those needing guidance on international reporting requirements and
compliance with cross-border tax regulations. His commitment to staying abreast of the latest
developments in U.S. and international tax laws ensures that our clients receive strategic, up-to-date
advice tailored to their unique situations.

Have a degree in Economy & Management with relevant courses on Economy, Accounting, Marketing,
Public and Private Law and Statistics. Working 5 years in PriceWaterhouseCoopers – Italy, into the Audit
department, he developed high skills on examination and evaluation of financial and information
system, collect and analyze data, prepare and verify reports and financial statements. Starting
November 2011 he moved to GC Consultants – New York continuing working on Audit and Accounting
field focusing on International clients and markets issues in different industrial fields. After few years of
US experience he started managing the Audit Department improving the process and the organization of
the staff professionals. During the summer of 2017 he moved to Miami to manage the branch office of
GC Consultants developing the expansion of business presence in South East of US.
He is currently Principal in the firm organization, he covers different responsibilities both internal and
external, continuing the expansion of the business and improving the internal organization and the
experience of internal professionals.

Having a degree in International Marketing and a minor in International Relations from NYIT. Over 40-
year business experience includes international trade in construction steel and dealing with European
clients in different industries in the fields of management and finance.

Jesse is a Tax Director with GC Consultants and has over 25 years of tax experience. Professional and Industry Experience
Jesse specializes and has extensive experience in multi-state income/franchise tax and
sales/use taxes. He has advised clients regarding mergers and restructuring, nexus issues,
controversies (audit settlements and negotiations, representation of clients before administrative
appeals venues), and has overseen tax compliance for firms in New York City. He has
significant experience in international tax issues, both in the context of inbound and outbound
transactions.

Certifications and Licenses
Licensed to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in New York and Florida.

Professional Affiliations
• American Institute of CPAs
• New York State Society of CPAs
• Florida Institute of CPAs
• American Bar Association
• Florida Bar

Education
• BBA – Accounting (University of Miami)
• MS – Taxation (George Washington University)
• Juris Doctor (University of Florida)
• LL.M. Taxation (New York University)

Industries
• Retailers
• Professional Services
• Computer Software Developers
• Construction and Real Estate

• Manufacturing and Distribution