Leonard J. Bencivenga, CPA. Certified in New York State in 1975. Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. Began career in public accounting at Arthur Andersen & Company where he provided audit and tax services for public and private companies including manufacturing, service and financial institutions. In 1978, co-founded Bencivenga & Company, a New York City-based CPA firm, which evolved into the present firm of Bencivenga Ward & Company. CPAs, PC. Mr. Bencivenga was instrumental in developing the firm into one that offers multi-level services to diversified businesses, not-for-profit organizations and individual clientele.