Our Professional Team

The Borget & Associates Team
Paul

Paul Bourget

ResponsibilitiesOwner and President with over thirty-five years of public accounting, asset-based (ABL) field examination and consulting experience.  Paul is responsible for customer relations, overall market development, ensuring field examination quality and timely turnaround, as well as directing consulting services. Paul also directs litigation support services in the areas of financial controls, forensic auditing and insurance claim projects.    

Experience:  Before establishing, Bourget & Associates, Paul served as the corporate field examination director of Fleet Financial Group, where he was responsible for all field examination disciplines, including ABL, middle market commercial & industrial, workouts and special projects.  While at Fleet, Paul developed and computerized ABL and jewelry & diamond examination procedures and reports.  Paul also provided ABL, diamond, jewelry & precious metal collateral and credit risk seminars to borrowers and lending departments.   

Background:  Paul is a graduate of Rhode Island College and a graduate gemologist of the Gemological Institute of America.  He is also an associate member of the Commercial Finance Association, and member of the Jewelers Board of Trade, International Precious Metal Institute and the Manufacturing Jewelers and Suppliers of America.  Paul is also a member of the RI Society of CPA’s and AICPA.

Nicole Ricciardelli

Nicole Bourget

ResponsibilitiesDirector of Operations and Marketing with experience in the day to day operations of our firm including answering the phone, bookkeeping, scheduling exams, liaison between lenders and customers,  and providing scheduling reminders for banks. Also responsible to oversee advertising in financial markets, company exposure at conventions, and always looking to form new relationships with new lending institutions.

Experience:  Over twelve years experience as an administrative assistant and has been running the day to day operations for the past seven years.

Background:  Executive Secretary/ Administrative Assistant for Katharine Gibbs SchoolAlso attended Community College of Rhode Island.

 

David P. Bourget

David P. Bourget

ResponsibilitiesSupervisory Senior Examiner with experience in ABL collateral field examinations, physical inventory procedures, diamond and precious metals accounting.  Director of Communications responsible for the continuing development of internal and external resources used for marketing, examinations, and customer relations, as well as website monitoring and maintenance.

Experience:  Over fourteen years of field examination and inventory controls experience.  Assigned as lead consultant on several bankruptcies and receiverships, working directly with the borrower, lender, and legal entities.  Extensive computer background, which has proved useful while assisting companies with various tasks ranging from report generation to system implementations.  

Background:  Studied English and Accounting at the University of Rhode Island.  Diamond grader certified by the Gemological Institute of America

 

Anthony A. Norato, Jr.

Anthony A. Norato

ResponsibilitiesSupervisory Senior Examiner with experience in ABL collateral field examinations, physical inventory procedures, diamond and precious metals accounting.  Director of Research & Training responsible for the continuing development of the group, as well as training all new examiners.

Experience:  Over ten years experience in performing field examinations.  Provided various consulting services, including computer system conversions, accounting controls reviews, and preparation of various analytical reports.   Also has eight years experience in bank operations at Fleet Financial Group.

Background:  Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Rhode Island.  Diamond grader certified by the Gemological Institute of America

 

David S. Sennett

David S. Sennett

Responsibilities:  Supervisory Senior Examiner with experience in ABL collateral field examinations, physical inventory procedures, diamond and precious metals accounting. Also trains and supervises new field examiners.   

Experience: Over eight years field examination experience examining companies in industries ranging from jet engine manufacturing to food service supplies to healthcare providers.   Specializes in the jewelry, wholesale diamond and precious metal industries.  Diamond grader certified by the Gemological Institute of America.  Also has over twenty years experience in retail management including inventory control, cash management, human resources and loss prevention.

Background: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Rhode Island College.

 

David S. Sennett

Jesse Dwyer

Responsibilities:  Field Examiner

Experience: Over ten years of experience in the practice, research and instruction of audit, financial and tax accounting. After working at regional and national CPA firms, he then studied advanced business and economics research as well as computer-aided statistics at the University of Connecticut before becoming a professor of accountancy at Wichita State University. A combination of academic and practical experience assists in the collection, analysis, monitoring and reporting of information from client systems.

Background: Assistant Professor, Barton School of Business at Wichita State, BS Accounting, MS Accounting, University of Connecticut.