Thomas F. Roche III, CPA, of Westfield, has been elected President of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) for a one-year term beginning June 1, 2012.
Roche, a Principal at Fazio, Mannuzza, Roche, Tankel, LaPilusa, LLC, Cranford, joined the New Jersey Society of CPAs in 1981. He has served on the NJSCPA Board of Trustees as president-elect, vice president and trustee. He was a member of the Finance, Meetings & Special Events and Committee Operations committees; chair of the Insurance Trust; trustee of the NJSCPA Scholarship Fund and NJ-CPA-PAC; and secretary of the Nominating Committee. In the Union County Chapter, he served as treasurer, secretary, vice president and president.
Roche is a member of the Commerce & Industry Association of New Jersey, the Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce and a past president of the Union Township Chamber of Commerce.
In his community, Roche served as treasurer of the Westfield Police Athletic League and board member of the Stephen F. Mannuzza Foundation, Inc. He has been recognized as a 2011 and 2012 “Five-Star Wealth Manager” by New Jersey Monthly magazine.
Roche earned his B.A. in accounting from Pennsylvania State University. He and his wife, Nancy, have a son, daughter and granddaughter.