Mark R.


Principal | CPA



"Our high level of principal participation in the engagement contributes to greater success for our clients."

- Mark LaPrade, Principal

Bringing client service to a higher ground

“I take great pride in maintaining a high level of participation in the engagement process to ensure that our clients receive superior service that meets their expectations and needs. My goal is to leverage the expertise gained through my experiences in private and public accounting to help contribute to our clients’ success.”

As a principal and leader of BerryDunn's Education Practice segment—part of our Not-for-Profit Industry Group—Mark provides audit, accounting, and consulting services to clients in New England and New York. He specializes in education, manufacturing, construction, and employee benefit plan audits. He has over 18 years of public and private industry experience. Prior to joining BerryDunn, Mark was an auditor with a regional accounting firm in Rochester, New York. Mark also spent over two years as the controller for a national engineering, architecture, and construction firm before returning to public accounting with BerryDunn.

Experience Highlights:

Mark helps clients with a variety of issues including:

  • Business planning and budgeting
  • Employee benefit audits
  • Due diligence for mergers and acquisitions


Memberships and Committees:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • New Hampshire Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Massachusetts Nonprofit Network

Community Service:

  • Palace Theatre, Treasurer
  • Rochester Hearing and Speech, Past Treasurer


  • CPA