Partner and Senior Wealth Manager
C.J. Avarello joined Fairway in 2011 and was admitted to the partnership in 2016. He has over 20 years of experience providing tax, accounting, financial advisory, and integrated wealth management services. C.J. serves Fairway’s clients as lead adviser or co-lead adviser in tandem with Dan Gaugler.
C.J. began his career in 1995 at a regional accounting firm, and then in 1997 he joined the Private Client business unit at Deloitte where he focused on tax planning, compliance, and wealth management for Fortune 500 executives. In 2003, he became Controller at Blue Point Capital Partners, one of Ohio’s leading middle-market private equity firms.
Education, Credentials, and Community:
John Carroll University, BSBA (Accounting)
Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”) (Inactive)
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (“CFP”)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants
Estate Planning Council of Cleveland
Association for Corporate Growth of Cleveland
John Carroll University Advisory Board to the Department of Accountancy
West Shore Indian Princesses and Indian Guides