Nina Chmura and Ray Bastin
WithumSmith+Brown, PC (Withum), the nationally ranked Top-30 public accounting and advisory firm has announced the promotion of nine senior managers to the position of partner, including two of whom specialize in construction and commercial real estate. Nina Chmura and Ray Bastin, both certified public accountants, join the firm’s growing corporate leadership team.
Chmura has over 14 years’ accounting and auditing experience with a focus on the real estate industry. In addition, she serves clients in the not-for-profit and consumer products sectors and is involved in Withum’s internal training and development initiatives. Active in both the AICPA and NJCPA, Chmura is a graduate of the AICPA's leadership academy and earned a B.S. in business administration with a concentration in accounting from Boston University. She also is a member of the New Jersey Chapter of CoreNet Global, a professional real estate association where she serves on the board of directors.
Bastin is an experienced auditor and business advisor to clients spanning several different industries, including the construction as well as the not-for-profit, timeshare and government sectors. A graduate of the University of Central Florida with a B.S. in accounting, Bastin is a member of several business and philanthropic organizations as well as the AICPA.
Established in 1974, Withum is committed to empowering companies and organizations with tools and solutions to address their operational needs, ranging from traditional audit and tax work to advisory services related to cybersecurity, data analytics and business process automation. As one of the nation’s top accounting and consulting firms, Withum is a member of HLB International, a leading global network of independent professional accounting firms and business advisors committed to assisting clients build and expand globally.