Chris Gardella ’15

Chris GardellaChris Gardella works as an accountant at KPMG and also volunteers with Eastern students in the VITA program (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance). Gardella started volunteering as a student and now serves as a site coordinator for tax sites in Willimantic. “VITA impacted my career as an accountant and opened the door for me at KPMG,” he said. “The program also impacted my life personally. The reactions and gratitude you get from clients definitely leaves a mark on you. That alone is what keeps me coming back and what drives me to continue working with VITA for years to come.”

Accounting major, staff accountant at KPMG