Bringing A Fresh Perspective

At Gardner & Capparelli, we are entrepreneurs bringing a fresh perspective to the public accounting industry. With our progressive approach and outside-the-box thinking, you’ll re-imagine the way you view your CPA. We strive to make a meaningful impact in our community by helping our clients reach their fullest potential while maintaining the highest quality of life for every member of our organization.

Matt Gardner
Matt Gardner


For almost 10 years, Matt gained valuable experience with a local, large public accounting firm as a senior manager. During his career, he also served as treasurer for the largest olive oil importer and distributor in the U.S.

A very active member of our community, Matt serves on several local boards, including Syracuse CoWorks and First Tee of Syracuse. He is an avid golfer and long-time member of Tuscarora Golf Club.

Born and raised in Syracuse, NY, Matt graduated from the State University of New York at Oswego and lives in Westvale with his wife Beth, daughter Sophie and dog Lily.

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Jim Capparelli


Jim has nearly a decade of public accounting experience. He got his start at a small CPA practice, gaining extensive experience working with small businesses. Jim spent the past five years with a local, large public accounting firm as a tax supervisor.

When it comes to giving back to the community, Jim serves on the board of directors of the United Way of CNY in addition to chairing their Young Leaders United steering committee.

Jim was also born and raised in Syracuse. He is a graduate of Le Moyne College and lives in Cicero with his wife Janet, daughter Julia and dog Emma.

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Morgan Siewert

Financial Consultant

Morgan joined the G&C team in the winter of 2017 as Project Controller.  She started her career in commercial real estate for two well-known companies in Syracuse.  Morgan’s experience and focus is in financial reporting, cash management, along with budgeting and forecasting.

Morgan enjoys hiking the Adirondack high peaks, traveling, and spending time with her family.  She is also an avid runner, qualifying and successfully finishing the 2015 Boston Marathon.

Also born and raised in Syracuse, NY, Morgan graduated from Le Moyne College.  She lives in Westvale with her husband Erik, son Jack and dog Denver.

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Heather Fuleihan

Financial Consultant

Heather joined the G&C team in the summer of 2017 as a financial consultant.  She started her accounting career with a large local public accounting firm, where she specialized in financial statement preparation and tax returns for small businesses, as well as individual tax returns.

In her free time, Heather enjoys staying active and is an avid gym goer.  Her passion for fitness led her to franchise Orangetheory Fitness in Syracuse, which she co-owns with her sister Vanessa.

Born and raised in Syracuse, NY, Heather graduated from Skidmore College and continued her education in Florida, receiving a Master’s in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University.  She currently resides in Franklin Square in Syracuse.

Areas of Experience

Software & Technology

Professional Service

Hospitality, Retail
& Restaurants


Our Services

Business & Individual
Tax Return Preparation
& Planning

Chief Financial Officer
& Finance Function Outsourcing

Business Consulting
for Start-Up

Bookkeeping &
Financial Oversight


Gardner & Capparelli CPAs, LLP
304 South Franklin Street, Suite 200
Syracuse, NY 13202


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