Jay Shepulski is an audit partner in Withum’s Financial Services Group and leader of the Firm’s Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPAC) practice. Jay provides audit, accounting and business advisory services to domestic and international clients in both publicly traded and privately held sectors.
Jay specializes in leading complex audit engagements at middle-market companies and investment firms across various industry sectors, including private equity, venture capital, and broker-dealers.
Jay also has in-depth knowledge and experience related to registration and reporting under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; interpretation and implementation of regulations governing filing requirements; researching and resolving SEC issues through communications with the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance; and navigating the evolving issues and requirements of the public reporting landscape. Jay has been involved with numerous initial public offerings (IPOs), which raised in excess of 4 billion dollars. The majority of these IPOs were Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPAC’s) sponsored by the investment community.