Sal Ercolano


Senior Advisor, Audit and Assurance


“If we help our people grow, and help our clients improve their financial operations through audit or counsel, our firm’s success will follow.”


Sal Ercolano is a Senior Advisor on Williams Adley’s Leadership Team. Sal began his Public Accounting career over 40 years ago when he worked at both PWC and KPMG, and then joined CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP (CLA, formerly Clifton Gunderson, LLP) in 1990 where he enjoyed a rewarding career until his retirement in 2017.  Sal specializes in providing professional accounting, audit, and business advisory services to Federal government agencies, and his expertise and thought leadership in these areas is an asset to our team.  Sal’s skills are broad and include demonstrated accomplishments in leading teams in excellent service delivery, and in mentoring and developing staff through career successes.

Sal graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Loyola University Maryland, and immediately began his career in public accounting.  He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia, and a Certified Government Financial Manager.  Sal stays current with industry matters through active participation in the Association of Government Accountants, where he previously served as a representative of the Corporate Partner Advisory Group.

Sal is married with two children.  He prides himself on treating the people on his team the way he would want his children to be treated by their employers.  Sal is a native of Maryland and an avid Baltimore Orioles and Ravens fan.