Joy Pettirossi-Poland, MS
Director of Sustainability Advisory

Joy PicJoy heads the CVM Division of Sustainability. Professionally, Joy has worked with Investment Advisors and CPAs for over 25 years as an expert in business development strategies, brand differentiation, building strategic alliances and crafting CPE and professional development forums. In 2012 Joy created the MVP (More Value & Profit)™ Program designed to help CPA’s, wealth advisors and business owners create more profitable and sustainable businesses. In 2014 MVP in collaboration with Providence College launched the first “Intangibles Valuation Committee” Task Force through the Rhode Island Society of CPA’s – the first of its kind in the country. In May of 2015 Joy was named Founding Committee Member and Business Liaison for RISCPA’s new “Sustainable Value Committee”.
Joy created the MVP C-Suite Sustainability Challenge an ongoing educational series and training program offered at the Atrion Educational Center at RISCPA. Joy has spoken at the XPX BOSTON Exit Planning Exchange event “How to Make Intangible Value Tangible” which she designed and delivered and XPX Connecticut, “The Upside of Building Partner Value in your Firm; an intangible value primer for owners of CPA Firms, Law Firms and Consulting Firms as a panelist. She has presented her MVP program at the Wharton School of Businesses “New Metrics for Sustainable Business” conference and presented twice at MIT’s Sloan School of Management’s Annual “Sustainable Investing Conference”. Building Bridges and HIP Investor’s collaborative 401(k) sustainability scoring work was featured in September 2014 at the Sustainable Business New Metrics Conference at MIT. Joy’s MVP Program and Intangibles Task Force work has been featured in the CPA Journal, Accounting Today, Sustainable Brands Magazine, CR Magazine and the Providence Business News.
In addition to her business coaching Joy does consulting and volunteer work for schools that are exploring how to build child-centric, experiential curriculums that integrate emotional intelligence and environmental literacy to better engage students, improve learning, increase cognitive performance and enhance overall wellness and empowerment.

Joy has her BA in Psychology from Boston University and her Master of Science MS from Central Connecticut State University.

Kenneth J. Sanginario, Founder


Ken250x250Ken Sanginario is the Founder of Corporate Value Metrics and developer of the Value Opportunity Profile®. Ken has more than 30 years of experience providing executive leadership to middle market companies, valuing businesses, developing performance improvement, turning around distressed operations, managing M&A transactions, and securing growth capital. Ken is also a founding Partner of NorthStar Management Partners, a boutique consultancy providing corporate finance, performance improvement, turnaround management, and strategic advisory services to middle market companies in transition.
Ken has been a corporate advisor since 1999, prior to which he spent 12 years in executive finance positions in public and private companies, focusing on turning around distressed operations, and leading the efforts of financial restructurings and recapitalizations. Ken also spent five years in the Big Six accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand, where he specialized in providing assurance services and transaction support to publicly held clients.
Ken’s credentials include CPA, CMAP (Chartered M&A Professional), CTP (Certified Turnaround Professional), CVA (Certified Valuation Analyst), and ABV (Accredited in Business Valuation). He has been named one of only 60 ABV Champions in the country by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Ken received a master’s degree from Boston College, as well as both master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Bentley College. He has authored and contributed to a variety of published articles on turnaround management and corporate valuations, and is a frequent speaker at national and regional conferences.

Ken currently serves on the advisory board of the MidMarket Alliance as its educational leader, serves on the editorial advisory board of CFO Publishing Corp, has served on the Boards of Directors of several privately held companies, and is currently the Board President of Solutions at Work, a charitable organization focused on breaking the cycle of recurring poverty and homelessness.

Arthur S. Pearce, Director of Product Development

Ken250x250Art Pearce leads our VOP® application requirements planning, development, quality assurance, release management, and training efforts. Art brings more than 20 years of progressive experience in auditing, ERP software, data warehousing, and financial management to the cause of business performance improvement. He drove the migration of the VOP® model from a desktop tool to today’s SaaS cloud application. Art oversees VOP® application support, enhancements and directs day-to-day development team priorities and tasks.
Previously, Art provided senior finance and business intelligence advisory services at several firms, most recently Cervello, Inc. Art has also served as CFO of a small consumer product designer & distributor, Data Warehouse Reporting Manager at a NASDAQ-listed prepaid wireless billing provider, Accounting Software Implementation Manager for ERP software developer Deltek, and Financial and IT Audit Supervisor at Ernst & Young. Art’s passion lies in driving corporate performance improvement through more insightful decision-making data and streamlined transaction processing, tempered by effective governance & efficient controls.
Art’s credentials include CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor), CBIP (Certified Business Intelligence Professional), and PMP (Project Management Professional). Art earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Lehigh University.

Michael Corrigan, Vice President Business Development


Michael Corrigan

Michael Corrigan is the Vice President of Business Development for Corporate Value Metrics.  Michael has over 25 years of management, business growth, and leadership experience in both executive management positions and business ownership. Michael’s responsibilities include the formation of Strategic Alliances, growing the base of Certified VOP® Practitioners, promoting the Company’s services, and overall company growth.
Michael spent several years in the manufacturing industry in various executive roles, working in metal stamping, tube forming, plastics, and fabrication. His experience accelerating growth and value improvement ranged from working directly with small business owners to client relations with nationally-known companies such as Harley-Davidson, Gerber, and Snap-on Tools. Michael’s experience includes building strong Strategic Alliances programs, as well as developing independent manufacturing rep networks in both domestic and international markets. He also had success in financial services, which lead to advisory work in the exit planning industry.
Michael received a Master of Science Degree in Management from Baker University, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Northeast Missouri State University (now named Truman State University), and advanced education from the Leadership in Life Institute. Michael currently serves as Vice President and member of the Board of Directors at Solutions at Work, a charitable organization focused on breaking the cycle of recurring poverty and homelessness. In the past, he has served as a Board Member and Political Involvement Chairman for the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors in MA.