April 12, 2024

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Kenneth J. Healy, CPA – 2020 ’40 Below 40′ Honoree

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 Kenneth J. Healy, CPA – 2020 ’40 Less than 40′ Honoree

Partner, Diversified Financial Alternatives, Computer

Job highlights:

  • Gained the Naugatuck YMCA Robert Whittemore (Unsung Hero) Award in 2014
  • Recognized by the Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs for the active involvement, tireless devotion, and ongoing assistance of the Naugatuck YMCA with the Salute to Volunteers award in 2015
  • Named one particular of the ‘New and Youthful Gurus to Watch’ by the CTCPA as an emerging chief in the accounting job in 2016
  • Been given the St. Francis – St. Hedwig School of Naugatuck Distinguished Alumni Award in 2017
  • Acknowledged as one of the ’40 Below 40 in the Accounting Profession’ by CPA Exercise Advisor in 2018
  • Gained the Sage Circle of Excellence in Accounting Award for Neighborhood Spirit in 2019

What are you doing to make a variance in the career, your community, the world?

I think that accountants are referred to as to provide their clients and also help their community communities. This belief has led me to volunteer my time to many community charitable and civic corporations. I provide as officer for the United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls, the Naugatuck Substantial School Alumni Association and the Saint Francis College Foundation. I also volunteer as an instructor for the Connecticut Financial Progress Fund by the Liberty Financial institution Smaller Enterprise Academy. This will allow me to supply financial awareness to new and rising smaller firms inside of my local community.

Favorite textbooks/websites/podcasts/speakers:


  • “What’s Your And?” – John Garrett
  • “Emyth” – Michael Gerber
  • “Leadership and Self-Deception” – The Arbinger Institute
  • ”Old Person and the Sea” – Ernest Hemingway

Web sites:

  • CPA Follow Advisor
  • Accounting Right now


See all of the 2020 “20 Beneath 40” honorees. 

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