Cliff Abbott, retired, had a long and successful career as a Certified Public Accountant. Prior to his retirement, Cliff was a Principal with BerryDunn and Director of the firm’s Telecommunications and Utility Practice in Portland for 31 years. While at BerryDunn, Cliff spent 15 years as Director and founding member of Telergee Alliance, which is comprised of seven CPA firms across the country that work with Telecom providers and Electric Utilities. Previously, Cliff was with a large international Public Accounting and Consulting Firm and was a controller of a Home Health organization. Cliff received his B.A. in Business from University of Maine at Orono and his M.B.A from Babson College.