Hagaman has been a member of Withum’s management for more than 35 years – a tenure that earned honors in the 2021 NJBIZ Icon awards. Last December, Hagaman received the National Network Leadership Award from the national Jobs for America’s Graduates program. He also serves on the executive committee at the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce.
A mergers and acquisition services and international business specialist, Hagaman led the firm into non-traditional advisory services. Withum is known nationally for its unique culture and strong team member retention rates.
A graduate of Richard Stockton College of New Jersey with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, Hagaman joined Withum in 1980. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants. He has also demonstrated a leadership role in expanding the firm’s global capabilities, serving as a current executive committee member and vice chair of HLB, the global network of advisors and accountants and as the former chairman of Nexia International USA — both of which are worldwide networks of independent accounting firms and business advisors.
Hagaman is a sought-after thought leader, appearing on television and radio programs discussing topics related to leadership and business management. He is frequently quoted in accounting and business publications, and has authored many articles over the years on topics ranging from fixed asset management to mergers and acquisitions to leadership within the profession.