Weaver has added RIN Attest and Advisory Services to its firm. The merger gives Weaver a boost in the energy compliance and renewables industry.

David Bennett, founder of RIN Attest and Advisory Services, is joining Weaver as a partner in Weaver’s energy compliance services practice, where he will be based out of the Stamford, Conn., office. Bennett’s practice specializes in attestations required under the Renewable Fuel Standard regulations, as well as renewable energy business intelligence solutions.

[IMGCAP(1)] “David’s extensive experience in RFS attestation and compliance services will add great depth to our ECS practice,” said Wade Watson, partner-in-charge of energy compliance and renewables. “His expertise is an integral addition which supports our strategic goal of growing national recognition within the energy industry.”

Bennett has worked extensively with more than 100 companies in the renewable fuel industry, providing in-depth guidance and support, as well as assuring compliance with EPA regulations.

“Leveraging the two firms’ knowledge, expertise and experience in the renewable fuels industry allows us to continue providing excellent service to our clients and further support Weaver’s success,” said Bennett.

He brings more than 20 years of experience in public accounting, renewable energy, corporate finance and operations, including Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and the implementation of financial reporting systems.

Bennett is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the New Jersey Society of CPAs, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the American Bar Association. Bennett earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting from Rutgers University.