Certified Public Accountants

Firm Profile

FIRM PROFILE

After a successful career at the Big Four public accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche, Elliot Horowitz, CPA founded Elliot Horowitz & Company, LLP in June 1980 to focus professional accounting services on the needs of entrepreneurial businesses and their owners. Bruce Balsam, CPA, Barbara LaRocca, CPA, and Stuart Kamelhar, CPA, became partners in 1993, 1998 and 2000, respectively, after successful careers with us. We have added team members regularly as client service needs require. Our team now includes approximately 35 dedicated professionals and client service personnel. We are eager to serve you. Please contact us whenever we can help you.

We believe in the value of relationships. We view every client relationship like a partnership, and truly believe that our success is a result of your success.

We are committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical professional experience and financial acumen. Our continual investment of time and resources in continuing professional education, state-of-the-art computer technology and extensive business relationships is indicative of our commitment to excellence.

EXPERTISE THAT TRANSFORMS YOUR VISION INTO REALITY

Combining insight with integrity, we deliver value by:

-- Listening to your goals and values.

-- Communicating with clarity and objectivity.

-- Translating complex material into useful information.

We help you transform your vision into reality and achieve financial success.

OUR MISSION

We are a proactive, financial solutions enterprise offering comprehensive accounting, tax, financial planning services and consulting. We focus on developing quality relationships that build a solid foundations to help clients achieve success in the future. As trusted advisors, we are committed to deliver excellent client services that add value and exceed expectations.

CLIENT SERVICE TEAM LEADERS

Elliot Horowitz, CPA, PFS, Senior Partner and Founder, specializing in the needs of closely-held businesses with an emphasis on strategic planning. Elliot also specializes in income tax, financial planning and investment advisory services. Elliot has a Masters Degree in Taxation and holds a Certificate of Education Achievement from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Personal Financial Planning. Elliot's concentrations include wealth transfer tax planning and related services, and has been accredited as a Personal Financial Specialist.

Bruce Balsam, CPA, Partner and Director of Income Tax Services, specializing in tax issues for businesses and their shareholders. This experience includes succession planning, family tax planning, corporate planning and representation before tax authorities. Bruce has a Masters Degree in Taxation and holds a Certificate of Education Achievement from the American Institute of Certificate Public Accountants in Business Valuations.

Barbara LaRocca, CPA, Partner, specializing in accounting, auditing and tax services to closely-held businesses and their shareholders. Barbara also provides services in the forensic accounting areas.

Stuart Kamelhar, CPA, Partner, specializing in accounting, auditing and tax services to closely-held businesses and their shareholders, as well as not-for-profit entities. Stuart also is an experienced provider of services in mergers, acquisitions and forensic accounting services.

Thomas Lustig, CPA, Principal, specializing in accounting, tax and business consulting services to closely-held businesses and their shareholders. Tom assists clients with monthly accounting, tax planning, budgeting and forecasting.