Rivero, Gordimer & Company Announces New Shareholder and Promotions

January 15, 2020 – Tampa, FL.  Rivero, Gordimer & Company (RGCO), CPAs and Advisors, is pleased to announce the promotion of David M. Bohnsack, CPA, to Shareholder. David is the 10th Shareholder of the firm, which was established in 1983 and is the largest accounting firm headquartered in the Tampa Bay area. He joins other Shareholders Herman V. Lazzara (Managing Partner), Marc D. Sasser, Sam A. Lazzara, Stephen G. Douglas, Michael E. Helton, Christopher Terrigino, Kevin R. Bass, Jonathan E. Stein, and James K. O’Connor.

David has been with RGCO since 2006 as part of the tax team. His areas of concentration include tax preparation, planning and consultation for closely-held businesses, QuickBooks Pro accounting system consulting, sales tax resolution issues, representation of clients before the IRS, and other services. He has experience in the medical, rent-to-own, and architecture/development industries and has extensive background and experience in various tax-related topics including income and estate tax and retirement planning. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA); the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA); and the University of Tampa’s Board of Counselors. He is a graduate of the Tampa Connection and earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Tampa.

Regarding becoming a partner, David says, “I am very excited to become a shareholder. I look forward to a great future with the firm and I want to thank the shareholders for their confidence in me.”

RGCO is also pleased to announce the following promotions: 

  • Julie Davis, CPA, to Senior Manager, audit team.
  • Brooke Bauerle Dawson, CPA, to Manager, audit team.
  • Dennis Paleveda, CPA, to Manager, audit team.
  • Karl Swan, CPA, to Manager, tax team.
  • Kimberly Cardenas, CPA, to Manager, tax team.
  • Jill McSpadden, CPA, to Supervisor, tax team.
  • Ed Bernal, CPA, to Senior, tax team.
  • Lauren Tarabocchia, CPA, to Senior, audit team.
  • Brooke Kaminsky to Senior, audit team.
  • Ally Revell to Senior, audit team.

Managing Partner Herman Lazzara says, “All of us at RGCO would like to congratulate David and welcome him to the partner-level of the firm. He is a valuable part of our team and we look forward to the additional value he will bring to our firm and our clients at the shareholder level. We also congratulate Julie, Brooke, Dennis, Karl, Kimberly, Jill, Ed, Lauren, Brooke, and Ally on their promotions. Our firm continues to grow in the number of clients we serve and we are pleased to have such an outstanding team of professionals who regularly and consistently help elevate our level of service and make us a stand-out among other accounting service providers.”

About Rivero, Gordimer & Company

Since 1983, Rivero, Gordimer & Company has been committed to long-term relationships and innovative yet practical solutions that contribute to our clients’ success. We have been listed on the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2019 Accounting Firms list as #16 and have the added distinction of being the largest locally-based Tampa firm on the list. In 2018, we were named 2018 Small Business of the Year (21-50 employees) by the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. Our team strives every day to make a positive impact on clients, the organizations we work with, and the entire Tampa Bay community. From bookkeeping solutions to advising on major financial decisions, look to us as your full-service partners providing the information you need, when you need it. Learn more at www.rgcocpa.com. 

One Tampa City Center

201 N. Franklin St., Suite 2600

Tampa, FL 

813- 875-7774

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