Martin H. Abo, CPA/ABV/CVA/CFF
Martin Abo has comprehensive experience in individual and corporate financial, business and tax planning. His previous experience includes several years with the tax department and audit staff of a Big Four CPA firm as well as regional firms before he founded the present enterprise.
Marty had previously served as a director of a local bank and, fourteen times, has been one of 150 participants selected by the S.E.C. from CPAs, lawyers, bankers, venture capitalists and economic development experts, from across the nation for its annual conference on issues relating to Small Business Capital Formation. Marty was elected to serve as a New Jersey delegate to the White House Conference on Small Business under two U.S. Presidents. The Small Business Administration also named Marty Accountant Advocate of the Year.
A graduate of Syracuse University, Marty is an active member and has chaired for two years the Litigation Services Committee of the New Jersey Society of CPA's and serves on the Litigation Support & Forensic Accounting Interest Group of NJSCPA. Marty holds the professional designation of Certified Valuation Analyst from the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts. In addition, he volunteers his time and expertise to many other business and professional organizations: He served as President of the Estate and Financial Planning Council of Southern New Jersey; served as a Director of the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey; serves on the Matrimonial Accounting Interest Group of the NJSCPA; serves on the Valuation Services Interest Group of the NJSCPA and served as a special advisor to the New Jersey Small Business Development Centers.
Marty has also developed a specific expertise in performing litigation support and other consulting services. Clients, as well as the banking, insurance and legal community, have increasingly called upon him to provide technical assistance, arbitration or expert testimony on financial accounting matters, business valuations, structuring buy-ins and buy-outs, divorce, estate controversies, insurance claims and other forensic/investigative analysis covering a wide range of topics and industries. He has operated in a supportive capacity to attorneys, judges, adjusters and/or clients in providing ongoing facilitation in the negotiation and/or litigation process. Marty assists attorneys to strengthen their cases by clarifying language and economic concepts, preparing useful exhibits and reports, and testifying as an expert witness.
Patrick Sharkey, Jr., CPA, MST
Pat Sharkey’s tax-focused professional expertise is invaluable to the small business owner. As a former entrepreneur in the restaurant/tavern industry, he understands the daily pressures of maintaining a stable business. He’ll combine this with his acquired technical knowledge and experience to form practical solutions for his clients.
Pat has spent his entire professional career in public accounting. He has concentrated his education and experience in such small business concerns such as tax avoidance, cash flow management, transaction structuring, and wealth transfer. Pat seeks to improve the bottom line of his clients by employing creative, innovative, and cost effective tax minimization strategies. Pat has spent his entire professional career in public accounting. He has concentrated his education and experience in such small business concerns such as tax avoidance, cash flow management, transaction structuring, and wealth transfer. Pat seeks to improve the bottom line of his clients by employing creative, innovative, and cost effective tax minimization strategies.
While working with small and large accounting firms, Pat has gotten familiar with accounting and tax issues affecting businesses in the service, retail, and manufacturing business sectors. He as in-depth experience in the real estate, auto dealership, and insurance brokerage industries. He is also comfortable with ownership structures that involve such wealth transfer devises such as trusts and family limited partnerships.
Pat has a Masters Degree in Taxation from Philadelphia University, and earned a BBA from Temple University as an accounting major. He has achieved the CSEP (Certified Specialist in Estate Planning) designation from the National Institute For Excellence in Professional Education. He is married with 3 children, and resides in Horsham, Pennsylvania.
Randy Rodeffer, Principal
Randy Rodeffer offers clients a distinct advantage in servicing them. His broad diverse background in both corporate and public accounting has given him a wide range of professional experience in today’s highly competitive financial arena.
Neal H. Keitz, CPA
Effective November 1, 2012, Abo and Company formalized the merging in of the Jenkintown, Pennsylvania accounting practice of N.H. Keitz, Ltd.. Neal H. Keitz, CPA, along with his associate of over 13 years, Sue D’Lauro, is a welcomed addition for the firm. Neal has provided individuals, companies, estates, trusts, non-profit organizations and other professionals assistance and guidance for more than 50 years. Work experience, prior to joining Abo and Company, has included being a partner in a 40 member CPA firm and operating his own firm for 36 years.
Working with individuals as well as small and large organizations, has permitted Neal the opportunity to use his logic skills and seasoned perspective in various situations, ranging from tax, planning, compliance and audits; accounting and banking relationships; executorships of estates; expert witness; to serving as the signature partner in a client's initial public offering.
Education credentials include a BA degree from The Central High School of Philadelphia and a BS degree from the Pennsylvania State University. Professional designations and certificates have included CPA from Pennsylvania and South Carolina and CEA from the American Institute of CPA's.
A list of Neal’s philanthropic, personal and professional participation includes:
Neal has been married for over 50 years and has 3 children and 6 grandchildren. Currently, he and his wife reside in Upper Gwynedd, Pennsylvania and Boynton Beach, Florida.