Top 300 Accounting Firm Roth & Company Announces Two New Partners
December 27, 2018 | BY Sari Paltiel
Roth & Company LLP, who this year celebrated 40 years as a top-tier accounting firm, announced the appointments of Rachel Stein and Hershy Donath as new partners to the firm.
As of 2019, Mrs. Stein will be promoted from Senior Manager, the position she currently holds in the firm’s Brooklyn office. Mr. Donath will be transitioning to Partner in Roth&Co’s Lakewood location. He comes from Ernst and Young, where he’s been operating as Executive Director in the firm’s audit practice.
Speaking on behalf of the firm’s existing Partners, Co-Managing Partner Mr. Zacharia Waxler says, ‘we constantly seek to acknowledge the dedication of our team members and reward them when appropriate. We are delighted to promote Rachel to Partner in the firm. She has been a valuable asset to Roth&Co over the last ten years, and continues to demonstrate an outstanding commitment to the firm’s growth and values, as well as consistently excelling in her work with clients.’
Mr. Waxler continues, ‘Hershy is a talented accountant with extensive experience, we are excited to have him on board, and look forward to his future contributions positively impacting the firm and our clients.’
Mrs. Stein is a skilled accountant with extensive experience advising a variety of real estate, hospitality and wholesale distribution clients. She has developed close relationships with leading real estate owners and investors, and has been instrumental in generating effective solutions to critical tax issues in real estate transactions.
Rachel is also the firm’s expert advisor for foreign investors seeking to invest in the US, skillfully guiding them through the complexities of US tax compliance. She is proficient in coordinating US tax laws with foreign tax laws to create an optimal worldwide tax approach. In her role as partner, Rachel will continue to grow this area of the firm, working to extend the expertise and services clients will receive.
Mr. Donath is an accomplished accountant with 15 years of public accounting experience. He has most recently been working with large publicly traded REITs and privately held Real Estate Funds. Hershy also has valuable experience across a variety of industries, including, hospitality, media and entertainment, consumer products and alternative energy.
At Ernst and Young, Hershy was a member of the Northeast Region Quality Network, responsible for audit teams across the region. Hershy advised engagement teams on audit methodology and supported quality initiatives in response to the Public Accounting Oversight Board and internal quality reviews.
When asked about joining Roth&Co, Mr. Donath says, ‘I look forward to bringing big firm know-how, experience, and quality to the intimate setting of a community-based firm, providing our clients with the best of both worlds.’
About Roth & Company LLP
Roth & Company was established over 40 years ago in Brooklyn, New York by Mr. Abraham Roth. The firm has since expanded to three locations, with relationships that span more than four decades, and over ninety specialized employees serving as trusted guides through the financial world.
Roth & Company is proud to be a purpose driven company, providing the personalized services of a small firm with the expertise of a large organization. The firm operates according to its ethos ‘Beyond Business,’ implementing practices that maximize benefit over profit, and putting people before the bottom line.
For more information or to speak with an expert, visit www.rothcocpa.com or call 718-236-1600.