San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) December 16, 2011
Novogradac & Organization LLP a national CPA and consulting firm headquartered in San Francisco with 13 offices nationwide, right now welcomes seven new principals. The firm, which specializes in reasonably priced housing, community development and renewable energy is proud to announce the promotions of Gregory Clements in the firm?s Dover, Ohio office, Nick Hoehn in its Austin office, Keith LeBlanc in its Boston office and Eric Barnett, Elaine Chang, Jeff Nishita and Thomas Stagg in its San Francisco office.
?My partners and I are really pleased to announce the promotions of Gregory, Nick, Keith, Eric, Elaine, Jeff and Thomas and to see these incredible specialists continue to prosper with our firm,? said Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, managing partner in the firm?s San Francisco office. ?We are delighted to recognize their accomplishments with these nicely-earned promotions. They have demonstrated leadership and expertise and have proved their dedication to our function in reasonably priced housing, community development and renewable power and the partners and I are searching forward to operating with them in their new capacities and to their contributions to the firm?s continued growth and good results.?
Gregory Clements joined Novogradac & Firm?s Dover office as a staff accountant in 2004 and swiftly built on the accounting knowledge he had gained while operating for a nearby CPA firm throughout his college years. Mr. Clements specializes in the new markets tax credits, renewable energy tax credits, historic tax credits and low-earnings housing tax credits and has worked closely with genuine estate developers, community development entities, syndicators and investors on structuring of new markets tax credit transactions, in addition to providing standard audit and tax services. He received a bachelor?s degree in finance and accounting from Walsh University in North Canton, Ohio and is licensed in Ohio as a certified public accountant.
Nick Hoehn has far more than ten years of skilled experience in cost-effective housing and provides audit, tax, and consulting services, specializing in genuine estate partnerships, investment firms and not-for-profit organizations. Prior to joining Novogradac & Company, Mr. Hoehn was a senior accountant with a Chicago certified public accounting firm. He received his bachelor?s degree in accountancy from Eastern Illinois University and is licensed in Illinois and Texas as a certified public accountant.
Keith LeBlanc has far more than 12 years of encounter in delivering tax, accounting and consulting services to developers, syndicators and investors of genuine estate as nicely as other tax credit investments. He focuses considerably of his attention on multi-state reporting troubles for some of the largest syndicators of low-earnings housing tax credits in the market. Prior to joining the firm he was a director of tax services for a national firm, focusing on servicing real estate customers. Mr. LeBlanc received a bachelor?s degree from Bentley College in Waltham, Mass. and is licensed in Massachusetts as a certified public accountant.
Eric Barnett offers audit services to several organizations, which includes investment firms, genuine estate firms, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Prior to joining Novogradac & Organization as a staff accountant in 2000, Mr. Barnett received a bachelor?s degree in company economics with an accounting emphasis from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is licensed in California as a certified public accountant.
Elaine Chang joined Novogradac & Company?s San Francisco workplace as a staff accountant in 2003. Her knowledge has been in affordable housing and community development, including new markets tax credit and low-earnings housing tax credit transactions, and she has worked extensively on economic statement audits, tax return preparation, final cost certification audits and new markets tax credit allocation applications. Ms. Chang has contributed articles to various publications which includes the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits. She received a bachelor?s degree in finance from Walsh College.
Jeff Nishita, one of the founders of the firm?s LIHTC Working Group, a membership organization that addresses technical concerns in the low income housing tax credit program, performs several services in the reasonably priced housing and renewable energy industries, such as audit and tax services, consulting, forecasting, and coaching. In addition, he is in charge of maintaining the firm?s Financial Forecast Model on CD-ROM. Mr. Nishita also works in the defeasance industry, offering services to borrowers and lenders. He speaks at a variety of cost-effective housing conferences throughout the year and is a technical editor for the firm?s different Unique Reports. Prior to joining Novogradac & Business LLP, Mr. Nishita worked with many start-up businesses and small corporations in a variety of executive positions. He graduated at the leading of his class from Santa Clara University, receiving an MBA with highest honors with concentrations in operations, entrepreneurship, managing technology and innovation, and finance. He also received a bachelor?s degree in economics with a concentration in accounting from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He is licensed in California as a certified public accountant.
Thomas Stagg joined the firm?s San Francisco workplace as a staff accountant in 2003 and specializes in audit and tax services for real estate partnerships. His a standard contributor to the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits, writing on the complexities of IRS Section 42 tax credit property compliance, and has taught property compliance and tax credit application workshops at Novogradac & Firm cost-effective housing conferences and to private organizations. Mr. Stagg received his bachelor?s degree in accounting from Brigham Young University in 2003 and is licensed in California and Washington as a certified public accountant.
Novogradac & Firm LLP was founded in 1989, and has given that grown to much more than 300 employees and partners in offices in San Francisco and Long Beach, Calif. Metro Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Ga., Detroit, Mich. and Kansas City, Mo. Boston, Mass. Austin, Texas Dover, Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio New York, N.Y. and Portland, Ore. Specialty practice locations consist of tax, audit and consulting services for tax-credit assisted multifamily and affordable housing, community revitalization and rehabilitation of historic properties. Other areas of expertise consist of military base redevelopment, preparation and analysis of marketplace studies and appraisals of multifamily housing investments and renewable power tax credits.
For extra details on Novogradac & Company LLP?s personnel and areas of expertise, visit http://www.novoco.com or telephone Jane Bowar Zastrow at (415) 356-8034. Photographs are readily available on request.
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