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KAUFMAN, ROSENBERG, COHEN & GILBERT - Certified Public Accountants. A Partnership of Professional Corporations.

PARTNER PROFILES

Philip L. Kaufman

PHILIP L. KAUFMAN (retired)

phil@krcgcpa.com
PHILIP L. KAUFMAN, C.P.A. , a partner, now retired is a graduate of the University of Southern California, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1970. During college, Phil worked for the Defense Contract Audit Agency (a branch of the U.S. Defense Department), where he participated in audits of major government contracts. Following graduation, he joined the international accounting firm of Haskins & Sells (presently Deloitte & Touche) where he supervised and participated in certified audits, S.E.C. filings and tax work. After four years of dealing with large publicly-traded clients, Phil joined a local accounting firm where he supervised and participated in certified and non-certified engagements, management consulting services and tax work. While at that firm, he met and worked with Steve Rosenberg. Two years later, he left the local firm and opened his Certified Public Accounting practice. In 1977, Phil merged his accounting practice with Steve Rosenberg’s to form Kaufman & Rosenberg.


Phil is a member of the American Institute of C.P.A.s and their Consulting Services and Information Technology Sections, the California Society of C.P.A.s, and Beta Alpha Psi (a national honorary accounting society). Additionally, he is past treasurer of the Hope for Life Chapter of the City of Hope.

Stephen A. Rosenberg

STEPHEN A. ROSENBERG

steve@krcgcpa.com
STEPHEN A. ROSENBERG, C.P.A., a partner, is a graduate of California State University Northridge, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1974. During college, Steve worked for a public accounting firm. Following graduation, he joined a local C.P.A. firm where he specialized in certified audits, personal and corporate tax planning and income tax return preparation. While at that firm, he met and worked with Phil Kaufman. Two years later, he left the local firm and opened his Certified Public Accounting practice. In 1977, Steve merged his accounting practice with Phil Kaufman’s to form Kaufman & Rosenberg.


Steve is a member of the American Institute of C.P.A.s and the California Society of C.P.A.s. Additionally, he is a licensed real estate broker. Steve is involved with all aspects of the firm with particular emphasis on real estate taxation, accounting, and tax return preparation and planning for individuals, corporations, partnerships and retirement plans. He is also responsible for the firm’s work scheduling and various administrative functions.

Lewis L. Cohen

LEWIS L. COHEN

lewis@krcgcpa.com
LEWIS L. COHEN, C.P.A., a partner, is a graduate of California State University Northridge, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1979. During college, Lewis worked for Marder & Company, a public accounting firm located in Santa Monica, California. In 1984, he joined Kaufman & Rosenberg, C.P.A.s as a senior level accountant. After five years, he left to form his own firm where he specialized in personal and corporate tax planning, and income tax return preparation. Eight years later, Lewis merged his accounting practice with Kaufman & Rosenberg to form Kaufman, Rosenberg & Cohen.


Lewis is a member of the American Institute of C.P.A.s and the California Society of C.P.A.s. Lewis is involved with all aspects of the firm with particular emphasis on real estate taxation, accounting, and tax return preparation and planning for individuals, corporations, partnerships and retirement plans.

Donna L. Gilbert

DONNA L. GILBERT

donna@krcgcpa.com
DONNA L. GILBERT, C.P.A., a partner, is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1976. During college, Donna worked in private accounting and upon graduation took a position in the accounting department of a large advertising agency. After moving to California in the early 1980’s Donna obtained a position with the entertainment business management firm of Steven R. Pines. There she handled some of the top clients with the firm. Simultaneously she began the process of obtaining her C.P.A. license. During 1989 Donna worked at Kaufman & Rosenberg on a certified audit. She received her C.P.A. license in 1990 and established her own practice. After practicing as a sole proprietor for 24 years, she merged her firm with Kaufman, Rosenberg, & Cohen to form Kaufman, Rosenberg, Cohen & Gilbert.


Donna is a member of the American Institute of C.P.A’s and the California Society of C.P.A.’s. Donna is involved with all aspects of the firm with particular emphasis on business management, computer consulting and tax return preparation and planning for individuals, corporations, and partnerships.