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Les S. Thompson, CPA
Managing Partner

  • Bsc. Bridgeport University, Connecticut; Certificate of Education, Economics, London University, England; Certificate of Education, Mathematics and English Cambridge University, England. CPA State of New York.

  • Distinguished Faculty, Foundation for Accounting Education (FAE)

  • Managing Partner, Les S. Thompson & Co., LLP, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants.

  • Former Commissioner Zoning Board of Appeals, Stamford, Connecticut.
    Member, and officer, of various Not-For- Profit Boards: Lehman Center for the Performing Arts; Bronx YMCA Board of Managers, Bronx Rotary Club; Bronx Rain Senior Citizens Programs.

  • Radio and Television Host on Business and Accounting Topics.

  • Annual Panelist on Westchesterís, The Journal News on tax matters.

  • Author of articles on Economics, Accounting, and Business Development published in
    Crain's New York Business; Stamford Advocate; the New York Times; the Journal News, Westchester; the CPA Journal.

  • Former Deputy Clerk of Courts, Criminal, (Sutton Street) Kingston, Jamaica.
  • Professional Affiliations: New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA); American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
Shirley Harris

Shirley Harris,
Administrative Assistant

Shirley Harris is the Administrative Assistant  responsible for the Human Resources, Purchases, Accounts Payable,  Accounts Receivable and Day to Day operations of the firm. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and continually refreshes her skills by attending seminars and training in the areas of management and technology.


Lata Kirpalani,
CPA , Partner,


Ronit Cohengadol


Venelda M Wallace, B.A. Accounting; MBA, Finance
Audit Senior


Joy A Phidd, CPA, CGMA, EA
Audit Semi Senior