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Rory Gildea, CPA & Partner, Gildea Ivanis, LLP
Rory Gildea is a CPA and one of the partners at Gildea & Ivanis LLP, a boutique firm in Manhattan. He works primarily with small businesses and entrepreneurs, although he is always up for new challenges. Rory spends a fair amount of his time working on tax engagements for his clients. When tax is not the pressing issue, Rory advises companies on general finance policy, procedure, and strategic planning. Read More...
December 6, 2018 Authors’ Panel Event – Hitendra Patil was a panelist. “Thanks, Michael! It was an honor and pleasure to be with ACA members to share some thoughts and insights. Appreciate the opportunity!”
Having been a member since the early ’70s, and serving as a past ACA president, I found that meeting and networking with fellow professionals allowed me to develop relationships and friendships which produced client referrals, and talented resources who willingly helped me resolve technical issues. I retired as a partner of PwC in 1998, following 25 years with the firm.
December 6, 2018 Author’s Panel Discussion – Becky Livingston was a panelist at this event. “It was fun. Thank you for the invite and here’s to a wonderful (and nice!) New Year.”
December 6, 2018 Author’s Panel Discussion – Mr. Cohn was the Moderator of this event. “Thanks for hosting us at the Accountants Club of America, Michael. I agree with Hitendra. It was a pleasure and honor to be part of this event.”
Through Sheinbaum’s bold and visionary leadership, Hilfiger Global has dramatically transformed its ethos of “Youthful Spirit” into the era of “Relentless Optimism”, a giant branding leap that embraces diversity in all its forms, including the disabled of all ages. It has proven that inclusion is not only profitable, it is essential to our social well-being. It is single handedly setting a new gold standard for major corporations to advance social welfare around the world.
Kudos to Tommy Hilfiger and Gary Sheinbaum, CEO, Tommy Hilfiger Americas who gave an inspiring and much needed Introduction to the companies foray into the fashion world the disabled. Not only will this venture benefit young hip fashionistas but the disabled of any age. The business plan is solid and the need is great. I will take up with this call to action within the legal, elder law and disabled community. Thank you to the ACA and Richard Daskin, RSD Advisors and his wife Patricia Daskin for organizing the event.
WOW! What a presentation from Gary. What was moving about TH was that they did something when they discovered people with disability were unable to wear ‘normal’ clothes..
Jeffrey Thomson Event on October 2, 2017 ~ “Thank you very much for your most generous invitation to yesterday’s luncheon sponsored by the Accountants Club of America! It is quite a group! I spoke to leaders in both accounting firms and financial institutions as well as a retiree who now has time to hike in interesting places. I confessed I hiked the Camino in Spain. This group can certainly refute the notion that accountants are boring bean counters. I was also fascinated by Jeffrey Thomson’s presentation. His information could not...
Thanks so much for sending me the photo in the mail of Ed Mendlowitz, Walt Frazier and the young accountants from Withum. It was truly a memorable event!
“One of the primary reasons I joined the Accountants’ Club was the interesting array of events and speakers that they host throughout the year. It is important to realize and then to understand how current events and other industries work to shape the accounting profession, presenting opportunities for new service lines within our field. Even the recent event with Barry Melancon of the AICPA touched on the technological advances within the profession, what future accountants are expecting, and the potentially significant impact that the new presidency may have on accounting...
The Accountants Club of America is a great asset in being able to attract Barry Melancon, the AICPA CEO, and other thought leaders of the industry. The recent breakfast casts the club in the best light possible.
“The Accountants Club of America (“ACA”) is an organization that embodies the true notion of leadership, stewardship and excellence of our profession. If you’re a business leader who is seeking a forum that provides both professional and personal comradery, networking opportunities and first-class events, then the ACA is the place for you!”
“No matter what generation you belong to, at the end of the day, you’re a CPA. The ACA recognizes and prioritizes the value of that shared identity across generations. You will find a camaraderie in the CPA community that you will find nowhere else.”
The Accountants Club of America (ACA) is a valuable resource in my personal knowledge bank. ACA meetings and events are first-rate, the relationships and networking opportunities are a treasure.”