Paul Brown, CPA
Paul is the founder of Brown, Kaplan + Liss LLP and continues to provide valued assistance and advice to clients and other members of the firm. He is responsible for overseeing the firm’s audit and tax work on several large business clients, and provides personal tax and other financial advice for a number of our long-standing clients.
Michael Felz, CPA, MST
Partner, Director of Taxation
Michael is the director of our tax practice. He works with our clients to solve complex estate and income tax planning problems and often assists in the tax aspects of complicated and intricate transactions. He also works with our professional staff and clients’ attorneys and financial advisors to assure that, as a firm, we continue to provide a comprehensive range of services to each client’s tax, estate and financial requirements and help them achieve their financial goals.
Scott Kaplan, CPA
Scott specializes in family owned businesses and helps them evaluate their financial health and provided sound practical advice to streamline their operations. This includes assisting them to evaluate and strategize for the transition of their business from one generation to the next. Scott is also the audit partner for BK+L’s not for profit clients and works closely to help them comply with federal and state regulatory requirements.
Joseph Liss, CPA
In addition to managing a diversified client base, Joe is managing partner of Brown, Kaplan + Liss LLP and participates on the boards of several civic and charitable organizations. Joe currently spends most of his client service time attending to the tax, financial and strategic planning needs of his clients and seeks to use his good relationships with his clients and their advisers to help them achieve their financial goals.
James P.Pepa, CPA
In addition to managing his client base, Jim serves as Information Technology liaison at Brown, Kaplan + Liss LLP, working with outside professional service providers to ensure optimum performance and security. Jim brings a unique blend of technical and interpersonal skills to both his clients and his team members at the firm.
In addition to providing accounting, QuickBooks and tax preparation services to businesses, not-for-profit entities, trusts and individuals, Miriam provides her clients with significant and practical tax and business ideas to help them meet their financial goals.
Max Grebenschikov, CPA
Manager, Assurance Services
In addition to providing assurance and attest services, Max provides sound practical advice to clients to help them improve and streamline their business operations and financial reporting. Max also leads BK+L’s assurance and attest quality control and staff training initiatives.
John Frey, CPA
In addition to providing assurance and attest services to businesses and not-for-profit entities, John specializes in audits of employee benefit plans. John utilizes all resources to conduct audits proactively to help clients meet their reporting requirements and financial goals.
Kristy McElroy, CPA
Manager, Tax Services
In addition to providing tax planning and compliance services, Kristy works with clients to identify tax saving opportunities and to help them achieve their financial goals. Kristy also leads BK+L’s tax quality control and staff training initiatives.
In addition to providing accounting, QuickBooks and tax preparation services to businesses, not-for-profit entities, trusts and individuals, Hubert provides his clients with significant and practical tax and business ideas to help them meet their financial goals.
Neha Sethia, CPA, MST
Senior Accountant, Tax Services
Neha is a senior tax consultant and assists the firm with expatriate individual tax issues and corporate multistate tax issues. Neha also has an MST from the University of Illinois and is one of our high-level accountants.