Anthony F. Paredes, CPA, CGMA, Managing Partner
Anthony Paredes is the founding partner of the firm and has over 20 years experience in public accounting, internal auditing and corporate controllership. Prior to the formation of the firm, he worked for the accounting firms of Sycip, Gorres, Velayo & Co., Phils. (a member practice of Ernst and Young Global), Pannell Kerr Forster and Lucas, Tucker and Co. He also worked as a Senior Auditor at the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation .(the largest securities depository in the world) and served as Controller for the Advertising Council, Inc. (a non profit organization) Previously, he served as Director of the New York Metro Chapter of the National Asian American Society of Accountants (NAASA) now known as ASCEND. Additionally, he served as President of the Association of Filipino-American Accountants in New Jersey and was also past President, Zone Chairman and an active member of a local Lions Club in New Jersey. He was also a recipient of the Melvin Jones Fellow award given by the Lions Club International Foundation for dedicated humanitarian services. Anthony is an avid tennis player who loves to compete and enjoys attending all the major grand slam tennis tournaments as a spectator. Anthony graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Commerce degree - Major in Accounting from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. He has also taken courses in business law and taxation at Pace University in New York. Anthony is a CPA licensed to practice in New York and New Jersey and is also a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).
Rene C. Tovera, CPA, Partner
Rene C. Tovera is a Partner of the firm and is in charge of quality control. He has over 25 years of public accounting, internal auditing and corporate controllership. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Tovera was a partner of Gutierrez & Co. and manager of Lucas, Tucker & Co. He was also audit supervisor at SGV & Co., Phils. (a member practice of Ernst and Young Global). Rene is an avid basketball player and loves to compete. Rene graduated from the University of East, Manila, Philippines, with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration - Major in Accounting.
Vivian F. Roz, CPA, Partner
Vivian Roz is a Partner of the firm and manages the firm's auditing engagements. She has over fifteen years of accounting and auditing experience concentrating in the audits of government funded entities and not-for-profit organizations. Vivian previously served as President of the Association of Filipino-American Accountants in New Jersey and is an avid ballroom dancer who loves to compete. Vivian is a cum laude graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Commerce - Major in Accounting from the University of San Jose Recoletos in Cebu City, Philippines. Additionally, she completed her third year in Bachelor of Laws (Dean's Honors List) from the same university. Vivian, who is licensed to practice in New York and New Jersey, is also an active officer/member of a local Lions Club in New Jersey.