Leadership at KBKG

Here at KBKG, our leadership includes numerous specialists, finance experts, and former IRS personnel. Our combined experience and knowledge regularly benefit a wide range of CPAs, CFOs, and small business owners. We have extensive knowledge of tax credits and incentives, and our primary goal is to help you save the most money and improve your cash flow. Our leadership takes a dynamic and innovative approach to specialty tax services, and this approach has resulted in KBKG becoming a leader in its field. Our team of tax specialists is wholly committed to your satisfaction.

Executive Team

Gian Pazzia, CCSP
CEO
NATIONAL
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Jason C. Melillo
Principal
NATIONAL
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CJ Aberin, CCSP
Principal
NATIONAL
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Malik Javed, CCSP
Principal
NATIONAL
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Kevin Zolriasatain
Principal
NATIONAL
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Lester Cook, CCSP
Principal
MIDWEST
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Alex Martin
Principal
NATIONAL
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Eddie Price, CCSP
Principal
SOUTH
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Paul McVoy
Principal
NORTHEAST
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Jonathan Tucker
Principal
SOUTHEAST
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Sumit Sharma, CCSP, ASA
Principal
NORTHEAST
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Amar Patel, CPA, CCSP
Principal
SOUTHEAST
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Ian Williams
Principal
SOUTHEAST
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Bill Taylor
Principal
SOUTH
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Elizabeth Hugh
Chief Operating Officer
NATIONAL
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Donna Bateman
Chief Financial Officer
NATIONAL
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Management Team

Michael Maroney
R&D Tax Credit
MIDWEST
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Jack Jolly
R&D Tax Credit
NATIONAL
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Mark Bodenstab
R&D Tax Credit
NATIONAL
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Tetyana Guguchkina
R&D Tax Credit
WEST
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Elise Rhee
R&D Tax Credit
WEST
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Mike Kniss
R&D Tax Credit
WEST
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Jessica Bowen
R&D Tax Credit
SOUTHEAST
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Emily Flemmer
R&D Tax Credit
SOUTH
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Dariel Wicks
R&D Tax Credit
SOUTH
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Brian Applebaum
R&D Tax Credit
SOUTH
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Winston Shurtz, CCSP
Cost Segregation
SOUTHEAST
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Ryan Lehnau
Cost Segregation
NORTHEAST
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Mike Cornell
Cost Segregation
SOUTH
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John Manolos
Cost Segregation
WEST
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Jesse Stanley, P.E.
Green Building Tax Incentives
NATIONAL
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Brandon Val Verde
Green Building Tax Incentives
NATIONAL
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Jillian Jones
Green Building Tax Incentives
NATIONAL
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Justin Glim
Green Building Tax Incentives
NATIONAL
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Lisa McCoy
Recruiting
NATIONAL
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Business Development

Gina Lim
Managing Director
NATIONAL
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Chad Niehaus
Director
EAST
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Melissa Fort
Director
CENTRAL
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Michelle Snyder
Director
CALIFORNIA
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John Frack
Sr. Account Director - Team Lead
PACIFIC NORTHWEST
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Matthew Geltz
Account Director - Team Lead
SOUTH
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Alexis McClellan
Sr. Account Director
NORTHEAST
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Kyle Ernsberger
Sr. Account Director
MIDWEST
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Aaron Massey
Account Director
NORTHEAST
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David Turpin
Account Director
SOUTHEAST
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Justin Brumfield
Account Director
NORTHEAST
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Lee Melbourne-Weaver
Account Director
WEST
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Matt Kemp
Account Director
SOUTHEAST
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Michelle Vitale
Account Director
WEST
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Todd Wells
Account Director
MID WEST
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William Long
Account Director
PACIFIC NORTHWEST
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Cylena Maya-Deak
Account Director
WEST
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Dori Eden
Account Director
SOUTHEAST
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Alan Rush
Account Director
WEST
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Roderick Smith
Account Director
WEST
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Nathalie Hernandez
Account Manager
NATIONAL
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Caitlin Hurst
Account Manager
NATIONAL
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Amanda Lockwood
Account Manager
NATIONAL
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Ryan VanderVelden
Account Manager
SOUTH
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Transformation of a Complex Process

Our specialists understand that tax credit studies can be difficult to perform on your own. They simply are not done every day, and if you are a CPA, CFO, or small business owner, you will need a team on your side capable of handling these studies with ease. Here at KBKG, our leaders have a commitment to helping our clients perform tax credit studies to reduce their tax burden and increase cash flow.

We take pride in working with clients from numerous business backgrounds, and we can help with tax planning strategies, such as cost segregation, and tax incentives, such as the R&D tax credit. We aim to transform a complex and exhausting process into a fairly straightforward undertaking that requires little effort and time on your part.

In-Depth Knowledge of Tax Rules and Regulations

The knowledge experts at KBKG have an in-depth understanding of current IRS rules and regulations, in addition to a strong background in finance, accounting, and tax credit laws. For this reason, KBKG is one of the leading providers of specialty tax services in the industry. We deliver high-quality work on time so you can manage your busy schedule, and our ultimate goal is to ensure our clients do not waste excessive time or effort.

Our leaders place a significant amount of emphasis on the discovery process. In other words, we take the necessary time to evaluate whether you are eligible for a variety of tax credits according to the IRS’s current rules and regulations. We will always inform you if it is worth your time and energy to take the next steps of the process.