January 01, 2016 | BY admin
Yehuda has over 35 years of accounting experience, and brings a breadth of knowledge and expertise to Roth&Co Before starting at Roth&Co, Yehuda was the owner of his own firm, working primarily with not-for-profit organizations. Yehuda has also worked with small and large business on their audits and tax needs.
Over the past 35 years, Yehuda has worked with all types of firms and clients, from small and large businesses, to non-profit entities, and brings a breadth of knowledge and expertise to Roth&Co
Yehuda was a member of the New York State Society of CPA’s Peer Review Committee, which administers all peer reviews of CPA firms in New York State
Yehuda Bunker Graduated from Touro College in 1978, passed the CPA exam in May 1981 and qualified for a CPA License in March 1982.
June 25, 2020 | BY admin
Darlene brings over 8 years of public accounting experience as an audit manager in Roth&Co Illinois Office. Darlene’s broad experience in audit, state agency engagements and compliance issues expands the firm’s ability to serve its wide range of clients.
Darlene began her career as an auditor at Ernst & Young, Philippines before joining E.C. Ortiz – now Roth&Co She has experience in auditing financial statements and handling state agency engagements with the Office of the Auditor General involving financial/Single Audit and compliance examination.
She also prepares financial statements for the Regional Office of Education and for not-for-profit entities.
Darlene graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Colegio De Dagupan. She is a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois, California and in the Philippines. She is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
When not at work, Darlene enjoys spending time with her friends.
January 07, 2016 | BY admin
A lifelong New Yorker, Simcha lives with his wife and children just blocks from the house in which he was born and raised. Simcha is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Masters of Business Administration degree in Management from the renowned Zicklin School of Business at CUNY’s Baruch College. Felder also served as a professor of Management at Touro College and CUNY’S Brooklyn College.
Felder has also served as Deputy Comptroller for Budget, Accounting, Administration and Information Technology in the New York City Comptroller’s Office. Simcha previously worked for the New York State Assembly and as a tax auditor for the New York City Department of Finance.
As a Council Member, Simcha built a reputation as a dedicated and committed advocate who brought concrete results home to his constituents. He served as the Chair of the Council’s Government Operations and Sanitation and Solid Waste Management committees where he worked to bring a more rational approach to government. Simcha also chaired the Landmarks Committee.
An outspoken advocate for responsible neighborhood development, Simcha worked to transform empty city-owned lots for community uses such as new housing and a Hatzolah Volunteer Ambulance garage and headquarters. Simcha fought to secure City funding to add new playgrounds, open up and renovate schoolyards for public use, and plant thousands of new trees on city streets.
While serving on the Council’s Education Committee, Simcha supported efforts to improve New York City schools through direct control and equitable funding. Simcha is a staunch advocate of school choice and maintains that the State must do more to ensure that all New York City students are treated equitably.
Roth&Co is honored to have Simcha Felder as their Director of Marketing and Business Development.
June 25, 2020 | BY admin
Syndelle C. Manuel has nine years of compliance and financial audit experience. She was formerly employed as a Senior Associate in Sycip Gores Velayo & Co. (Ernst & Young Global Limited-Manila, Philippines) and a Senior Financial Reporting Accountant in CITCO International Support Services Limited – Philippines ROHQ until she joined E. C. Ortiz & Co., LLP in 2016. E. C. Ortiz & Co., LLP merged with Roth & Co., LLP effective July 1, 2020.
Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, Colegio de Dagupan (Cum Laude) – April 2011
Certified Public Accountant (Illinois) – November 2020
Certified Public Accountant (California) – June 2020
State Agency Engagements with the Office of the Auditor General as special assistant auditor involving financial/single audit and/or compliance examination:
- Illinois State Toll Highway Authority
- Chicago State University
- University of Illinois
- Judicial Inquiry Board
- Department of Military Affairs
- Regional Office of Education #13
- Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission
Engagement with other Entities/Government Agencies:
- City of East St. Louis – Financial Audit
- East St. Louis Public Library – Financial Audit
- National Inclusion Project, Inc. – Financial Audit
- Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services Bureau of Medicaid Integrity –
Long Term Care Facilities Post Payment Audits
- Illinois Gaming Board – Agreed Upon Procedures
- Metropolitan Enforcement Group – Financial Audit
- Regional Office of Education #34 – Compilation
- Regional Office of Education #8 – Compilation
- Intermediate Service Center #1 – Compilation
- Leo Burnett – Agreed Upon Procedures
When not in the office, Syndelle enjoys spending time with her family in Chicago.
June 25, 2020 | BY admin
Dandred is a Manager in Roth&Co’s Illinois office, supervising state agency engagements for not-for-profit clients, the Office of the Auditor General and other local government entities.
Dandred started his career in Ernst and Young, Philippines, before moving to Deloitte and Touché, Qatar. He also worked at PricewaterHouseCoopers LLP in Houston, Texas before joining E.C. Ortiz, now known as Roth&Co
Dandred earned a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University of the Philippines, in the Visayas Tacloban College.
Dandred is a Certified Public Accountant in the Philippines and California and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Dandred enjoys the outdoors and loves hiking, skiing and tennis.