|Godes, Schaffer & Company, P.C. is managed by two
principals who work together to ensure that all clients will benefit from the combined
knowledge and expertise of all of the firm. The following is a brief description of each
principals' background and expertise.
of the Firm:
|Arnold Schaffer, CPA
Schaffer is the Treasurer of the firm. He is a Certified Public Accountant with over 35
years of public accounting experience. He is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island
and received his Accounting degree from Bentley College.
Arnold is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants,
Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Massachusetts Association
of Public Accountants. He is also an active member, and serves on the executive board of
the North East Fabricare Association, was a past Master and Treasurer of his Masonic
Lodge. He is a member of the South Shore Chamber of Commerce and Director and Treasurer of
the Brookline Chamber of Commerce, and is also a past President and Treasurer of the B'Nai
B'rith Fabricare Lodge. He also provides consultation services to the fabricare industry,
in areas such as, facilitating negotiations between potential buyers and sellers of
|Richard Godes, CPA
Godes is the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the firm and oversees all
financial aspects of the firm. He also serves as the Engagement Review Partner in charge
of the technical review of all engagements and the firm's Technology Advancement Partner
in charge of evaluating all technological aspects of the firm. He is a Certified Public
Accountant with over 30 years experience in public accounting, including both national and
local firm experience. He received his accounting degree from Boston University.
Richard is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the
Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is past President of the
Practical Practitioner's Forum, a group of Accountants who convene monthly to share ideas
of the profession. Richard is the treasurer of three condominium associations and also the
Brotherhood of a local religious organization.
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