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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.

Principals of the Firm:

Arnold Schaffer, CPA

Arnold 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 businesses.

Richard Godes, CPA

Richard 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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