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KEVIN FOROOTAN, CPA/CGMA

Managing Partner

Kevin has been provided accounting services for over 30 years to private companies. He provides audit and assurance services to privately held companies in all phases of business cycle. Kevin’s industry experience is diverse and includes, manufacturing, retail, distribution, real estate, insurance, and professional services.Kevin’s clients range from early-stage startups to well-established middle-market enterprises with domestic and international operations. His background in both public accounting and private industry allows him to offer practical insight into his clients’ accounting issues.Kevin is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, California Society of Certified Public Accountants, Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and graduated from California State University, Northridge.

KAL MANASFI, CPA, MBA, FMBV

Partner

Kal Manasfi is a Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years of dedicated service in accounting, assurance and consulting for public and private organizations across various industries. Kal’s approach is centered around a deep understanding of the needs and expectations of his clients. With such a broad perspective and deep expertise, Kal’s industry experience includes manufacturing, real estate, service organizations, and consulting.

As an MBA in Finance, Kal understands that business controls, disciplined accounting practices, and financial engineering go together to enable innovation and responsible growth in organizations. Kal’s experience includes restructuring and transformation projects, feasibility studies for new startup companies, product costing, and cost allocation.  Kal has extensive experience in developing financial models and benchmarks to assess the profitability, operational efficiencies, opportunities, and weaknesses or large and small organizations. As a financial modeling and valuation expert, Kal is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accounts and a member of the AICPA.

STEPHEN A. ROSENBERG

Of Counsel

STEPHEN A. ROSENBERG, C.P.A., a partner, is a graduate of California State University Northridge, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1974. During college, Steve worked for a public accounting firm. Following graduation, he joined a local C.P.A. firm where he specialized in certified audits, personal and corporate tax planning and income tax return preparation. While at that firm, he met and worked with Phil Kaufman. Two years later, he left the local firm and opened his Certified Public Accounting practice. In 1977, Steve merged his accounting practice with Phil Kaufman’s to form Kaufman & Rosenberg and now MyCPA, LLP.

Steve is a member of the American Institute of C.P.A.s and the California Society of C.P.A.s. Additionally, he is a licensed real estate broker. Steve is involved with all aspects of the firm with particular emphasis on real estate taxation, accounting, and tax return preparation and planning for individuals, corporations, partnerships and retirement plans. 

LEWIS L. COHEN

Of Counsel

LEWIS L. COHEN, C.P.A., a partner, is a graduate of California State University Northridge, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1979. During college, Lewis worked for Marder & Company, a public accounting firm located in Santa Monica, California. In 1984, he joined Kaufman & Rosenberg, C.P.A.s as a senior level accountant. After five years, he left to form his own firm where he specialized in personal and corporate tax planning, and income tax return preparation. Eight years later, Lewis merged his accounting practice with Kaufman & Rosenberg to form Kaufman, Rosenberg & Cohen and now MyCPA, LLP.

Lewis is a member of the American Institute of C.P.A.s and the California Society of C.P.A.s. Lewis is involved with all aspects of the firm with particular emphasis on real estate taxation, accounting, and tax return preparation and planning for individuals, corporations, partnerships and retirement plans.

DONNA L. GILBERT

Of Counsel

DONNA L. GILBERT, C.P.A., a partner, is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1976. During college, Donna worked in private accounting and upon graduation took a position in the accounting department of a large advertising agency. After moving to California in the early 1980’s Donna obtained a position with the entertainment business management firm of Steven R. Pines. There she handled some of the top clients with the firm. Simultaneously she began the process of obtaining her C.P.A. license. During 1989 Donna worked at Kaufman & Rosenberg on a certified audit. She received her C.P.A. license in 1990 and established her own practice. After practicing as a sole proprietor for 24 years, she merged her firm with Kaufman, Rosenberg, & Cohen to form Kaufman, Rosenberg, Cohen & Gilbert and now MyCPA, LLP.

Donna is a member of the American Institute of C.P.A’s and the California Society of C.P.A.’s. Donna is involved with all aspects of the firm with particular emphasis on business management, computer consulting and tax return preparation and planning for individuals, corporations, and partnerships.