Roz began working for D&S as an undergraduate intern and quickly advanced in her career. In January 2009, Roz became, at that time, the youngest shareholder ever at D&S. She provides business, tax and financial consulting services to the LGBT community, professional athletes, artists and entertainers, large corporations and partnerships, high-net-worth individuals, entrepreneurs and closely held businesses. Roz often works with successful young business professionals in varying industries. Roz is active in firm management as a member of the D&S Executive Committee.
Roz is well known as the Greater Philadelphia-area expert on tax and financial planning issues for unmarried couples and the LGBT community. She has appeared and been published in media as a subject matter expert. She finds great pride in being a visible ally, advocate and resource to the LGBT community and is an outspoken supporter of all civil rights.
Roz is a maxima cum laude honors graduate of LaSalle University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and management information systems. She also holds a Master of Taxation degree from the Villanova Law School Graduate Tax Program. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the National Society of Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
In 2019, Roz won the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Influencers of Finance Award in the CPA category. In 2016, Roz was recognized by LaSalle University’s Accounting Department as the one of the youngest recipients of its prestigious Michael A. DeAngelis award. This honor underscores her leadership and contributions to the accounting profession as an alumna. That same year, she was honored by the Philadelphia Business Journal as the sole outstanding business ally to the LGBT community, and a national top 40 under 40 CPA by CPA Practice Advisor.
Roz is very active in her community with various volunteer efforts. She serves on the Board of Directors and Chair of the Finance Committee of Nutritional Development Services, a charitable organization within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. She also serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Independence Business Alliance, Greater Philadelphia’s LGBT Chamber of Commerce and is Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer of the founding Board of Directors for Bolus and Barbells, Inc., a non-profit organization she helped found.
Roz can often be found on the campus of LaSalle University as a volunteer alumna where she is a member of the President’s Advisory Council, a regular participant in the School of Business Administration events and a participant in on-campus student recruiting efforts for D&S. She has been a top fundraiser and regular volunteer with various charities supporting fellowship, advocacy and research benefiting Type 1 Diabetics.
Roz is a native of Philadelphia and resides in Center City Philadelphia, with her husband, Jason. She is the youngest of eleven children and enjoys spending time with her considerably large family, which includes twenty-nine nieces and nephews over two generations. When she is not attending family functions, she enjoys traveling, reading and competitive powerlifting, where she represents the United State of America as a master’s athlete in international competitions.
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