Our Client Managers and Tax Preparers

 

We’re very proud of all of our associates at Schwartz & Schwartz! They’re committed to providing all of our clients with the highest level of customer service. All team members are highly trained and participate in on-going continuing education to ensure they stay on top of all relevant issues.

Michael Bohigian, C.P.A.

Michael Bohigian, C.P.A.

Senior Accountant, Healthcare Professionals

Michael Bohigian, C.P.A., received a Bachelor of Arts in English and Communications and a Master of Science in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration from Boston College. Prior to joining Schwartz & Schwartz, Mike worked for a national tax preparation company specializing in individual and business returns. His additional work experience includes positions with several nonprofit organizations, specializing in business development, communications, and client services.

Anita Cziraki, C.P.A., C.V.A.

Anita Cziraki, C.P.A., C.V.A.

Client Manager, Practice Owners

Anita Cziraki, C.P.A., C.V.A., holds a master’s degree in accountancy and economics.  Prior to joining Schwartz & Schwartz, Anita spent over 10 years working for a healthcare consulting firm focusing on accounting, tax preparation and planning for medical and dental practices and their owners.

Anita is a credentialed business valuation professional and is heavily involved in our Firm’s business valuation engagements.  She has extensive experience valuing medical and dental practices and understands the uniqueness of the healthcare industry.  Anita is a member of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) and the NC Association of CPAs.

Jacob Heath, E.A.

Jacob Heath, E.A.

Client Manager, Practice Owners

Jacob Heath, E.A., received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Bentley University as well as his Master of Science in Taxation from the McCallum Graduate School of Business at Bentley. Prior to joining Schwartz & Schwartz, Jacob worked for an international accounting firm which specialized in tax preparation and consulting for high net worth individuals and large corporate clients. His prior experience also includes auditing and internal control development and testing for a local community bank. He is also an Enrolled Agent eligible to practice before the IRS.

Jeremy Jones, C.P.A.

Jeremy Jones, C.P.A.

Client Manager, Practice Owners

Jeremy Jones, C.P.A., is a graduate of Northeastern University’s Graduate School of Professional Accounting.  Prior to joining Schwartz & Schwartz, Jeremy operated his own accounting and tax preparation practice working with closely held businesses and their owners.  During this time Jeremy also bought and operated a restaurant, growing to three locations before selling them.  Jeremy continues to teach accounting courses at Northeastern on a part-time basis.

Shazia Khateeb,E.A.

Shazia Khateeb,E.A.

Senior Accountant, Healthcare Professionals

Shazia Khateeb, E.A., received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Chicago.  Prior to joining Schwartz & Schwartz, Shazia spent 15 tax seasons specializing in individual and small business taxation.  She gained her experience working at a Big 4 accounting firm as well as a mid-size Chicago accounting firm.  Shazia also was a board member of a nonprofit organization as Treasurer assisting with financial maintenance and client services.

Emily Lafata, E.A.

Emily Lafata, E.A.

Senior Accountant, Healthcare Professionals

Emily Lafata E.A., graduated from Salem State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. She is an Enrolled Agent eligible to practice and represent taxpayers before the IRS with all tax matters. Prior to joining Schwartz & Schwartz, Emily has more than 20 years of experience with the preparation of Individual, Corporate, Partnership, Non-Profit and Multi-State tax returns as well as representing clients with both Federal and State tax issues.

Kevin Miller, C.P.A.

Kevin Miller, C.P.A.

Client Manager, Practice Owners

Kevin Miller, C.P.A., graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northeastern University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Before joining Schwartz & Schwartz, Kevin worked for a national tax accounting firm where he specialized in tax preparation and planning for large corporate and high net worth individual clients. He also worked for a local Boston CPA firm for several years, doing both tax and accounting work for closely held businesses and their owners.

 
Amanda Welch, C.P.A.

Amanda Welch, C.P.A.

Senior Accountant, Healthcare Professionals

Amanda Welch, C.P.A., graduated from Salem State College with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and a minor in Economics. She is a member of both the MSCPA Women’s Leadership Committee and Firm Ambassadors program, and belongs to a finance committee for a nonprofit. Amanda is also our lead accountant answering questions on our Help Desk and resolving clients’ IRS and state issues. Prior to joining Schwartz & Schwartz, Amanda experienced more than 10 years of tax seasons working with closely held businesses and their owners