Dennis Carmen, CPA, Partner
Dennis Carmen, CPA, has been a Managing Partner of Carmen & Pearl since its formation in August 1979. Providing strategic insight and guidance to all clients, he is constantly looking out for their best interests. Dennis has been instrumental in the firm's development, growing Carmen & Pearl into a well established and respected practice with approximately 500 Clients in both the Individual and Corporate setting. Dennis has helped expand and diversify the firm over the years through acquisitions, client retention & referrals, as well as the retention of experienced professionals in our team.
Dennis completed his undergraduate studies at SUNY Albany in May 1977 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He then went on to Long Island University where he completed his Masters of Science in Accountancy in February of 1979. Dennis became a licensed CPA professional in June 1986, and has been an active member in the NY State Society of CPA's since December 1986. Dennis also serves on the board of Park Insurance company, providing them with tax planning strategies and up-to-date accounting insights.
Brett Carmen, CPA
Brett Carmen completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland in May 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. He then went on to work in the Investment Banking industry for the next 9.5 years, with roles spanning from Product Control, Financial Reporting, and Business Management. Brett became a licensed CPA professional in September 2017, and Joined Carmen & Pearl CPA's in January 2019.
Alyssa Goodman, CPA
Alyssa Goodman completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland in May 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. She then went on to work for Eisner Amper, Deloitte and ML Management. Alyssa became a licensed CPA professional in April 2015, and joined Carmen & Pearl CPA's in November 2019.
Joe has been with Carmen & Pearl for 10 years. He joined as part of an acquisition in 2009, and has been an integral part of our team ever since.
Our office staff consists of 4 employees, some who have been with the firm since the early 1990's, and other who have been with the firm for numerous years. They handle everything from client communications, bookkeeping, bank reconciliations, write-ups, and general office administrative tasks.