North Dade / South Broward Chapter

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Dave Roberts
(305) 777-1699

Carshena Allison
(305) 947-1638

Gerri Lazarre
(305) 940-5344

Cheryl Balaban
(954) 566-6829

CPE Chapter Liaison
Washti Bajnath
(954) 435-4310

Region VI Representative
Ray Kulzick
(305) 812-4998

Staff Representative
Debra Kelly
(850) 224-2727

Board of Directors

Mark Bernstein
Marcie Bour
Lynn Britt
Joan Cleveland
Alan Harriet
Bonnie Mackey
Gina Masses-Valera
Chris Moreno
Nadine Olmann
Steven Samuels
Gary Saslaw
Raul Serrano, Jr
Marc Wexler


Welcome to the Florida Institute of CPAs North Dade / South Broward Chapter page. Here you will find information of upcoming events involving our chapter.

Our chapter is committed to the accountancy profession through education, training and community involvement. Our members provide outstanding service to public and private institutions as well as individuals.

Please contact any one of our chapter officers if you have questions or need more information, and I look forward to seeing you at our next event.

Upcoming Events



Greetings Chapter Members,

Hope the day is a great one, the North Dade/South Broward Chapter of the Florida Institute of CPA’s has openings for new and innovative leaders for the Chapter fiscal year July 1, 2015 through June 30. 2016.

If you have an interest in becoming a leader of our chapter and also the profession, the FICPA offers opportunities for professional development, knowledge-sharing, networking, community involvement, leadership and camaraderie while lobbying the Florida Legislature on issues that affect CPAs and promoting the CPA designation.

If you are interested in becoming an Executive Board member, please contact that nominations committee to obtain a description of the positions and duties available.

The nominations committee members are as follows:

Dave Roberts, CPA, CGMA – (305) 777 – 1699.
Nadine Olman, CPA (305) 215 – 6561
Gina Masses-Valera (305) 537 - 2765

We look forward to hearing from you, all the best!

Save the Date

Wednesdays: June 3 - July 1

To select and register for upcoming roundtables, click here.
All Roundtables meet at the Sheraton Hotel, Ft. Lauderdale Airport
Private Wine Room (Next to dining room)
SE Corner of I-95 & Griffin Road 954-920-3500
(Self-parking is free with validated ticket)

TAX ROUNDTABLE - First Friday of the month (12-2pm)
**May 1 - June 5

INDUSTRY ROUNDTABLE - Third Thursday of the month (8-10am)
**April 16 - May 21 - June 18

MAP ROUNDTABLE - Fourth Tuesday of the month (8-10am)
**April 28 - May 26 - June 23


Scholarship Recipients
From right to left – Ed Foundation recipients and with FICPA Members - Ron Thompkins, Kiara De Jesus, Rummesa Abar, Gary Margolis, Jeff Greene, Rummesa’s mother, Paula Villafane, Nadine Olmann and friends.