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PHA CONSULTING - CONSORTIUM MEMBERS INVOLVED

Kevin Gordon, CPA

Senior Associate

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE

Kevin has 20 years of experience in serving businesses in all aspects of accounting, tax compliance and business consulting. His specialties include low income tax credits and mixed finance developments, who require audited, reviewed or compiled financial statements and related tax services. He has performed monthly controllership duties as several Agencies nation-wide. He has also performed many public housing audits, provided consultations regarding planning, budgeting and specific GAAP/financial topics to clients.

Kevin is Kubas Keller’s pension plan administration expert. He has worked in close association with our clients and their investment advisors to assure that their plans are administered in a professional and timely manner.

CERTIFICATIONS and ORGANIZATIONS

Certified Public Accountant – State of Pennsylvania

Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Co-Chairman – Springfield Township Zoning Board
Member of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry

EDUCATION
St Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA - Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Marc DeBeary
Senior Associate

Qualifications:
Marc has 10 years of accounting and consulting experience in the housing industry on engagements ranging from fee accounting, compliance reviews, and management assessments, and training. He has extensive experience working with Public Housing Authorities on financial and management operation issues. He has worked with Executive Directors, Finance Directors, Section 8 Coordinators, and Boards of Directors on housing related topics.

Marc has extensive hands-on experience managing small, medium and large agency projects, as well as implementation and training. His experience covers all aspects of housing agency operations, from budget preparation through monthly transaction entry to year-end closeout, as well as running finance departments on an interim basis.

He has project experience as a fee accountant, consultant, trainer, coordinator, and auditor with a strong orientation of internal controls, policy and procedure development, and staff training.

Marc has provided consulting on a wide range of complex accounting and technical issues including account analysis, operational reviews, and subsidy recaptures. He has reviewed maintenance operations, procurement processes, and financial systems. In addition, he has performed audits and reviews of financial operations for resident organizations/councils, and assisted clients with project-based budgeting and accounting implementation.

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science in Business and Accounting, University of Pittsburgh



Anthony Palmer, CPA
Senior Associate

Qualifications:
Tony has over 8 years of experience encompassing HUD accounting, auditing, budget preparation including PFS, year-end closings, operational reviews and transactions analyses, training regarding accounting and budgeting, design of accounting systems, and development of accounting procedures.

Tony’s activities focus on optimizing PHA resources in financial operations and automated processes. Projects involve identifying opportunities for additional subsidies, evaluating financial and automated operations, recommending system changes, assisting implementation, and maintaining HUD compliance. He has a wide knowledge of HUD regulations governing PFS, PHAS, leasing, and occupancy; a grasp of computer application techniques and limitations; plus a practical down-to-earth viewpoint. Tony has supervised many major projects, served in the capacity of finance director for several agencies, assisted many agencies in year-end closings, and performed financial assessments ranging from small to large PHAs.

He has managed both small and large engagements, many of which involved complicated and technical issues and coordinating varied professionals.

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Kutztown University

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