One of the leading accounting and consulting firms in the United States, J.H. Cohn LLP specializes in audit, accounting, tax, and business consulting services for public and private companies and not-for-profit organizations. Since 1919, the Firm’s philosophy has remained constant: to provide a highly personalized approach to each client, with intelligent guidance and solutions driven by technical and industry expertise that positively affect client profitability and growth. J.H. Cohn has cultivated a reputation for strategic insight, proactive leadership, unwavering integrity, and a genuine concern for clients and their businesses.
To help clients think and act across national boundaries, J.H. Cohn is an independent member of Nexia International, a global network of independent accountancy, tax, and business advisors and the tenth largest provider of audit and advisory services worldwide. The Firm has offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and California. For more information, visit our website atwww.jhcohn.com
McGladrey & Pullen, LLP operates under the McGladrey brand as the fifth largest U.S. provider of assurance, tax and consulting services, with nearly 6,500 professionals and associates in more than 70 offices nationwide. McGladrey & Pullen is a licensed CPA firm, and is a member of RSM International, the sixth largest global network of independent accounting, tax and consulting firms.
Richard J. Salute, CPA, serves as the Firm’s Capital Markets and SEC Practice Director. As an expert with more than 35 years of experience in SEC matters, Rich has been the key accounting and finance professional in numerous initial public offerings, and has represented clients that trade securities on the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange, the NASDAQ, and other over-the-counter markets.
Prior to joining J.H. Cohn, Rich spent nearly 30 years at Andersen Worldwide managing complex audits for both public and private companies. During his tenure there, he was responsible for providing clients with strategic planning services, as well as consultation with regard to corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and process evaluation. Rich’s clients included large multinational companies and entrepreneurial start ups. In addition to his client responsibilities, he started three businesses for Andersen – the Enterprise Group (New York Metropolitan area), the Technology Practice (New York office) and the Bankruptcy and Corporate Recovery Practice (nationwide).
Rich is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Rich graduated from Adelphi University, cum laude, and later taught in Adelphi University’s Master of Business Administration program.
Bob Jacobson is a principal in the risk advisory services practice and is the West region consulting leader, responsible for continuous alignment of market demands with the evolving needs of our growing clients in the West. In this role, Bob will oversee more than 100 West region consultants in the areas of risk advisory, technology and financial advisory. Bob formerly served in a variety of leadership positions within the firm, including national consulting principal and risk advisory service line leader. Bob has overseen a variety of matters related to the growth, profitability, quality, risk containment and management of the business consulting services practice across the firm. Bob joined McGladrey in 2002 as the leader of the upper Midwest economic unit’s risk advisory consulting practice, managing numerous Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), internal audit, enterprise risk management (ERM) and risk advisory clients.