Meet the Team.

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Senior I Accountant

STELLA NGUYEN

Junior II accountant

YALU LIU

Senior I Accountant

TJ GUSTAFSON

Senior I Accountant

RICK LIU

Controller

BEVERLY S. HOLLAND

Payroll Specialist

NATALIA SLONE

Tax Lead

SVITLANA KERNIZAN

Senior Accountant

ANNA RILEY

Director of Client Relations

ARIEL GOLDIN

Client Relationship Specialist

REBECCA DEATON

Senior I Accountant

Mirian Garcia

Payroll Specialist

CARSON SCHNEIDER

Billing Specialist

SVETA PIVTORAK

Chief Operating Officer

GRACE CAO

Accounting Manager

JOSEPH DOBBS

Senior I Accountant

FABIOLA HERNÁNDEZ

Senior II accountant

LUCY XU

Director of Operations

RUBY ZHANG

HR & Technology Director

SERGEI KHADJIEV

Tax Specialist

VADYM IVANOV

Managing Partner

JAVIER GOLDIN

Senior I Accountant

Ryan Rim

Senior I Accountant

STELLA NGUYEN

Stella is an Accountant with two years’ experience. She graduated from The University of California San Francisco and is a licensed CPA in the state of Virginia.

Stella enjoys cooking tasty meals and treats for her friends and loved ones.

Email:stella@goldingroup.biz

Phone:301-913-0008 x1002

Junior II accountant

YALU LIU

Yalu graduated from Clark University. She has 3 years of experience, and specializes in Sage, Intacct, and Quickbooks. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her cats and watching movies.

Senior I Accountant

TJ GUSTAFSON

TJ is a graduate of Penn State Behrend with an MBA and bachelor’s in accounting. He brings approximately 8 years of nonprofit and governmental audit experience to Goldin Group. TJ currently provides transactional and financial reporting services for our clients. He strives to make accounting processes more efficient, helping clients to work smarter, not harder.  TJ is a licensed CPA in Pennsylvania.

In his free time, TJ serves on the board of directors of Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary in Erie, PA.  He enjoys traveling abroad with his wife, learning Spanish, and spoiling his two cats Soy Sauce and Wasabi.

Email:tgustafson@goldingroup.biz

Phone:301-913-0008 x113

Senior I Accountant

RICK LIU

With a master’s degree in accounting from George Washington University, Chaoqi “Rick” Liu has been with the Goldin Group since 2017. Rick has over five years of experience in providing full-cycle accounting and CFO services for nonprofit organizations, including membership association and fiscal sponsorship providers ranging from $100 thousand to $5 million in revenue. He enjoys skiing in the winter months and watching television and movies when off the clock.

Controller

BEVERLY S. HOLLAND

Beverly earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting and her MBA from Northern Kentucky University. Beverly has 30+ years’ experience in various industries including public accounting, banking, healthcare and non-profit. Beverly is serving as the Controller of Fiscal Management Services for The Arc CCR overseeing payroll, A/P, and financial reporting for over 1,600 participants. Bev enjoys travel and almost anything outdoors including sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding and hiking.

Payroll Specialist

NATALIA SLONE

Natalia has a degree in Economics from the Technical University of Moldova. In her present position, she serves as a liaison between our clients and respective payroll providers. Natalia is a full-cycle payroll specialist and works with various payroll software providers such as ADP, Paycom and Gusto. When she is away from the office, Natalia loves to travel and spend time with her family.

Tax Lead

SVITLANA KERNIZAN

Lana joined the Goldin Group in 2021 with a combined 14 years of experience serving both the corporate and nonprofit sector. As the Tax Manager, Lana oversees all client tax filings as well as leverages her experience to provide tax planning services. Lana is a graduate of National Aerospace University – “Kharkiv Aviation Institute” with a degree in Accounting/Finance and is a licensed CPA. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, reading, and spending time with her family.

Senior Accountant

ANNA RILEY

Anna is a Senior Accountant at Goldin Group and has had an eclectic career trajectory: starting as a Geologist, moving on to IT, and then finally making a midlife career change to become an Accountant. She earned her CPA certificate in Illinois. Anna is a recent new hire at Goldin Group starting towards the end of the month of March 2023. Anna has almost 6 years of experience working in financial accounting focused on supporting nonprofits. In her free time, she likes to go on nature walks in the local nature preserve, and play video games with her kids and her husband, but her favorite pastime is reading books and drinking tea while cuddling with her dog.

Director of Client Relations

ARIEL GOLDIN

Ariel manages Goldin Group’s client acquisition and ongoing marketing processes, which is a fancy way of saying he is the Director of Client Relations. In the summer, Ariel likes to play tennis, and, in the winter, he enjoys snowboarding trips with his friends. Ariel’s prior work experience involves fund accounting for Private Equity funds until he joined Goldin Group in 2019. He graduated with a B.S. in Accounting from Elon University and is a licensed CPA.

Email:ariel@goldingroup.biz

Phone::301-913-0008 x102

University:Elon University

Client Relationship Specialist

REBECCA DEATON

Becki graduated from Towson University in 2012 and completed a second degree in Accounting from SNHU in the summer of 2022. She has nearly 14 years of experience in nonprofit accounting with prior specialist positions in payroll, accounts payable, and HR positions. Prior to her current role, she led our Medicaid Billing team and also worked part-time with our Tax Department. In her spare time, she dabbles in cryptocurrency, artistic woodburning (pyrography), and raising honeybees.

Senior I Accountant

Mirian Garcia

Mirian is a graduate of Gardner-Webb University with a degree in Accounting and actively pursuing her CPA License. She has seven years of experience in public accounting.

Beyond her career aspirations, Mirian enjoys spending quality time with her family.

Email:mgarcia@goldingroup.biz

Phone:301-913-0008 x122

Payroll Specialist

CARSON SCHNEIDER

Carson is a payroll specialist who has worked for the Goldin Group since 2019. Carson attended the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC, and spent 8 years as a professional chef before transitioning to his career in finance and accounting. An avid outdoorsman, Carson enjoys spending time climbing rocks, camping, and bicycling in his free time.

Billing Specialist

SVETA PIVTORAK

Svitlana oversees the tasks of sending invoices to clients and monitoring outstanding balances to ensure each account is paid on time and in full. Her most outstanding job qualities are her diligence in resolving technical problems, attention to detail, and being able to meet deadlines.

Prior to joining Goldin Group in March 2022, Svitlana worked as an Operations Manager at fundraising company Lynch Pinnacle Group in Bethesda, MD, where she gained valuable experience in accounting, research, office administration and project management. Svitlana holds a BS in Management from Private Higher Educational Institution European University and MS in Business Management from National Agrarian and Ecological University of Zhytomyr City, Ukraine. She is currently working on expanding her knowledge in accounting by finishing an online course from Penn Foster College.

Svitlana is fluent in Ukrainian and Russian and is working on her Spanish. She loves a healthy lifestyle and traveling. She adores animals and spends a lot of time with her Siberian husky Cherry.

Email:sveta@goldingroup.biz

Phone:301-913-0008 x1030

Chief Operating Officer

GRACE CAO

Grace has been with the Goldin Group for 10 years, starting as a Junior Accountant and now serving as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer. With a master’s degree in Economics from Vanderbilt University, her previous experience includes serving as an auditor for Deloitte and as a financial analyst for a Fortune 500 company. Grace’s current responsibilities include assessing our client’s needs, managing the onboarding process, and coordination of Goldin Group’s CFO services. During her downtime, Grace loves to go hiking with her dog.

Email:grace@goldingroup.biz

Phone:240-478-6044

University:Vanderbilt

Accounting Manager

JOSEPH DOBBS

“Joe” graduated with a master’s degree in Accounting from Tulane University in 2014. While at Tulane, Joe played on the Varsity Football team since his Freshman year. Joe has been with Goldin Group for over 4 years and has served as the Controller for some of the largest nonprofit organizations in the State of Maryland. Joe specializes in nonprofit financial reporting, financial analysis, software integrations, and the full nonprofit accounting cycle. Joe’s software specialties include Sage Intacct, Quickbooks Online, Xero, Bill.com, and Microsoft Excel.

Senior I Accountant

FABIOLA HERNÁNDEZ

Fabiola is a graduate from the University of Puerto Rico at Humacao with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and concentration in accounting. With over 1 year of experience providing full-cycle accounting services for nonprofit and for-profit organizations, she has proven to be well-versed in the use of many different accounting software, such as Intacct, Quickbooks Online and Desktop, Bill.com, and Margin Edge. Fabiola likes to spend her free time with family and friends, whether that’s in front of the TV or outdoors.

Senior II accountant

LUCY XU

Lucy earned her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in accounting from George Washington University and a law degree in business law and financial compliance from the University of Southern California. Lucy has over five years of experience in nonprofit accounting, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, audit, payroll processing, and grant management. She also has extensive experience with software such as Abila MIP, QuickBooks, Sage Intacct, Bill.com, and ADP Workforce Now. Lucy loves camping in her spare time and camps every year at Shenandoah, WV.

Director of Operations

RUBY ZHANG

Ruby graduated with a master’s degree in Accounting from George Washington University in 2015 and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Colorado State University in 2013. Ruby has been with Goldin Group for over 7 years and has served as the CFO and Controller for some of the largest nonprofit organizations in the State of Maryland. Ruby specializes in nonprofit financial reporting, financial analysis, fiscal management services, nonprofit and government contractor financial audit readiness, accounting software integrations, and the full nonprofit and government contractor accounting cycle. Ruby’s software specialties include Sage Intacct, Quickbooks Online, Xero, Bill.com, and Microsoft Excel.

Email:ruby@goldingroup.biz

Office phone:​(301) 913-0008 x106

HR & Technology Director

SERGEI KHADJIEV

Having graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in Economics, Sergei is an in-house payroll and IT specialist. Sergei has over 6 years’ experience providing full-cycle payroll services for nonprofit organizations ranging from $1 million to $50 million in revenue, including organizations with as many as 1,800 employees. Well-versed in the use of many different payroll software, such as ADP, Paycom, Paychex, Paylocity, and Gusto, Sergei possesses extensive experience in serving as the liaison between our clients and their respective payroll providers

Email:sergei@goldingroup.biz

Phone:301-913-0008 x106

University:University of Maryland, College Park.

Tax Specialist

VADYM IVANOV

Managing Partner

JAVIER GOLDIN

Mr. Goldin brings over 20 years of experience in accounting, finance, and business consulting services.  Graduated from George Washington University with an MBA degree in Finance and Investments. CPA licensed in Maryland, DC, and Virginia.

Founding partner of Goldin Group LLC, leading the firm to national recognition by the AICPA (National Association of CPAs) as one of the most visionary and innovative CPA firms in the country. Goldin Group LLC’s strength is in marrying innovative technology with CPA skills to streamline processes, achieve efficiencies, and concentrate on the strategic mission of the Organizations. 

Prior experience was as Director of Finance of the Organization of American States – a large international organization headquartered in DC.

Senior I Accountant

Ryan Rim

I graduated from the Kelley School of Business in Indianapolis with a double major in accounting and finance. I have accumulated over nine years of experience in accounting and finance. I am a Certified Public Accountant.

Before joining the Goldin Group, I worked at a private company as a finance manager.

During my downtime, I enjoy exercising, exploring new places, and taking photos.

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