Partner at Marks Paneth LLP
- Audit & Finance committee
Hope Goldstein, CPA, is a Partner within the Nonprofit and Government Services Group at Marks Paneth LLP. Ms. Goldstein brings to her role the skills she has developed during more than 20 years of providing accounting and auditing services to her clients in the nonprofit, higher education, and public sector industries. Her experience includes audit and attest engagements as well as projects involving mergers, initial bond offerings, governance structures, forecasts, internal control and systems studies, risk assessments and assurance activities. She has led numerous training seminars for her clients and professional staff on various topics relating to new accounting standards, governance, compliance, and financial reporting. Ms. Goldstein is a member of Marks Paneth’s Partner Leadership Committee and leads the Firm’s Women’s Initiative.
Ms. Goldstein is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA), and the Connecticut Society of CPAs. She is very active in the NYSSCPA, serving on its Committees for Government Accounting and Auditing, Not-for-Profit Accounting, Advancement of Women, and Tax Exempt Organizations.
In addition to her professional activities, she is a dedicated volunteer who regularly donates her time to charitable organizations. She has served on numerous nonprofit Boards of Trustees in a variety of capacities, including as Treasurer of the Fifth Avenue Committee; as a member of the Executive Committee of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training; and as a Chairperson of the Finance Committee for Musical Theatre Works. Currently Hope is a member of the Audit Committee at the Brooklyn College Foundation.
Ms. Goldstein holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Brooklyn College.