Meet Our Team
David Knopf, CPA is the owner and founder of Knopf Co LLC. David is a Maryland CPA, an Advanced QuickBooks ProAdvisor and tax professional. David has consulted with many clients spanning various industries on how to best use QuickBooks financial software. David also specializes in developing QuickBooks custom reports using business intelligence tools - such as Excel Power Pivot, Power Query and Power View. David is a tax professional and consults with clients to proactively implement tax planning strategies.
David earned his bachelor’s degree (Summa Cum Laude) from the University of Memphis with a focus on Management Information Systems. He also earned his Master’s in Accounting from Baruch College of City University of New York. David started his career in 1998 working in private accounting – first as a bookkeeper and eventually controller - of a multi-store retail jewelry store in Memphis, TN. In 2003 David transitioned to public accounting and worked closely with a number of sole practitioners in New York. David also developed a successful QuickBooks consulting practice in New York after becoming a ProAdvisor in 2004. In 2006, David joined an established regional firm in Baltimore, MD before finally founding Knopf Co LLC in 2008.
Gershon Geller, EA joined Knopf Co LLC in May of 2011. Gershon supports all of the day-to-day operations of the firm and provides certain tax and accounting professional services.
Gershon earned the IRS Enrolled Agent designation and passed a three-part comprehensive exam covering individual and business tax topics. The Enrolled Agent status is the highest credential the IRS awards. Enrolled agents, like attorneys and CPAs, have unlimited practice rights before the IRS. Gershon passed all three parts of the Enrolled Agent exam on his first attempt. Gershon earned a bachelors and masters degree from Ner Israel Rabbinical College and graduated in 1999.
Our Core Practice Values
WE LISTEN CAREFULLY
We want to know everything we can about you. What are your strengths? What are your issues? What are your goals and how do you plan to reach them?
WE ARE PROACTIVE
We are on the lookout for your opportunities and bring them to your attention. In addition, we do not wait for issues to arise, rather we look for problems before they surface.
WE WEAR YOUR SHOES
If you had our tax, accounting and QuickBooks knowledge, what decision would you make? What advice would you give yourself? That is exactly the approach we take.
OUR WINNING COMBINATION
QuickBooks + Tax Expertise is a winning combination. We have a deep understanding of our client's accounting software and provide relevant feedback on an ongoing basis. Simply put, our QuickBooks expertise allows us to more efficiently and effectively prepare your income tax returns.