Hope Goldstein, CPA, is the Co-Partner-in-Charge of the Nonprofit, Government & Healthcare Group at Marks Paneth LLP, a top 50 accounting, tax and advisory firm that serves 20% of New York’s largest charities.
Ms. Goldstein has dedicated her nearly 30-year career to helping nonprofits grow their reputations as financially sound and fiscally responsible organizations. Currently, she leads a team of more than 60 professionals who specialize in the nonprofit industry and focus on ensuring the accuracy and transparency of clients’ accounting records, audit documentation and tax filings.
Ms. Goldstein uses her expertise to support public charities, private foundations, colleges and universities, social services and membership organizations and cultural institutions – both in and out of the office. She has served on the boards of the Brooklyn College Foundation, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training, Musical Theatre Works and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Ms. Goldstein helps to lead the Women’s Initiative at Marks Paneth, a group that supports the advancement of female employees and strives to create opportunities for women of the firm to connect, network and advance their professional skills.
Ms. Goldstein earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Brooklyn College. She is a licensed CPA in the state of New York and an active member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, where she serves on the Not-for-Profit Accounting Committee and has previously served on the Tax-Exempt Organizations Committee, the Advancement of Women Committee and the Government Accounting and Auditing Committee.
A Girl Scout troop member during her childhood, Ms. Goldstein learned to value community involvement from an early age. She remains active in her community and serves as an Executive Committee member on the PTA of her son’s high school, Eleanor Roosevelt HS located in NYC. Her remaining time at home is dedicated to her husband and son, whom she considers her greatest gifts.