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Fairfield Office

  • 1499 Post Road, Suite 1040
  • Fairfield, CT 06824
  • P: (203) 259-2727
  • F: (203) 256-2727
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Greenwich Office

  • 115 E. Putnam Avenue
  • Greenwich, CT 06830
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KRS Staff

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Janelle C. Kandrach

Supervisor
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A graduate of the University of Phoenix, Janelle has a B.S. in Accounting. She has been with Knight Rolleri Sheppard CPAS, LLP since 2006 and has much experience working with individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations.

Her extensive accounting knowledge is an asset to our clients as well her proficiency with QuickBooks. She provides our clients with accounting and auditing services, tax preparation and planning services, bookkeeping and accounting software implementation, and sales tax services.  Her involvement in various projects and consulting services has made her knowledgeable in tax and accounting matters.

Jayme L. White, EA

Supervisor
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Jayme graduated from Western Connecticut State University in 2012 with a BBA in both Accounting and Business Management and began her career with our firm in January 2013. She began her career as a Staff Accountant and has since risen to Supervisor.

She is a federally-authorized tax practitioner and she is enrolled to practice before the Internal Revenue Service; also known as an Enrolled Agent (EA). She is a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents, the Connecticut Society of Enrolled Agents, the Connecticut Society of CPAs and the Fairfield County New & Young Professionals Group. Also, she is candidate for the CPA exam, which she plans to sit for in the future.

As a Supervisor and EA, she is well versed in tax and accounting matters. She has vast experience in working with high net worth individuals, privately held companies and not-for-profits. She’s involved in a wide variety of engagements as she continues to progress in her career. She is very eager to grow relationships with clients, take on new challenges and continue to develop professionally. Her work ethic and well-rounded knowledge has earned her a reputation of a skilled advisor for our clients.

Jessica M. Erlingheuser, CPA

Tax Manager
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Jessica graduated from Quinnipiac University in 2009 with a B.S. in accounting and later received her Masters in Accounting and Taxation from the University of Hartford in 2017. Jessica is a Certified Public Accountant who is experienced in high net worth individuals, as well as partnership and trust income tax returns and projections, among other tax services.

Before joining the firm, Jessica started her career at McGladrey LLP (now RSM US LLP) and continued her experience as a tax manager at Marcum LLP where she gained valuable experience in tax compliance, research, and interaction with federal, state and local taxing authorities. She was also involved in various community outreach programs. Jessica enjoys building relationships with her clients and is looking forward to meeting and talking to the clients, as well as becoming involved in the Fairfield community.

Brian D. Faynor, CPA

Senior Accountant
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Brian is a Senior Accountant with Knight Rolleri Sheppard CPAS LLP.  Brian graduated from Western Connecticut State University in 2013 with a BBA in Finance, with a Minor in Accounting.  He has been with the firm since January 2015.

Brian is a Certified Public Accountant who is experienced with tax matters for individuals, trusts, partnerships and LLC’s; audits of not-for-profit organizations; and business valuations of privately held companies.  Brian is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants.  He is also a member of Sphere Networking of Fairfield County.

Bryan I. Coutermash, CPA

Staff Accountant
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Bryan graduated from Southern Connecticut State University in 2014 with a BS in Business Administration/Concentration in Accounting. He has passed all four parts of the Uniform CPA Examination, and is currently working on the experience required for licensure. Bryan started with Knight Rolleri Sheppard CPAs, LLP in 2016.

Chris H. Vlahos, CPA

Staff Accountant
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Chris graduated from the University of South Florida in 1999 with a B.S. in Finance and later received his Masters in Finance from CUNY Lehman College in 2014 and his Masters in Accounting from the University of Connecticut in 2015. Chris is a Certified Public Accountant who is experienced in the preparation of tax returns and audits.

Prior to joining Knight Rolleri Sheppard, Chris worked at Nedder & Associates as a tax associate where he worked on various tax returns including Individual, Trusts & Partnerships. Prior to Nedder, Chris worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers as an Experienced Assurance Associate. During his time at PwC, he enhanced his accounting and research skills; along with his organizational and time management skills, by ensuring audit deadlines were met.  Prior to PwC, he worked as a Branch Operations Manager at Scottrade Financial Services. During his 17 years at Scottrade he enhanced his customer services skills and worked closely with clients, educating them on financial products and markets. Chris is eager to provide Knight Rolleri Sheppard clients with exceptional customer service and assisting with their tax and audit related matters.

Cheryl A. Green

Staff Accountant
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Cheryl is a Staff Accountant with Knight Rolleri Sheppard CPAS LLP. She graduated from University of Bridgeport with a bachelor’s Degree in Accounting & Finance in 2016 and a MBA in Analytical Intelligence in 2018. She has experience with General Accounting and Accounting for Non-profit. She is a member of the Connecticut Society of CPAs and several Honor societies including Phi Kappa Phi and Magna cum laude. She is a candidate for the CPA exam, which she plans to sit for in the near future.

James F. Giordano, CPA

Senior Accountant
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James has practiced in Fairfield for over 40 years.  He began his career at the Bullard Company located in Bridgeport, Connecticut while a student at the University of Bridgeport.  Upon graduation, he joined the United States Army during WWII.  Stationed in Washington, D.C., he served in the Ordnance Department.  After receiving his Master Sargent status, he returned to Fairfield, Connecticut.  Continuing his accounting and tax career, he worked for the U.S. Hoffman Machine Corporation and The United Pattern Shop.  In 1962, he opened his own practice and then in 2012, he joined Knight Rolleri Sheppard CPAS, LLP.  He brings his wealth of acknowledge to our firm and clients from his years of experience.  James is a member of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Fairfield Kiwanis Club.

Frank L. Marcinowski

Consultant
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Frank joins us as a consultant with a wealth of knowledge and experience.  He has held positions such as Vice President of Operations, Controller, and Chief Financial Officer in industries such as Manufacturing, Apparel and Retail, Private Equity, Services, Technology, Biotechnology, Telecommunications, Public Accounting and Not for Profit organizations. 

Frank’s business acumen and finance expertise combined with his strategic planning, leadership, organizational restructuring and project management skills has enabled him to accomplish cost reductions, productivity and efficiency improvements for various public and privately-held companies over his career. 

Frank is a Certified Public Accountant with the State of Connecticut, holds a BBA in Accounting from Hofstra University and MBA in Finance from the University of Bridgeport.  He received an honorable discharge serving in the United States Army.  We welcome Frank to our team and his empirical insight and knowledge.

Richard E. Rolleri

Para-Professional
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After spending many years in the restaurant business Richard started with Knight, Rolleri, Sheppard, CPAS, LLP in July 1993. Richard is part of our in-house bookkeeping and payroll staff. He is proficient in QuickBooks and handles many of our bookkeeping clients.

Darlene M. Knight

Para-Professional
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A graduate of Fairfield University with a BA degree in Finance. Darlene was with IBM for 10 years where she was the manager for the service division.

Darlene has been with Knight Rolleri Sheppard CPAS, LLP since its inception. She is responsible for all billing and accounts payables.

Diane F. Mayo

Para-Professional
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Diane graduated from the University of Bridgeport with a Bachelor Degree in Physical Education and went on to receive her Master’s Degree in Special Education from Fairfield University. She retired in 2007 after teaching for 32 years. Since 2007 Diane has been specializing in the following areas of accounting. She has been doing client write-ups, reconciling bank statements, setting up and performing on line services for clients including completing Sales Tax Returns, paying Withholding Taxes for the Federal Government and the State Government and filing Quarterly Returns. She also prepares Individual Tax Returns. She is responsible with assisting our clients with bookkeeping and tax returns. Diane hopes to sit for the Enrolled Agent Exam in the future.

Randi S. Weinstein, CPA

Para-Professional
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Randi received her B.S. in Management with a concentration in Marketing from Binghamton University before gaining her M.B.A. in Accounting from Hofstra Univeristy. Randi earned her CPA while working as an Auditor for Deloitte & Touche LLP, both in the New York and Atlanta offices. While in Atlanta, Randi had the opportunity to work in the Finance Department as a Budget Analyst for the US Atlanta Olympic Committee during the 1996 Olympic Games. Upon closing down operations, Randi moved back to the Northeast and worked for many years in the Finance Department for Unilever. More recently Randi has worked with two of our clients, Fairport Capital, Inc., a Broker-Dealer Corporation, and for Dujardin Design Associates, Inc., an Interior Design Company, as a Bookkeeper/Office Manager. Her current responsibilities will be to represent Knight Rolleri Sheppard CPAS, LLP as a Para-Professional, providing excellent bookkeeping and management services with expectations to grow into providing assistance with audit services.

Jody A. Irwin

Para-Professional
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Jody graduated from New Mexico State University with a Bachelor Degree in Human Resources and Marketing. She is proficient in QuickBooks and will be responsible in helping our clients with their bookkeeping needs.

Autumn J. Sheppard

Para-Professional
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Autumn is a graduate of Ball State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Education. She is proficient is MS Office and QuickBooks. She assists our clientele with their bookkeeping needs.

Sue T. McNamara

Para-Professional
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Before starting at KRS , Sue spent over a decade in management,  first in retail then moving to the I.T. field on both the technical and management sides. Over the years, Sue has become skilled in the use of QuickBooks and the Office Suite.  Sue will assist our clients with their bookkeeping needs.

Recent News & Updates

2018 Tax Law Changes Updates:

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On June 1, 2016 Ryan Sheppard was appointed Chairman of the Professional Ethics Committee for the State of Connecticut Society of CPAs - CT Society of CPAs Ethics Committee