Michael A. Goldblatt, CPA, CFP, CVA
Michael received his undergraduate degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a graduate degree in professional accountancy from the University of Hartford. Michael’s father founded the firm in 1926 and Michael joined in 1971. Over the years Michael has provided accounting, income tax, financial planning and business valuation services to clients. He is the firm’s past managing partner in addition to currently serving as president of Thames Financial Management, a registered investment advisor. In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant, Michael is also a Certified Financial Planner and Certified Valuation Analyst.
Michael is a lifelong resident of Norwich and an integral part of the community. He was instrumental in the creation and building of the Norwich Municipal Ice Rink, including serving as Chairman of the Norwich Ice Rink Authority. He served six years on the Board of Directors for the Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce including Chairman of the Board. Michael has also served as a board member of the Norwich Community Development Corporation including several years as its Treasurer. Michael has provided several media appearances on behalf of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants and is past Chairman of the Continuation of a Practice Committee for the Connecticut Society of CPAs.
Michael is married to Rosa and has three grown children. Aside from his love of antique cars, Michael enjoys traveling with his family.
Steven L. Bokoff, CPA, CFP
Steven received his undergraduate degree in accounting from Bryant University and joined the firm in 1976. As a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Financial Planner, Steven provides a wide range of business, individual and financial services and guides clients through complex financial situations using a comprehensive strategic approach. He specializes in corporate, individual and partnership taxation as well as financial planning and investment services. Since 2012, Connecticut Magazine has named Steven a “Five-Star Wealth Manager” for “highest in service and overall satisfaction”. He is the Managing Partner for Thames Financial Management in addition to being Managing Partner of Goldblatt Bokoff LLC.
Professional affiliations include: Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).
A lifelong Norwich resident, Steven has extensive ties to the community. He currently serves as a Director at Dime Bank, Corporator at the William W. Backus Hospital and at the Norwich Free Academy. Steven has had significant involvement with NFA over the years, including serving as Chairperson of the Board of Trustees, Board Member of the NFA Foundation, former Chairperson and current Member of the NFA Foundation Investment Committee.
In his spare hours, Steven enjoys basketball, golf and family time.
Denise G. Lindell, CPA
Denise is an NFA graduate and received her accounting degree from Central Connecticut State University. Before joining the firm in 1995, she spent several years working in private industry including four years at a large multispecialty medical practice in Indiana. With more than 20 years in public accounting, she has worked with many individuals and small businesses providing tax, accounting, attest and consulting services. Her particular areas of expertise are in the healthcare and construction industries.
Denise is a graduate of the Eastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program. She has volunteered in various capacities with local sports organizations, the United Way, the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut and Safe Futures where she was past President of the Board of Directors. Currently she serves on the NFA board of Trustees and the Canterbury Recreation Commission.
Denise is married and has two children. She enjoys playing golf and traveling.
Laura J. Krupa, CPA
Laura received her B.S in accounting and business administration from Eastern Connecticut State University, graduating summa cum laude. Prior to joining the firm in 1994 she worked in various banking and business environments. She was certified as a CPA in 1997. In addition to preparing compilations, reviews and tax returns for individual and business clients, Laura has specialized experience in trusts, estates and probate court accountings, and federal and state estate tax returns. Her professional affiliations include the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants, National Honor Society in Business Administration, and the International Honor Society in Economics.
In the past Laura has assisted such community programs as the Knights of Columbus, maintaining their receipts and disbursements and assisting them in maintaining their nonprofits status; volunteered to help the local community by preparing taxes with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, and assisted John P Listro in the editing of his book “Accounting for Nonprofit Organizations” prior to publication.
Laura has shared her beautiful mezzo soprano voice in her local church choir for years. She is married with three grown children.
Amber Moore, CPA, MSA
Amber received her undergraduate and graduate degrees in accounting from the University of Connecticut. Prior to joining the firm in 2011, she worked in public accounting with a focus on audits of governmental entities and nonprofits, and income tax reporting. In addition to currently providing tax preparation and financial statement audits, reviews, and compilations, Amber is a QuickBooks Advanced Certified ProAdvisor. This certification enables her to provide the expertise to support clients using the Intuit QuickBooks software.
Amber is a member of the Connecticut Society of CPAs and volunteers as a high school liaison to introduce high school students to the accounting profession. She is also actively involved in NFA’s Wildcat Band Boosters.
Amber is married with a son and enjoys spending time with her family and cake decorating.
Rosa L. Goldblatt
Rosa received her undergraduate degree in government from American University and completed several accounting and tax courses at Three Rivers Community College. Rosa has worked at the firm over 40 years, specializing in QuickBooks, payroll and bookkeeping. She also taught bookkeeping certification courses at Eastern Connecticut State University for several years.
Rosa has extensive involvement in the local community through affiliations with several organizations. She has worked for the last 15 years on the Interfaith Community Luncheon committee organizing food service through the local Soup Kitchen, is currently a Board member for the Jewish Federation of Eastern Connecticut and Temple Beth Israel Preservation Society, was a member of the Eastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce Annual Holiday Gala committee for several years and has served on the boards of many local organizations.
Rosa is married to Michael Goldblatt and has three grown children. She enjoys traveling, car shows, watching the UConn women and Connecticut Sun basketball teams and is a huge Red Sox fan.
Dan J. Ruffo, CVA
Prior to joining the firm in 2001, Dan worked in accounting for a private manufacturer for over 20 years. He currently works with many of our small business clients and individuals helping them with their bookkeeping and tax preparation needs. In addition, as a Certified Valuation Analyst, Dan also provides business valuation services for litigation support including marital settlement resolution, estate and gift tax returns, buy/sell agreements and shareholder transactions. He is a member of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts and is an active member of the community, volunteering with Nutmeg Big Brothers.
Dan is married and enjoys watching high school and college football and basketball.
Prior to joining the firm in 2015, Tracy provided bookkeeping services to companies in the financial services, contracting and service industries for over 25 years. She currently handles the daily bookkeeping and payroll needs for several of our clients, as well as payroll and census reporting, and assists with tax preparation. Tracy is a QuickBooks Advanced Certified ProAdvisor which enables her to assist our clients with QuickBooks set-up, advanced reporting, and problem solving.
Tracy has two grown sons. In her spare time, she continues to study Complementary Alternative Medicine with an emphasis on holistic nutrition and aromatherapy. Her passion in life is turning seeds into delicious, organic food.
Brad M. Oatley, CPA
Brad received his undergraduate degree in accounting from Eastern Connecticut State University and Master's degree in taxation from the Univerity of Hartford. Before joining the firm in 2015, he worked in the family paving business in addition to handling their bookkeeping for 5 years. Brad currently handles the bookkeeping for several of our clients, performs payroll reporting and assists with tax preparation.
Brad is married and enjoys spending time with family, health and fitness activities, enjoying the outdoors and playing with his three dogs and cat.
Nick received his undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Rhode Island. Before joining the firm in 2018, he worked as the General Ledger Accountant for a non-profit financial services company in Rhode Island. Nick is currently preparing to take the next step in his career by pursuing CPA certification and a graduate degree in accounting.
Nick’s passion is bowling. He has been competing in bowling leagues and tournaments since 2003, and maintains a 231 average.
Dan received his undergraduate degree in accounting from Eastern Connecticut State University in 2009. Prior to joining the firm, he worked in various auditing and tax positions including audits of Medicaid funded Nursing Homes and other state funded healthcare facilities, financial institution and non-profit audits as well as tax preparation services. Dan currently performs financial statement audits, reviews, and compilations as well as income tax preparation. Dan has passed all four sections of the CPA exam and is currently working towards the 150 credit minimum requirement for certification.Dan is married with a daughter and enjoys the outdoors, sports and spending time with family.
Eloise is a familiar face for many of our clients, having worked in our front office since 2001. She is often the first person a client sees when visiting our office. She handles all the office administrative responsibilities and assists with bookkeeping. Prior to joining the firm, Eloise stayed at home raising her daughter.
Outside of work, Eloise enjoys spending time with family.