Joe, a Certified Public Accountant, has over thirty five years of experience in public accounting. His concentration has been in tax, accounting, auditing and litigation support. The firm is a member of the Public Companies Oversight Board (PCAOB), and he is partner in charge or concurrent reviewer for numerous SEC Registrants.
Joe earned an undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Miami in 1973. He obtained his CPA certificate from the State of Florida Board of Accountancy in 1975. He joined the accounting firm of Harris Kerr Forster & Company and then became a partner in Silver Berkovits & Dix & Company in 1982. In 1990 the firm of Berkovits & Company, LLP was formed and merged with Mallah Furman in 2009.
Joe is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA), tha Arizona Board of Accountancy and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Joe served on the Board of Trustees for the City of Plantation Police Pension Board and has served as President or Treasurer of numerous civic and professional organizations in the South Florida community, including Soref Jewish Community Center of Fort Lauderdale and the Plantation Chamber of Commerce. Joe has also served as treasurer for political campaigns for both state and local positions. In addition, he currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Region of Americas Executive Division of JHI.
On numerous occasions Joe has been invited to speak on tax and accounting issues by various organizations.