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KSDT Names Elgin Polo Partner, Moves to Larger Office Space
02/09/2012

MIAMI, Feb. 9, 2012 – Accounting and advisory firm Kabat, Schertzer, De La Torre, Taraboulos and Company (KSDT) today announced that Elgin Polo has joined the firm as partner to lead the planned growth of its Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support and Business Valuation practices. 

In addition, the firm announced that it is has moved to larger office space in order to accommodate its strategic business expansion.  KSDT’s new, 10,000-square-foot office is located at 9300 S. Dadeland Blvd, Suite 600, in Miami.

“This is an exciting time in our firm’s history, as we seek to broaden our footprint and diversify our depth and range of service offerings,” said Jeffery Taraboulos, partner with KSDT.  “Elgin’s knowledge and experience bring a dedicated focus to our Forensic and Business Valuation practices, and his addition to our team is a natural progression to the steady growth we’ve experienced over the past four years.  With today’s announcements, we expect to hire an additional six accounting professionals over the next five months to help us to continue to meet the diverse business and financial goals of our South Florida clients.” 

A seasoned forensic accountant with specialization in family and marital law, corporate matters and estate planning, Polo was previously a partner with Morrison, Brown, Argiz, Farra.  Before this, he was a partner in the litigation support and business valuation department of Berenfeld, Spritzer, Shechter & Sheer.  Earlier in his career, Polo was a tax supervisor and staff accountant at boutique firms in New York and South Florida.

Polo is a certified public accountant (CPA) licensed to practice in Florida and New York, and he holds distinctions as a certified valuation analyst (CVA) and an accredited in business valuation (ABV) professional.  In addition, he is a Florida Supreme Court Family Mediator, a Collaborative Family Law Financial Professional and an associate member of the Florida Bar Association’s Family Law section.  A frequent lecturer who leads continuing legal and accounting professional education courses, Polo also serves as an adjunct professor at Florida International University.

Active in professional pursuits, Polo is a member of the Board of Governors of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) and recently completed a one-year term as president of the organization’s Miami Downtown Chapter. In addition, he is a lifetime member of the FICPA Educational Foundation, which provides scholarships to accounting students throughout Florida.   He is also a member of BNI’s Miami-Dade Chapter, where he serves as secretary and treasurer.

Polo holds a master’s degree in business administration with a concentration in taxation from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla., and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Binghamton University in Vestal, N.Y. 

About KSDT

Founded in 1976, Kabat, Schertzer, De La Torre, Taraboulos and Company (KSDT) is a South Florida-based accounting and advisory firm that provides a full range of professional, technical, consultative and business services to regional clients in a wide range of industries.  With office in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, the firm specializes in taxation, audit and review services, estate planning, forensic accounting, litigation support and valuation services as well as financial advisory and property management services through its subsidiaries KSDT Financial, LLC, and KSDT Property Management, LLC.  For more information, visit http://www.ksdt-cpa.com or call (305) 670-3370.

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