Firm Leadership

Partner Bios

Rich Feld, CPA, CGMA

Rich is the managing partner of LFL Veritas. He serves as director of the tax, estate planning, and business consulting services for the firm. Rich also provides expertise in mergers & acquisitions (negotiations, deal structures, and document review). With more than 35 years of experience, and a consummate dedication to quality, the firm’s clients enjoy Rich’s unparalleled service and advice. He’s a highly regarded expert in his field.

Rich possesses a unique ability to solve problems and develop practical solutions. He prides himself on being reliable and truthful, qualities relied upon by the firm’s clients. Clients trust and value his opinion on business issues and financial matters. They know he will tell them what they need to hear, and delivers on his commitments.

Rich is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a B.S. in Accounting. He is licensed as a CPA in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, and Florida. He has his Series 7 and 63 Security Licenses, and has a Life and Health Insurance License in New Jersey. He is an active member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), New Jersey Society of CPAs (NJCPA), New York Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA), the Estate Planning Council of Bergen County and the Greater NJ Estate Planning Council. He is a member of Vistage International (a CEO Advisory Group) and serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee of his community, The Smoke Rise Club.

Rich lives in Kinnelon, New Jersey, with his wife and daughter. He enjoys reading, traveling and sports. He especially enjoys attending Jets and Giants games with his family each week.

Jay Levine, CPA, CGMA

Jay is the director of accounting and auditing services for the firm. With over 30 years of experience, his command of accounting, budgeting & forecasting, business and system design and overall business knowledge is a boon to clients.

Jay helps clients see “beyond the numbers.” He provides expertise in the mergers & acquisitions area, directing due diligence efforts and developing deal structures. He also offers expert advice to clients on how to better interpret their financial results, and how to utilize those results to achieve their objectives.

Jay is a graduate of Syracuse University with a B.S. in Accounting. He is an active member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the New Jersey Society of CPAs (NJCPA). He speaks frequently to both industry and professional groups on business and accounting issues, and he’s served on several community organization boards, most recently as the financial secretary for Temple Emeth in Teaneck.

Jay lives in New Milford, New Jersey. He has two daughters and is an avid sports fan and recreational golfer.

Karen Whitaker

Karen has the unique distinction of joining the firm as a secretary and rising through the ranks to achieve partnership. She accomplished this through her extraordinary dedication to continued improvement and learning. As part of the LFL Veritas team for more than 40 years, Karen has continually delivered exceptional client service. Her sound accounting and tax knowledge has helped the firm’s clients achieve their business and personal goals.

Karen brings a range of competencies to the firm’s clients, though she is primarily focused on detailed analysis of financial records, preparation of complex partnership and trust returns, assistance with year-end audit work, and financial statements. She supervises the internal administrative team, mentors other team members, and possesses extraordinary organizational skills. Clients consistently rave about her professional approach, patient understanding, and dedication to helping them reach their objectives.

Karen lives in Little Ferry, New Jersey. She has a grown daughter and enjoys reading, traveling, and decorating.

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