VP of Operations
Senior Account Manager
Student at Brooklyn Law School
Michael Wilshere is a Tax Analyst with R&D Tax Savers. Michael graduated from SUNY Old Westbury with a BS in Accounting. He is currently in his third year of study at Brooklyn Law School and is working towards a CPA certification. Michael researches and co-authors numerous R&D publications on topics including economics, tax and accounting, startups, transportation, robotics, and politics. Michael has been involved with R&D Tax Credit studies including plastics manufacturing, computer systems, and audiovisual communication.
Tricia Genova is a Tax Analyst with R&D Tax Savers. Tricia attends SUNY College at Old Westbury where she achieved a BS in Accounting and is currently pursuing her MBA in Taxation. She works with prospective clients and analyzes potential tax projects.
Daniel Audette is a Senior Engineer with R&D Tax Savers. Daniel graduated from Hofstra University with a degree in Electrical Engineering and has been with the firm since 2010. Daniel manages R&D Tax Credit studies in various industries including architecture and engineering, aerospace, manufacturing, lighting controls, large accounting firms, and defense contractors. He also researches and co-authors numerous R&D articles for leading tax publications including Thomson Reuters and CCH's Corporate Business Taxation Monthly.
Rafaella July is a Tax Analyst with R&D Tax Savers. Rafaella is entering her second year as a Nursing student at New York University. Rafaella works on R&D Tax Credit studies and publications for a variety of industries, with a focus on life sciences. She researches and co-authors numerous R&D publications for topics such as 3D bio printing, innovations for hospitals, and healthcare startups, including "New $250,000 Cash R&D Tax Credit Ideal for Bio 3D Printing".
Lauren Chin is a Tax Analyst with R&D Tax Savers. Lauren graduated with a Bachelor of Environmental Science from Binghamton University. Since joining R&D Tax Savers, she has been involved with R&D Tax Credit studies inv arious industries including removable insulation jackets, combustion systems, relay systems, and lighting controls. Lauren has also authored several R&D related articles including "The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of Urban Recycling", "The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of Microgrids", and "The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of Energy Related Startups".
Jacob Goldman, LEED AP, EA is Vice President of R&D Tax Savers. He has a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Buffalo, an MBA from the University of Maine at Orono, and a LEED AP.
He has presented to numerous corporations, architects, engineers, lawyers, accountants, utilities, contractors as well as the Buildings NY Conference, the West Coast Energy Management Congress (EMC), the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), the Institute of Real Estate Management(IREM), the Illumination Engineering Society (IESNA), the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), the International Parking Institute (IPI), the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), the Polyiso Manufacturers Association (PIMA) and at Congressman Steve Israel's Town Hall Meeting.
Raymond Kumar, CPA, MBA, is an Senior Account Manager with R&D Tax Savers and has been with firm since 2008. Raymond has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Adelphi University and an MBA from the NYU's Stern School of Business. Raymond manages R&D Tax Credit studies in various industries including many of the nation's leading architecture & engineering, aerospace, manufacturing, large accounting firms, and defense contractors. He also researches and co-authors numerous R&D articles for leading tax publications including Thomson Retuers and CCH's Corporate Business Taxation Monthly.
Andrea Albanese is a Project Manager with R&D Tax Savers. Ms. Albanese graduated from SUNY Farmingdale with a BS in Technology Studies. She has been with the firm since 2010 and is responsible for managing R&D Tax Credit studies and client relationships for a variety of industries including software, life sciences, manufacturing, food science, and defense contracting. Andrea’s expertise includes assisting start-up clients in obtaining payroll R&D Tax Credits. Andrea also plays a key role in sales and marketing efforts as well as analyzes potential tax projects. Andrea's R&D project focus includes food processing and kitchen science and she has authored numerous articles on the topic for leading tax publications such as Thomson Reuters and CCH's Corporate Business Taxation Monthly.
Charles R. Goulding is an Attorney / CPA, and President and founder of R&D Tax Savers. Mr. Goulding has been at the forefront of R&D tax credit work since the credit's 1981 inception. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Cooper Industries Inc., in Houston, Texas. Before joining Cooper, Mr. Goulding was a vice president of Dover Corporation, a seven billion dollar sales NYSE diversified industrial manufacturer. At both companies, Mr. Goulding created and administered company-wide R&D tax credit programs. These programs encompassed both domestic and international business operations and have helped generate over $400 million in tax savings for their respective firms.
Mr. Goulding has a law degree from Brooklyn Law School (Juris Doctor) and an MBA from Adelphi University. Mr. Goulding also participated in Pace University's Doctor of Business Administration Program. His undergraduate degree is from the State University of New York at Stony Brook where he was a double major in Political Science and Economics. He spent his junior year abroad at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Andressa Bonafé is a Tax Analyst with R&D Tax Savers. Andressa graduated from the Paris Institute of Political Sciences with a master’s degree in International Economic Policy. She has been with the firm since 2012 and has co-authored numerous R&D related articles with a focus on life sciences and information technology, including articles on cloud computing, big data, the Internet of Things, bioinformatics, regenerative and precision medicine, among many others.
Peter Saenz is a Tax Analyst with R&D Tax Savers. Peter graduated from SUNY Farmingdale with a BS in Business Management. He has been involved with R&D Tax Credit studies in various industries including audiovisual communication, architectural woodworking, and computer systems. Peter also researches and co-authors numerous R&D related articles on engineering, design, and aerospace, including "The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of Boeing's Manufacturing Process and Supply Chain" and "The R&D Tax Credit Aspects Cyber Security".
Lara Tomiko is a Tax Analyst with R&D Tax Savers. Lara graduated from Stony Brook University with a BA in Sustainability Studies. Lara researches and co-authors numerous R&D publications on topics including but not limited to coastal infrastructure, skyscrapers, and commercial food production. Lara has been involved with R&D Tax Credit studies including architecture/engineering, naval engineering, renewable energy, and control systems engineering.
Steve Kelly is a Tax Analyst and Engineer with R&D Tax Savers. Steve graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute with a B.S. in Mathematical Sciences. He is focused on the applications of robotics and software to business operations and manufacturing. Prior to joining R&D Tax Savers, he had worked as a software developer and engineer in the 3D Printing industry.
Chloé Margulis is a Tax Analyst with R&D Tax Savers. Chloé is an early graduate from LIU Post Honors College with a BS in Computer Science. She is starting her first year of study at University of Minnesota Law School, with an emphasis on Intellectual Property and Technology Law. Chloé researches and co-authors numerous R&D publications on topics including patents, artificial intelligence, and geo-fencing.
Ryan Donley is a Tax Analyst with R&D Tax Savers. Ryan is entering his third year at SUNY Farmingdale in the Business Administration program with a minor in Finance. Ryan works on R&D Tax Credit studies in a variety of industries including design and engineering. Ryan also researches and co-authors numerous articles on the R&D Tax Credit including "New Solar Tariff Announcement and R&D Tax Credits Should Boost U.S. Solar Cell 3D Printer Usage" and "R&D Tax Credits and New 3D Printing Applications Should Lead to Improved Cost of Building Technologies".
Madison Khazzam is a Tax Analyst with R&D Tax Savers. She is entering her sophomore year at Bentley University with plans to study Accounting with a minor in Sustainability. Madison works on R&D Tax Credit studies on topics such as 3D printing and Private-Public Partnerships in the area of U.S. infrastructure. Madison also researches and co-authors numerous articles for publication in leading business and industry related magazines.