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20+ Years teaching college students in all areas of accounting, audit and finance with high evaluations by my peers. Experience teaching all levels of students. Recommendations are available from every institution where employed.

Over 10 years teaching as a top-rated seminar lecturer. Sought-after by accounting groups, chapters, firms and large conferences

Academic Presentations for over 15 years at the American Accounting Association’s annual meetings.

Very active with the NJ Society of CPAs for over 30 years holding positions at all levels including State Vice President, Chair of the Accounting Educator’s Committee, and Chapter President.

One of only a few national lecturers with expertise in both taxation and auditing.

Former National Director of the Becker CPA Review Course overseeing 350 instructors in 150+ locations as well as serving as editor-in-chief of course materials.

Personal relationships with large firm partners, recruiters, all current and past leaders of the NJSCPA, members of the NJ Board of Accountancy, and accounting faculty throughout the State

Maintain close ties developed from my national position with Becker CPA Review Course. These ties include national firm partners, board of accountancy members, professional association leaders, professors, and other professionals



Seton Hall University

Seton Hall University

Rutgers College

Aug. 2003

Aug. 1987

May 1980

MBA, Finance

MS, Taxation

BA, Economics, Minor-Math

South Orange, NJ

South Orange, NJ

New Brunswick, NJ

Dale Carnegie Courses

Since completion of the course in effective speaking and human relations. Have been a graduate assistant three times, and participated on several teams that trained new graduate assistants.

Continuing Professional Education

Attended continuing education programs exceeding 100 hours per year, well in excess of 40 hours required to maintain license



Institute of Technology

Instructor, Executive MBA Program 

Spring 2020 & 2021

Financial Analysis for Technological Organizations*

Mercy College

9/19 – 6/20

Visiting Faculty 

Intro Financial Accounting

Contemporary Auditing*

Intro Managerial Accounting

Intermediate Accounting II

Cost Management for Controllers*

Bloomfield College 

9/07 – 6/14

Associate Professor

Business Finance Financial Accounting Auditing
Taxation I

Advanced Taxation*
Working Capital Management

Financial Accounting Seminar*

Managerial Accounting

Intermediate Accounting I

Intermediate Accounting II

Cost Accounting

Selected Topics in Accounting*

Kean University

9/99 – 1/05

Assistant Professor

Principles of Accounting I

Principles of Accounting II

Intermediate Accounting I

Intermediate Accounting II

Federal Income Taxes I

Federal Income Taxes II*

Advanced Accounting
Auditing Financial Statements

Capstone Case Studies in Auditing*
Cost & Managerial Accounting*

Accounting Seminar Capstone*

Seton Hall University

Full Time

9/89 – 6/92
9/98 – 6/99 
1/05 – 1/07


9/92 – 12/93
Fall 96
Spring 07

Executive in Residence

Financial Accounting

Intermediate Accounting I

Federal Income Taxes I

Cost Accounting

Special Accounting Topics

Survey in Accounting*

Topics in CPA Review*

Managerial Accounting

Intermediate Accounting II

Accounting Theory I*


Advanced Accounting
Comprehensive Accounting Problems *

Nominated by students for the New Jersey Society of CPA's

Outstanding Educator Award in 1991 & 1992.


The State University

Adjunct Faculty

Summers 2000 – 2004

The Accounting Cycle (MBA Professional Accountancy & Executive MBA Program)

Summer 2001 
Fall 2002 

Spring 2003

Accounting for Managers (MBA)*

Accounting for Managers (Executive MBA)*

Yeshiva University

Adjunct Faculty

1/07 – 5/08

Federal Income Taxes
Advanced Federal Income Taxes

* Indicates graduate courses

Academic Experience
9/89 – Present

Loscalzo Institute

A Kaplan Company

9/05 – Present

  • Director of Operations – Coordinate presentation of over 600 seminars annually, Responsible for technical reviews of all company programs

  • Content Specialist – Responsible to coordinate the development of all course material including accounting, auditing, and tax topics.

  • Discussion Leader, lectures delivered nationally.

  • Writer, Technical Reviewer, and Contributor


CPA Review Course

A Devision of DeVry Inc.

The largest CPA Review course with locations in over 140 US cities and 25 International Cities.

6/84 – 12/16

10/96 – 9/98

Full Time

National Director, Faculty and Course Development 

Founding member of 5 person National Management Team

  • Reported directly to the Senior Vice President of DeVry and company General Manager.

  • Editorial team leader for the updating of all course material. Materials were updated twice a year on a continuous basis with strict deadlines.

  • Directly supervise 3 National Lead Instructors,

        2 Area Lead Instructors and 15 City  Lead                       Instructors.

  • Responsible for implementing instructor training programs for the company’s 350 member teaching staff, opening new classroom locations, hiring and terminating of lead instructors, classroom quality control and assuring that marketing goals are achieved in all cities.

  • Responsible for identifying new markets and new course products, developing strategies for the implementation of such products and seeing them through to completion.

  • Traveled nationally to speak on the course and negotiate partnerships with colleges and firms.

  • Author of new taxation lectures presented after the enactment of the 1996 and 1997 tax laws.

  • Conceived, developed and chaired a three-day national lead instructor training conference attended by over 90 instructors.

5/95 – 5/96

National Lead Instructor

Part Time

5/94 – 5/95

Area Lead Instructor, Northeast

Part Time

6/87  – 9/98

Lead Instructor, New Jersey

Part Time

6/87  – 9/98


Part Time


CPA Review Course

1/99  – 5/00

Part Time

New York/New Jersey based CPA Review course with locations predominately on the east coast.

   New Jersey Area Coordinator

  • Responsible for coordinating Marketing operations in New Jersey

  • Teach Financial Accounting, Taxes, Cost Accounting and Fund

    Accounting in four New Jersey classrooms

  • Course advisor for editorial content, Course policy and Company operations

Accounting Educators Colligation 

3/92 – 1993

  • Instructor and Course Developer of Accounting lectures

  • Presentations in-house at various Fortune 100 corporations including

    AT&T, Johnson and Johnson and Beneficial Management

  • Subject matter ranges from preparation for the CMA exam to Financial Accounting Standards and Auditing Standards

Continuing Ed. Experience 
6/94 – Present

Leaf, Miele, Manganelli, Fortunato & Engel, LLP

Callari, Carrico, LLC, CPA

  • Resource available for 30 professional firms

  • Assist quality review partner in implementing accounting standards

  • Chief lecturer for in-firm continuing education

12/08 – Present

1/09 – 4/09

Contributor, Ask the Experts

One of three CPAs responding to reader tax questions during tax


Sterling, Nappen, Chavkin & Co., LLC

1/94 – 10/96

Director of Taxes

  • Only full-time tax person in 15 professional firm

  • Responsible for tax policy of firm

  • Responsible for all aspects of firm tax practice

  • Developed and presented lectures in areas of taxation at national conferences

Kenneth Heaslip, CPA

11/83 – Present

  • Self-employed CPA consulting for diversified businesses.

  • Areas of expertise include all areas of taxation, contractors, real estate, auditing, computer consulting and management advisory services.

  • Currently presenting diversified CPE sessions for firms of all sizes

Schonbraun, Safris & Co.


Senior Accountant.

Duties included tax, management advisory, audit, compilation and review

Public Firm Experience
10/80 – Present

Certified Public Accountant

New Jersey


1983 – Present

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

1983 – Present

New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants

  • Vice President (2007-2008)

  • Trustee (2001-2005)

  • Scholarship Fund Trustee (2003 - 2009)

  • Essex County Chapter, President (1999-2000)

  • Professional Conduct Committee (2014-Present)

  • Chair, Educators Committee (2011-2013)

  • Chair, Reimbursement Task Force (2007)

  • Nomination Committee for State Officers (2004-2006)

  • Passaic Chapter, Trustee Liaison (2001-2003)

  • Cooperation with IRS, Trustee Liaison (2001-2003)

  • Essex County Chapter, President (1999-2000)

  • State Tax Committee, active member (1991-Present)

  • Speaker's Bureau, active participant (1991-Present)

  • Lecturer, continuing professional education (1997-Present)

  • Essex County Chapter, Past President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, and Director (1995-2001)

  • Chairman, Essex County annual tax seminar (1992-1995)

  • Member Student Programs and Educators committees (1997-Present)

2010 – 2017

Financial Executive Institute

1997 – Present

American Accounting Association

1995 – 2007

Institute of Management Accountants, Morris Essex Chapter

  • Vice President of Education (1998 - 1999)

  • Director of annual student night (1996 - 1998)

1995 – 1997

Estate Planning Council of Northern New Jersey

  • Director and CPA representative (1996 - 1997)

Associations & Memberships

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