Our Team


The success of our work hinges on the quality and commitment of our team. Everyone on our team has strong experiences, impressive credentials, personable demeanors, and great work ethic. To learn more about WABC’s team, click on their photos below to read their bios.

Alex Roos

Intern

Alex started working at WABC in December of 2016. He will graduate from Stevenson University in the spring of 2020. Alex is pursuing a master's degree in accounting. When he is not working, Alex enjoys spending time with friends and family and playing soccer. In fact, Alex is a member of the Stevenson University Men's soccer team.

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Alex Roos

Alex Roos

Intern

Anna Prostyakova, CPA

Manager

Anna is a Tax Department Manager with 16 years of experience in public accounting, primarily in tax areas.  She has been involved in preparation and review of complex individual and business tax returns, as well as tax projections and planning. She has also done work in not-for-profit area as well as the estate and trust taxation. Anna graduated from Towson University with a bachelor's degree in accounting in 1999 and received her Certified Public Accountant license a few years later. She enjoys spending time with her family, shopping and traveling.

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Anna Prostyakova, CPA

Anna Prostyakova, CPA

Manager

Aviva Morgenstern, CPA

Manager

Aviva joined our firm in July 2005 as a manager. She came with over six years' experience in a big four accounting firm with a strong background in audits of non-profits, higher education and A133 work. Aviva runs our Accounting and Auditing technical division. She is involved with the compliance aspects of our financial statements, researching accounting issues, implementing new pronouncements into our audit framework and training staff both informally and through continuing education classes.

Aviva works diligently to keep the firm up-to-date in the constantly changing accounting environment. In addition, she plays an active role in the quality controls aspects of our firm in working on internal peer reviews and coordinating with the external peer reviewer. Her 16 years of accounting and auditing experience provides a wealth of knowledge to other employees of the firm.

Aviva graduated from Cleveland State University in 1998 and became a licensed CPA in 2000. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Maryland State Accounting Society. Aviva lives in Baltimore with her husband and five children

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Aviva Morgenstern, CPA

Aviva Morgenstern, CPA

Manager

Carol A. Giese

Tax Administrator

Carol began working at WABC in January, 2013 after a merger with DRM&K. Carol has been working in the accounting industry since 1994. Carol was previously the office manager at DRM&K but quickly found that being the tax administrator at WABC was a great fit for her, as she loves tax season. In her spare time, Carol enjoys “family fun” night with her family, traveling with her husband, watching movies with her son and doing photography with her daughter.

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Carol A. Giese

Carol A. Giese

Tax Administrator

Dustin Page, CPA, CVA

Supervisor

Dustin has been with WABC for almost 10 years.  He specializes in auditing and accounting, as well as working in the WABC Business Valuation department. Dustin is a member of the Anne Arundel Y Community Leadership Board and the Y of Central Maryland Finance Committee. When not working, Dustin enjoys spending time with friends and family and playing music.

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Dustin Page, CPA, CVA

Dustin Page, CPA, CVA

Supervisor

Evan Snyder

Associate

Evan began working as an intern in the summer of 2014 and went on to become an associate at WABC in the summer of 2016. After graduating from Stevenson University in 2015, Evan has been working hard while studying for the CPA exam. When Evan is not working, he enjoys some quality family time, watching the Redskins (attempt to win), playing sports, watching movies, and getting together with friends.

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Evan Snyder

Evan Snyder

Associate

Jane Stefanik

Manager
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Jane Stefanik

Jane Stefanik

Manager

Jasmyne E. Birch

Wealth Management Assistant

Jasmyne began working as an associate for WABC in January, 2015 after the merger of Dennis H. Weiner & Associates, Chartered. Jasmyne has been providing accounting and management services since 2001, beginning her career in the food service industry. Now, she has an expertise in QuickBooks, corporate accounting and individual tax return preparation. Also, Jasmyne enjoys planning firm events and participating in marketing initiatives at WABC. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, attending concerts and spending time with her daughter.

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Jasmyne E. Birch

Jasmyne E. Birch

Wealth Management Assistant

Jenna Cipolloni

Marketing Intern

Jenna started working at WABC in the summer of 2017. She currently studies electronic media and film and minors in mass communication at Towson University, where she will graduate in 2019. She has done media and video work for Great Mills High School, the Department of the Navy, the Towson Sports Network, and Maryland Public Television, and she hopes to one day have the means to publish her creative projects. She enjoys writing, spending time with friends, and taking walks.

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Jenna Cipolloni

Jenna Cipolloni

Marketing Intern

Jennifer Mill

Associate

Jen started working at WABC in December of 2015 as an intern. She graduated from Towson University in the spring of 2017 with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting with a minor in finance. When Jen is not working she enjoys spending time with friends and family.

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Jennifer Mill

Jennifer Mill

Associate

Karen Zeigler

Associate

Karen joined the WABC team in April of 2018 with 20+ years of bookkeeping and accounting experience spanning a variety of workplace scenarios and industries that include both corporate and small business. Karen is a Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor with certification and advanced certification in QuickBooks Online and Desktop software. In her spare time she enjoys golfing, running, and time with her husband and blended family of 11 children.

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Karen Zeigler

Karen Zeigler

Associate

Lisa Stevens

Firm Administrator

Lisa has worked for WABC for over 20 years. She started as the Receptionist and has worked her way up to the Firm Administrator. She takes care of Human Resources, Operations, and Information Technology at the firm, along with client bookkeeping. When not at WABC, she likes to read, watch movies with family, go gambling, or get together with friends.

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Lisa Stevens

Lisa Stevens

Firm Administrator

Louis Katz, CPA

Manager

Louis has 40 years of public accounting experience and joined WABC as a tax manager in January of 2014. After graduating Summa Cum Laude from Loyola College, he earned his Master of Science degree in Taxation from the University of Baltimore. Louis represents upper wealth clients as a consultant of accounting and tax services with a specialty in estates and trusts. He has been a member of the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountant Tax Committee and has successfully represented many clients before government units in audit and appeals divisions.

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Louis Katz, CPA

Louis Katz, CPA

Manager

Michael Blaher, CPA, CMA

Manager

Michael graduated from Salisbury University with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and a master's in business administration. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant. He spent his first eight years as an accountant working with local and regional accounting firms in Texas and Maryland. In 1989, Michael entered private industry as controller for a community health care organization. He has since held key management positions in companies with sales of $10 million to $2 billion. Michael has been in public accounting for the last 14 years and he has extensive experience in management accounting including acquisitions and divestitures, due diligence, start-ups, budgeting, system implementations, financial accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll.

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Michael Blaher, CPA, CMA

Michael Blaher, CPA, CMA

Manager

Michael Dancziger, CPA

Manager

Michael has been in public accounting for over 10 years and joined WABC in January 2014 with the DRMK merger. He oversees the accounting and tax requirements of many clients in a wide array of industry and values the lasting relationships he has developed through working with them to meet their needs and challenges, whether big or small. He also enjoys training and working with staff members who are beginning their careers in public accounting. Michael lives in Baltimore with his wife and five children.

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Michael Dancziger, CPA

Michael Dancziger, CPA

Manager

Michelle D. O’Neal, CPA

Senior Associate

Michelle D. O’Neal has over 15 years accounting and tax experience. She holds a Bachelor of Accountancy and MBA. Her background includes private, public, and consulting accounting. Michelle came to WABC in 2014 by way of a merger with DRMK. She has been with both firms collectively for over 10 years when she moved to Maryland from Michigan. She is involved in the accounting and tax requirements of many clients in a wide array of industries. Michelle enjoys spending time with her family, going to church, and participating in community activities.

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Michelle D. O’Neal, CPA

Michelle D. O’Neal, CPA

Senior Associate

Patrick Kane

Intern

Patrick started working at WABC in November of 2017. He is a sophomore at Stevenson University and will graduate in the spring of 2020. Patrick is pursuing a master’s degree in accounting. At Stevenson, Patrick is the vice president of The Accounting Association as well as a Transfer Fellow Admissions Recruiter. When not at work, Patrick enjoys spending time with family and friends, volunteering his time to service, and playing indoor soccer.

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Patrick Kane

Patrick Kane

Intern

Quante Newton

Associate

Quante Newton has been with WABC for 2 years. He is a Towson University graduate and CPA candidate. When not working, Quante enjoys playing basketball, running marathons, and trying new restaurants.

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Quante Newton

Quante Newton

Associate

Robin L. Dawson

Administrative Assistant

Ms. Dawson holds a bachelor's degree in sociology from Towson University. Her degree has provided the background for her high level of experience in dealing with interpersonal business relationships. Her varied positions have included the scheduling and maintenance of a transportation rental fleet of handicap accessible vehicles to a more structured office-oriented environment assisting professional advisors. Robin joined Dennis Weiner’s firm in January of 2012 and brought her seasoned administrative support skills. When Dennis merged with Weil, Akman, Baylin & Coleman, PA in January of 2015 she offered those same skills to WABC.

She enjoys playing tennis and raising her three children.

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Robin L. Dawson

Robin L. Dawson

Administrative Assistant

Sandy Parobeck, CPA, MST

Senior Associate

Sandy works in the Tax Department. She has been with WABC for 7 years. Her prior public firm experience was for three years. She also has real estate management accounting experience with two companies for six years. Accounting is Sandy’s second career; the first was in printing for seventeen years. She is also the treasurer for her community association and a volunteer for the Maryland Zoo’s special events and Susan G. Komen’s race event.

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Sandy Parobeck, CPA, MST

Sandy Parobeck, CPA, MST

Senior Associate

Sarah Kirchoff

Administrative Assistant

Sarah has worked at WABC for 5 years, but has worked in various administrative/customer relations positions since 2004. She really enjoys the “jack of all trades” aspect that comes with working in administration. She handles multiple tasks ranging from accounts receivable, processing tax returns and financial statements, and helping with IT issues to planning firm events. Her day is never boring. She enjoys the personal touch of dealing with clients over the phone and in person, especially during tax season. Born and raised in Baltimore, Sarah lives in Dundalk with her husband and puppy Willow while enjoying music, movies, time with her family, and volunteering.

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Sarah Kirchoff

Sarah Kirchoff

Administrative Assistant

Taylor Riggs

Intern

Taylor started working at WABC in November of 2017. She is a junior at Stevenson University and will graduate in the spring of 2019. Taylor is pursuing a master's degree in accounting. When she is not working, Taylor enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, and shopping. Taylor was a cheerleader for many years until recently so she could focus on school and graduate a year early.

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Taylor Riggs

Taylor Riggs

Intern

Timothy Valenta, CPA

Manager

A native Marylander and graduate of Villa Julie College (now Stevenson University), Tim has been a CPA with the firm for over twenty years. Originally starting as an intern, he performs a wide range of the services offered by the firm including individual, business and not-for-profit tax return preparation, financial statement auditing and reporting, and providing accounting and tax advice to our clients. Tim is an active member of the American Institute for Certified Public Accountants and Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants.

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Timothy Valenta, CPA

Timothy Valenta, CPA

Manager

Zac Cohen

Associate

Zac started working at WABC in October of 2016 and graduated from Towson University in the spring of 2017. Zac is pursuing a master's degree in accounting. When he is not working, he enjoys playing and watching sports in addition to spending time with family and friends.

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Zac Cohen

Zac Cohen

Associate

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Cindy Martin

Senior Associate

Cynthia A. Martin has over 35 years of experience in bookkeeping and accounting, specializing in the construction industry. 20 years of her career has been spent as an independent subcontractor providing client training, software installations and preparation of financial statements for various accounting and construction firms. Cindy came to WABC in October, 2018 and is looking forward to being trained in tax accounting. Living on the water, she enjoys boating, crabbing, and relaxing on the Chesapeake Bay.

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Cindy Martin

Cindy Martin

Senior Associate

Debra Simmons

Receptionist

Debbie has been with WABC for 4 years. She take care of our clients when they call and come in as well as keeping the front desk running smoothly. She has been a receptionist for 25 years and loves it. Outside of work, Debbie enjoys going to yard sales, trying to help find lost dogs, and spending time with her husband and rescue lab, CC.

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Debra Simmons

Debra Simmons

Receptionist

Marie Rogalski

Associate
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Marie Rogalski

Marie Rogalski

Associate

Megan Blumlein

Intern

Megan is from Long Island, New York and is currently a junior studying Accounting at Towson University. She plans to graduate fall 2018, then continue on to receive her master's and become a CPA. She joined our team November 2017. She is very involved with her sorority Alpha Phi-Eta Omega chapter by serving as the Vice President of Finance. With her active participation in Alpha Phi comes community service and philanthropy events, which she enjoys the most.

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Megan Blumlein

Megan Blumlein

Intern