Rodman & Rodman CPAs Establish "Green Energy" Speaker's Bureau

Rodman & Rodman, a full service CPA firm with a Renewable Energy and Cleantech specialty practice serving "green" clients throughout the U.S., has recently established a Green Energy Speaker's Bureau.

Thomas Astore, CPA, JD and Kathy Parker, CPA, MST, who are partners at Rodman & Rodman and active leaders of the company's Renewable Energy and Cleantech specialty practice known as the "Green Team", are available to speak to alternative energy producers, businesses and other audiences that pursue energy efficiency initiatives.

Potential topics include (but are not limited to): Green energy tax and business strategies for solar, wind, biomass, and cleantech companies; commercial and residential energy efficiency investments; the types of state and federal tax rebates available for various green energy initiatives; and the newly developed incentives and assistance programs geared towards accelerating the growth of solar energy infrastructure to mitigate climate change.

Mr. Astore and Ms. Parker are recognized experts in renewable energy accounting and have been guest speakers at numerous Cleantech industry conferences and forums. Mr. Astore graduated from Hofstra University and Fordham Law School, where he was a member of the law review. Ms. Parker graduated from University of Texas at Austin and Bentley University. She is the recipient of the Massachusetts Society of CPAs' (MSCPA) 5th Annual Women to Watch Awards. Most recently, Ms. Parker spoke at "Banker & Tradesman's Renewable Energy Real Estate Conference" which was attended by more than 120 renewable energy project developers, property owners, investors and commercial lenders in the greater Boston area.

Speaking engagements featuring Thomas Astore or Kathy Parker may be arranged by contacting Kathy Bautze at Rodman & Rodman (617) 965-5959.

About Rodman & Rodman P.C. CPAs

Founded in 1961 and listed in the Boston Business Journal's "Top 50 Firms," Rodman & Rodman, P.C. provides accounting, tax and business services to small and medium-sized companies. The Rodman & Rodman "Green Team" is a specialized green energy and clean technology accounting and tax services practice within Rodman & Rodman, P.C. that serves "green" clients throughout the U.S. The company is Green Business Certified and has been named by "Accounting Today" as one of the "Best Accounting Firms to Work For" in 2010, 2011, and 2012. For more information, email, visit their website at or contact (617) 965-5959.

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