Principals

Ivan Garces

James R. Kaufman, CPA

CEO & Founding Principal

James R. Kaufman has been with Kaufman, Rossin & Co. since its founding in 1962 and is the founding principal. He is on the management committee and acts as CEO. His responsibilities include audits, litigation services and securities practices. 

Jim graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, and is a member of the University Hall of Fame. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed with the State of Florida. Jim is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and is a frequent lecturer.