Hodakowski & Hodakowski is a full-service Certified Public Accounting firm licensed in NJ and Pennsylvania.
Meet Our Team:
Joseph G.Hodakowski, JR , CPA
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Joseph is a partner and a co-founder of the accounting firm Hodakowski & Hodakowski, LLP. The firm was founded in 2004 after Joseph left the world’s second largest accounting firm (Ernst & Young, LLP) and formed the partnership with his father, who has been in practice since 1963. Joseph spent five years at Ernst & Young, LLP, reaching the rank of tax manager. While gaining a broad range of experience in various areas within the tax department, he primarily specialized in corporate tax consulting. He acquired an extensive knowledge in domestic, international and tax accounting issues by working on several publicly traded companies including Trump Hotel Casino and Resorts Holdings, Inc., Delia’s, Cantel, ITXC, Carbone Lorraine North America and Tingue Brown Co.. Today he assists companies of all sizes on various tax related issues regarding incorporation, mergers and acquisitions, taxable income projections, budgets, cash flow projections, change in ownership, tax planning and tax return preparation. Joseph graduated Summa Cum Laude from Gettysburg College in 1998 with a BS in Accounting and Finance and a minor in Economics. A member of several honor societies including Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Epsilon, Joseph received the Anne B. Johnson award, as the most outstanding accounting student and was a recipient of the Linnean award for his accomplishments in the classroom and contributions to the community. He was also a four year letterman and captain of the varsity football team, being named second team All-American his senior year. In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant, he graduated Cum Laude from Seton Hall University with a Masters degree in Taxation and holds a series 7 & 66 license. He is a member of the Entrepreneurs Organization and is actively involved in Special Olympics. He resides in Doylestown, PA with his wife and four children.
Migdalia Soto-Metz (Micky)
She has specialized in the accounting and tax field for 18 years. She has extensive knowledge with complex individual tax returns of high net worth clients and consolidated partnerships and corporate tax returns.
She has also extensive experience in working with small closely held businesses. This includes general ledger analysis, bank reconciliation, depreciation schedules, payroll analysis and business and personal income tax returns. She also provides QuickBooks consulting and training to clients.
Nancy graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a degree in accounting. She also holds a paralegal certificate from Raritan Valley Community College.
She joined the firm in 1991 as a senior accountant.
Nancy specializes in financial statement preparation, forensic accounting, accounting system integration, such as quickbooks, quicken, etc. and tax return preparation for personal, business, fiduciary, estate, employee benefit and non-profit tax returns. She handles estate administration, elder care finances as well as senior medicaid applications.
In her spare time, Nancy has volunteered for over ten years at Mane Stream in Oldwick, NJ an equine related therapy service center for children and adults with special needs, veterans with PTSD and Horses for Healing for those living with, recovering from and living life after cancer. She is also very involved with fund raising activities for the non-profit.
Kim has over 30 years of professional accounting experience. She is a graduate of Raritan Valley Community College. She has worked all facets of bookkeeping and financial statements, as a bookkeeper, accounting manager and controller for small to medium size companies. Kim ran her own business providing accounting services for over ten years.
Kim is QuickBooks Desktop Pro Certified and QuickBooks Certified Pro Advisor at the Master Level.
In her spare time Kim enjoys spending time with her three children and husband who reside in Flemington, along with riding her motorcycle to see the country.
Claire is our administrative assistant. She has a degree in Criminal Justice and has previously worked as an office manager for her own company. Claire enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and the outdoors.
Karina is a Certified Public Accountant who received her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Adelphia University on Long Island. Karina has worked in accounting for over 15 years as well as a Financial Controller for investment banking firms, such as JPMorgan Chase, Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank.Karina has experience in auditing, tax, financial statement analysis and preparation, investments, data mining and analytics, risk management and budgeting. Karina is involved with volunteering and fundraising for her children’s schools and special needs organizations.
Alan joined the Hodakowski team in June of 2016 with over 30 years of experience in income tax return preparation, tax consulting, and audits. He is a graduate of Seton Hall University with a degree in Accounting. Prior to working in accounting Alan attend the Chubb Institute for computer programming. In addition to accounting Alan is also a licensed insurance agent. In his spare time, he like to listen to music, watch movies, complete sudoku and crossword puzzles, and play with his puppies, Biscuit and Riley.
Tracey graduated from Rider University with a B.S. in accounting, she joined the firm in July 2019 with over 25 years’ experience entailing bookkeeping and tax return preparation. She obtained QuickBooks certification in 2009. Previously, Tracy has worked with businesses handling general ledger analysis, bank reconciliation, depreciation schedules, payroll analysis and business and personal income tax returns. She has also owned her own business providing bookkeeping services and Quickbooks training.
In her spare time, she likes to ski and spend weekends relaxing at the beach with family and friends.
Terry graduated from Rutgers University with a master’s degree in accounting. He has over 13 years of audit and accounting experience in financial, compliance, and operational areas within various sectors including insurance, real-estate, private funds and non-profit. During his spare time, he enjoys the company of his family, volunteering, and playing chess.
Timothy has over 5 years of experience in accounting, bookkeeping and tax preparation Timothy is currently enrolled at Purdue University, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in finance. Prior to working in the accounting field, Timothy was a chef and had attended the Culinary Institute of America. He still enjoys cooking for his family and friends in his spare time.
Ahmed graduated Cum Laude from Wichita State University with a bachelor's degree in Accounting. He then went to graduate school at Rider University with concentration in fraud and forensic accounting. Ahmed previously worked for American Express as a credit risk analyst. Ahmed is bilingual and he fluently speaks Arabic and English. In his free time, Ahmed likes to read, cook, spend time outdoors, and he loves jigsaw puzzles.
Yolande is originally from South Africa where she obtained her Associates in Accounting. She came to the United States in 2016 with over 20 years’ of bookkeeping experience. Before joining the Hodakowski & Hodakowski team in February 2020 Yolande owned her own bookkeeping business. In her spare time, she volunteers at the school her children attend. She loves to travel the world and spending time with her family that live in Doylestown PA now.
We currently have individuals licensed to offer securities in the states of GA, NJ and PA. This is not an offer to sell securities in any other state or jurisdiction.