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When you work with Gordon, Chodak, Chapin & Wolch CPAs, P.C., you receive flexible and knowledgeable accountants who can handle any complex or simple financial situation.

We take pride in creating trusted relationships with our business and individual clients.
Gorden Chodak Chapin Wolch CPA P.C. Pittsford NY group
From accounting and tax preparation to bookkeeping and consulting, we offer a wide range of financial services to bring you the stability you seek. Our advisors ensure you will feel comfortable and confident in your finances after you receive guidance from us.
We customize our services to meet the needs of your business or individual goals. Let our experts help you achieve the financial success you have always dreamed about.

Meet Our Team

Steven Gordon

MBA, CPA
Steven Gordon has been a practicing Certified Public Accountant (CPA) for over 30 years and a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) for over 20 years. He is the founding member of the accounting firm Gordon, Chodak Chapin & Wolch CPAs, P.C. In addition, Steven is a licensed real estate broker.
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He is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.

Steven received his undergraduate degree in history from Northwestern University in 1979, and earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Rochester in 1981.

Alan Chodak

MBA, CPA

Alan attained his Certified Public Accounting (CPA) license in New York in 1985 and his Master of Business Administration (MBA) in 1973. He founded the firm in 1988 with Steve Gordon. Alan provides tax and financial advice and assistance in tax compliance.

Charles Chapin

CPA, CFE

Chuck’s public accounting career has spanned over 25 years. He has been a part of Gordon, Chodak , Chapin & Wolch, CPAs, PC. for over 14. Prior to joining this practice, he spent over 10 years at a large regional CPA firm. His practice concentrates on tax consulting and compliance for closely-held businesses, individuals, trust and estates. He has experience with clients and business owners involved in real estate; health care; manufacturing; multi-state taxation issues; entity selection and succession planning.
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He is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Estate Planning Council of Rochester and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Charles received his Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate from the Pennsylvania State University and earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Lorraine P. Wolch

MBA, CPA
Lorraine, a certified public accountant (CPA) licensed in New York State and Florida, and Master of Business Administration (MBA), founded the firm in 1981 as a limited professional activity to augment her role as an instructor at the College of Business, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). In 1986, she resigned from teaching to devote full time to the business. Before 1981, she was a member of the tax and audit staff of Deloitte & Touche LLP. Lorraine started there after graduating with an MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology in 1976. Her BA is in Economics from Harpur College, SUNY Binghamton, now Binghamton University.
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Lorraine has been active in many professional and community organizations. Most notable is as a tax instructor for the Foundation for Accounting Education, Board Member of the Rochester Chapter of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Greater Rochester Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners, and Temple B’rith Kodesh. From time to time, she has also made presentations sponsored by the Small Business Administration and the Monroe County Annual Tax Planning Institute.

Lorraine is a past committee member for the United Way of Greater Rochester. Lorraine currently serves on the Accounting Advisory Board, Saunders College of Business (RIT), Board of Trustees for the Jewish Community Federation, is Treasurer for Tempro Development Co., Inc., and Treasurer for the Estate Planning Council of Rochester.

Donald J. Onimus

MBA, CPA
Don, a certified public accountant (CPA) licensed in New York State and Florida, and Master of Business Administration (MBA). He joined the firm full-time in 1989 and had been associated part-time since 1982. Don is a practicing public accountant providing tax and financial advice and assistance in tax compliance, financial management, and computer consulting.
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From 1984 to 1987, Don taught various accounting courses as an Assistant Professor in the School of Business and served on several committees and in the College Senate at SUNY Geneseo. From 1974 to 1988, he held various financial and accounting management positions, including Manager-Domestic Audit at Bausch & Lomb and Assistant to the Director of Finance at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology. He also served as a member of the adjunct faculty at Rochester Institute of Technology, Graduate School of Business, and a not-for-profit organization.

Don began his career in 1972 with Deloitte & Touche LLP after graduating from Drexel University with a BS in Business Administration. He received his MBA from Syracuse University in 1976.

Don has also been active in many professional and community groups. He has served as President of the Rochester Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors, a past member of the Business Advisory Council, John Wiley Jones School of Business, SUNY Geneseo, and a past member, Board of Directors, Rochester Chapter, National Association of Accountants (now the Institute of Management Accountants). Also, Don is a past member of the Board of Trustees for the Brighton Memorial Library, past President of the Board of Trustees of Temple B’rith Kodesh, and a past President of the Jewish Family Service of Rochester, Inc.

Michael J. Purol

Michael, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in accounting, has been with Gordon, Chodak, Chapin, & Wolch since November 2021. He has experience in various roles in private industry, including treasury, accounts payable, and individual income tax preparation. Currently, Michael assists in the preparation of business and individual income tax returns.

Michael recently completed all 4 parts of the CPA exam and is completing his experience requirement for licensure.

Patricia J. Stockslader

Patty joined Gordon, Chodak, Chapin & Wolch, CPAs, P.C. In July 1998 as a Staff Accountant. Prior to that time, she worked for another CPA firm for two years and before that for twelve years as an Office Manager and Accountant for a Consulting Engineering Firm. Patty’s work experience has made her proficient in Personal, Corporate and Partnership income tax preparation for our clients who are from a multitude of industries and sizes. Patty assists many of our clients with Tax planning; this includes Individuals, Corporations and Partnerships. She also is involved in the preparation of Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Sales Tax Returns. Patty is proficient in QuickBooks and does bookkeeping and support for a large variety of our clients and also assists clients who need help getting their books on track

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Patty attended Rochester Institute of Technology and earned her BA degree in Accounting. Patty lives in Livonia and enjoys the quiet country life. She enjoys spending time with her two grown children and one granddaughter.

Kathleen M. Ginsberg

Kathy’s public accounting career has spanned over 16 years, with the last 12years as a part of Gordon, Chodak, Chapin & Wolch, CPAs, PC. Prior to joining the company, she worked for a large regional CPA firm. She has extensive experience in tax consulting and compliance for individuals. She has experience with clients and business owners involved in real estate; health care; manufacturing and multi-state taxation issues

Kathy received her Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from SUNY Geneseo and earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Donna W. Hall

Donna recently joined Gordon, Chodak, Chapin & Wolch, CPAs, P.C. after many years employed as an estate and trust paralegal for one of the larger law firms in the area. Donna specializes in fiduciary income tax preparation and planning, estate and gift tax return preparation as well as court accountings. Donna also assists in the preparation of personal income tax returns.

Donna attended SUNY Geneseo and earned her BA degree in Sociology. Donna lives in Rochester and enjoys the varied city life, traveling and spending time with her three children and grandchildren.

Robin E. Nadeau

Robin provides vital administrative support to the accountants here at Gordon, Chodak, Chapin & Wolch CPAs, P.C. not only assisting in the coordination of income tax filing and financial statements but ensuring the Partners and staff are meeting deadlines and keeping up with AICPA standards. Robin graduated from Broome Community College with an Associates degree in word processing and minor in accounting. Experienced in working with accounting firms, Robin joined Gordon, Chodak, Chapin & Wolch, CPAs P.C. in 2008.

Carol A. Cotterman

AAS
Carol, an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Business, has been with LPWolch CPAs, P.C. since 1991. She came to the firm with corporate experience managing an area of the accounting department for a chain of retail catalog stores.

Carol works with a variety of clients in accounting, bookkeeping, and preparation of income, payroll and sales tax returns and small retirement plan reports. In addition, she has an operational role at the firm. Carol earned her AAS degree in business from Monroe Community College.

Deborah S. Fitch

MBA
Debbie, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in accounting, has been with LPWolch CPAs, P.C. since January 2015. She comes with experience as a histotechnologist and the manager of a medical agency budget overseas funded by U.S.A.I.D. Debbie accrued additional accounting and tax related experience in various business and CPA practice environments.

As a QuickBooks ProAdvisor, Debbie works with business and individual clients providing monthly bookkeeping services and also assists in the preparation of various business and individual income tax returns. Debbie earned her BS in Biology and MBA in Accounting both from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Currently, she is treasurer for a not-for-profit, Centering for Wellness.

Cyrena Schenk

Cyrena has been with the company since 2011. She oversees the company’s financial data and compliance by maintaining accurate books on accounts payable and receivable, payroll, and daily financial entries and reconciliations. Also performs daily accounting tasks such as monthly financial reporting, general ledger entries, and record payments and adjustments.

Cyrena lives in the Rochester area with her family and enjoys traveling and sports.

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Gordon, Chodak, Chapin, & Wolch CPAs, P.C.

40 Office Park Way

Pittsford NY, 14534

Hours: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Phone: 585-586-6210
Fax: 585-586-0638
Email: alan@gcc-cpa.com