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About Us

About Our Firm

Knack, Pavloff & Company offers a unique, hands-on experience to our valued clients, with personalized care that covers a wide range of accounting, tax and consulting services. With honors that include the highest rating from the American Institute for Certified Public Accountants Peer Review Program, Knack, Pavloff & Company is a firm you can count on. Our long-term client relationships result in an atmosphere of trust, integrity and personalized care – and we are always available to listen, answer questions, offer advice and provide in-depth information on your business and accounting needs.

Our broad experience, coupled with our knowledge of your business and marketplace, provide a unique perspective and a singular ability to deliver the most appropriate solutions in response to your business needs. We have been developing and refining our client services for over 30 years.

Our professionals participate in a number of leading professional organizations, including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. This participation allows us significant input into the development of new professional standards and keeps us abreast of how emerging audit and accounting issues impact the future of your organization’s financial reporting.

Our Mission

Our vision is to create exceptional value by building productive, long-term relationships with clients and each other based on integrity, trust and mutual respect.

We will continuously challenge ourselves to improve our productivity, to innovate continually, to grow strategically, to increase overall effectiveness, and to enhance client satisfaction.

We strive to build an organization that thrives on educating, informing and enriching our clients and employees. We do this by identifying issues, developing innovative strategies for addressing clients’ current needs, anticipating clients’ future needs, and delivering value-added services which exceed client expectations.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in our region. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Knack, Pavloff & Company, LLP receive competent and timely advice.

Our Commitment

Knack, Pavloff & Company, LLP provides audit, accounting and tax services to all sizes and types of businesses, from start-up to established companies, from sole proprietorships to enterprises with many owners. Our audit and accounting services, along with our tax services, typically serve as the foundation of our client relationships. Located in Monticello and Goshen, New York, we provide a wide range of services to clients throughout the Hudson Valley and beyond. These services range from bookkeeping and financial statement preparation to audits of historical financial statements, examinations or prospective financial presentations and an almost unlimited array of special attestation reports unique to your business needs.

Our Team

Andrew J. Pavloff, CPA, CGMA

Andrew was awarded a Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting from the State University of New York at Albany in 1980 and received his license as a Certified Public Account in New York in 1982. In 1989, he was awarded the Certificate of Educational Achievement in Governmental Accounting and Auditing. He is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. Listed below are organizations in which Andrew has served or is currently serving:

  • Trustee and Deputy Mayor of the Village of Woodridge, New York (1992-1994)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Village of Woodridge Housing Authority (1985-1996)
  • Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Woodridge Fire District (1998-2007)
  • Director and Secretary of the Cooperative Federal Credit Union, Woodridge, New York (1999 to date)
  • Member and Advisory Board of Catskill Hudson Bank (2001-2003)
  • Director of the United Way of Orange County, New York (2008-2011)
  • Director of the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan Counties (2008 to date)
  • Director, Treasurer and Chairman of the Finance Committee of Catskill Regional Medical Center (2009 to date)

Donald L. Knack, CPA, CGMA

Donald was awarded a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business from the State University of New York at Albany in 1970 and received his license as a Certified Public Accountant in New York in 1976. He is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and an associate member of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. Listed below are organizations in which Donald is currently serving:

  • Board of Director of the First National Bank of Jeffersonville
  • Council Person and President of the First Lutheran Church of Jeffersonville

Elizabeth Loarca, CPA, CGMA

Elizabeth was awarded a Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1988 and received her license as a Certified Public Accountant in New York in 1993. She is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.


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