In addition to working full time at Meltzer & Meltzer CPAs, Dafna is an adjunct instructor at Montgomery County Community College.   As a volunteer for the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs she has manned phones for PBS's telethon, answered tax questions at NBC, CBS and Fox local news programs.   She is an avid reader, and is fluent in Spanish and Hebrew

    Degrees: B.S. from Penn State University

        MAH from Arcadia University
         MAJS from Gratz College
    Affiliations: PICPA
    Board member: Elkins Park House (President)
    Life member: Hadassah

    Michael has been a practicing CPA since 2000.  His field of expertise is auditing and corporate tax.  Michael also proudly holds a certificate as an employment benefit specialist.   Michael graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1999.   Since then he has been practicing as a public accountant in the Philadelphia area.

    From 2003 to 2008 Michael served as the president of the Georgia Tech Alumni club.   From 2004 to 2009 he was an advisor of the Bnai Brith Youth Organization. As an advisor Michael was responsible for shaping the minds of young jewish boys.  He is currently serving on the board of directors of the Green Tree Summit Condo Association as the board's treasurer.   This is the second condo association he has served on the board.   He is also serving the state society PICPA by being a member of the Local Tax committee.

    Joel Rosenberg has been preparing tax returns for 40yrs. His expertise is individual tax and small business consulting. As a graduate of Temple University Joel sticks to his roots and enjoys all things Philadelphia, especially the Eagles, Phillies and Temple Basketball.

    Joel is a family man with two beautiful daughters and currently 3 grandchildren. His wife Tracy is a lifelong partner that has supported him in every venture. Joel dedicates his time to caring for his family and playing with his grandchildren.

    Joel Epstein graduated from Philadelphia University in 1971 with a BS in Accounting. Joel worked in the private sector for two years when he decided that his goal was to become a certified public accountant. He joined a local accounting firm which later became part of J.K. Lasser & Co. Realizing that the large firm culture was not what he wanted, Joel returned to a small accounting firm which merged with Gerald Barr P.C. in 1984. Now with over 40yrs of experience he is an expert in the field and partner to the practice. Joel enjoys the close personal relationships developed with his clients over the years and is proud to say that many of these relationships have become personal friendships.

    Joel became a CPA in November 1980. He is an active member of the PICPA and PSTAP

    Jerry is a member of the PICPA, PSTAP and NSA. Jerry has served as President of the Philadelphia chapter of NCCPAP. His vast experience in varying facets of the profession has enabled him to not only stay abreast of ever changing accounting trends and tax laws, but make sense of them to better serve the needs of his clients.

    After completion of a tour of duty in the United States Navy, Jerry entered Temple University, graduating in 1963 as an Accounting Major with a BS in Business Administration. He has been in public accounting since 1966 and became a Certified Public Accountant in July 1970. He started his own accounting practice in 1972.

    Jerry has lived in the greater Philadelphia area his entire life, raising his family here and becoming a respected member of the local community. He firmly believe in giving back as much as possible by serving as an officer and board member of several local non-profit organizations.

    Miho Lee is a long time member of the practice. She passed the CPA exam in 2001. Recently she has been raising her two children and dedicating her life to their activities: swimming, violin, gymnastics and language studies.

    Miho is fluent in Japanese and is proficient in international tax.

    Marietta is an expert at bookkeeping and individual tax. She has been working under Jerry Barr and Joel Epstein since she came to America in 1999. Before that she lived, worked and grew up in Albania. Marietta speaks two languages. The area of expertise that she enjoys the most is bookkeeping.

    Before coming to the US Marietta worked for the Ministry of     Interior Trade as an account specialist for retail stores. She moved to America with her family in 1998. In addition to working at Meltzer & Meltzer CPAs Marietta works weekends at H&R Block as a Senior tax specialist. Her experience in the high volume tax prep service adds great value to our practice.

    Robert graduated from Arcadia University in 2016. He is currently studying to become a CPA. When he's not working or studying Robert plays the Saxaphone in a band. If you watch closesly you may see him in any one of the Mummers Parade of the past 5 years.

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