Meet our Team
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Gregg Bernicker is a certified public accountant with over 30 years of tax and accounting experience working with small and medium-sized businesses as well as individuals. He founded Gregg Bernicker & Associates in 1988 and expanded the firm through organic growth as well as a series of mergers and acquisitions with local accounting and income tax firms.
Gregg counsels clients in business management, financial management, tax preparation and planning.
Prior to starting his own company, Gregg was the controller at a global supplier of raw materials to the personal care industry. He also worked as an accountant at the company formerly known as KPMG Peat Marwick.
Gregg’s experience working in both private and public accounting gives him a unique view into both sides of the industry. Licensed in New Jersey, he is a member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants. Gregg received his business degree from the College of New Jersey.
He and his wife live in Farmingdale, N.J. Gregg is the proud father of two daughters.
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Mark Eiger is a certified public accountant with 25 years of tax and accounting experience working with sole proprietorships, small and medium-sized businesses as well as individuals.
Licensed in New Jersey, he is a member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mark received his accounting degree from George Washington University.
Mark was a partner in Weiss & Eiger, a NJ-based accounting firm for seven years. Prior to that, he spent nine years as the controller of a major wholesaler in New York.
Mark works with clients in all areas of the accounting profession, including personal taxes, financial management, tax preparation and planning, and bookkeeping. He is also an expert in IRS tax resolution issues.
Mark is currently on the Board of Trustees of the Monmouth Museum. He resides in Manalapan, N.J., with his wife Rhonda, an attorney, and their children, Danielle, Joshua, and Hannah.
Lorraine C. Lang
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Lorraine Lang is a certified public accountant with over 25 years of tax and accounting experience. She works with small and medium-sized businesses and individuals. Lorraine services clients in all aspects of the accounting profession including tax preparation and tax planning as well as preparation of compiled and reviewed financial statements. She also provides guidance to rectify IRS examinations and collection issues.
Prior to entering public accounting, Lorraine worked for 8 years as a controller in the hospitality industry and as a district finance manager for a Fortune 500 transportation and fleet management company.
Lorraine is licensed in New Jersey and is a member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants where she is an active member of the Continuing Professional Education Committee. She also serves as Treasurer of Wage International. Lorraine received her accounting degree from Kean University.
Lorraine lives in Morganville, NJ, with her husband and their two children.
Director of Operations
Kelli Puzio is the firm’s Director of Operations. She is responsible for ensuring that everything in the firm runs smoothly, especially during tax season. In addition to this role, Kelli prepares individual and business tax returns and performs bookkeeping services for many of the firm’s business clients. She also specializes in helping taxpayers resolve tax issues with the IRS and state tax agencies. A Fairleigh Dickinson University graduate, Kelli has been with the firm since 2009. In her spare time, Kelli enjoys traveling and spending time at the Jersey Shore with her husband and son.
Eatontown Office Manager
Carolyn joined the firm as the Eatontown Office Manager in 2020. Her expertise in customer service will ensure that the office runs smoothly. Prior to joining Bernicker, Eiger & Lang, she was a retail customer service representative. A graduate of The College of Staten Island, Carolyn enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Lakewood Office Manager
Jill joined the firm as the Lakewood Office Manager in 2020. In this role, she ensures that the office runs efficiently with a strong customer focus. Prior to joining Bernicker, Eiger & Lang, Jill has more than 20 years of office management experience having managed the front offices of both a medical practice and dance studio in New Jersey. A graduate of Ramapo College of New Jersey, Jill lives in Howell with her husband and their daughter. Their grown and flown son lives in New Hampshire.
Jackie joined Bernicker, Eiger & Lang in November 2019 as an administrative assistant. She has more than 10 years of professional experience and is known for her strong organizational and communication skills. A resident of Eatontown, Jackie lives with her husband Bryan and their three sons. In her spare time, Jackie is an active volunteer in her children’s schools. Jackie and her sons are the co-founders of Eatontown Rocks, a grassroots kindness project that promotes random acts of kindness by placing painted rocks in the community.
Certified Public Accountant
Theodore Kirsch is a certified public accountant with experience in tax preparation and tax planning for individuals, corporations and partnerships. He is also knowledgeable in all areas of accounting, bookkeeping and payroll reporting. Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Theodore was an accountant with another NJ accounting firm. Theodore is a graduate of Drew University and received his master’s degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting from Monmouth University. In his spare time, Theodore likes to travel, golf and ski.
Claudia Ferro has more than 12 years of tax and accounting experience. Claudia specializes in personal and business taxes, especially high-net-worth individual returns and real estate business needs. Prior to joining Bernicker, Eiger & Lang as a senior accountant, she worked for several other prominent New Jersey accounting firms. Claudia graduated magna cum laude from Fairleigh Dickinson University and earned a Masters in Taxation. She lives in Toms River, N.J. And, in her spare time, Claudia enjoys traveling and spending time with family.
Dan Buschhoff is a staff accountant with our firm. Dan works with both individual and business clients. He is a graduate of Stockton University. Prior to joining Bernicker, Eiger & Lang in February 2019, Dan worked in customer service for a large distributor and automotive parts company. Dan resides in New Egypt, N.J. He enjoys spending time with his family, tennis and riding his motorcycle.
Amanda Fetzer has been in the public accounting field since 2007. She graduated cum laude from Montclair State University with a degree in Business Administration and a concentration in Accounting. She enjoys giving tax planning advice to her clients and has experience preparing tax returns for a wide range of individuals, corporations, partnerships, and not for profit entities. She also has experience in preparing compiled and reviewed financial statements. Amanda has been with the firm since 2014 and is currently studying for the CPA exam.
Kerri is a staff accountant with the firm. She has experience in business and individual tax returns as well as bookkeeping. Prior to joining Bernicker, Eiger and Lang, Kerri was a tax consultant with Deloitte where her focus was on hedge funds. There she assisted in arranging the inaugural meeting of the Princeton Alternative Investment Management Tax Club, where hedge fund professionals from Central Jersey participated in a roundtable discussion. Kerri is a graduate of Rutgers Business School. In her spare time, Kerri enjoys going to see live music, spending time with friends and family and traveling.
Chelsea is a staff accountant with the firm. She works with both individual and business clients. Chelsea is knowledgeable in QuickBooks, Excel and Access. Prior to joining Bernicker, Eiger & Lang, Chelsea had an internship with another N.J. CPA firm. A graduate of Monmouth University, she is studying for the CPA exam. In her spare time, Chelsea enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors.
Audrey Goodman handles the accounting and bookkeeping needs of Bernicker, Eiger & Lang. Prior to joining the firm in 2013, Audrey served as Treasurer and Vice President for an international plastics manufacturing company. In her spare time, Audrey likes to spend time with family and friends.
Joann Letinic specializes in personal and corporate business tax as well as accounting for hedge funds. Joann promotes personal and business tax planning and utilizes tax strategies to help clients achieve their financial goals. She is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and proficient in all features of the software. Joann has been in public accounting since 1999, after graduating Summa Cum Laude from Iona College.
Sara joined Bernicker, Eiger & Lang in December 2020. Prior to joining the firm, Sara had an accounting internship with a N.J.-based business as well as another N.J. accounting firm. She is proficient in QuickBooks, Intuit ProAdvisor and Lacerte Tax software. Sara is pursuing her undergraduate degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting and anticipates graduating in May 2021. A Long Branch resident, Sara likes to travel and spend time with her family and friends.
Matt is a staff accountant with the firm. He is knowledgeable about the U.S. tax code and estate planning. Prior to joining Bernicker, Eiger & Lang, Matt held internships with two other N.J. accounting firms. He received his Bachelor’s of Science degree in accounting from Monmouth University and is currently pursuing his Master’s of Business Administration there. Matt is a member of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society and Chi Alpha Sigma Student-Athlete Honor Society. A former Division-1 football player, Matt enjoys working out and playing video games.in his spare time.
Evan is a staff accountant with the firm. Prior to joining Bernicker, Eiger & Lang, he was an intern at another N.J. accounting firm. Evan received his Bachelor of Science in accounting as well as a Master of Business Administration from Georgian Court University. He is currently pursuing his CPA licensure in New Jersey. Evan lives in Howell, N.J. In his free time, he enjoys watching sports and playing golf.
Tracy joined the firm in 2018 as a result of the merger with Meyer & Lederman CPA, where she worked for 19 years. Tracy specializes in bookkeeping, tax returns for businesses and individuals, payroll and payroll tax returns as well as sales tax and returns. Her past experience includes more than 15 years at Kmart, where she was responsible for cash receivables and merchandise claims and control, and serving as a bookkeeper for a small supermarket chain. She is a Quickbooks Online ProAdvisor. A resident of Beachwood, N.J., Tracy is a member of Toms River Elks #1875. In her spare time, she enjoys hearing local bands and spending time with her family.