Meet our top-rated faculty
CPE Warehouse is committed to providing a seamless and exceptional continuing education experience for finance and accounting professionals. Our courses are instructed by leading finance professionals across Canada and the U.S.
Arthur Joseph Werner, JD, MS (Taxation), received his B.S. in Accounting and his M.S. in Taxation from Widener University. He holds a J.D. in Law from the Delaware Law School. His lecture topic specialties extensively include the areas of Estate Planning, Financial Planning, and Estate and Gift Taxation to Certified Public Accountants, Enrolled Agents, Attorneys, Insurance Agents, and Financial Planners, and has presented well in excess of 2500 eight-hour seminars over the past 25 years as well as numerous webinars and video presentations. Mr. Werner has been rated as having the highest speaker knowledge in his home state of Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He was also awarded the AICPA Outstanding Discussion Leader Award in the State of Nevada, the Florida Institute of CPAs Outstanding Discussion Leader Award, and the South Carolina Association of CPAs Outstanding Discussion Leader Award.
Robert S Keebler
Robert S. Keebler, CPA/PFS, MST, AEP (Distinguished), CGMA is a partner with Keebler & Associates, LLP, and the current chairman of the AICPA Advanced Estate Planning Conference.
In 2007 he was inducted into the Estate Planning Hall of Fame of the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils. CPA Magazine has also named him one of the top 100 most influential practitioners in the United States and one of the top 40 tax advisors to know during a recession. His practice includes family wealth transfer and preservation planning, charitable giving, retirement distribution planning, and estate administration. Mr. Keebler frequently represents clients before the National Office of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the private letter ruling process and estate, gift, and income tax examinations and appeals. He has received more than 200 favorable private letter rulings, including several key rulings of “first impression.” He is the author of over 100 articles and columns and is the editor, author, or co-author of many books and treatises on wealth transfer and taxation. Mr. Keebler has been a speaker at national estate planning and tax seminars for over 20 years, including the AICPA’s: Estate Planning, High Income, Advanced Financial Planning Conferences, ABA Conferences, NAPEC Conferences, The Notre Dame Estate Planning Conference, and the Heckerling Estate Planning Institute. He also served as chair of the AICPA’s Advanced Estate Planning Conference from 2014-2020.
Haleh C. Naimi is recognized for her expertise and leadership in tax and bankruptcy law. She has over 18 years experience advising clients on tax, bankruptcy, business, and real estate matters. She serves as outside general counsel to several small businesses in various industries, provides direct representation to clients, and serves as a professional resource to clients’ primary accountants, business managers, and financial advisors.
Dr. Minniti is the President and Owner of Minniti CPA, LLC. Dr. Minniti is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Forensic Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Valuation Analyst, Certified in Financial Forensics, Master Analyst in Financial Forensics, Chartered Global Management Accountant, and is a licensed private investigator in the state of Arizona. Dr. Minniti received his doctoral degree in business administration from Walden University, received his MBA degree and Graduate Certificate in Accounting from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management, and received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix. Dr. Minniti taught graduate and undergraduate courses in forensic accounting at DeVry University, Grand Canyon University, Kaplan University, Northwestern University, and the University of Phoenix
Robert E. McKenzie
Robert E. McKenzie concentrates his practice in representing clients before the Internal Revenue Service and state agencies. He has lectured extensively on the subject of taxation. He has presented courses before thousands of CPA's, attorneys and enrolled agents nationwide. Robert is recognized as an authority and media source on IRS and tax-related issues, and he continues to be featured in national and international news stories, including appearances on Dateline NBC and ABC's World News Tonight. This includes his analysis, which appeared in various publications, regarding the IRS' efforts to uncover the identities of U.S. citizens with accounts in banks offshore.
Nick Preusch’s primary focus is performing tax services for high wealth individuals and mid-to-large business entities. Nick’s responsibilities include tax research related to complex business transactions and tax return preparation and review. He also works closely with businesses and individuals to find tax efficiencies through ever-changing tax legislation. He was also an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) attorney at the IRS National Office in Washington, DC, where he was the lead attorney for several significant tax ethics cases.
Patrick McCormick is a Principal attorney in Offit Kurman’s Business Law & Transactions group, focusing his practice entirely on international tax matters. Mr. McCormick represents both business and individual clients on all aspects of United States international tax rules, both from an income tax and estate/gift tax perspective. Mr. McCormick has worked with clients in over 80 countries on American tax considerations of multinational activities, cultivating specialized knowledge in every area of United States multinational tax rules. His narrow focus has facilitated expertise in the field, trusted by clients and advisors around the world to obtain optimal results on international tax matters. Mr. McCormick is regarded as a primary and prolific authority on American-side international tax matters.
He speaks regularly on all aspects of international tax to tens of thousands of attendees annually, functioning as the primary international tax resource for national organizations including CPAacademy.org, Strafford, Lawline, and Leimberg Information Services. He is a regular contributor to America’s premier tax law publications, including Tax Notes, Journal of Taxation, Tax Notes International, and Law360.
Mr. Heinkel has degrees in accounting, law and a master’s in tax law (LL.M.) (all with honors) and has been published in the Notre Dame Law Journal, the Journal of Real Estate Taxation, and The Florida Bar Journal among others. Mr. Heinkel is a nationally-known expert on tax procedures and resolution, representing people literally all over the world. Further, he is also probably one of the very top experts in discharging taxes in bankruptcy and has presented boot camps, seminars, webinars and other presentations and on this and resolution-related topics around the country. He also graciously makes himself available to consult with other professionals around the country, usually free of charge. Mr. Heinkel is also the creator of the Tax Discharge Determinator (www.TaxDischargeDeterminator.com) – the only on-line program designed to determine the earliest discharge date – accurately, quickly, and economically.
With over 43 years of accounting experience, Jordon N. Rosen, CPA, MST, AEP® (Distinguished) is a former Director and shareholder at the Wilmington, Delaware CPA firm of Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, where he headed the firm’s estate and trust practice and provided estate, trust and income tax consulting and compliance services to the firm’s higher net worth clients and business owners. He also served as Director of Tax Practice Quality Control for the firm, providing oversight of the firm’s adherence to its risk management policies. Mr. Rosen is a past President of the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils (NAEPC), which in 2000 inducted him into the Estate Planning Hall of Fame. He has also served as president of the Delaware Estate Planning Council and the Chester County, PA Estate Planning Council. Mr. Rosen is also the past Chair of the Tax Committee of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce, is a past member of the AICPA Trust, Estate and Gift Technical Resource Panel and Tax Reform Resource Task Force, as well as a member of the editorial board of Thomson Reuters Focus publication and has served as chairperson of the Nemours Planned Giving Committee.
Adam S. Fayne is a partner with Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP, where he assists companies and individuals, nationally and internationally, on corporate and tax issues. As a corporate attorney, Mr. Fayne routinely advises management or in-house general counsel on various legal matters affecting their day-to-day corporate activities. His experience includes handling matters involving mergers and acquisitions, employment, compliance, litigation, personal injury, vendor contract review and negotiations, employment benefits, financing, real estate and many other issues. Mr. Fayne helps businesses and individuals with tax controversies before the Internal Revenue Service and tax planning, both domestically and internationally. He also handles a variety of white collar criminal matters, both federal and state particularly involving civil and criminal tax fraud, including tax evasion, money laundering and offshore tax compliance. Mr. Fayne‘s knowledge of tax law is informed by his former role as a Special Assistant United States Attorney with the Department of Treasury Internal Revenue Service. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Arizona, and his J.D. degree, with honors, from Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Dayna is currently the Director of Payroll Operations at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Dayna has been heavily involved in the payroll field over 17 years. Starting as a payroll clerk at a small Tucson company, Dayna moved on to be a Payroll Team Leader at Honeywell Inc. During her tenure at Honeywell she obtained her FPC (Fundamental Payroll Certification) through the American Payroll Association. She also received several merit awards for Customer Service and Acquisitions and Divestitures. Dayna is no stranger to teaching she has taught at the Metro Phoenix American Payroll Association meetings and at the Arizona State Payroll Conference. Topics including Payroll Basics, Global/Cultural Awareness, Immigration Basics for the Payroll Professional, Multi-State and Local Taxation and Quality Control for Payroll, International and Canadian payroll. Dayna has her CPP (Certified Payroll Professional) through the APA. She also serves on the National American Payroll Association on the National Strategic Leadership Task Force, Government Affairs Task Force (PA Local tax subcommittee). Dayna has received a Citation of Merit for her service along with being a Gold Pin member of the APA. Besides her payroll accomplishments, Dayna is certified in HR hiring and firing practices and is a Six-Sigma Greenbelt.
Eric is a partner in Green & Sklarz LLC, a boutique tax firm with offices in Connecticut and New York. The focus of Attorney Eric L. Green’s practice is civil and criminal taxpayer representation before the Department of Justice Tax Division, Internal Revenue Service, and state Departments of Revenue Services. His practice also handles probate matters and estate planning for individuals and business owners and tax planning for closely-held businesses. He is a frequent lecturer on tax topics for CCH, the NAEA, the NATP, the ABA Tax Section, and the Connecticut Society of CPAs. Attorney Green has served as adjunct faculty at the University of Connecticut School of Law. He is the author of The Accountant’s Guide to IRS Collection (available www.tgpublish.com), and he is a columnist for CCH’s Journal of Practice & Procedure. He is also the founder of The New England IRS Representation Conference. Mr. Green is a contributing author for Advocating for Low-Income Taxpayers: A Clinical Studies Casebook, 3rd Edition, and has also been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Consumer Reports, The Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch, TheStreet.com, and CreditCard.com. Before practicing law Attorney Green served as a senior tax consultant for KPMG and Deloitte & Touche. Attorney Green was the 2010 Nolan Fellow of the American Bar Association and has served as Chair of the American Bar Association’s Closely Held Businesses Tax Committee. Attorney Green is the current Chair of the Executive Committee of the Connecticut Bar Association’s Tax Section. Eric is a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel (“ACTC”) and a Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and American Bar Association member. He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, New York, and Connecticut Superior Courts, as well as the United States Tax Court, the Federal Court of Claims, and the Federal District Court for Connecticut. Attorney Green received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting with a minor in International Business from Hofstra University and is an honor graduate from New England School of Law. He earned a Masters of Laws in Taxation (LL.M.) from Boston University School of Law.
Greg White, CPA, taught for 14 years as an adjunct professor for Golden Gate University. He’s admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court. He is a founder and shareholder, in WGN PS in Seattle, WA. He has been named a Top 50 IRS Representation Practitioner in the U.S. by CPA Magazine and has taught for a number of professional organizations. Greg enjoys the technical side of tax, but also likes to have fun in class.
David Levine, CPA (FL), CPA (ON) - David Levine began working in the Accounting and Tax Services industry in 1980. He practiced as a Chartered Professional Accountant in Toronto, Canada for 20 years. He assisted his many clients with U.S. and Canadian cross-border tax concerns, before moving to Palm Beach County, Florida and experiencing first-hand the tax issues related to a move from Canada to the U.S.
David now specializes in international taxes to help clients get the best possible tax outcome. David is the co-author of the books Taxation of Canadians in America: Are you at Risk? and Taxation of Americans in Canada: Are you at Risk?
Dale A. Walters
Dale is the Director of Canada-U.S. Tax Services at BeachFleischman, Arizona’s largest locally owned CPA firm.
Dale is a licensed certified public accountant and has earned the personal financial specialist designation. Dale was one of the few people that earned the Certified Financial Planner™ designation in both the U.S. and Canada. Due to the fact he no longer provides financial planning services, Dale voluntarily relinquished his CFP® designations in 2022.
Dale has over forty years of experience in the financial industry and 28 years as a cross-border tax and planning specialist. He has been a frequent speaker on U.S.-Canada financial planning and tax related issues, and is the author of Buying Real Estate in the US – The Concise Guide for Canadians and is the co-author of Taxation of Canadians in America: Are YOU at risk? and Taxation of Americans in Canada: Are YOU at risk?
Having owned and run many businesses over many years, including KeatsConnelly, which was the largest Canada-U.S. wealth management firm in North America. Dale led KeatsConnelly to several significant awards including; Ethics, Volunteerism, Company Culture, Workplace Flexibility, being named Top CPA/financial planning firm in the U.S., all of which led to being named one of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies in 2011, 2012 and 2013, as well as being named one of the “100 Top Arizona Businesses” in 2012. In 2016, Dale sold his shares of KeatsConnelly and shortly thereafter began working for BeachFleischman.
Dale is a former NCAA Division I collegiate wrestler, four-time World Heavyweight Karate Champion, fourth-degree black belt in Judo and a first-degree black belt in Krav Maga. Dale married Charlene, his college sweetheart, and they have been together for 46 years and married for 41 years. In their spare time, Dale and Charlene enjoy traveling the world.
Established finance and accounting professional with over 12 years of progressive experience. I transitioned from my role as a Commercial Loan Officer with an established community bank to an executive with The Engineering Groupe, Inc. I manage the day-to-day financial operations of the organization and coordinate all financial strategic planning. In addition, I also teach a senior level auditing course at the University of Mary Washington. I also create content and speak for continuing education providers.