Ron Grodzinsky, CPA, Principal

Director of Engineering and Architectural Industry Group

Principal for Professional Firms and Emerging Businesses

Areas of Expertise

Engineering and Architect Firms

Ron is recognized as a leading professional assisting consulting engineers and architect firms with accounting, auditing, tax and consulting services.  Ron is an expert on matters involving the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and served on the committee that prepared an update to the 2015 Uniform Audit Accounting and Auditing Guide for audits of Architectural and Engineering Consulting Firms.  Ron also provides tax strategies to Engineers and Architects to minimize tax using applicable laws available to the industry.

Professional Services and Emerging Business

Ron has been with Rowles & Company for over 27 years and provides accounting, tax and consulting services to businesses in various industries to help them manage their accounting systems and minimize income taxes.

Specialties include:

  • FAR overhead audits and compilations
  • Accrual to cash conversions
  • Income tax planning and projections
  • QuickBooks accounting
  • Reviews for Consulting Engineering Firms
  • Compilations for Consulting Engineering Firms
  • 401(k), defined benefit and defined contribution plans, and health plans

Industry Involvement

  • American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC MD)
  • Member of Business Finance Committee
  • Member of Small Business Enterprise Committee
  • Presented seminars of taxation of and accounting for engineering firms
  • American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
  • Worked on the committee that updated the 2015 FAR audit guide for consulting engineering firms
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA Baltimore)
  • Past member of Board of Directors
  • Past member of allied committee

Education and Professional Development

  • Graduate of University of Maryland, College Park with a degree in accounting in 1985
  • Member of the Maryland Association of CPAs
  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement and Interests

  • Ron is a treasurer of his synagogue
  • Ron is an avid fan of Maryland Terrapins Football and Basketball
  • Ron loves dogs and enjoys playing with his Doberman pinscher