Citrin Cooperman Director Matthew W. Lakofsky Appointed to Board of Directors of Foundation for Adolescent Credit Education

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  • Philadelphia, PA-NJ (1888PressRelease) September 22, 2011 - Philadelphia Certified Public Accountant Matthew W. Lakofsky, CVA, a director with Citrin Cooperman in Philadelphia, has been named to the board of directors of the Foundation for Adolescent Credit Education (F.A.C.E.). A recently launched nonprofit organization based in Media, Pa., F.A.C.E. works with schools and community groups to teach young adults how to make wise credit and financial decisions. Lakofsky is a member of Citrin Cooperman's tax group and possesses a broad range of experience working with partnerships, S-corporations and closely held entities in the real estate, legal and financial services industries. He is also a certified valuation analyst, with considerable experience in performing valuations.

    "Young people's financial habits and decisions can have a lasting impact on the rest of their lives," said Lakofsky. "I am proud to assist F.A.C.E. in its efforts to educate young people about fiscal responsibility."

    Lakofsky has more than 11 years of accounting and tax experience. Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman in 2009, he was a member of a Berwyn, Pa., accounting firm and a financial analyst for Motorola. He was also a tax supervisor at KPMG LLP for more than four years.

    An active member of his community, Lakofsky has served on the "Red Cross Cup" subcommittee of the Montgomery County (Pa.) American Red Cross and has completed pro bono work for the Home Builders Association of Chester and Delaware Counties. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.

    F.A.C.E. is a financial education resource offering on-site school seminars that present the basics of credit education, the repercussions of modern credit solicitation tactics and a realistic roadmap to managing debt and staying fiscally responsible for a lifetime. For more information, please visit F.A.C.E.'s website at

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