Lew
Lewis J. Kaufman, CPA, MBA
lew@cohenkaufman.com

Education

  • CPA, 1977, State of Connecticut
  • M.B.A., 1977, University of New Haven
  • B.A., 1970, University of Connecticut
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Former Member: Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants Board of Governors
  • Former Co-Chairman: CSCPA Health Care Committee
  • Former Chairman: CSCPA Liaison with the Bar Committee
  • Former Member: CSCPA Strategic Planning Committee
Background

Lew started his accounting career with the international public accounting firm Deloitte & Touche in 1975. In 1978 he joined Barclays’ Bank. As a Vice President and part of Barclay’s management team he was responsible for various senior level strategic planning and general management activities including Barclays entry into the financing of nursing homes. He established the firm of Lewis J. Kaufman, P.C. in 1988 and in August 1993 became a principal partner in the firm of Cohen, Kaufman & Associates, LLC, a CPA and consulting firm.

In addition to supplying his clients with accounting, auditing and tax services, he specializes in providing a full range of practice management services to health care providers. This includes general practice management consulting, assisting health care clients with strategic planning, creating IPA’s, proposal development for insurance company carve outs and RBRVS studies. He has been an expert witness and has prepared numerous valuations for medical and dental practices. He is a featured speaker in the AICPA video self-study course on LItigation Support Services. Lew was the Treasurer for Women’s Health Services during its merger into Hill Health Center, a federally qualified health care center, and is currently a Director and Treasurer of Hill Health Center. He is also a member of the Connecticut Medical Group Management Association. He has published and spoken on a variety of topics including those related to the health care industry.