Our Experts

Charles R. Goulding

Charles R. Goulding is an Attorney/CPA, and President and founder of Energy Tax Savers, Inc. (ETSI), in interdisciplinary tax and engineering firm. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Cooper Industries Inc., in Houston, Texas. Cooper has a multi-billion dollar lighting and electrical business. Before joining Cooper, Mr. Goulding was a vice president of Dover Corporation, a seven billion dollar sales NYSE diversified industrial manufacturer with a billion dollar HVAC business. Mr. Goulding has a law degree from Brooklyn Law School (Juris Doctor) and an MBA from Adelphi University. Mr. Goulding also participated in Pace University's Doctor of Business Administration Program.

His undergraduate degree is from the State University of New York at Stony Brook where he was a double major in Political Science and Economics. He spent his junior year abroad at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Mr. Goulding is a former President of the New York Chapter of the Tax Executives Institute and is on the Advisory Board of the CCH publication Corporate Business Taxation Monthly. He has written articles for numerous publications including International Business, International Tax Journal, Building Operating Magazine, Euromoney, Taxation for Accountants, The Practical Accountant, The CPA Journal, Corporate Business Taxation Monthly, CCH Journal of Taxation of Global Transactions and Mergers & Acquisitions. Mr. Goulding has served as the Co-Chairman of the Taxation of Mergers and Acquisition conferences in Chicago, Houston, New York City, San Francisco and Paris, France. He recently chaired New York's solar investment conference.

Mr. Goulding successfully litigated in U.S. Tax Court the Dover Corporation case, the first check the box case, and the Pulsar International case on reasonable compensation. He is also the Deputy Mayor of the Village of Oyster Bay Cove, New York.

Jacob Goldman

Jacob Goldman, LEED AP, is Vice President of Energy Tax Savers. He has a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Buffalo, an MBA from the University of Maine at Orono, and is a LEED AP

He is the co-author of numerous articles related to the Energy Policy Act of 2005. He is a nationally recognized speaker on the Energy Policy Act of 2005. He has presented to numerous corporations, architects, engineers, lawyers, accountants, utilities, contractors as well as the Buildings NY Conference, the West Coast Energy Management Congress (EMC), the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), the Institute of Real Estate Management(IREM), the Illumination Engineering Society (IESNA), the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), the International Parking Institute (IPI), the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), the Polyiso Manufacturers Association (PIMA) and at Congressman Steve Israel’s Town Hall Meeting.

Raymond Kumar

Raymond Kumar, CPA, MBA, is a Senior Account Manager with Energy Tax Savers and has been with firm since 2008. Raymond has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Adelphi University and his MBA from the NYU's Stern School of Business. Raymond is an account manager for multiple Tier-1 ESCOs (Energy Service Companies), and many of the nation's leading architecture & engineering firms. In addition, he has presented to numerous CPA and Architecture firms on the Energy Policy Act.

Raymond has co-authored numerous articles on EPAct, including: "Large EPAct Energy Tax Deduction Opportunities for Commercial Heaters", "LED Parking Garage Lighting Installations Accelerate with EPAct Tax Savings", and "The Energy Tax Aspects of Car Dealerships", for the tax publication Corporate Business Taxation Monthly.

Andrea Albanese

Andrea Albanese is a Project Coordinator with Energy Tax Savers, Inc. Andrea graduated from SUNY Farmingdale with a BS in Technology Studies. She has been with the firm since 2010 and is responsible for prospecting potential clients and analyzing potential tax projects.

Andrea has worked on many energy service company projects and has co-authored several articles on EPAct including “EPAct Tax Incentives for Energy Efficient Fitness Centers”, “The Time is Now for Natural Gas Heaters and EPAct Tax Incentives”, and “The LED Lighting/LEED Building Tax Advantage” for the tax publication Corporate Taxation Monthly.

Daniel Audette

Daniel Audette is a Senior Energy Engineer with Energy Tax Savers. Daniel graduated from Hofstra University with a degree in Electrical Engineering and has been with the firm since 2010. He is Energy Tax Savers' project manager for multiple Architecture and Engineering firms, several large accounting firms, and several defense contractors.

Daniel has co-authored several articles on EPAct including: "The LED Lighting Tax Aspects of Restaurants", "The EPAct Tax Aspects of Resurging U.S. Manufacturing Investments", and "The EPAct Aspects of Hotel LED Lighting", for the tax publication Corporate Taxation Monthly.

Jennifer Pariante

Jennifer Pariante is an analyst with Energy Tax Savers, Inc. She has an undergraduate degree from Southern Connecticut State University and a master’s degree from Queens College. She has co-authored several articles including "The Energy Tax Aspects of Indiana Warehouses" and "Supermarkets Move Quickly to Capture Fuel Cell and LED Tax Incentives". She is responsible for prospecting potential clients and analyzing potential tax projects.

Sean Brophy

Sean Brophy is an Industrial Engineer and Tax Analyst with Energy Tax Savers. He has a BS and MS in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Binghamton University and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.  Sean has been with the firm since 2013 and has analyzed lighting, building envelope, and HVAC projects for EPAct 179D eligibility. Sean has managed projects for Architecture and Engineering firms, Energy Service Companies, DBOM firms, and more.

Lauren Chin

Lauren Chin is a Tax Analyst with Energy Tax Savers. Lauren graduated from Binghamton University with a BS in Environmental Science. Lauren prospects potential clients and analyzes potential EPAct tax projects. Lauren also researches and co-authors numerous EPAct articles in leading tax publications.

Our Interns

Peter Saenz

Peter Saenz is a Tax Analyst with Energy Tax Savers, Inc. Peter graduated from SUNY Farmingdale with a BS in Business Management.  He has been involved with EPAct 179D projects in various industries including architectural, engineering, and design firms and lighting designers.  Peter also researches and co-authors numerous articles for leading tax publications including Thomson Reuters.

Michael Wilshere

Michael Wilshere is a Tax Analyst with Energy Tax Savers. Michael graduated from SUNY Old Westbury with a BS in Accounting. Michael is currently in his third year of study at Brooklyn Law School and working towards a CPA certification. He works with prospective clients on new projects and researches tax law in this area.

Tricia Genova

Tricia Genova is a Tax Analyst with Energy Tax Savers. Tricia attends SUNY College at Old Westbury where she achieved a BS in Accounting and is currently pursuing her MBA in Taxation. She works with prospective clients and analyzes potential tax projects.