About Us

We provide a unique blend of technical expertise while providing practical business advice or assurance services. Our approach is to find solutions that achieve the best outcome with the least amount of cost to the companies we service. Given the broad experience of our team, we have the expertise to service clients across the continuum from start-up phase to mature companies. While the needs of clients are different depending on phase of development of their business, our industry and delivery knowledge gives us a unique perspective in evaluating solutions that best meet our clients’ needs.

Jessica Etania // CPA
Partner

Florida Office
jessicae@lvwcpa.com
561.752.1721 Ext. 309
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Derek Webb // CPA
Partner

Florida Office
derekw@lvwcpa.com
561.752.1721 Ext. 301
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Derek began Webb & Company, P.A. in 2003 with a focus on small to midsize publicly traded clients that were navigating the SEC framework. In these early years Derek concentrated on helping these companies maintain compliance through timely financial reporting. Over the years the practice has continued to grow and in late 2010 Derek expanded the firm's operations into a new office in Boynton Beach, Florida.

Derek has developed extensive knowledge of SEC registration and reporting requirements along with nearly 15 years of public accounting experience. In addition to public reporting requirements, Derek has developed a firm that provides Audit, Review and Compilation services along with tax compliance and various agreed upon procedures. Core industries served include: real estate, technology, not-for-profit, manufacturing, distribution, professional services, healthcare, as well as various development stage entities.
Derek earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from Florida State University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and maintains CPA licensure through the State of Florida.Enter The Full Bio Here

Arpita Joshi // CPA
Partner

New York Office
arpitaj@lvwcpa.com
212.481.3490 Ext. 233
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Arpita has approximately 10 years of experience in public accounting providing a broad range of audit and management consulting services. Arpita’s services are primarily concentrated on audit and other assurance engagements rendered to public entities registered with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) as well as private equity companies. Before joining the firm, Arpita was a senior audit manager for New York regional accounting firm. In addition, Arpita has worked in the private sector for a distribution company. Arpita earned her Bachelors of Business Administration, majored in Finance and Computer Information Systems, Indiana University – Kelly School of Business.
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Carmine Chiappetta // PRINCIPAL
TAX DIRECTOR

New York Office
carminec@lvwcpa.com
212.481.3490 Ext. 266
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Carmine has approximately 30 years of experience in taxation in the areas of C and S corporations, partnerships and individual taxation including high-net worth individuals. Before joining Liggett and Webb, he was a senior manager responsible for the oversight of tax operations for New York regional accounting firm. Carmine also worked for large publically traded corporations in the financial services (brokerage and banking) and manufacturing industries. Carmine holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (Accounting) at Brooklyn College.