Citrin Cooperman Partners Brian J. Hoffman and Michael Kline Appointed to Philadelphia Nonprofits

Certified Public Accountants to Serve Select Greater Philadelphia and Quilts for Kids

Philadelphia, PA, March 16, 2013 --( Citrin Cooperman announced that Brian J. “B.J.” Hoffman, CPA, CFE and Michael J. Kline, CPA, MST, both partners with the tax, accounting and business consulting firm in Philadelphia, have been appointed to serve prominent nonprofit organizations in advisory roles. Hoffman joined the advisory committee of Select Greater Philadelphia and Kline was elected to the board as the treasurer of Quilts for Kids. The Citrin Cooperman accountants add to the fabric, both figuratively and literally, of Philadelphia and the surrounding communities.

Select Greater Philadelphia ( is an economic development marketing organization dedicated to attracting companies to Greater Philadelphia. The nonprofit assists companies interested in the region by providing detailed information about the 11-county area. As an advisory committee member, Hoffman contributes to meeting the goals of the organization by reviewing the annual work plan, counseling on new initiatives and providing input that helps staff solve daily challenges.

Headquartered in Fairless Hills, Pa., Quilts for Kids ( is a charitable organization that transforms discontinued and unwanted fabric into quilts that comfort children with life-threatening illnesses and suffering from child abuse. The organization has distributed 106,000 quilts worldwide. As the newly elected treasurer, Kline provides invaluable insight which ensures that the Quilts for Kids nonprofit remains financially strong and thriving.

Hoffman concentrates his accounting practice in the areas of audit, tax and litigation support services. Possessing more than 20 years of experience, he works with clients in a variety of industries, with a particular emphasis on serving closely-held entities and professional service firms. Hoffman is a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Kline has more than 25 years of experience, including seven with “Big 4” accounting firm Deloitte & Touche. As one of the leaders with the Citrin Cooperman tax services group, he is responsible for client service and quality control. Kline also consults clients on issues including ownership structure, entity decisions, multi-state tax and succession planning. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – Tax Division and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Citrin Cooperman ( is a full-service accounting firm, providing attest, assurance, tax, business advisory, valuation and forensic services. The firm’s accountants and advisors have deep experience in many industries and areas including nonprofits, professional services, restaurants, franchising, financial services, real estate, entertainment, staffing and executive search, charter schools and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Founded in 1979, the firm has offices in Philadelphia, midtown Manhattan, White Plains, N.Y., Springfield, N.J. and Norwalk, Conn. Additionally, the firm is affiliated with Citrin Cooperman Wealth Management, LP (, which offers clients in-depth personal financial planning, independent fee-based investment advisory services, and insurance brokerage services. Citrin Cooperman is an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens. Follow Citrin Cooperman on Twitter @CitrinCooperman.
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