FBO Services provides family office services to individuals and families. We do not provide investment advice or sell investment products.
Our family business office provides accounting (bill paying, bookkeeping, financial statement preparation, special report preparation), tax services (compliance and planning), and fee only financial planning.
FBO Services is independent and free of conflicts in providing financial, tax, and accounting advice and services.
Our approach to handling financial affairs enables one to organize and conduct one’s personal business as professionally as one would conduct a commercial business. We have the staff, capabilities, and experience to accomplish this.
Our firm is proud to serve our clients and provide careful, competent and current expertise for every need. Providing personalized, quality service is our goal, and our warm and hard-working personnel provide clients with an atmosphere of confidence and security.
Joseph W. Roskos
Joe manages FBO Services as it serves the personal financial, accounting, and tax needs of individuals, families, and their related interests. His expertise is in the field of family office management and trust administration. He has extensive experience in tax and accounting matters relating to individuals, trusts, estates, foundations, nonprofits and business entities.
Joe holds a CPA Certification for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a member of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Academy of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants, and the AICPA Family Office Group.
Prior to founding FBO Services, Joe served as president and chairman of Joseph W. Roskos & Co., the successor to the Pew Family Business office, which he co-founded and operated for 21 years prior to selling the firm to the Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation where he served as Executive Vice President and Head of the Investment and Trust Division.
Prior to its sale, he was sole owner and non-executive chairman of Tenex Systems Inc., a software development firm of 45 personnel that developed, licensed, and maintained accounting and administrative software for secondary schools in 13 states.
In the past, Joe worked in the tax department of Coopers & Lybrand, served as captain and company commander in the United States Army Reserve, and is currently involved in non-profit organizations.
Joanne S. Nolt
Vice President, Client Services
Joanne is our most experienced client service professional. She is responsible for the financial matters of the firms more complex clients, including managing many employees in the process.
Joanne worked with Joe Roskos in several capacities in the past, including being employed with him at Coopers & Lybrand as a staff accountant in the audit department, as a tax specialist in the tax department, and at Joseph W. Roskos & Co. as an accountant and manager of the Information Systems department. She has brought her extensive background in accounting and tax to FBO Services, having held senior level positions in a variety of industries, including serving high net worth individuals through the multi-family office model.
Joanne is a graduate of Temple University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Marketing.
Edward J. Riffert
Vice President, Tax Services
Ed Riffert has over 30 years’ experience and oversees the Firm’s tax function, preparing or reviewing Federal, State, and Local tax returns for individuals, trusts, partnerships, S corporations, foundations and other entities. He is also responsible for tax planning and consulting on both tax and accounting technical matters.
Prior to joining FBO Services, Ed was a Senior Manager in the Federal Tax Group of KPMG LLP where his responsibilities included overseeing the tax compliance function as well as tax compliance and planning for individuals and pass-through entities. Other professional experience includes positions as a Senior Tax Consultant at Deloitte and Touche, Controller and Treasurer for a property management company and syndicator of real estate limited partnerships, and tax staff for a local accounting firm.
Ed received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Drexel University and a Master of Accountancy from Virginia Tech.
Vice President, Client Service and Administration
Evan joined FBO Services in October 2013 and provides accounting and tax services to individuals, trusts, family partnerships and closely held businesses. With a strong background in public accounting, his focus is on applying commercial accounting and governance practices to wealthy individuals and their related affairs.
Prior to FBO Services, Evan was a Manager at Ernst & Young in NYC. After transferring out of the audit practice, he joined what would ultimately become the Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) practice. Evan performed research and created marketing materials to support the FAAS’s Go-To-Market strategy. Evan also contributed to FAAS’s service delivery by leading numerous high risk FAAS engagements, which typically involved complex technical subject matter and tight deadlines (i.e., restatements, carve-outs, recapitalizations, etc.).
Evan began his career with Smart & Associates in Devon, PA performing Internal Audit services. Evan holds a CPA Certificate for New York State and graduated from Syracuse University with a Master of Science in Accounting.
Manager, Client Services
Prior to joining FBO Services in 2013, Chris held positions in various industries such as health care, non-profit, insurance, and mutual funds. In her current role, Chris is responsible for the preparation of financial statements, cash flows, projections, budgets, and other special projects and ad hoc reports. In addition, she is instrumental in supervising bookkeeping, bill paying, cash receipts and account reconciliation functions.
Chris is a graduate of West Chester University, and earned her Master of Business Administration from St. Joseph’s University.
Manager, Client Services
Eileen joined FBO Services in January 2003 and is valued for her attentiveness to clients and organization in on-boarding new clients with complicated affairs. She is responsible for the preparation of financial statements, cash flows, projections, budgets as well as the supervision of the bookkeeping, bill paying, cash receipts, and account reconciliation functions.
Prior to joining FBO Services, Eileen was an Accounting Manager at Qwest Internet Solutions and a Senior Accountant with GMIS, Inc. Eileen graduated with a degree in Accounting from Montgomery Community College.
Manager, Client Services and Administration
Joe joined FBO Services in August 2003 with experience in accounting and taxes for privately held small businesses. He is responsible for financial statements, cash flows, budgets and payroll, as well as assisting in firm administration.
Prior to joining FBO Services, Joe worked in public accounting at local CPA firms and closely held companies in New York and Pennsylvania. His industry experience includes service companies, insurance agencies and brokerages, and rental and real estate.
Joe is a graduate of Bloomsburg University with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Associate, Client Service
Lorrie joined FBO Services with 13 years’ experience in the Northeast Bradford School District as Assistant to the Business Manager. She brings experience of fund accounting and personnel management, providing accounting expertise for personal financial clients. She is responsible for trust accounting, financial statements, cash flows, and projections.
Lorrie’s post graduate work was in business administration at Lackawanna College.
Associate, Client Service
Darlene comes to FBO Services with 20 years’ experience in the construction industry as an Accounting Manager. She has an extensive background in Federal Government contracting, financial and administrative subcontractor obligations, vendor management, as well as supervising accounting departments. Darlene’s primary responsibilities include bill paying, financial statement preparation, bank and account reconciliations.
Darlene is a graduate of The Catholic University with a bachelor’s degree in Managerial Relations.
Associate, Client Service
Janice brings years of bookkeeping experience having worked as an Office Manager for a fast-growing dental practice. Her primary responsibilities include ensuring client books and bank reconciliations are current and clerical duties. When she is not working at FBO Services she is the Secretary and Treasurer of both her township and church.
Analyst, Client Service
Olivia provides bookkeeping, financial reporting and cash flow projections for clients. She resolves discrepancies, including a variety of personal financial matters to which our clients require attention. In addition she provides administrative and logistical support to our service deliver processes.
Olivia, a recent graduate of West Chester University with a Bachelor’s in Business Management, is the newest member to the FBO Services team.
Sue McCarty joined FBO Services in 2014 and provides administrative support to the multi-family team and tax department. After graduating from Katharine Gibbs, Sue spent 20+ years in office administration and as a personal assistant. Sue is on our front line as our receptionist and is likely the first voice you will hear when you call. In addition to office management upkeep, Sue provides back office support and organizes happy hour for the company.