Rick specializes in small business and individual income tax preparation and planning, as well as financial statement preparation for both for-profit and not-for-profit entities. He is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Connecticut State Society of Certified Public Accountants. Born in West Hartford, Connecticut, Rick graduated from Central Connecticut State University and obtained his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Hartford in 1981.
Rick has over 40 years of public accounting experience. He joined the firm in 1994 and became a partner in 2000. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Avon United Way, presently serves as the Treasurer of St. Ann’s Cares in Avon, Connecticut, and is a continuing member of the Farmington Valley chapter of BNI International. Richard loves reading, and enjoys listening to blues music and watching sports.
David Ledas is an accomplished certified public accountant with a passion for knowledge.
David’s pursuit for knowledge was launched when he graduated magna cum laude from the University of Hartford Barney School of Business in 2008. His vision, concentration on tax research, and dedication to customer service led to his promotion to partner in 2012.
As senior partner of Palmer Latko Ledas Page, David is focused on attest and non-attest accounting services (reviews, compilations and financial statement preparation) and the taxation of small to medium-sized businesses and high-networth individuals. His experience and visionary perspective has earned him opportunities to specialize in a variety of industries (real estate, investment, manufacturing, construction, professional service, retail sales, food service) and accounting functions (controller services, mergers and acquisitions).
David emphasizes the importance of tax research and tax planning. Through his work, he strives to share his vision, educate, and inspire his team and his clients.
David’s motivation is centered around his family. He is happiest spending time and exploring the world with his wife, three children and two dogs. Whether he is watching movies, listening to music while he works, dancing the night away, keeping active and playing sports, or checking out all of the local foodie hotspots, he won’t be caught without a smile.
Steve graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting in 1983. His professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants. He was awarded the PFS (personal financial specialist) designation in 2005.
Steve serves both commercial and individual clients across CT in a wide variety of matters including tax planning and compliance, business consulting, and financial planning.
Steve has significant experience in industries including wholesale distributors, retail stores, franchises, contractors, medical and dental practices, service businesses and hotels/leisure properties. He has served as an expert witness in various situations including marriage dissolution, partnership disputes, estate and gift planning, mergers, and sales of businesses. He also serves as a trustee for many trusts.
Additionally, Steve is a Registered Investment Advisor and manages investment portfolios for individuals, retirement plans, trusts on a fee only basis. These services are performed, and fees are charged through his separate firm, KOV Financial Advisors, LLC.
Bill graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting in 1986. He earned his CPA certificate in 1992. He is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Bill provides tax and accounting services for many closely held and family owned businesses in construction, real estate, small manufacturing and various other professionals. In addition to servicing businesses, he provides individual tax planning and preparation.
Bill is a former treasurer for the Wolcott Youth Athletic Association. He currently resides in Wolcott with his family.
Mike received his Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Accounting from Central Connecticut State University in 1994. Mike has over 25 years of public and industry accounting experience. He specializes in business and individual tax planning and preparation, trust and estate taxes and financial reporting. Mike is a native of Connecticut having grown up in Rocky Hill. He is active member of the Knights of Columbus. Mike enjoys watching sports, golf, and the beach. Most of all, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.
Nick is specialized in income tax for individuals, and their closely held businesses. He is an associate member of The Connecticut Society of CPAs and an Intuit QuickBooks ProAdvisor for both Desktop and Online. He graduated and is pursuing his CPA from Central Connecticut State University with a B.S. in Accounting.
Nick joined the firm in 2021 with 5 years of public accounting experience in Connecticut. He spends his free time with his fiancé and dogs, hiking and golfing.
Michael graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting in 2015. He has been with the firm since 2016 and specializes in individual and business tax preparation and planning. On his off time, Michael enjoys watching and playing sports, being outdoors, and spending time with his family and friends.
Sandy is a native of the Litchfield Hills and received her Associates Degree in Computer Systems Technology from Northwestern Connecticut Community College in Winsted, Connecticut. Sandy has over 15 years of experience as an Administrative Assistant for a diverse group of companies representing a spectrum of products and services. She joined the firm in 2011 and immediately put her knowledge to work, streamlining the day to day operations of the Firm.
Sandy enjoys interacting with the general public and has become a key client contact individual. She is an avid animal lover and spends some of her spare time training and competing in obedience trials with her dogs. In addition, Sandy enjoys arts and crafts, painting, and spending quality time with her husband and their daughter.
Margaret, better known as Peg, specializes in generational wealth transfer taxation strategies with a special emphasis on estate, trust and gift tax planning. Peg has over 40 years of experience in public accounting in all forms of income tax preparation and planning. She is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Connecticut State Society of Certified Public Accountants. Born and raised in the town of Avon, Peg received her Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Accounting from Bentley College in 1975, and joined the Firm and later became a Partner in 1993.
Over the years, Peg has played an active role in the community and other outreach programs. She is an active member of the Avon Chamber of Commerce, having served as a member of the Board of Directors, and was awarded the Loren Bristol Spirit Award in 2015 for her continued involvement in the community and helping those in need. Peg maintains a position on the Board of Trustees of Simsbury United Methodist Church, has been involved in numerous disaster relief projects with the Volunteer in Missions division of the Church, and participates on the administrative committee of the Avon Dollars for Scholars. In her free time, Peg is an active member of the Connecticut Valley Porsche Club and is considered a Porsche enthusiast who loves visiting the track to race cars, teaching high speed driving on the race track, motorcycle touring, and spending quality time with her husband and family.