Completing the task at hand is a small piece of providing excellent service to clients. The ability to understand potential issues that may arise in the future and offer relevant practical solutions to those issues is what defines a trusted professional, who can add value on a regular basis, to businesses and their owners.

Luke is a Senior Manager in DKB’s Financial Assurance Practice.  His primary focus is on providing consulting, audit, and review services to the small to medium sized business clients of DKB.   He works hard to understand the financial mechanics of how a business operates so he can provide practical, real time solutions to meet his client’s needs.

Luke largely works providing services to the automotive industry.  Prior to joining DKB, Luke acquired years of technical and management experience at a new, multi-line, car dealership which allows him to quickly assimilate into the auto dealer environment, with minimal start-up time.  His in-depth understanding of the complicated financial environment of dealerships such as entity structuring, LIFO, employee benefit plans, inventory computation, business valuations, mergers & acquisitions, fraud risk assessment, internal control assessment, and more, provides his clients with a unique perspective, and the ability to make well-informed business decisions.

Luke is also a Certified Fraud Examiner, with expertise in fraud prevention, detection and deterrence.  He is able to leverage the combination of his business acumen in a wide array of industries, specifically the automotive industry, with his technical skills, to assist clients in protecting their assets.

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting SUNY Brockport
  • Certified Public Accountant – State of New York

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Defined Contribution Plan Audit Certified
    Definied Contribution Plans Badge
  • Rochester Automotive Dealers Association

Beyond DKB

Luke currently resides in Webster with his wife Debbie and their four kids.  In his free time, he enjoys hiking with his daughter, triathlon training, fixing/restoring cars and getting together with one of his six bothers.

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