Drew Bernstein, CPA

drew-bernsteinIn 1983, Mr. Bernstein cofounded Bernstein & Pinchuk LLP, now the managing member of Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk (MarcumBP), a PCAOB-registered accounting firm headquartered in New York. Marcum is ranked within the top 15 firms by Inside Public Accounting and Accounting Today and the combined firm is one of the largest middle market accounting firms servicing China-based, US publicly traded companies. Mr. Bernstein’s early recognition of the global marketplace and his extensive work in the People’s Republic of China resulted in the rapid expansion of his firm’s services to that nation, where he has established local offices in Beijing, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Shanghai, and Hong Kong, with coordinated services throughout the world. These offices are staffed with over 75 highly experienced SEC personnel dedicated to providing our clients services including audits and assurance, due diligence and transaction advisory. MarcumBP currently represents over 50 Chinese companies and many of the first and second tier investment banks. In addition, Mr. Bernstein’s diverse experience in retail, manufacturing, hospitality, pharmaceutical, professional practices, and real estate have contributed to the growth of the firm’s client base abroad. Mr. Bernstein serves as an accountant and business advisor worldwide, providing specialized auditing and accounting services to public and non-public companies throughout the United States, China, Europe, and Africa.

Mr. Bernstein also serves as director and chairman of the audit committee of NASDAQ- and AMEX-listed companies and is a frequent speaker at industry, investment banking and university conferences. He is an active member of the board of directors and an officer of a prestigious foundation that was honored with the President’s Voluntary Action Award by the late President Ronald Reagan.

Mr. Bernstein received his B.S. degree from the University of Maryland Business School. He is licensed in the State of New York and other states and is a member of the AICPA, the NYSSCPA and the NSA.

Neil Pinchuk, CPA

neil-pinchukNeil Pinchuk, cofounder of Bernstein & Pinchuk LLP, has more than 30 years experience advising public and non-public companies in diverse industries including manufacturing, wholesaling, retail, professional entertainers, professional athletes, professional practices, nonprofit entities, the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, investment funds, broker-dealers, and real estate.

Mr. Pinchuk is considered a technical expert in advising public (Securities and Exchange Commission–regulated companies) and non-public companies, multi-state taxation, partnership and corporate taxation, U.S. taxation of foreign companies and investors, payroll and sales taxes, and taxability of like-kind exchanges.

His extensive international experiences have made him an authority in forming U.S. companies, complying with federal, state, and local tax laws as well as complying with SEC and U.S. accounting and auditing standards and regulations.

In addition to conducting technical training seminars, Mr. Pinchuk is a speaker at industry conferences. He has qualified as an expert witness and also serves as a director and officer of a prestigious foundation that was honored with the President’s Voluntary Action Award by the late President Ronald Reagan. Mr. Pinchuk graduated with honors from the accelerated accounting program at the State University of New York at Albany and is licensed in the State of New York and other states. He is a member of the AICPA, NYSSCPA and the NSA.

Winston Yen, CPA

Mr. Winston Yen is a partner in Bernstein & Pinchuk, LLP’s Los Angeles office.  He specializes in cross-border tax and financial planning, in particular the inbound investment into the U.S. by investors from the Greater China region and the U.S. tax implications of outbound investment in China.  Mr. Yen’s clientele includes several Regional Center development projects where hundreds of international investors have received their Green Card via the EB-5 immigration program.  In addition to the U.S. immigration-related tax compliance and planning works, he is also concentrated in rental real estate and manufacturing industries.

Before joining Bernstein & Pinchuk, LLP, Mr. Yen was the founder of ACCellence, LLP, providing accounting and tax services to small- to-mid-size local and international businesses and their owners, many of them having close ties to the Greater China region, in Los Angeles, California since 2006.  He was a senior tax staff and tax manager at several large regional and national public accounting firms in the beginning of his career.  Mr. Yen also provides financial consulting services to various U.S. public companies.  He has served as a Chief Financial Officer for a NYSE-listed company and held the position of director at a NASDAQ-listed company.  Mr. Yen attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and received a Master of Accounting Science degree in 1994.  He is licensed in California and is a member of the California Society of CPAs.