Our Team

Robert C. Foster, CPA

Bob Foster holds a Florida CPA license and has more than years of experience in the accounting field, including ten years with two national accounting firms.

Projects that he has executed for clients include obtaining increased bank financing, acquisition of an industrial park, implementing budgeting processes and financial reporting for businesses that range from start ups to $150 million in revenue.  While working in public accounting, Bob provided audit services to a variety of clients, including distributors, manufacturers, real estate, and healthcare, as well as working on numerous consulting projects.  Bob holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Maryland, and is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

 

Martha Foster, CPA

Martha Foster holds a Florida CPA license.  She is an alumnus of Florida Atlantic University, holding Bachelors degrees in Accounting and Finance.  Prior to joining Fast Forward, Martha worked for a national accounting firm for more than twelve years.  She has worked with a variety of industries including domestic and export distributors, healthcare, and service companies.  In addition to providing audit and accounting services, Martha was certified as an internal control specialist and lectured as a  continuing professional education instructor.

 

Lea Planakis, CPA

Lea Planakis is a Florida CPA and joined Fast Forward Accounting Solutions, P.A. in October 2013. Lea provides audit preparation and other outsourced accounting projects for clients, as well as monthly bookkeeping and income tax preparation.

 

Karen Monico

Karen Monico has extensive accounting experience working with businesses primarily in South Florida.  She has worked with several large contractors and real estate developers, handling all aspects of accounting departments.  Karen’s experience includes construction and job cost accounting, preparation of financial statements, payroll administration, and cash flow management, as well as audit preparation.  Karen brings a high level of expertise from her large company experience to our small to mid-size business clients. Karen holds an Association of Accounting Technicians certification from the University of Cumbria, England.

 

Susan A. Singer, CPA

Susan Singer joined Fast Forward Accounting Solutions in 2013 after fourteen years with a national accounting firm servicing clients in both audit and tax. An alumnus of Florida Atlantic University, with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting, Susan has been a Florida licensed CPA since 1999.  She is also a long time member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Susan provides our clients with a variety of services including audit preparation and financial statement analysis, multi-state sales tax and payroll tax return filings, payroll processing and month ending closing support.

 

Ashleigh Pollard

Ashleigh Pollard holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Barry University.  She provides tax preparation services for corporations and individuals and monthly bookkeeping services.  Additionally, Ashleigh provides research support for sales tax for clients operating in multi-state environments.

 

Silvia Mazariegos

Silvia Mazariegos holds a Master’s Degree in Tax Accounting.  She prepares corporate and personal income tax returns, as well as providing outsourced accounting and Controller services.