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Staff Profiles

Steven L. Friedman, CPA, MST
Steven L. Friedman, CPA, MST

Steven L. Friedman, CPA has over 45 years of experience in the field of taxation. He has extensive experience in all areas of taxation, divorce services (including forensic examinations), high net worth tax planning, business consulting, and IRS dispute resolution.

Steve was a founder and president of Friedman, Suvalle & Salomon, P.C. a 30+ person, full-service, CPA firm in Newton, Massachusetts (recently merged into BlumShapiro CPA). Steve served as the Managing Partner and Director of Tax Services for the firm.

Before founding Friedman, Suvalle & Salomon, Steve worked as an Internal Revenue Agent for eight years. His IRS experience included teaching, training new auditors, and auditing publicly traded corporations. In addition, Steve was the Director of Taxation for Acton Corporation (a publicly held corporation) and a tax manager for Alexander Grant & Co., CPA’s.

Steve has been a frequent speaker before professional associations. He has lectured on tax issues before the Massachusetts Association of Public Accountants and Bentley University Tax Forum. He has also taught postgraduate courses in tax and related subjects.

Steve earned a Bachelor of Science degree (BS) and a Masters degree in taxation (MST) from Bentley University.


Jennifer J. Drumm

              Jennifer J. Drumm

Jennifer J. Drumm, has been a CPA for 20 years. She specializes in income tax and accounting for small businesses and individuals.  Additionally, she also has extensive experience providing audit, review and compilation of financial statements. Jennifer is also certified to provide compliance and accounting services to not-for-profit organizations.  

Jennifer received her Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy in 1994 from Emmanuel College.  She received her accounting degree from Bentley University in 2000. Her 18 years of experience at various regional CPA firms provided her with broad exposure to various industries and specialized tax services.  As a Manager, she was responsible for both client and staff relationships.  

Jennifer enjoys collaborating with her clients to help them navigate the complexities of tax and accounting.  She has also presented at various local organizations on current tax topics.