Prager Metis Names New Partner, Widens International Services

Press Releases | Prager Metis | Feb 15, 2013

Los Angeles, CA — Prager Metis International LLC — a newly combined mid-sized accounting firm boasting an international presence welcomes John Gosch as its newest partner in its Los Angeles, California office. Gosch will concentrate on providing business consulting and financial planning services to both domestic and international businesses and individuals.

Domestically, Gosch’s focus will be to grow the practice throughout Los Angeles as well as in the Silicon Valley, CA area. Internationally, Gosch has expertise in international tax matters and will continue to make annual trips to Europe, offering presentations and lectures throughout several European countries including Germany and France.

Gosch has 30 years of experience in the accounting field and serves clients in the international, technology, manufacturing, digital media, venture-backed companies, and consumer products areas.

“His strong experience in the technology and other markets makes him a perfect fit for Prager Metis International, which is interested in expanding our services throughout the Los Angeles area and into Silicon Valley — the home to many of the world’s largest technology corporations,” said Prager & Fenton Managing Partner, David Neste.

“Gosch understands international business by having lived and worked abroad,” noted Prager Metis CEO Glenn Friedman. “Fluent in German and French, he has traveled overseas extensively and is an expert on U.S. and international tax issues.”

Prior to starting his public practice in 1999, Gosch served as group and division controller for a Fortune 500 company both domestically and overseas. He was also a CFO with emerging companies and participated in the IPO of advanced technology firms. Gosch began his career with Ernst & Young.

A licensed CPA in California and New York, Gosch earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Lehigh University and a Master’s Degree in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University.

About Prager Metis International LLC
Prager Metis International LLC is a mid-sized firm headquartered in New York City with additional locations in Los Angeles, CA, London, England, Basking Ridge, NJ, Armonk, NY and Plainview, NY. Prager Metis International offers a full range of accounting, audit and consulting services and has a level of expertise and a global presence that is unique.