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Meet the Founder and Your Instructor

Ross A. Riskin, DBA, CPA/PFS, CCFC, MS Tax

Founder and Instructor

Ross is an Assistant Professor of Taxation and the Director of CFP and ChFC Education Programs at the American College of Financial Services. He also acts as the Vice President of Riskin & Riskin, PC (public accounting firm), located in Orange, Connecticut. Ross is recognized as a leading expert in the areas of tax planning, college planning, and student loan advising, and he is the author of The Adviser’s Guide to Education Planning: 1st Edition, which is published by the AICPA. Ross has presented to over 10,000 individuals through webinars, conferences, and in the classroom. He has been quoted in media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Yahoo Finance, US News, The New York Times, and Investment News, and has also been published in prestigious journals such as the Journal of Wealth Management, Journal of Financial Planning, Journal of Accountancy, Tax Notes, and the Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives. In addition to being a CPA/PFS and Certified College Financial Consultant (CCFC), Ross Riskin received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree from Fairfield University, a Master of Science in Taxation degree from Bentley University, and a Doctorate of Business Administration in Finance from Sacred Heart University.