Professionals

Rustam J. Dalal, CPA, CGMA

Education

University of Bombay, Bombay, India
Bachelor of Commerce in Advanced Accounting and Auditing

Professional Certificates

Certified Public Accountant, Virginia
Chartered Global Management Accountant

Experience

Rusty has diverse public accounting experience in auditing, accounting, consulting, and taxation. He started his accounting career in London, England in 1976 where he spent three years with one of the largest international public accounting firms. He moved to Alexandria, Virginia in 1979 and practiced with large local and regional firms until forming his own practice in December 2005.

Over the years, Rusty has served in the roles of outsourced CFO, treasurer, internal auditor, board member, director, executive and general business consultant for various clients. His experience includes not for profit organizations, healthcare professionals and medical practices, government contractors, general and sub-contractors, real estate management companies, entertainers and producers, restaurants and hotels, independent schools, technology training companies, privately held investment groups, professionals, and personal service firms. Rusty’s areas of expertise include accounting and auditing, small business consulting, and individual and business taxation.

Rusty was selected by his professional peers and recognized in Virginia Business Magazine as one of the state’s “Super CPAs”.

Member

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants
Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Civic Organizations

MAG America, Inc., Past Treasurer


David P. Collins, CPA, CFS

Education

American University, Washington, DC
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Professional Certificates

Certified Public Accountant, Virginia
Certified Fund Specialist

Experience

Dave has been practicing public accounting in the Washington, D.C. area since 1985. Prior to joining Dalal & Company, he was a partner in a large CPA firm based in the Southern U.S. He has extensive experience in providing accounting, auditing and tax services to a variety of small to medium sized organizations and their owners. His industry experience includes not-for-profit organizations, common interest realty associations, real-estate partnerships, employee benefit plans, religious organizations and a wide variety of commercial service organizations. Dave also has experience in providing individuals with various tax and compliance services which include individual income tax preparation and trust accounting.

A significant portion of Dave‘s practice focuses on the not-for-profit sector, providing auditing, accounting and tax services to trade associations, religious organizations and foundations. He is skilled in the specific reporting requirements for these organizations, with the issues unique to that sector. Dave understands the unique challenges of these organizations having served as treasurer, budget committee member, and board member for various not-for-profit organizations.

Dave was selected by his professional peers and recognized in Virginia Business Magazine as one of the state’s “Super CPAs”.

Member

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants
Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Associate

Civic Organizations

Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Past Treasurer
Kiwanis Club of Springfield, Past Treasurer



Kirsten A. Pierce, CPA

Education

David Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tennessee
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, cum laude

Professional Certificates

Certified Public Accountant, Virginia

Experience

Kirsten has diverse public accounting experience in auditing, accounting, consulting, and taxation. She started her public accounting career in 1996. She worked in the private sector as an assistant controller for two years. She joined Dalal & Company in May 2006.

Kirsten’s experience includes not-for-profit organizations, medical practices, independent schools, government contractors, law firms, and other small businesses.

Kirsten was selected by her professional peers and recognized in Virginia Business Magazine as one of the state's "Super CPAs".

Member

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants



Vikki R. Keen, CPA

Education

Virginia Polytechnic lnstitute and State University
Bachelors of Science, Accounting

Professional Certificates

Certified Public Accountant, Virginia

Experience

Public accounting experience in accounting, auditing,taxation and bookkeeping since 1988.

Two years in the private sector as a controller.

Eight years as a volunteer treasurer for community organizations.

Member

Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants