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Clifford B. Ain

Clifford B. Ain, C.P.A.

Clifford B. Ain is a co-founder of Ain & Gruda Associates, P.A., located in Aventura for over 20 years. Mr. Ain has over 40 years of experience in public accounting, having served clients in many areas, including income tax, accounting and business.

Mr. Ain graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in accounting: then completed his masters in taxation from Florida International University. He has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1978, after graduating college, having taken the exam only one time.

Mr. Ain has extensive experience in dealing with business and individuals, assisting them with major and minor business decisions. His tax experience includes business, estate and gift, fiduciary, foreign and individuals. His practice is relationship driven, having served many clients for over 25 years.

Mr. Ain has served on several charitable boards and other organizations over the years. This has included being the Treasurer of The Victory Center, Inc. for 20 years, a center and school for autistic children and young adults. Mr. Ain served on the Marketing Committee and Advisory Board for Regent Bank for over 25 years, until they were acquired. Mr. Ain also is a past President of the Greater Miami Tax Institute, as well as being a member of both the American and Florida Institutes of Certified Public Accountants.

Education

• Bachelors of Science In Accounting - University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
• Masters in Taxation - Florida International University, Miami, FL

Professional Memberships

• American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
• Florida Institute of Certified Accountants
• North Dade - South Broward Chapter of C.P.A.'s
• Greater Miami Tax Institute - Past President

Lester A. Gruda

Lester A. Gruda, C.P.A.

Lester Gruda is the co-founder of Ain and Gruda Associates, P.A. based out of Aventura, Florida. He is a Certified Public Accountant with over forty years of accounting and tax experience.

Mr. Gruda has advised both business and individual clients in navigating through the complexities of the ever changing tax code and business atmosphere. He has served on many charitable boards and continues to give back of his time and expertise.

Education

• Bachelors of Science In Accounting - American University, Washington, DC

Professional Memberships

• American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
• Florida Institute of Certified Accountants
• North Dade - South Broward Chapter of C.P.A.'s

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