Charles leads the Broker-Dealer practice at Mazars USA. He is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association in their Compliance and Legal Division, as well as the Financial Management Division. Charles is a current member of the NYSSCPA Stock Brokerage Committee and has served as Chair of that group two times, most recently from 1999 to 2001. Charles received his BA at Queens College, City University of New York. He has written several articles that were published in the Westchester Business Journal as well as Mazars Financial Trends Review publication. Charles speaks regularly and chairs the Foundation of Accounting Education’s Annual Technical Conferences on Audit Issues of Broker/Dealers and the FAE’s Annual Conference on the Securities Industry.