KLR Announces Promotions of Sandy Ross, CPA, Michael Garcia, CPA and Francheska Pimentel, CPA to Partner to align with plans for future growth.



New England – Through these uncertain times, KLR is grateful to support growth and is pleased to announce three promotions to Partner.  Effective July 1st, Sandy Ross has been promoted to Equity Partner, and Michael Garcia and Francheska Pimentel to Partner.  These promotions reflect their outstanding performance, excellent client service, leadership, and mentorship to our colleagues.


“We are very proud to acknowledge these three outstanding leaders who go above and beyond for our clients, colleagues and community,” said Alan Litwin, Managing Director.  “They are our future and we are very excited about their promotions to the Partner group.”


Sandy Ross, CPA | Equity Partner, Nonprofit Services Group

Sandy joined the KLR team in 2001.  Her dedication to her clients has resulted in a stellar reputation for service.  She enjoys working with executive directors and board members to help them better understand the financial reporting process and the nonprofit organization. Read more.

Michael Garcia, CPA | Partner, Enterprise Solutions Group

Mike joined the KLR team in 2019.  His concentration is in helping entrepreneurial businesses with accounting, bookkeeping and outsourced services.  His dedication to learning all information pertaining to the CARES Act has resulted in him being recognized as a subject matter expert. Read more.

Francheska Pimentel, CPA | Partner, International Tax Group

Francheska joined the KLR team in 2010.  She has vast experience in International Tax specifically with individuals and global mobility.  She is the Practice Leader for KLR’s International Tax Services Group.  Francheska is an internationally known speaker and has traveled all over the world speaking about international tax issues.  Read more.

KLR is proud to acknowledge these talented individuals and looks forward to continuing to grow its team. If you are interested in being a part of the KLR family, visit kahnlitwin.com to learn more about our career opportunities.

About KLR

KLR is a New England Regional Public Accounting Firm that is ranked among the Top 100 firms in the United States.  From its five office locations in Boston, Providence, Newport, Waltham & Shanghai, the 250+ person firm provides assurance, tax, and business advisory services to private and publicly-held companies throughout the United States and abroad.  KLR is a member of Leading Edge Alliance Global, the 2nd largest international professional association of independently-owned accounting, financial, and business advisory firms.