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PRINCIPAL & CEO
Saurav brings over 14 years of experience in a variety of industries including technology, advertising, media & entertainment, marketing, branding, event management, food and beverage operations, retail, hospitality, production services and recreation destinations. He has extensive experience in Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Taxation and Systems Implementation and Design.
Prior to forming AboveTheLines, Saurav held a wide range of leadership, management and advisory positions where he provided multiple entities with timely and accurate financial statements, ongoing cash flow projections, budgets and general oversight over Accounting, Finance, Taxation and Human Resources operations. He has also been integral in the design and maintenance of various systems of multiple organizations, enabling them to maximize revenues both domestically and internationally.
Saurav holds a B.S. and M.S. in Accounting from Hunter College, M.A. in Integrated Marketing from Marist College and a Dual MBA in Finance and Information Systems from Pace University.
VP, FINANCE & OPERATIONS; CO-FOUNDER
Serving as our VP of Finance and Operations, Bibi is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company, and working closely with our CEO, helps develop and implement client services and procedures.
Before joining AboveTheLines Bibi worked in a variety of industries including food and beverage operations, hospitality, event management, production services, recreation, and legal services. She brings multiple years of experience in Accounting, Finance, Payroll, and Human Resources Management.
Bibi holds a dual B.A. degree in Accounting & Information Systems and in Economics from the City University of New York.
VP, TAXATION AND CLIENT SERVICES
In 1999, Tasha began her career as an intern with one of the big four accounting firms. Her strong work ethic coupled with her stellar interpersonal skills helped Tasha excel in the demanding fast-paced environment. Soon after completing her internship, she was offered a job to work with a former supervisor, who was joining a new company. After working with two national accounting firms as Tax Manager, Tasha Özger joined Abovethelines, LLC.
Tasha has been professionally active in the accounting field for over fifteen years. She has worked on post-production for major Hollywood movies and Indie films, handled staff accounting for a Tony Award-Winning producer, and she has also provided personal tax accounting services to many famous production managers, actors, dancers, choreographers, wardrobe designers, stylists, directors, and expats. Furthermore, Tasha is also an expert in financial planning, tax strategies, production accounting, and provides nationwide and international tax accounting services for LLCs, S-Corps and C-Corps.
Tasha holds a Bachelor's Degree in Communications with a minor in Business Management and a Master's Degree in Taxation from Rutgers University. She is also an Enrolled Agent with the IRS.
MANAGER, ACCOUNTING & TAX
Cali began her accounting career in tax at Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLC in Asheville, North Carolina. She later moved to New York City to further her career. Cali has since worked in various accounting roles ranging from fully cycle accountant to tax associate. She specializes in income tax returns and audit/review reports.
Cali attended Western Carolina University where she graduated cum laude and received her BSBA in Accounting with a minor in Finance. Cali is also a Notary Public in the state of New York.
Stephanie began her career in bookkeeping and accounting in 2012 as an intern at HeartShare Human Services of NY where she was responsible for establishing data sheets for payroll/check distributions, created reports for government filings, and was responsible for all administrative duties/services. While at HeartShare she was promoted to fund assistant, where she expanded her skill set to include facilitating weekly monetary transfers, preparing and filing applications for energy assistance programs, preparing statistical reports, and distributing grant checks to various vendors.
In 2016, Stephanie moved to Upsilon Ventures where she again furthered her career by taking on various responsibilities in accounting, which included, handling accounts payable and accounts receivable and bank and credit card reconciliations.
Stephanie graduated from Queens College with a B.S. in Accounting.
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