Monmouth/Ocean Chapter

Meet Your Chapter President
  • Kenneth Shapiro
    Kenneth B. Shapiro, CPA/PFS, CFP®, is an independent registered investment advisor and President of Shapiro Financial Security Group, Inc. in Hazlet. Mr. Shapiro’s firm offers comprehensive fee-only financial planning, investment management and tax preparation services. His personal areas of specialization are in designing risk appropriate investment & retirement planning services to individuals ages 50-75, and assisting corporate executives with tax efficient diversification strategies for their employee stock options & incentive compensation packages.

    In 2015, he received a Lifetime Achievement Award for his work on behalf of the Financial Planning Association of New Jersey, and was the recipient of the organization’s 2013 Heart of Financial Planning Award. Mr Shapiro currently serves as President for the Monmouth Ocean County Chapter of the New Jersey Society of CPA’s, and is a member of the its investment committee that oversees the investment policies of the association’s three endowment portfolios. Mr. Shapiro is a past chairperson of both the NJCPA’s state and local chapter level Personal Financial Planning Committee & Financial Literacy Committees, and member of local chapter’s its Eldercare Committee.

    Mr. Shapiro has almost 35 years of experience from positions in the public, private and educational sectors of the profession. He continues to teach when opportunities allow, and has contributed to a number of articles published in local and national publications. Mr. Shapiro received an M.B.A. in finance from Rutgers University and a bachelor’s in accounting from Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ.

Upcoming Events

Suggestion/Information Box

Have any questions or comments about the Monmouth/Ocean Chapter? Please feel free to ask a question or share your thoughts, ideas, suggestions and comments by sending an email to Ken Shapiro at KShapiro@ShapiroFSG.com.

Monmouth/Ocean Chapter contribution to NJCPA Scholarship Fund
Chapter President Michael Stillitano (left) presents a $35,000 contribution to the NJCPA Scholarship Fund to NJCPA President  Frank Boutillette.

Mike Stillitano - NJCPA Distinguished Service Medallion
NJCPA President Walter Brasch (left) and NJCPA CEO Ralph Thomas (right) presentthe NJCPA Distinguished Service Medallion to past Monmouth/Ocean Chapter President Mike Stillitano. The medallion honors those who "Exceed Expectations and Set the Standard of Excellence for Others to Follow."

Jodi Rorick - NJCPA Distinguished Service Medallion
NJCPA President Walter Brasch (left) and NJCPA CEO Ralph Thomas (right) presentthe NJCPA Distinguished Service Medallion to past Monmouth/Ocean Chapter President Jody Rorick. The medallion honors those who "Exceed Expectations and Set the Standard of Excellence for Others to Follow."

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Monmouth/Ocean Chapter president Ken Shairo (right) presents a plaque to Mike Stillitano for his service as 2015/16 president 

Chapter News

Monmouth/Ocean Chapter Nominates Slate of Officers

Posted: February 7, 2017
The Nominating Committee of the New Jersey Society of CPAs Monmouth/Ocean Chapter has submitted recommendations for chapter officers and directors for the 2017/18 year.

Chapter Officers

Upcoming Board Meetings

  • Wednesday May 24, 2017
    8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Oyster Point Hotel
    146 Bodman Place
    Red Bank, NJ 07701