Glenn Block, CPA/ABV, CVA
Glenn Block is a CPA and partner in the accounting firm of Block & Aldinger and has been employed by the firm since 1982. Prior to that, Mr. Block worked with a CPA firm in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area for two years. In his current capacity as managing senior partner, Mr. Block provides services to the firm’s clients such as tax consulting, including federal and state business taxation, individual tax planning, financial planning, bankruptcy, business valuations, litigation support, forensic accounting, marital dissolution proceedings, and estate tax planning. Mr. Block is specialized in the area of forensic accounting and frequently is retained in matters involving lost profit damage calculations as well as other forensic matters. He is also specialized in the area of Pennsylvania family law as it pertains to child and spousal support calculations as well as equitable distribution. Mr. Block has prepared numerous business valuations, has testified in court as an expert witness on many occasions, and has also been appointed by the court in several cases to perform business valuations as an independent valuation expert in divorce proceedings and has also served as an arbitrator in civil litigation matters. Mr. Block has been appointed to serve on the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants Divorce Conference Committee and is currently a member of that committee. He has been awarded an Accredited in Business Valuation credential (ABV) through the American Institute of CPA’s (AICPA). Mr. Block is also credentialed as a Certified Valuation Analyst, (CVA) and belongs to the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA).
Mr. Block received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1979 from the American University in Washington, D.C. and belongs to the American Institute of CPA’s as well as the Pennsylvania Institute of CPA’s. Mr. Block frequently lectures before groups on different topic matters and was asked to be a speaker at the NACVA National Business Valuation Conference held in San Diego in June 2011. He has also lectured before the PICPA at their annual divorce conference held in King of Prussia in October 2011. Mr. Block presented before the Pennsylvania Institute of CPA’s for their annual divorce conference held at the Crown Plaza hotel in King of Prussia in October 2012 on the topic of “Techniques for Discovering Hidden Assets.” Mr. Block was chosen on behalf of the publication “Accounting Today”, a national magazine for CPA’s, to be a speaker at their annual conference in Boca Raton, FL in October 2013. He also was a speaker at the AICPA Forensic and Valuation Services Conference held in Las Vegas in November 2013. In January 2014 Mr. Block presented before the PICPA Forensic and Litigation Services Planning Committee. His most recent presentations were in October 2015 before the NACVA Connecticut Chapter on “Techniques for Discovering Hidden Assets” and before the PICPA on “How to Successfully Build Your Matrimonial and Forensic Litigation Practices”. Mr. Block is an expert in security and owns an alarm company in the Lehigh Valley area that sells and installs residential and commercial burglar alarm systems. Effective January 1, 2016, Mr. Block was re-elected for a 4 year term as Commissioner of South Whitehall Township, a community of approximately 20,000 citizens. Prior to that, Mr. Block served a 4 year term as elected Commissioner and prior to that 7 years on the South Whitehall Township Zoning Board.
Karen A. Aldinger, CPA
Karen joined the firm as a staff accountant in 1991 and became a partner in the firm in July 1999. She graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. After graduating from college, she worked as a staff accountant at a CPA firm based out of Reading, PA prior to joining this firm. She is directly involved in the preparation of financial statements and tax returns for the firm’s clients, including business, individual, trust, non-profit and estate tax returns, and meets with clients to discuss business and tax planning strategies. She has also worked with the local bankruptcy trustee to provide both accounting and tax services for the US Bankruptcy Court. She is a member of both the American Institute of CPAs and the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs. In her free time, she enjoys music, vacationing with her husband, playing with her golden retriever, and cheering on her favorite Penn State and Philadelphia sports teams.