PARTNER PROFILES

Frederick B. Malvin, CPA, CGMA

FOUNDING PARTNER & CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

LICENSED:

  • Commonwealth of Virginia

AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Wealth Management
  • Succession Planning
  • Estate & Trust Planning
  • Community & Charitable Services
  • International Corporations
  • Small to Mid-Tier Business
  • Taxation

Mr. Malvin retired as Navy Commander with over 5,000 flight hours logged; Commanding Officer of two Navy Bases.

Mr. Malvin has a Bachelors Degree from The College of William & Mary and Masters Degrees from George Washington University and the Naval War College. He attended the graduate school at American University and completed Masters of Taxation courses at the Marshall-Wythe School of Law.

Following five years in the tax department of Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP), he was the Tax Partner for a large local accounting firm.

He is Past President of the Virginia Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Past Chairman of the Board of the Peninsula Drug Rehabilitation Services and the Friends of the Homeless, and Past Chairman of the William & Mary Olde Guarde Association. In addition to having served on the advisory Board of the Peninsula Trust Bank, he is currently a member of The William & Mary Order of the White Jacket, the American Legion Post 39, and the Military Officers Association of America. He was selected as five times for winner of the “Super CPA” contest in the Virginia Business magazine. In January 2004, he was added to the Boys & Girls Club “Wall of Fame”.  Mr. Malvin was recently names by William & Mary as the 2017 Alumni Medallion receipant, an honor bestowed on only 300 individuals in the history of the college.


Joyce Riggins Schaffer, CPA, CFP, CGMA

FOUNDING PARTNER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

LICENSED:

  • Commonwealth of Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • State of North Carolina

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Audits, Reviews & Compilations
  • Individual Taxation
  • Small to Mid-Tier Business Taxation
  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • Tax-Exempt Entities
  • Real Estate & Hospitality
  • Restaurants, Manufacturing & Retail
  • Financial Planning & Wealth Management

Mrs. Schaffer obtained an undergraduate degree from The College of William & Mary and received her Certified Financial Planning designation.

She worked in the internal audit department of Nations Bank and was the Tax Manager for a large local accounting firm. She is active in the Rotary Club of Oyster Point, where she is Past President of the Board of Directors and Treasurer of the Rotary Club of Oyster Point Foundation. Mrs. Schaffer is active in the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, where she is a past member of the Board of Directors, Past Chairman of the Business Services Division, and is Past Chairman of the Chamber Ambassadors.

She was the 1989 recipient of the Peninsula Chamber Accountant Advocate Award in addition to being the 1990 Virginia State Accountant Advocate. In addition, she is Past President and Charter Member of the National Association of Women Business Owners (Tidewater Chapter), Past Treasurer of the Kiln Creek Home Owner’s Association, and Past Treasurer of the St. Stephen Episcopal Church Foundation.


John T. Caldwell, CPA, CFE, MST, CGMA

MANAGING PARTNER

LICENSED

  • Commonwealth of Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • State of North Carolina
  • State of Maryland
  • State of West Virginia
  • State of Texas
  • State of Delaware

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Individual Taxation
  • Common Interest Realty Associations
  • Small to Mid-Tier Business Taxation
  • Large Corporations
  • Tax-Exempt Entities
  • Forensic Examinations & Accounting
  • Real Estate Agents & Investors
  • Foreign Nationals and Investors
  • Certified Fraud Examiner

Mr. Caldwell earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Christopher Newport University in 1994, became a licensed Certified Public Accountant in 1995, and received his Master of Taxation from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1997.

He joined Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP) in 1994 and focused in their tax-exempt practice, both audit and tax, with shared expertise and responsibilities in their Newport News, Virginia Beach, Richmond and Washington, D.C. offices.

Joining Malvin, Riggins & Company, P.C. in May 1998, he brings a great deal of experience in the for-profit and tax-exempt industry, and is an active member of the Center of Nonprofit Advancement in Washington, D.C. and multiple Chambers of Commerce throughout our states of practice. Additionally, he heads up the firm’s Tax Practice, as well as the CIRA sector and has become recognized as a Certified Fraud Examiner by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

He has served on the Patient Advocate Foundation and National Patient Advocate Foundation, the Hampton Roads IcePlex Foundation, and has been instrumental in the establishment and maintenance of several non-profit entities over the past 18 years. Additionally, he was named the 2012 Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year by the Washington DC CAGLCC.


John T. Hart, CPA, CGMA

PARTNER

LICENSED

  • Commonwealth of Virginia
  • State of North Carolina

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Hospitality & Travel Lodging
  • Oil & Gas Enterprise
  • Small to Mid-Tier Business Taxation
  • Succession Planning
  • Captive Insurance Consultant
  • Business Advisory Services

Mr. Hart obtained his undergraduate degree from Old Dominion University with a Business Administration in Business with a concentration in Accounting, and has been a partner since 1974 in a CPA Firm which merged with Malvin, Riggins & Company, P.C. in January 2001. Mr. Hart’s practice is concentrated in taxation and planning with estate, business and individuals.

He has completed the Old Dominion University Financial Planning Course, is Past President in the Peninsula Estate Planning Council and currently involved in the Hampton Rotary Club.


Karen Steinmuller Van Rosendale, CPA

PARTNER

LICENSED

  • Commonwealth of Virginia

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Small to Mid-Tier Business Taxation
  • Individual Taxation
  • Construction & Manufacturing

Mrs. Van Rosendale earned her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from The College of William & Mary. In 1985, she became a partner in a local accounting firm that merged with Malvin, Riggins & Company, P.C. in January 2001.

She has over thirty five years of experience in public accounting in the areas of accounting, tax, and auditing. Mrs. Van Rosendale is a past financial secretary of her  church and past Treasurer of Girls, Inc. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and volunteering for Poquoson City Public Schools.


Brian E. Deibler, CPA, CGMA

PARTNER

LICENSED

  • Commonwealth of Virginia

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Individual Taxation
  • Small to Mid-Tier Business Taxation
  • Estate and Trust
  • Construction & Manufacturing
  • Real Estate Agents & Investors
  • Business Advisory Services

Mr. Deibler obtained his undergraduate degree from Radford with a BBA in Accounting/Information Systems in 2003.  Brian has been with the firm since 2012, and became Partner in January 2016.  He currently handles the Virginia Beach/ Tidewater region for the firm.

He is currently the Past President of the Virginia Society of CPA’s Tidewater Chapter, a member of the VSCPA Educational Foundation Board, President of the Rotary Club of City Center, Newport News,  current Treasurer of the Warwick Yacht & Country Club, as well as being recognized as one of 2015 “Top 5 Under 35”.