|Jeffrey N. Pelesh, CPA
|Jeffrey Pelesh is the current Owner and Principal of Gelman & Pelesh, P.C. and an expert in partnership accounting and taxation. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Masters of Business Administration from Villanova University, where he was a student of Harry L. Gelman.
Prior to joining our practice in 1991, Jeff was a member of the Business Investigations Group of Coopers & Lybrand, where he provided forensic accounting services to corporate clients, legal counsel, and court-appointed trustees, and also developed and implemented plans for the rehabilitation or liquidation of bankrupt or insolvent businesses.
Throughout his career, Jeff has readily shared his expertise with others. Jeff taught classes on such subjects as taxation, auditing, financial accounting, cost accounting, and entrepreneurship at Villanova University for many years. He has also taught continuing professional education (CPE) classes for accounting and tax professionals, and led training sessions for partners and staff at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Jeff is an avid trumpet player. Together with his wife, Connie, and their 10-piece band, the UpFront Band, Jeff performs classic jazz, swing, and show tunes from the 30s, 40s, and 50s at theaters and private events around the Philadelphia area. Jeff also enjoys playing golf and following Villanova’s basketball team. Jeff and Connie have three adult children.