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About Us

Our Team

Craig L. Ludin, CPA - Partner

ludin@lefcpa.com

Craig joined David Solis in 1987. He began his career with PriceWaterhouse in auditing and then tax. With another couple years in the tax department of a regional Philadelphia firm, he struck out on his own. He finds teaching clients to be most rewarding. His forte is working with clients to analyze their current situation and plan for the future. Planning includes tax, estate, retirement and budgeting. Analysis includes retirement plan design, breakeven and cost containment. In the summer of 2000, Craig moved his family to Orlando, Florida, the sunshine state and opened our offices in Winter Park. He remains involved with all the PA clients and visits, as needed (even during the winter months of tax season).

Cathy A. Fullam, CPA - Partner

fullam@lefcpa.com

Cathy joined the firm in 1987 and rapidly advanced to a supervisory position and ultimately partner. She proved her multi-tasking abilities, as she was also raising her daughter and finishing her bachelor's degree (graduating Magna Cum Laude) from Delaware Valley College at the same time. In comparison to all that, passing the CPA exam on the first sitting was not a problem.

Cathy is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. Her specialty is working with our business clients to maintain compliance with their vendors, bank and of course Uncle Sam. Interacting with people to work through their accounting and tax issues has made her an integral part of their management team. In her spare time, she enjoys performing in ballroom dance competitions and spending time with her grandson and her husband Kevin.

Maureen O. Rutecki

rutecki@lefcpa.com

Maureen joined us in November of 1998 in the role of administrative staff. She has since advanced to staff accountant, and is currently working on obtaining her Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and Tax. Maureen is a vital part of Ludin, Eckert & Fullam, and her duties include overseeing the processing of payroll and payroll returns, preparing individual and business tax returns, and client accounting and bookkeeping. She is our in-house Quickbooks instructor, and travels to clients for on-site Quickbooks assistance. Maureen remains the go-to person for the firm's in-house database, programming, and computer maintenance. Maureen is an avid photographer and scrapbooker.

Carol Whetzel

whetzel@lefcpa.com

Carol works in the Florida office with Craig Ludin. When Craig purchased a practice from Eric Peisner, CPA, Carol was the greatest asset in the transaction. Having worked for Eric and his father, she understands all aspects of accounting and the clients. On weekends (outside tax season), she may be found with her husband, at home entertaining at least 2 of her 9 grandchildren.

Ruth Robison

admin@lefcpa.com

Ruth Joined our firm as a temporary admin assistant in June of 2008, and was hired on full-time in October 2008. Ruth comes from a background in retail management, working at a large Philadelphia company for over twenty years. Ruth's vast knowledge and expertise in a large professional firm shines through at Ludin, Eckert & Fullam, as seen with her acute attention to detail when dealing with all aspects of the administrative position. In her free time, she enjoys cooking and baking, and spending time with her family. She especially enjoys spending time with her grandson.

Michelle Thomas