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Our Staff

Our Team

Paul Herman, CPA

Paul started Herman & Company over 35 years ago. Prior to going out on his own, Paul worked at Arthur Young & Company for seven years. He is a member of the American Institute of CPA’s (AICPA), New York State Society of CPA’s, National Council of CPA Practitioners, and the Estate Planning Council of Westchester. Paul earned a MBA from Columbia University in accounting and finance, as well as a Bachelor’s degree from Union College in economics.

Evan C. Ziogas, CPA

As Tax Director, Evan brings over 35 years of experience working with individuals and business owners, assisting with planning and implementing accounting procedures for tax compliance related to income, payroll, and sales tax.  His knowledge and experience extends beyond the tri-state area and includes companies with revenues exceeding $50 million dollars.  Prior to joining Herman & Company, he worked with PKF O’Connor Davies LLP, Marcum LLP, as well as handling his own private clients.  He is a member of the American Institute of CPA’s (AICPA), the New York State Society of CPA’S (NYSSCPA) and earned his Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting from Hofstra University.

Matt Herman

Prior to joining Herman & Company, Matt spent six years at Epoch Investment Partners on the Quantitative Risk and Analytics Team. Matt’s prior experience includes similar roles at Franklin Templeton and Clay Finlay LLC. Matt holds a B.S. in finance from Lehigh University and a master’s in accounting from St. John’s University. He is currently working towards his CPA certification.

Christina Del Vecchio  

Prior to joining Herman & Company, Christina worked as a staff accountant for Harbor Yard Sports and Entertainment, a subsidiary of the New York Islanders. She has her Bachelor of Business Administration from Iona College and will be receiving her Master of Science in Accounting, with a forensic concentration, from the University of New Haven in the Spring of 2019. She is currently working towards her CPA license and plans to pursue her CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner) license as well. She is a student member of the New York State Society of CPA’s, Connecticut Society of CPA’s, and the American Institute of CPA’s.

Ricky Pires

Ricky worked as an Assistant Professor of Cost and Management Accounting in the University of Aveiro, Portugal. Most recently he has worked as a Staff Accountant for public accounting firms in New York and New Jersey. He has strong experience in bookkeeping, accounting, sales tax, payroll tax and both individual and business taxes. Ricky earned a master’s degree in Accounting from the University of Aveiro, Portugal. He is also a Certified Accountant in Portugal.