Ibanessa Soto Hogan
Masterpiece Accounting Services LLC (MAS) was founded by Ibanessa Soto Hogan. With a strong passion for learning, she earned her Bachelors Degree in Public Accounting at La Universidad Technologica de Santiago (UTESA) in her native land, the Dominican Republic. Ibanessa moved to New York in 1997 to continue pursuing her spiritual goals and become a better leader. She has always had a great desire to help people, leading her to start MAS in 2011.
Ibanessa is an Enrolled Agent (EA), a license granted by the Internal Revenue Service to tax professionals, a degreed and experienced Accountant, a QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor, and a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB). She is currently attending graduate school to obtain her MBA at Concordia University.
Prior to starting MAS, Ibanessa worked in the corporate world for 15 years as an accomplished professional, accumulating extensive experience in accounting, bookkeeping, and auditing. She held both junior and senior accounting positions in companies such as Coopers & Lybrand (currently Price Waterhouse Coopers), ThyssenKrupp Elevator/Dover Elevator, Frito Lay and Castle Oil Corporation.
Ibanessa, along with her team, is a business consultant and is passionate about helping her clients achieve success in their business endeavors and lead them through meaningful transformation to enable them to become more competitive and profitable.
Board Member – She serves on the Board of the Chamber of Commerce of New Rochelle.
She also offers educational training through her firm and for WEDC and Score.
Robin is an experienced nonprofit executive and entrepreneur. She is pragmatic, energetic and results oriented leader who helps organizations and individuals move from vision to strategy and implementation. She also develops relationships and opportunities to support the advancement of a mission driven organizations. Her key qualities are leadership, creativity and problem-solving skills with impact.
Her other qualifications are consult, advise, and guide organization leaders with strategy, business development, and implementation. Focus is on market and product/service development and enhancement, as well as service opportunities and improvement and risk management. Organize and execute regional economic development programs with government and non-profit leaders in the tri-state region. Design and host monthly economic development workshops for MWBE business owners for regional and local government certifications, purchasing and contracting agencies. Initiate social media, marketing and product development activities specializing in both B2B and B2C businesses.
Armani has been an experienced administrative assistant with an associate degree in accounting at Westchester Community College. She is also preparing to become a QuickBooks ProAdvisor and working on a bachelors degree in accounting.
She is a great asset to our Firm with her excellent time-management skills, focus, and pleasant attitude.
Armani enjoys reading self-improvement books, serving in her church as her pastor’s assistant, and spending time with friends and family.