LANCASTER, PA (January 10, 2024) – RKL LLP is pleased to announce the admission of Walter Goodfield, Cliff Horst, Thomas Kaizar, CPA, MST, and Stephane Smith, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, to the firm partnership, effective January 1, 2024.
Joining RKL in 2014, Goodfield serves as Chief Business Officer for RKL eSolutions. He is responsible for driving customer success and revenue growth through new customer acquisition while managing strategic partner alliances.
For nearly thirty years, Goodfield has helped business leaders solve challenges through automation and optimization. Before RKL, he managed sales and delivery teams at three of the world’s largest mid-market software publishers. Goodfield holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Cleveland State University and resides in northeast Ohio with his wife, family and pets.
Horst is the Sage X3 Practice Director with RKL eSolutions and oversees X3 consulting implementations, customizations and support activities. He also holds expertise in various platforms, including SQL Server, Crystal Reports, Sage 500, Salesforce and Slack.
With over 25 years of IT consulting experience, Horst is dedicated to building relationships with clients and finding better ways to achieve their organizational goals. He attended Messiah University with a B.S. in Business Information Systems. Horst resides in Lancaster with his wife and three children.
As a partner in the Tax Services Group, Kaizar has developed a skillset in tax planning and compliance services that lends itself well to working with clients across various industries. He has recently specialized in working with health care industry clients to refine financial and operational processes.
Joining RKL as an associate in 2015, Kaizar also works with companies in the real estate and manufacturing and distribution industries. He holds a B.S. in Accounting from York College of Pennsylvania and a M.S. in Taxation from Villanova University. Kaizar lives in Lancaster with his wife and son.
As Vice President of Workforce Strategies for RKL Virtual Management Solutions, Smith directs the firm’s comprehensive suite of outsourced HR, payroll and compensation analysis services. She leads a team of HR advisors who fill key roles for employers, including payroll processing, compensation analysis, performance management, compliance, recruitment and complete outsourcing of the HR function.
For over two decades, Smith has helped employers effectively manage their workforce, drive growth and achieve organizational goals. She graduated from Millersville University with a B.A. in Psychology. Smith lives in Lancaster with her husband, two children and dog.