Rosemary Lato, a certified public accountant licensed in the State of Nevada, is a partner in the accounting firm Lato, Petrova & Pearson, CPAs. She offers a full range of services to the firm’s clients in areas of tax preparation, tax planning, consulting and accounting services. Ms. Lato specializes in not-for-profits and assists our not-for-profit clients with accounting and tax preparation. Ms. Lato is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor and is overseeing our growing bookkeeping department.
The firm was originally started in 2005 with her business partner, Irina Petrova, CPA. The business then expanded in 2009 to include Marlon Pearson, CPA. Lato, Petrova & Pearson, CPAs offers a full range of services that include tax return preparation, tax planning, consulting and accounting services.
Rosemary graduated from UNLV Cum Laude with a BS in Business. She has been in public accounting since 2001 and has over 30 years accounting experience. Her background includes experience in auditing, tax, reviews and compilations for casinos, retail, franchise businesses, governmental, real estate and not-for-profit entities. She has held the position as Office Manager for several car dealerships including Volkswagen, Porsche, Audi, and General Motor Lines. She has extensive retail experience having been Business Manager for an office supply dealer; Office Furniture Sales & Supply and for a local furniture dealer Facilitec of Nevada. After completion of her degree at UNLV she went to work for Piercy, Bowler, Taylor & Kern CPAs where she gained auditing experience working in their auditing department, prior to starting the firm Lato & Petrova, CPAs.
She is a member of the America Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants. Locally she is a member of United Way of Southern Nevada Women’s Leadership Council and Toastmasters International.
Rosemary is married to Leon Lato and resides in North Las Vegas since 1991. Her daughter Adeline Goodrich has joined her at her firm Lato, Petrova & Pearson, CPAs as their Business Manager.