Our Values

Our firm provides outstanding service to our clients because of our dedication to the three underlying principles of professionalism, responsiveness and quality.

Professionalism

Our firm is one of the leading firms in the area of top-level financial reporting, Accounting, CSE Reporting, Business Valuation, Mergers & Acquisitions, GAAP/ IFRS Conversion, Pre IPO/RTO Prep, Section 280E Tax, and Biological Assets Valuation. By combining our expertise, experience and the energy of our staff, each client receives close personal and professional attention.

Our staff high standards, service and specialization is difference between our outstanding performance, and other firms. We make sure that every client is served by the expertise of our whole firm.

Responsiveness

Our firm is responsive, caring and attentive to our clients’ needs and concerns. Our esteemed clients rely on our competent advice and timely, accurate personnel. We provide accounting, tax and financial services to individuals, large and small businesses and governmental/non-governmental agencies.

A listing of many of our services is showed on our services page.

Our hard work have earned us the respect of the business, academic and financial communities. The diversity of our talent pool, the dedication of our personnel, and our capacity for timely response is our competitive advantage.

Quality

An accounting firm is known for the quality of its service. Our firm's reputation reflects the high standards we demand of ourselves.

Our primary goal as a trusted advisor is to be available and to provide insightful advice to enable our clients to make informed financial decisions. We do not accept anything less from ourselves and this is what we deliver to you.

We feel it is extremely important to continually professionally educate ourselves to improve our technical expertise, financial knowledge and service to our clients. Our high service quality and "raving fan" clients are the result of our commitment to excellence.

We will answer all of your questions, as they impact both your tax and financial situations. We welcome you to contact us anytime.

Profession&Responsive

Our Staff

Martin Nwaege is Chairman and CEO of Goldstein Franklin, Inc.

Mr. Nwaege has over 29 years of experience in accounting, tax, audit, and finance. His professional filed experience include lead work for the homelessness prevention industry, rapid-rehousing industry, and workforce initiatives industry, mental health management industry, economic empowerment industry, general business management, independent audits, internal audits, internal control, business finance, community development financial management, strategic planning, costing, financial planning, financial reporting, quality control, marketing, and customer service. Mr. Nwaege has also served as officer for Martnege& Associates, San Gabriel Valley Conservation Corps, Planned Parenthood Los Angeles, Mental Health America of Greater Los Angeles, SNF Management Inc., Emlac International Group Inc., Coye & Associates, Cedric D. Flowers, Belize Citrus Growers Association, and Belize Ports Authority. Mr. Nwaege has an MBA from Pepperdine Graziadio Business School, and Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Belize. Mr. Nwaege currently serves on the Audit Committee and Finance Committee of 8 private and public companies.

Frank Igwealor, CMA, CFM, MBA, CPA, JD, is a Manager at Goldstein Franklin, Inc.

Mr. Igwealor has over 27 years of experience in accounting, finance, and business management. He is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and Certified Financial Manager (CFM). He is also a California licensed Real Estate Broker, and NASD licensed financial professional with Empire Securities, Morgan Stanley, and HD Vest Securities. Mr. Igwealor has extensive experience in Financial Accounting,Top-Level Reporting, Marketing, Assets/Capital Management, Business-Management, Turnarounds/Rationalization, Risk-Management, Organizational-efficiencies, Operational-efficiencies, Tax-Planning, and Financial/Tax-Audits, Strategic Planning, Financial Engineering and Result-Driven Business Model Execution. Mr. Igwealor also has in-depth experience in Business-law, Real Estate, Corporate Restructuring, and Mergers & Acquisitions, Fund Management, Fund Administration and Regulatory Compliance with governmental agencies including SEC, HUD, CDFI, USDA, and HHS.

Mr. Igwealor cut his career experiences with Morgan Stanley Inc., OSI Systems Inc., SDI Media Group Inc., and Urban Legends Stadium Inc., Los Angeles Neighborhood Housing, Poverty Solutions Inc., Pacific Ventures Group, Inc., and Los Angeles Community Capital, as Finance Manager, Chief Financial Officer, Financial Advisor, Financial Reporting Analyst, Assistant Controller, Chief Financial Officer, Managing Director, Manager, and various other positions heading operation, lending, education, marketing, finance, and accounting.

Over the last 19 years, Mr. Igwealor has provided operational and strategic expertise to more than 26 companies, and has saved 257 American jobs that would have otherwise been lost through liquidations. It is Mr. Igwealor’s belief that our country’s most valuable asset is human capital – and that job creation is the essential element to a true and sustainable economic and prosperity.

Mr. Igwealor has played active roles in helping businesses grow, restructure, divest, or stabilize in many industries including Property Management, Community Development, Business Consulting, Entertainment, Manufacturing (medical, defense, raw materials, & consumer products); Wholesale/Retail (fashion, multi-chains, restaurants); Real Estate (construction, sales, lending); Import/Export (international trade, foreign exchange translations); Non-profit (Workforce Center, affordable housing, lending, financial education, property management, community advocacy); and Investments Management (financial advisory, financial planning, sales, financial research and analysis). His professional education includes BA in Accounting & Economics, and MBA.

Employment Opportunities

Check this page from time to time for specific employment opportunities for Certified Public Accountants, Financial Advisors, Hedge Fund Analysts, Proprietary Traders, Hedge Fund Traders, Hedge Fund Office Managers, Small Business Accountants, and administrative staff.