Itasca, Ill.-based CDH (FY18 net revenue of $12.7 million) has announced the admission of Riki Shah and Naoko Lech as tax principals.
Shah joined CDH in 2011 and specializes in individual, corporate and pass-through income taxes. He devotes his time to both the domestic and international client base, and is knowledgeable about complex U.S. regulations. He also handles the compliance and consulting of sales/use tax and tangible personal property tax.
Shah is actively involved in the firm’s LEAD committee, which aims to to attract, develop, advance and retain professional women. He recently organized and moderated the first Women in Public Accounting panel at Loyola University Chicago (LUC). The emphasis of the panel was to highlight success stories of women as leaders in the industry and to provide advice to the young women graduating from LUC.
Lech joined CDH in 2008 bringing years of experience working at a multinational corporation and financial institution. She works closely with foreign corporations and individuals doing business in the U.S. by assisting them with various types of tax matters, specifically focusing on international tax issues and state filings. Also, as a member of the CDH Japan Business Group, she is the liaison between businesses in Japan and the U.S.
In addition, CDH announces the promotion of Lee Arnsman to chief operating officer.
Arnsman joined the CDH administration team in 2012 and has since grown into becoming a key leader in the HR consulting practice. She is a highly qualified human resources professional with more than two decades of experience managing HR and personnel departments at various organizations throughout the Chicago area.