Robert Rodriguez,, CPA
Robert Rodriguez - Biography
NueLeaf Certified Public Accountants
Mr. Rodriguez has over 30 years of experience in accounting, tax, consulting, transactions and operations in a variety of industries. Mr. Rodriguez currently serves as President and co-founder of NueLeaf Certified Public Accountants, Inc. (NueLeaf) founded in January of 2011. In addition to his role with NueLeaf, he currently serves as CFO of a local defense contractor. Mr. Rodriguez is also a shareholder and officer of GBase, Inc., which manufactures and sells dental articulators throughout the United States. He was an original co-founder and capitalized the company and led the company through patenting its product and arranging product sales agreements with the largest dental product distributor in the world.
Prior to the formation of NueLeaf, Mr. Rodriguez was the CFO of Dynacs, Inc. in Palm Harbor, FL, from 1996 to 2001. Dynacs, Inc. engaged in engineering and research services for both commercial and governmental entities, primarily for government aerospace and defense agencies, including NASA and the US Air Force, and aerospace contractors, such as Boeing and Lockheed Martin. During his tenure at Dynacs, he was actively involved with all facets of accounting and finance operations for the company. This included consolidation of division and subsidiary financial statements, both US and foreign, including foreign currency translations. He participated in "Road Show" for the company during an IPO process. He prepared all financial data to be included in an S-1 registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including "Management Discussion and Analysis (MD&A)", working on the process with company underwriters, analysts, attorneys, and outside auditors. He was also in involved in the completion of two mergers and acquisitions during his tenure at Dynacs, Inc., and was instrumental in the debt restructuring of the company after the completion of the mergers and acquisitions. Canadian IT services firm MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates acquired Dynacs, Inc. for $14 million in 2002. Additionally, Dynacs, Inc. was engaged in film colorization of black and white film media, for which it had operations in India, Indonesia, and throughout the United States.
Mr. Rodriguez co-founded a local CPA firm of Doyle & Rodriguez, P.A. CPAs (where he served as President & CEO) from 1986 to 1996. The firm’s clients included individuals and small business in a variety of industries. The tax work at the firm included returns for individuals, trusts, estates, sole proprietorships, partnerships, not-for-profit corporations and S and C corporations. He has worked with clients in various states and overseas. He left public accounting in 1996 to join Dynacs, Inc.
Mr. Rodriguez began his professional career in 1978 in accounting with Sperry Corporation (now UNISYS) where he was a member of the accounting staff. He was charged with developing the accounting operation for a wholly owned subsidiary doing work in Saudi Arabia.
He holds his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from University of Florida in 1978 and obtained his Master of Business Administration from the University of Tampa in 1981. He was licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Florida in 1986. Over his 30 year professional career, Mr. Rodriguez has been active in a variety of professional, civic and charitable organizations. Mr. Rodriguez is bilingual in English and Spanish.