Rob Brand is a graduate of the University of Delaware Class of 1993 with a B.A in English and a concentration in Business and Technical Writing. Rob joined Comprehensive Business Services (CBS) in 2006 working closely with Robert Dotey to continue the firm’s development and expansion. Rob assumed his current position as President of CBS in 2009. In addition to Rob’s 25+ years of private business management experience, he holds the elite status of Enrolled Agent (EA), which is the highest credential awarded by the IRS. As an Enrolled Agent (EA), Rob is recognized by the IRS as having unlimited rights to practice before the IRS-equivalent with those of an attorney or a certified public accountant (CPA)-which allow him to represent taxpayers in any type of tax matter before all IRS offices.
Rob is very involved in the industry on both a local and national level. Locally, Rob is a member of the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber’s Small Business Advisory Panel, and an active member of a local Business Networking International (BNI) chapter. On a national level, Rob is a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents, National Society of Tax Professionals, and the National Society of Accountants.
Rob enjoys many hobbies including CrossFit, golf, soccer, hockey, and scuba diving. Rob is active in his local community where he is a Board Member of the Kennett Blue Demons Youth Lacrosse Program and a volunteer coach for the Kennett Blue Demons Lacrosse Program and the Southern Chester County Soccer Association.
Robert Dotey founded Comprehensive Business Services in 1993. With a B.S. in Accounting from Goldey-Beacom College, Master’s Degrees in Accounting and Taxation from Widener University, and a Ph.D in Finance from Walden University, Robert brings with him an extensive knowledge of Business Management and Finance. His education combined with his real-world experience has contributed to the success of CBS.
During his career, Robert has been a Registered Investment Advisor with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), an Enrolled Agent with the IRS and held both a Public Accounting License in the state of Delaware and a Securities License with the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD). Robert has held certifications as a Funds Specialist, Trade Specialist, and Fraud Examiner. With his 40+ years of business management experience and 35+ years of international business experience, Robert is a valuable asset and advisor to the clients of CBS.
Matt Rossi is a Delaware Technical and Community College Class of 2014 graduate with an A.A.S. in Business Administration. Matt joined CBS in 2013 and his experience with the firm makes him a key member to the accounting department and an integral member of CBS’s Tax Preparation Team. Matt is a QuickBooks Pro Advisor and participates in the IRS’s Annual Filing Season Program with a yearly record of completion. His expertise in the areas of General Ledger & Bookkeeping, Tax Return Preparation, and QuickBooks, combined with his attention to detail, strong communication skills, and positive attitude toward teamwork make Matt an asset to the CBS team.
In his spare time, Matt has volunteered with his church’s Youth Group for Young Neighbors in Action initiative which has taken him to Toronto and New Mexico where the group worked to help low-income families by aiding in minor construction projects, food drives, and other charitable activities. Matt also enjoys sports, fitness and computers.