Our team

Steve Gladstone, CPA Managing Partner

Steven Gladstone is the Managing Member of the accounting firm of Gladstone & Company, located in Sunrise, Florida. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Florida and has over 35 years of experience in public accounting.

After graduating from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting in 1980, he began his professional career with the Big 8 accounting firm of Arthur Young and Company, in their Miami office. In the years that followed, Steven opened his own firm and utilized his extensive industry experience in auditing, accounting and taxation to concentrate his practice on condominium, homeowner and master associations, construction companies, and pension plans.

Steven is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He also serves on the Common Interest Realty Association (CIRA) Committee of the FICPA, which plans and presents the annual FICPA Common Interest Realty Association Conference and assists members in becoming more technically proficient in accounting, tax, consultation and certain operational matters related to Florida’s CIRA industry. Steven is also active in numerous civic and community programs.

Shayne Ellman, Audit Manager

Shayne Ellman, CPA earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Miami. She has over seven years of combined experience in public accounting and private sector accounting for a property management company.

Shayne joined the firm in 2009, and in 2015 became Audit Supervisor for the firm. She supervises field audit engagements, designs audit plans and supervises audit staff. She manages preliminary testing and documentation, turnover audits and agreed upon procedure engagements. Shayne interacts with clients and management to discuss field audit issues.

Judy Lowe, Operations/Client Relations

Judy Lowe earned a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of West Florida. She has over thirty years of experience in private sector accounting for a wholesale refrigeration distributor, a diagnostic chemistry distributor, a wholesale insurance broker, and a property management company.

Judy joined the firm in 2014 and is responsible for Operations and Client Relations. She works closely with our clients coordinating engagements and facilitating the transfer of information between our clients and our accounting staff. Her property management experience provides Gladstone and Company a unique insight on management companies’ and CIRAs’ needs.