Ray Kondler, CPA
With more than 30 years experience as managing shareholder of Kondler & Associates, CPAs on the East Coast in New Jersey, Ray Kondler set his sights on establishing a West Coast firm with same founding principles. In 2007 he opened what is now Kondler & Associates, CPAs in Las Vegas, NV. Three years later in 2010, Ray opened a satellite office in San Diego, CA.
Earlier in his career, Ray worked with Arthur Andersen & Company as Auditor and Audit Manager. He also worked for American Broadcasting Company (ABC) and Times Mirror Company as Audit Manager. Ray has also worked as Director of Financial Reporting for Revlon, Inc, a world leader in cosmetics, skin care and fragrance.
Ray is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, Nevada State Board of Accountancy, and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. In addition, Ray holds his Series 7, 63 and 66 Investment Security Registrations and New Jersey and Nevada Insurance Licenses. He is also a Certified College Planning Specialist. Ray graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Seton Hall University, New Jersey.
Ray supports the Ray of Hope Foundation. This non-profit organization was established to benefit underprivileged and special needs children in the greater Las Vegas area. Also, Ray has accepted an offer to support the National Homebound Children’s Education Foundation, an organization founded by a family member recipient of ABC’s Home Makeover Edition March 2009 to assist children who require education services at home due to illnesses that prevent them from attending regular school.
Ray has coached inline skating and ice hockey for more than 10 years and has trained young athletes to play varsity sports in junior and senior high school. In addition, he has supported his local community soccer club by volunteering his time and experience.
Tim Koch, CPA
Director of Accounting & Auditing
In this role, Tim oversees all financial statement audits, reviews, compilations, and preparation engagements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
A native to Las Vegas, Tim received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) in 1991. He started his professional career with Arthur Andersen & Co. working in its audit division. During his tenure with Arthur Andersen & Co., Tim worked with some of the largest global brands in the gaming and hospitality industry including Caesar’s Entertainment, Circus Circus Enterprises, Harrah’s Entertainment, Hilton Hotels Corporation and MGM Mirage. He has also gained invaluable experience working with a host of non-gaming companies in the retail, financial and utility industries.
Tim left Arthur Anderson to work with Star Nursery, one of the largest independently owned chains of nurseries in the United States, where he served as Chief Financial Officer. He joined Kondler & Associates, CPAs in 2007.
In the late 1990s, Tim became involved in youth soccer as a coach in the Henderson, Nevada area. In 1998, he was one of the founding members of Southern Nevada Soccer Association (Henderson United Youth Soccer, Southern Highlands United Youth Soccer, Heat FC Nevada), the largest youth soccer organization in Nevada, and served as the treasurer for 15 years.