Founding Principal and CEO
Stacey Gorowitz is a client advocate dedicated to turning numbers into opportunities. The founding Principal and CEO of S.J. Gorowitz Accounting & Tax Services, P.C., Gorowitz is an experienced CPA who has spent her career supporting the particular needs of expanding and emerging businesses and their owners.
Her broad knowledge and insistence on excellence was established during a successful career with Price Waterhouse, where she worked extensively with closely held businesses. In 1991, she founded SJG to give smaller, growth-oriented clients dedicated access to executive level accounting, tax and business advisory support.
Since that time, Gorowitz’s business acumen, integrity and the collective insight of her experienced team have earned the firm abiding client relationships and a reputation as one of the top accounting and tax firms in Atlanta. For her leadership, dedication to her profession and commitment to the community, Gorowitz has been awarded numerous accolades, including being awarded the Five Star Top Accounting & Estate Planning Professionals in Atlanta (2014-2018). Under her leadership, SJG earned Best of North Atlanta-CPA Category (2017) and the 2014 Best of Alpharetta Award in the Accountants category.
Gorowitz earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Miami. She is recognized for approaching every relationship and situation with the highest level of effort, kindness and honesty. She works hard and plays hard. Outside of SJG, Gorowitz enjoys time with her husband, their two children and their Rhodesian Ridgeback. She enjoys playing tennis in ALTA & USTA leagues, biking and hiking.
Affiliations and Associations:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) PCPS Private Companies Practice Section Member
Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA) Taxation Section Member
Women Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Certified
Greater Women’s Business Council (GWBC)
Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce
Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce
Vistage CEO Organization (2008-2015)
Philanthropic Advisory Leadership Institute (PALI)
- Steering Committee (2012-2015)
- Graduate, Class of (2010-2011)
The Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta
- Balser Professional Advisors Council (BPAC) Giving Circle (2016)
- Balser Symposium-Steering Committee (2012-2015)
- Investment Advisory Committee (2005-2010)
- Population Study Committee (2005)
- Professional Advisor Committee (PAC)
National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)
- Treasurer (2006-2009, 1996-1999)
Women Business Owners (WBO)
Congregation Dor Tamid/Congregation B’Nai Dorot
- Budget & Finance Committee (2012-2013, 2000-2007)
- Chairperson (2002-2003)
- Merger Exploration Committee (2003-2004)
- Trustee to Board of Directors (2000)
Selected Honors & Awards:
2018 Best of North Atlanta
Winner – 2017 Best of North Atlanta
Five Star Professional – Top Accounting & Estate Tax Professionals (2018, 2017, 2016, 2014)
Best of Alpharetta 2014 – Accountant Category
Top Accounting Professional in Atlanta (2014)
NAWBO WE Awards-Member of the Year (2008)
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