Marlin K. Wiggins
Before starting his own firm in 1993 Marlin Wiggins worked as an internal auditor for Citibank, N.A. leading financial and data processing audits. Mr. Wiggins was also Controller for Eastmond and Sons, a boiler repair company listed in Black Enterprise as one of the 100 largest minority firms in the United States. As the controller Marlin was responsible for all accounting and payroll decisions affecting this national firm and it's 155 employees. He started his career as a senior auditor for not-for-profit audits at Watson, Rice and Company where he led audits for community based organizations, homes for the aging, music/art organizations, nursing homes, hospitals, and churches. Marlin considers himself fortunate to have taught at both Lehman and Bronx Community College (1995-2001) as an adjunct professor.
Mr. Wiggins' credentials are a veritable Who's Who of influence and community service: He has served on the boards of the Yonkers Downtown BID and the African-American Heritage Committee. He has been Treasurer of the Yonkers NAACP and Vice Chairperson of the Philipsburg Performing Arts Center. Mr. Wiggins served on the boards of the Yonkers Empowerment Zone and St. John's Riverside Hospital. He was Co-chairperson of the Academy of Finance at Lincoln High School, board trustee of the Hudson River Museum, board trustee of St. John's Riverside Hospital, and President of the Strategic Business Alliance of Yonkers (SBAY). In addition, he was the Vice President of the Yonkers Board of Education (2006-2010).
With 37 years of experience, Marlin K. Wiggins is a certified public accountant licensed in the State of New York, and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has a Masters of Business Administration in accounting from Baruch College.
Tavia Dixon-Wilson is a Certified Public Accountant, graduate of Lehman College with a B.S. in Accounting. Ms. Dixon-Wilson has worked for Marlin K. Wiggins, C.P.A for twenty-two years and has experience with individual, business and estate tax preparation, nonprofit accounting, audits of churches and other not-for-profit organizations. Her professionalism is exemplary and over her career she has passed several peer review engagements. Ms. Dixon-Wilson stays current by attending various CPA accounting and not-for-profit conferences. For four years Ms. Dixon-Wilson was the Yonkers' accountant of record during the negotiations for and development of The Ridge Hill Mall in Yonkers, NY. Tavia's experience, commitment, and attention to detail makes her an asset to the firm and its clients.
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