Robert Gorton, Founder

bob-bio-picRobert F. Gorton, CPA/CFF
978.705.4400 | bobg@gortoncpa.com

Robert Gorton is the founder of Gorton & Company, P.C in Danvers, Massachusetts. Previously, Bob was a shareholder at Waldron H. Rand & Company, P.C. providing business consulting, accounting and tax services to privately held businesses and individuals throughout the United States, many with international operations.

Bob has 25 years experience providing accounting and tax services to a diverse client base consisting of privately held companies in industries including technology, manufacturing and distribution, leasing and finance, construction, real estate and service providers. He works closely with client management in analyzing their businesses, formulating short- and long-term business, financial and tax plans, and implementing the steps to ensure success.

He also has significant experience in transactional consulting with his clients, both on the buy and sell sides, specifically performing due diligence on target business’ financial representations, deal structure and negotiations. He has experience in litigation support, financial forensic analysis, bankruptcy matters and investigative analysis.

Prior to joining Waldron H. Rand & Company, Bob spent five years as the chief financial officer of a privately held distribution company where he was responsible for all aspects of financial management, as well as human resources, and general operations. He played a significant role in the company’s early-stage growth, in obtaining increased working capital funding, and the sale of a large portion of the company to a strategic investor.

Professional Memberships and Credentials

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Member
    • Forensic and Valuation Services Section Member
    • Tax Section Member
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants Member
Educational Background

  • Master of Science degree in Taxation, Suffolk University
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy, Babson College