Firm Profile
Loch, Elsenbaumer, Newton & Co. is a young, progressive Accounting and Consulting firm. Since 1971, the firm has been providing auditing, accounting, tax, and consulting services to a multitude of clients in a broad range of industries and professions.


Our firm is committed to providing the highest quality accounting, tax and consulting services to our clients on a timely basis through dedication, competence and integrity, and to making all firm decisions consistent with the highest moral and ethical standards. In addition we strive to provide leadership in the local community by becoming a positive, contributing force in civic, professional, and charitable organizations.


We take pride in the fact that the assistance we provide our clients derives from extensive training, technical experience and financial acumen. We solve client problems by using the team approach, providing our clients with the benefit of a broad range of experience and expertise. Consequently, at least one professional always maintains direct primary contact with each client to ensure his or her needs are fulfilled in a timely and efficient manner.


BRUCE C. LOCH, CPA, Cr.FA
A Lehigh Valley native, Bruce Loch leads the firm’s practice in the areas of real estate, construction and litigation support. Bruce received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Drexel University where he was a member of the Accounting Society. Upon graduation, he served three years with the firm of Haskins and Sells (now Deloitte and Touche) in their Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office. He is admitted to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and before the Internal Revenue Service. In 2001, he was one of the first accountants in the United States to pass the Certified Forensic Accounting exam offered by the American College of Forensic Examiners, and he received the prestigious designation of Certified Forensic Accountant (Cr.FA). He is a member of the Pennsylvania and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and a member and diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Examiners and American Board of Forensic Accountants.



DONALD H. ELSENBAUMER, CPA, Cr.FA Don Elsenbaumer, a Lehigh Valley native, serves as the firm’s managing shareholder. He leads the firm’s accounting and auditing division and provides services to a diverse group of small and medium size businesses, municipalities and non-profit organizations. Don graduated with highest honors from Bloomsburg University and he was class Valedictorian in the School of Business. He is admitted to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and before the Internal Revenue Service. Don has sucessfully completed the Certified Forensic Accounting exam offered by the American College of Forensic Examiners, and received the respected title of Certified Forensic Accountant (Cr.FA). He is a member of the Pennsylvania and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and a member of the American College of Forensic Examiners. Don is a frequent speaker to numerous civic and educational organizations.



ROBERT A. NEWTON, MBA, CPA
Bob Newton received a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and a Masters in Business Administration from Moravian College. Bob works closely with many small and medium sized businesses, with an emphasis on construction, manufacturing and professional services firms. He is admitted to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and before the Internal Revenue Service. He is a member of the Pennsylvania and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.



MONICA L. HASKETT, CPA
Monica Haskett received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from DeSales University, and an Associates Degree from Rider University. Monica has been with the firm since 1987. She works closely with many clients, and provides a complete range of accounting, tax and management services to both small and medium sized businesses. She is admitted to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Pennsylvania and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.



LONNIE S. DAMIANO  
Lonnie Damiano, a Lehigh Valley native, received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from DeSales University. Lonnie works closely with many small businesses, and she assists them in the implementation of both manual and computerized accounting systems. Lonnie is a Senior Accountant and has been with the firm since 1990. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.



DAVID ROHLIC, CPA
David Rohlic, a Northeastern Pennsylvania native, received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics/Finance and Accounting from the University of Scranton, where he graduated with honors. Dave has 25 years of experience in public accounting, and works closely with many small business clients with an ehphasis on manufacturing, professional services and the production of motion pictures. He is admitted to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.



TARA SHELLHAMER
Tara Shellhamer, a Lehigh Valley native, received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Cedar Crest College, where she graduated with honors. Tara has ten years of experience in public accounting, and works closely with many small business clients. Tara joined the firm in 2007, and she has an extensive background in computerized accounting systems.