Lawrence I. Kahn, CPA, MST

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Lawrence I. Kahn, CPA, MST

  • Lawrence I. Kahn, CPA, MST
  • Founder and Chairman Emeritus 
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  • Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co., Ltd., Chairman and President from 1975-2014
  • Trusted business partner, provides sound financial advice to several of the firm’s largest clients
  • Mergers and Acquisitions, succession planning and financing.


  • BS Accounting degree, cum laude, University of Rhode Island
  • Masters of Science in Taxation, Bentley College


  • SBANE, board member
  • Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Financial Services Committee
  • The Entrepreneurship Institute (TEI), board member
  • National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD-NE)
  • Hub Angels Group, member
  • Vistage Group International
  • RI Estate Planning Council
  • aDial Pharmaceuticals, Founding Shareholder
  • Envision Technology Advisors, Founding Shareholder
  • Storm Solutions, Inc., past advisory board member
  • Massachusetts Family Business Association, past board member


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA), board member
  • The Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants (RISCPA)
  • The Leading Edge Alliance, member
  • University of Rhode Island Accounting Advisory Board
  • Accountancy Advisory Board at Bentley University
  • CEO Roundtable LLC, member


  • Bentley University Executive Club
  • Bentley University Accountancy Advisory Committee
  • Boston College Chief Executives Club
  • The Carnegie Abbey Club, member
  • Sports Club LA/Boston
  • University Club, past board member
  • Nationwide Retirement Education Institute, past advisory board member
  • The Jewish Federation of Rhode Island, past board member
  • Accountants for the Public Interest of RI, Inc., past president
  • The Wheeler School,  past vice president
  • Marathon, Inc., past vice president
  • Challenge House, Inc.,  past treasurer
  • Foundation for Repertory Theater of RI, past treasurer
  • Ledgemont Country Club,  past president
  • Newport International Film Festival, past board member
  • Temple Beth El, past member of the board of directors
  • The Phoenix House of New England, Inc., past board of directors
  • Union Club of Boston, past member