Robert B. Etzel

Robert B. Etzel


Assurance Services Group

At a glance

Rob assists clients with audit reviews and the preparation of financial statements to insure organizations are in compliance with established regulations.  He joined Dopkins in 2018, and brings to the firm his experience implementing internal control systems, risk assessments and compliance assistance in accordance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.


  • Masters of Science in Accounting, Internal Audit and Risk Management Track, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, State University of New York at Buffalo

Prior Experience

Rob served an extended internship at one of the largest insurance companies headquartered in Western New York. While there, he created new data analytics tools to capture long-term industry trends and also and also served as the administrator for an internal incentive program for the company’s commercial lines division.

He also completed an internship for a Big-4 accounting firm. Working from its New York City office in an internal audit and Sarbanes-Oxley auditing services capacity, he performed internal control testing services for an global manufacturing client.

Industries Served

  • Manufacturing
  • Privately-Held Organizations

Community Service

As a member of the University at Buffalo Accounting Association, Rob served as a volunteer tax preparer, where he assisted low income individuals and families to complete their tax returns. The program was run through the University’s Educational Opportunity Center.