About Topline

/About Topline
About Topline 2017-02-06T20:38:54+00:00

Topline Valuation Group, LLC, was founded in 2014 out of a partnership between Kaulkin Ginsberg, the leading M&A and strategic advisor to the outsourced business services sector, and Santos, Postal & Company, P.C., the premier certified public accounting firm headquartered in the Washington, D.C.-metro region. In addition to our general specialization in serving the owners and executives of middle-market businesses, Topline has an extensive practice area in the accounts receivable management (ARM) industry.

Our licensed certified valuation analysts, certified fraud examiners and certified public accountants are available to promptly and professionally address your needs. With more than 125 years of combined experience, Topline’s experts provide firms with all of the necessary technical, financial, benchmarking and operational services needed to develop effective business strategies.

Topline’s broad offerings and highly-respected, credentialed professionals substantiate our commitment to providing clients with the expertise, integrity and trust needed when engaging a qualified valuation firm.

Our Valuable Team Members

Adam Freedenberg, <br />CPA, CFE, CVA
Adam Freedenberg,
(240) 499-2066
Charles B. Postal, <br />CPA
Charles B. Postal,
(240) 499-2040
Mike Ginsberg<br />
Mike Ginsberg
(240) 499-3800
Robert Greenfest<br />
Robert Greenfest
(240) 499-2075
Adam Freedenberg, CPA, CFE, CVA, is a manager at Topline Valuation Group and at Santos, Postal & Company, P.C., Certified Public Accountants. Adam has been a practicing certified public accountant since 2007, after obtaining his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Delaware. Additionally, Adam is accredited as a certified fraud examiner and certified valuation analyst.

Adam recently authored “Business Valuation: What is it, and do I need one?” He has performed myriad business valuations for purposes such as succession planning, divorce, and estate and gift tax returns, to name a few.

Adam is an avid tennis player, having played Division I tennis at the University of Delaware, and he continues to cheer on the Washington Redskins.

Charles B. Postal, CPA, is a founding member of Topline Valuation Group and the managing partner of Santos, Postal & Company, P.C., Certified Public Accountants. Charles has provided leadership to Santos, Postal since 1986. He and brother, Merle, work together. “We come from a family of entrepreneurs, so we have a good understanding of what it takes for small and medium-sized businesses to be successful,” says Charles.

The firm’s mission remains the same, to help people seeking guidance with the complexities of their businesses, taxes and financial reporting. Yet, Santos, Postal has stayed on top of the technology and skills needed to move clients forward. “Not only am I able to help clients resolve their financial concerns, I also am able to apply my creativity in a profession not ordinarily considered innovative.”

The partners share a feeling of pride in their work, their connections with clients and their support for the staff. “Clients, staff, other partners, my profession and the community look to me to provide a leadership role. It is a role I am honored to undertake.

“I’m happy when my clients are satisfied and believe they made a great choice by working with us. Clients can feel confident about their business and financial decisions with us as their financial advisor.”

Charles has a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Maryland. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants. Additionally, Charles is the former Chairman of Suburban Hospital’s Foundation Board and the immediate past North American Area Coordinator for MGI Worldwide, a 67-year-old alliance of independent audit, tax and consulting firms with 315 offices in 82 countries serviced by 6,700 professionals.

Mike Ginsberg is a founding member of Topline Valuation Group. He is also president and CEO of Kaulkin Ginsberg, offering M&A and strategic advisory expertise since 1991.

Mike is a member of ACA International, DBA and the Association for Corporate Growth. He sits on the advisory boards of several industry associations and publications. Mike has been the recipient of numerous ARM industry awards, including the NARCA Don Kramer Award and Collection Advisor’s award for one of the industry’s most influential professionals for four years in a row. He is a frequent speaker and is often interviewed as an industry expert by the trade, financial and consumer media. Mike writes a regular blog on important industry, company and local topics.

Mike launched the Research Fellows Program in conjunction with the University of Maryland, College Park’s Department of Economics, helping students realize the importance of high-end research in the professional world.

Mike and his wife Tammi, their children, Zach and Matthew, and their dogs, Shayla and Chloe, live in Maryland.

Robert Greenfest is one of the founders of Topline Valuation Group and a principal at Santos, Postal & Company, P.C., Certified Public Accountants. Bob came to Santos, Postal in 2009 to assist clients seeking advice on solutions to a financial crisis. He advises companies with revenue more than $1,000,000 and helps clients bridge the gap between financial best practices and regulation. One of Bob’s clients once called him “a cross between Dr. House and Dr. Phil.” In addition, he works on special projects, marketing, business development, and philanthropic endeavors.

“I look forward to coming to work,” says Bob. “The work is diverse and challenging and there is a collegial atmosphere in the office. We all get satisfaction out of helping clients solve their financial concerns, and it is clear that we are all here to help our clients in every way.”

Bob obtained both his B.B.A. in Finance and M.B.A. in Finance and Investments from the George Washington University.