About the Hosts 

 

Rabbi Dovid Vigler

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Raised in South Africa and educated in some of the finest Yeshivas in Israel, England, New York, and Australia, Rabbi Dovid Vigler strives to share the beauty and depth of Judaism in a clear and down-to-earth manner. Whether in private counseling, in his popular Torah classes or to his 60,000 weekly listeners on Schmooze Radio, he reaches out to every Jew with unconditional love, patience, and compassion. 

 

  

Mitchell R. Zachary, CPA/PFS, CFP 

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Mitchell R. Zachary has more than 35 years of experience in complex Federal, state and local income tax issues, as well as in strategic tax planning and compliance for businesses of all sizes. His broad-based knowledge base allows him to navigate issues concerning individuals, partnerships, corporations, trusts and estates.  In addition to Mitch’s CPA licensure, he is a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) as well as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP). His expertise enables him to look at an individual’s finances with a fully integrated approach. He understands how different financial planning techniques work together to achieve the desired results. High-net-worth individuals rely on his in-depth knowledge of the investment and financial aspects of running and growing businesses. He assists in areas such as retirement planning, succession planning, trust and estate planning, and charitable/gift-giving strategies.

Mitch has written numerous articles on tax, estate and succession planning issues and has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, NY Times, Newsday, Long Island Business News and the Practical Accountant as well as appearing on cable news and local radio programs on these topics.  He is active in several accounting and industry trade organizations. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA). In addition, he has served as a President of the Long Island Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).

Community Involvement

  • Founding director of the Foundation for Sight and Sound
  • Member of management team of the Special Olympics Palm Beach County
  • Chairman of the Chabad of Palm Beach Gardens
  • Co-Host of the weekly radio show “The Schmooze”