Baker, Shore & DiLorenzo started in 1990 when its founders realized that many New York State businesses were overpaying sales tax. Over the years, the firm has expanded its services and geographic reach, and has formed long-lasting relationships with our clients. Our review assures clients that the state isn’t getting any more than its fair share.
Sharon Shore - Partner
Sharon is a founding partner of Baker, Shore & DiLorenzo and is a licensed attorney and CPA in Canada. She is now living and working in Florida, continuing to apply her many years of sales tax expertise to our team.
Joseph DiLorenzo - Managing Partner
Joe is a summa cum laude accounting graduate from Niagara University. Joe has been with Baker, Shore & DiLorenzo since 1995 and has held the positions of Audit Manager, Marketing Manager, and is now our Managing Partner. With years of sales tax consulting experience behind him, Joe has established professional working relationships with key members of various taxing authorities and is a convincing and effective negotiator with Auditors, Division Officers and Conciliation Conferees. Joe is also a US Navy veteran and Kona Ironman Tri-athlete.
Michael Holt - Audit Manager
Mike has been with Baker, Shore & DiLorenzo since 1998 and has played a key role in the refinement and improvement of our contingency, compliance, and utility review services. Mike brings to the table twenty years of experience as an electrical project consultant working with clients in an expansive variety of commercial cost saving projects. Mike is uniquely qualified with both electrical and utility expertise and a thorough understanding of state sales tax laws and regulations.
Michael Sans - Director of Marketing
Michael joined the Baker, Shore & DiLorenzo team in 2001 bringing with him over 20 years of marketing, advertising and communications experience. He is primarily responsible for personally introducing our services to prospective clients, maintaining existing relationships and managing our team of marketing representatives. Michael holds a B.A. in Communications from New York State University College at Buffalo.
Francina Spoth - Research & Marketing Specialist
Fran has been an integral part of Baker, Shore & DiLorenzo's marketing team since 2010. Her primary responsibilities are to manage our database and research new business opportunities. Prior to joining Baker, Shore & DiLorenzo, Fran was a director at a local not-for-profit agency where she played a key leadership role managing programs with a combined budget of over a million dollars. Over a twenty year career she has written and secured numerous grants for agencies throughout Western New York. She has a MSW from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Jennifer Cavalieri - Office Manager
Jen joined the Baker, Shore & DiLorenzo team in 2015 and has been a key contributor ever since. She brings new ideas and a different point of view to the table which has improved the efficiency of many of our processes. Jen works closely with our clients and tax authorities to ensure that the refund process is executed as efficiently as possible. She graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in English from The State University of New York at Buffalo.
Michael Burtch - Senior Auditor
Mike joined Baker, Shore & DiLorenzo in 2017 and brought 8 years experience in the auditing field. Prior to joining the team, Mike began his career in law enforcement before transitioning into fraud investigations. In 2013 Mike became a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Empire State College.
Christine Sparks- Marketing Specialist
Christine recently joined the Baker, Shore & DiLorenzo team. Christine brings over 20 years of sales and account resolution experience working with public and private companies. Her dynamic personality, excellent organizational and presentation skills keeps her motivated in her role. She is a sales goal oriented individual - when the pressure is on, she steps up to the plate.