Pedelahore & Co. Partners

Our partners bring hundreds of years of combined public accounting experience to the table. At Pedelahore, we leverage the unique assets of each individual to maximize our overall strength as a team.

We are not merely accountants, but trusted advisors, advocates and friends. We offer depth and breadth in a variety of industries to help you and your business succeed.

With personal attention for your business needs, our partners are:

Robert Mora, CPA, CGMA

Bob currently is the firm’s managing partner. Having been in practice for more than 40 years, he is involved in all aspects of the firm’s development, management and services. He has presented business solutions to clients by providing consulting, audit and tax services.

As a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University, Bob is a member of the Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants, Chartered Global Management Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the New Orleans Estate Planning Council. Bob is actively involved in development and support for various locally and nationally recognized non-profit organizations. His current positions as either officer or director include the Epilepsy Foundation, School Leadership Center of Greater New Orleans, New Orleans Rotary Club, New Orleans Rotary Foundation, Southern Eye Bank,  Richard Murphy Hospice Foundation, and the Tangipahoa Hotel Cultural Center.

Mary Valigosky, CPA, CGMA

Mary is a partner. She has been with the firm since 1984. Mary has extensive practice in the areas of operational audit, review and tax engagements.

Mary earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Southeastern Louisiana University. She is a member of the Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants, Chartered Global Management Accountants, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mary is a frequent speaker on health care, accounting and tax issues. She was selected as Chairperson for the Health Care Consulting of Associated Regional Accounting Firms.  Mary also participates in various volunteer activities.

Milton Cavalier, CPA

Milton is a partner and joined the firm in 1981.  His practice areas include auditing, financial reporting, consulting and tax services.  His experience in these areas has been with a variety of industries including wholesale, retail, governmental, homeowner associations, and service-type industries.

Milton obtained a degree in accounting from Loyola University.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants.  Milton has served on various boards and committees of professional and civic organizations.

Jennifer Doran, CPA, CGMA

Jenny is a partner. Her experience includes auditing, financial reporting and tax services in a variety of industries including manufacturing, retail, wholesale, and non- profit organizations. Jenny earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Louisiana State University in 1992 and joined the firm in 1994.

She is a member of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants, Chartered Global Management Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Jenny participates in various community activities. She has served on the Finance Committee for Divine Mercy Parish, as Treasurer of the St. Elizabeth Home and School, and Secretary of the Children’s Gaucher Research Fund.

Mitzi P. Lampo, CPA

Mitzi has been with the firm since 2004. Her specialty consists of advising closely held businesses in all aspects of their operation including accounting system design, taxation, internal controls, etc.

Mitzi earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 1997 and attended the Pre-CPA program at University of New Orleans in 2004. She is a Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor specializing in start-up and closely held businesses.

She is a member of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She also serves as Treasurer of Metairie Academy Co-Op Club and participates in various community activities.

Brian Mora, CPA, CFA

Brian has over 14 years of accounting experience.  He started his career at a Big 5 accounting firm in Atlanta, spent several years working for one of the largest accounting consulting firms, and most recently was a CFO and partner with an oil and gas company.

In Atlanta, Brian worked for two national accounting firms, where he specialized in business valuations and corporate acquisitions, before moving back home in 2012.

Brian was a founder and CFO of Aquasize, LLC, a frac sand mine servicing oil and gas drilling companies until the sale of company in 2015.

Diane Lefort, CPA

Diane joined our firm in 2002 with over 20 years accounting experience.  Her practice areas include auditing and financial reporting on a variety of industries with an emphasis on Unions and Union related entities.  She has worked with these special entities and is very familiar with the operations and filing requirements, as well as the reporting guidelines and other provisions of the law with which these entities must comply.

Diane earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of New Orleans in 1977. She is a member of the Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.