Biography Sid Shapiro
Sid Shapiro has been involved with animal welfare issues since the early 1990s. He obtained the tax-exempt status for SNAP in 1992 and has been a member of the Board of Directors since that time, serving as Treasurer. He served as a volunteer coordinator for Feral Cat Coalition from 1993 – 2003.
He started his career in the accounting field as an intern for Ernst & Ernst in their New York City office. He then moved to Deloitte in Hackensack to avoid the commute to New York. In 1984, Sid transferred to the San Diego office of Deloitte.
Sid has been self-employed since 1985. He focuses his practice on providing tax preparation and tax planning for his individual and closely held businesses. Sid has been involved in the tax preparation and consulting business continuously to this day. Many of his clients are in the real estate industry - from the individual with one rental property to entities with a large commercial presence. He provides assistance with government tax filings for multiple non-profits on a pro bono basis.
Sid received a B.A. degree from Rutgers College in New Brunswick, and an MBA in accounting from Rutgers University in Newark. He serves as Treasurer for the Rutgers College Class of 1971.