David Epstein – Director of Recruitment Operations


Meet Our Founder – Doug Ross

Doug Ross is the Managing Director of The Aces Group© and founder and creator of The Aces Network©. He manages all recruiting efforts for the Aces United© group of companies and is helping bring the Aces Network to Big Four accounting professionals and companies across the country.

Prior to forming Aces United, Doug was a Senior Practice Manager with Russell|Tobin & Associates, a search firm best known for the high level of service and consulting type approach, where he served as the Head of Accounting & Finance Recruitment for the Philadelphia region. In addition to his experience working in external recruitment, Doug has served as a Divisional Financial Controller for a wholesale/distribution corporation headquartered in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He began his career as a Senior Associate in KPMG Philadelphia’s audit practice. While at KPMG, Doug worked with their Philadelphia and Miami practices; specializing in Commercial Real Estate.

Doug is a licensed CPA in Pennsylvania and received his B.S. in Accounting from Lehigh University. Born and raised in Ocean City, NJ, Douglas resides in Philadelphia. He enjoys staying active and following the Phillies, Eagles, and 76ers. This year, you’ll find him running the Philadelphia Broad Street Run for the second year in a row for the American Cancer Society.

B.S. Accounting, Lehigh University

Certified Public Accountant, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Meet Our Director of Recruitment Operations – David Epstein

David Epstein acts as the Director of Recruitment Operations at The Aces Group©, Philadelphia’s premier boutique search firm. He specializes in the identifying, screening, and developing relationships with Philadelphia’s top talent. His extensive recruitment experience which encompasses a multitude of industries and job functions has equipped him to be effective in every search.

Prior to joining Aces United, David held leadership roles with the leading staffing and recruiting firms in the area, where many times he was tasked with starting and leading a new vertical for those companies. In addition to his experience in recruitment, David lends his hands to many of our clients in a consulting capacity, working on everything from on-boarding, to compensation and labor relations.

David obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Labor Studies and Industrial Relations from Penn State University in 2007 and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Business Management from Michigan State University. Born and raised in Southern New Jersey, David currently resides in Philadelphia where he enjoys everything that the city has to offer.


B.S. Labor Studies and Industrial Relations, Pennsylvania State University