Cover & Rossiter, one of Delaware’s first and most respected certified public accounting and advisory firms, is pleased to announce the following promotions.

Peter Hopkins has been promoted to Principal in the Tax Department. Hopkins joined Cover & Rossiter in 2015 and has established a reputation for his excellent analytical skills, broad technical knowledge and commitment to optimizing his clients’ tax situation. In his words, “I work with clients to plan for and minimize their taxes; for those who prefer not to plan, I do damage control.” Previously, he spent 20 years practicing public accounting in New York City. 

In between New York City and Delaware, Hopkins lived in Indonesia for four years and can speak Indonesian conversationally. He is certified in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and Teaching Business English. During his free time, Hopkins enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife and daughter as well as cooking, reading nonfiction, and following sports.

Hopkins is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in Public Accountancy and his Master of Science in Taxation from Baruch College. Hopkins is also an Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America and has served as a volunteer Scout leader for many years.

Samantha Maiorano has been promoted to Supervisor in the Audit Department. Maiorano joined Cover & Rossiter in July 2016. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting at the University of Delaware. Maiorano is a young founder with the Fund for Women, an endowment held at the Delaware Community Foundation that provides grants to support women’s and girls’ programs in Delaware. She is also a mentor for Fresh Start Scholarship. Maiorano enjoys spending her free time with her two daughters.

Rebecca Furey has been promoted to Senior Accountant. Furey joined Cover & Rossiter full-time in September 2020. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Widener University. While completing her degree, she held two internships at Cover & Rossiter in the Tax Department in 2019 and 2020.

Cover & Rossiter is one of the first and most respected full-service CPA & advisory firms in Delaware, providing tax, audit, trust, and accounting services to individuals and families, businesses, nonprofits, and captive insurance companies. The firm is a two-time winner of The Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business Award presented by the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce.

For more information, contact Lindsay Wheeler,, 302-691-2224.