GBQ is excited to announce that Cassie Shearer, CPA, has joined the firm as Director, Tax & Business Advisory Services.
Cassie is a graduate of Otterbein College and comes to the firm with 14 years of tax and accounting experience. Prior to joining GBQ, Cassie was the Tax Director at DSW, Inc. after spending nine years with KPMG in their Federal Tax group.
“We are extremely excited to have someone with Cassie’s depth of experience and knowledge join our growing tax department. She is a proven professional in the central Ohio tax community and we are very pleased that she is now part of our team,” says Mark LaPlace, Director of Tax Services.
Cassie has had extensive experience serving clients in the retail, manufacturing, distribution and service industries. Her experience ranges from income tax accounting, federal and multi-state tax compliance, audit defense and tax research and planning. Cassie’s focus at GBQ is to provide tax compliance and consulting for middle market, closely-held businesses and to assist clients with their business planning, compliance and tax examination needs.
Cassie is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.