Tom has practiced public accounting since 1994 and leads the firm’s R&D Tax Services, overseeing all research tax credit projects. He performs studies for companies in many industries, including technology, medical devices, pharmaceutical, aerospace manufacturing, and electronic device manufacturing.

Tom also has extensive experience successfully defending companies during federal IRS and state examinations.

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • The Most Valuable Tax Credit You’re Not Using: R&D Tax Credits for Construction Companies
    Moss Adams webcast (October 2013)
  • R&D Tax Credits: Maximize (and keep) Your Federal and State Benefits
    Moss Adams webcast (April 2011)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • President and board member, Future of Flight Aviation Center
  • Treasurer, Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance


  • BA, accounting, University of Washington

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