James M. Ganley, CPA, founded our original firm in the early 1960s. From the firm’s inception, our focus has been to provide a comprehensive suite of quality services including tax planning and preparation, accounting, financial planning, and business consulting that exceeds the expectations of our clients.
On January 1, 1986, Matthew P. Collins, CPA, CFP joined our organization. In July of 1993, Mr. Collins assumed the responsibility of firm leadership as our President with expertise in all areas of personal, business, gift, and estate taxation. Mr. Collins draws on his significant experience in advising closely held businesses on tax, accounting, and financial planning issues to assist our clients.
Mr. Collins has extensive client representation experience before the Internal Revenue Service and the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue. He is actively involved in providing advisory services to our client management teams regarding cash flow planning, budgeting, development of business plans and customized financial reports that allow a business to benchmark results with industry peers.
Mr. Collins is a graduate of John Carroll University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Pennsylvania, a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), and a Certified QuickBooksPro Advisor. In addition, Mr. Collins is a member of several professional and community organizations including:
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Small business owners in many communities offer downtown trick or treat events. Take advantage of this opportunity to build your business reputation. Involvement in local events goes a long way with both existing and prospective customers—indicating a vested interest in your community. Find creative ways to make your business stand out this trick-or-treat season. We hope the following suggestions will spark fun promotional ideas:
October marks Women’s Small Business Month, and we are happy and proud to recognize women in business both locally and around the world. Successful business women of the past and present continue to forge new paths for female entrepreneurs. We celebrate all those who are breaking the glass ceiling and serving as role models and mentors to women everywhere.
For many business owners, September tends to bring a bit of a slowdown. The chaos of getting kids prepared for going back to school has passed, and a focus on saving money tends to kick in as people prepare for the coming holiday spend. Combined, this can often translate into a lull for business owners.