M. Kent Thomas, CPA, CCIFP, CCA
The Shareholders of KatzAbosch congratulate M. Kent Thomas, CPA, CCIFP, CCA on being appointed to the Board of Directors for the Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC).
Kent Thomas, a Shareholder with KatzAbosch, joined the firm in 1984. He serves as Co-Chair of the Construction Services Group and has provided accounting and tax services to contractors and construction firms for more than 30 years. In addition, he is responsible for the firm’s cost segregation services and energy tax incentive services divisions. Kent also services closely-held businesses in the distribution, and transportation sectors. A dedicated professional, Kent holds the prestigious distinction of Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP), a certification held by less than 25 professionals in Maryland and less than 900 professionals in the United States. He applies his knowledge of the latest trends and changes in the construction industry to help clients achieve their financial and personal goals.
Kent provides a full range of accounting and tax services for clients, including: tax planning, financial reporting, cost segregation studies, energy tax incentive services, obtaining bonding and financing, business succession planning, estate planning, job cost systems evaluation, and software consultation.
Kent earned his Bachelor of Business in Accounting from James Madison University and is a current member of the following associations: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), National Construction Industry Conference, Speaker, December 2012; Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA); Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC), Board of Directors, Past Education Committee, Maryland Representative,Annual Conference, Speaker, July 2012; Building Congress & Exchange (BC&E), Past Foundation Board President; Maryland Construction Network (MCN); Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC); Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA). Kent was awarded SmartCPA by Baltimore SmartCEO Magazine in 2007.
About Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC)
CICPAC is a national association of CPA firms recognized in their respective markets for providing high quality financial and consulting services to over 7,500 construction entities. Since 1989, CICPAC has driven engagement of our cohesive community of accounting firm members. Our members have been recognized for their outstanding contributions to the construction industry, as well as the communities in which they reside. Experts in the industry know the quality and commitment of CICPAC members and are constantly reaching out to us for guidance and assistance with their clients.
Founded in 1969, KatzAbosch is one of the largest CPA and business consulting services in the Mid-Atlantic region. As a Maryland accounting firm, our mission is to provide the highest quality accounting, tax, financial and management consulting services to our regional clients. We understand the needs and challenges of our clients and we have made it our obligation to create, grow and protect asset value. KatzAbosch is consistently named a Best Accounting Firm to Work For in Accounting Today and as one of the Top Workplaces in The Baltimore Sun. Our firm is also ranked among the Top 15 Largest Accounting Firms in the Baltimore Area by the Baltimore Business Journal.