The local accounting firm of Goldin Peiser & Peiser, LLP (GPP) is pleased to announce the promotions of Crystal Knepler, CPA to tax senior manager, Rick Lahr, CPA, JD to senior manager – IRS services, Eric Olsen, CPA to tax senior manager, and Gary Peiser, CPA to tax senior manager.
“Crystal, Rick, Eric and Gary have done a tremendous job serving our clients and working with and supervising junior members of our team,” said Allan Peiser, CPA, Managing Partner of GPP. “They are an integral part of the GPP tax department.”
Knepler joined Goldin Peiser & Peiser, LLP in 2012. In her role as tax senior manager, she serves many clients in the oil and gas and real estate industries. Her responsibilities include supervising tax staff, tax preparation, reviewing tax returns, and assisting clients with other advisory needs.
Knepler received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Southern Illinois University and Associate of Science degree in Computer Science, Mathematics and Accounting from John A. Logan College. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Texas Society of CPAs (TSPCA). An Illinois native, Knepler currently resides in Plano, Texas.
Lahr joined the firm in 1998. He brings an especially valuable skill set to the firm as both an attorney and a CPA. He is the firm’s authority on tax law, and he has been in the accounting industry for over 35 years. He handles IRS problem resolution regarding audits, tax compliance and collection, as well as preparing individual and fiduciary returns.
Lahr received his Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi and a Bachelor of Science in Business from Indiana University. He currently resides in Frisco, Texas.
Olsen came to GPP in 2010 as a tax associate. In his role as tax senior manager, he is responsible for preparing and reviewing individual, corporate and state tax returns, as well as managing staff and providing leadership in the department. Olsen also assists with tax planning researching client-specific tax concerns maintaining client relationships and monitoring project deadlines.
Olsen received both his Master of Science degree in Accounting and Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Texas North Texas. He is a member of the TSCPA. Olsen resides in Dallas, Texas.
Peiser joined the GPP team in 2011 as a tax senior. In his new role as tax senior manager, he is responsible for preparing and reviewing tax returns, as well as managing staff and providing leadership in the department. He serves clients in a wide range of industries, including medical, real estate, and manufacturing.
Peiser received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Austin. He went on to graduate from the Loyola College of Maryland with a Master of Business Administration degree. He is a member of the AICPA and the TSCPA. Peiser resides in Dallas, Texas.
GPP is a mid-market accounting and consulting firm located in Dallas, Texas. The firm provides a broad range of traditional and non-traditional services including accounting, audit, tax, specialty tax credits, SALT, business valuation, and IRS representation. GPP focuses on serving the medical, dental, international and domestic manufacturing, oil and gas, and real estate/construction industries. Through its membership in the BDO Alliance USA, the firm has access to the resources of BDO USA, LLP and other Alliance members nationwide, as well as access to BDO’s international network – the 5th largest accounting and consulting network in the world. For more information, visit www.GPPcpa.com.