The local accounting firm of Goldin Peiser & Peiser, LLP (GPP) is pleased to announce the promotions of Rick Lahr, CPA to Tax/IRS Controversy Manager, Gary Peiser, CPA to Tax Manager, and Ashley Meller, CPA to Accounting/Tax Associate.
“It’s great to see Rick, Gary and Ashley move up in the ranks,” said Allan Peiser, CPA, Managing Partner of GPP. “We are confident that their hard work will make a difference for the company and for our clients.”
Lahr has served the accounting needs of businesses and individuals since 1981. He joined the team at GPP in 1998. As both a CPA and an attorney, Lahr is the go-to person on issues relating to tax and the law. He handles IRS problem resolution regarding audits, tax compliance, and collection, and prepares individual and fiduciary returns.
Lahr attended the University of Mississippi, earning a Juris Doctor and Indiana University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Business.
Originally joining the GPP team in 2011 as a tax senior, Peiser is responsible for preparing and reviewing tax returns, as well as managing staff and providing leadership in the department. He serves clients in the medical, dental, manufacturing and real estate industries.
Peiser earned his Master of Business Administration from Loyola College of Maryland and his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accounts (TSCPA). Peiser currently resides in Dallas, Texas.
Meller joined GPP in 2013 as an associate in the accounting department, preparing financial statements, payroll reports and property tax renditions. While she maintained some of those responsibilities, her main focus now is in the annual accounting and tax preparation for businesses and individuals.
A member of the TSCPA, Meller earned a Master of Science in Accounting Information Management and a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Business Administration from the University of Texas at Dallas. She is a current resident of Plano, 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, it 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.