Tom Reilly received his BBA from Siena College in 1966. After serving five years as a pilot
in the U. S. Air Force, he received his Master's degree in accounting with honors from Florida State
University in 1972.
Tom is the partner in charge of accounting, auditing and quality control for the firm. Since 1973, he has
practiced as a CPA, primarily in the areas of accounting and auditing. He has nine years experience with
an international CPA firm, where he was a designated governmental auditing specialist.
Tom has been designated by the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)
and the State Board of Accountancy as a consultant in
governmental and non-profit accounting and auditing. He has written a
number of articles and is a frequent guest speaker on accounting and auditing topics. Tom has authored several
professional education courses for the FICPA entitled "Auditing and Reporting on Local
Governments in Florida" and "Ethics for Governmental CPAs in Florida". He has taught the courses to CPAs and
governmental accountants throughout Florida. For many years, Tom was one of only three CPAs designated by the Board of
Accountancy to perform an annual review of governmental audit reports in conjuction with the
Auditor General's office.
Tom is a Certified Fraud Examiner and has been involved in numerous fraud investigations for
the Florida Department of Insurance relative to insolvent insurance companies. He also provides
litigation support services, which include forensic accounting and fraud
He is past president of the Central Florida Chapter of the FICPA. Over the years, he has served
his profession by taking a leadership role on various committees of the FICPA and the
Florida Government Finance Officers' Association (FGFOA).
He has chaired the Practice Review Committee, State and Local Government Section, and the Governmental Standards Review
Committee, while also serving an active role on the Peer Review, State and Local Government,
Quality Review and Practice Quality Evaluation Committees.
Tom is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA),
FICPA, Government Finance Officers' Association (GFOA), FGFOA and the Association of Certified Fraud