Stephen Reed, CPA, PSA, CGMA, is the managing director of the firm’s Monmouth County, NJ office and the shareholder-in-charge of the Manufacturing & Distribution Services Group. He provides comprehensive services that include all facets of accounting, tax, audit and management consulting, especially financial statement analysis and reporting, cost segregation studies, profitability enhancement and business succession planning. Stephen has extensive experience working with manufacturers, distributors, other industrial and service companies of varying sizes, ownership structures and industries. His industry knowledge and practical experience help business owners achieve their goals. Stephen recently completed the IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) Certificate Program, issued by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) which enables him to work with manufacturers and distributors owned by a foreign parent company or with U.S.-based international subsidiaries.
Stephen is a member of the NJ Business & Industry Association, the Association for Operations Management, the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals, the Northeast Spa & Pool Association, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, the Eatontown Industrial Park Association, Fuel Merchants Association of New Jersey and the Oilheat Association of South Jersey. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and NJ Society of Certified Public Accountants and is licensed to practice in both New Jersey and Florida.
Stephen currently serves as a member of the Monmouth-Ocean Development Council’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Vice President of the Ocean County Private Industry Council, and is on the board of the Ocean County Workforce Investment Board and numerous other Chambers of Commerce and non-profit organizations. He was recently appointed to Rowan University’s Accounting Advisory Board, Shore Community Bank’s Advisory Board, and is a co-founder and past president of the Corporate Resource Alliance, an organization dedicated to providing complimentary services to businesses. He is also a past president of several other business and nonprofit organizations.
Stephen has been a keynote speaker for numerous businesses, professional and civic organizations, and, most notably, was the featured speaker at a national CPAmerica International annual conference. A cum laude graduate of Rowan University, Stephen has been honored as “Citizen of the Year” on three different occasions by various organizations. He was also named “Business Person of the Year” by the New Jersey Future Business Leaders of America.