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Our Team

Beacon Accounting Group has a diverse group of consulting resources. On average our employees and consultants have 10 years of accounting and finance experience. Our CPA's have backgrounds that include training from Big 5 accounting firms such as KPMG, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and Ernst & Young. Our accountants have experience with companies such as America Online, Paramount Pictures, Sprint, MCI, and Marriott. Our bookkeepers have hands-on accounting experience in varied industries including construction, technology, retail, real estate, professional services, health care, telecommunications, manufacturing, entertainment, publishing, and banking. The CPA credentials of our management team help to ensure a professional and dependable work product.

Jack Foster, CPA - President
Mr. Foster has more than 30 years of experience including Big 5 Public Accounting, Fortune 500 corporate finance, national recruiting sales, technology start-ups, and CFO consulting. His corporate experience includes positions held with organizations such as Paramount Pictures, Viacom, Bell Canada, Coopers & Lybrand, Global One, and Orbital Sciences Corporation. He has 20 years of corporate and individual tax experience and holds a CPA certification in Virginia, New York, Texas, and California. He is a member of the AICPA and Virginia Society of CPA's. Mr. Foster has a BBA in Accounting & Finance from Texas Christian University.

Tom Foster - Office Manager
Tom has over three years of experience as the office manager and has been employed at Beacon Accounting Group for over ten years. Included in his office manager responsibilities are filings with the State Corporation Commission, IRS-Power of Attorney forms and abatement requests. Previous job experiences include ownership of franchise tutoring company and ESL Instructor. Tom has a B.S. in History from SUNY Stony Brook (NY).

Diane Ganley - Staff Consultant
Diane has 12 years of experience in business accounting, financial management and tax preparation. Industry experience includes: accounting software consulting and implementation, financial reporting for Fortune 500 staffing firm and small business startups. She has a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Boston College.