Who is on your team?
MillerSearles should be on your team. We think in sync. We’ve got the experience, the knowledge, and the concern for your interests. We want to be your partners in business growth. Get to know the team at MillerSearles, your CPA/advisory team.
David W. Miller, CPA
Mr. Miller is a graduate of Muhlenberg College and has been in public practice since 1977. Dave has considerable experience in taxation, financial reporting, auditing, litigation support and business advisory issues across a wide range of closely held and non-profit businesses. He has regularly taught accounting, taxation, and finance at DeSales University and Muhlenberg College. Dave is the accounting and auditing partner in the firm, with specialty in construction and professional services.
Matthew B. Searles, CPA, PFS, ChFC
Mr. Searles is a graduate of Bentley University and Moravian College. Matt has advanced certifications as CPA, ChFC, and PFS. As our chief strategist, he brings extensive tax planning experience from his years with international accounting firm KPMG Peat Marwick. His expertise also includes multi-state taxation; estate, retirement, and financial planning; and bank financing assistance. Matt is managing partner of the firm, and concentrates his attention on the business advisory side of the practice, along with assisting business owners and their management teams with individual and estate tax and financial planning matters.
Christopher T. Wills, CPA
Mr. Wills is an accounting graduate of the University of Maryland, magna cum laude. Chris has over two decades of public accounting experience, including several years of ‘Big 4’ experience with KPMG Peat Marwick. His primary expertise includes individual and corporate tax planning and consulting, and business valuations. Chris is the tax partner in the firm who spends much of his time researching technical tax issues and reviewing business and individual tax returns prepared by MillerSearles staff.
John R. Hannis, EA
Mr. Hannis has over 30 years of public accounting experience, and is an Enrolled Agent. His primary focus is income tax related matters for family owned businesses. He is also experienced with real estate entities and the tangible property regulations, as well as taxpayer representation services before IRS and state tax authorities. John is a graduate of Penn State University, and a member of the National and Pennsylvania Associations of Enrolled Agents.
And here is the rest of the team.
MillerSearles counts on our wonderful staff like you count on our firm. They make the wheels turn every day in our busy office. We all think in sync. You will get to know them and appreciate them as much as we do.
Jason M. Frack
Supervising Senior Accountant
Mr. Frack is a tax specialist, experienced with preparation of trust, private foundation, individual, and corporate tax returns. Jason is also experienced with compiled, reviewed, and audited financial statements, as well as business valuations, and various audits. Jason also maintains and updates the firm’s technology hardware systems.
Barbara A. Gornick, CPA
Supervising Senior Accountant
Ms. Gornick has over 10 years of public accounting experience, including a specialty with franchise accounting. Barbara assists with audit, review, and compilation engagements for our diverse closely-held entities. In addition to preparing business and individual tax returns, she develops, trains, and mentors MillerSearles staff members.
Anthony R. Searles, CPA
Mr. Searles completed his accounting studies at Bloomsburg University and soon joined the firm. Tony’s focus is tax return preparation for businesses and individuals, financial statement preparation, and tax planning. Tony also manages social media and technology matters for the firm.
Diana J. Frain
Ms. Frain applies her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting to small business, including writeups, compilations, reviews, financial statements, bank reconciliations, and balance sheet analysis. Diana is expert in QuickBooks. She also prepares tax returns, payroll and sales tax, 1099s, and year-end planning.
Ms. Ni earned her M.S. in Accounting and Information Analysis from Lehigh University. Soon to be designated CPA, Katarina has successfully passed all 4 parts of the CPA exam. She is especially familiar with the real estate accounting and municipal accounting markets, with knowledge of process flow, risk assessment, and taxation matters. Katarina has considerable international experience and is also trilingual.
Donna L. Reiss
Ms. Reiss has worked in the Certified Public Accounting environment over ten years and has brought her experience and passion for client service along with extensive QuickBooks, AP/AR, and bookkeeping knowledge. Donna is extremely detail oriented with rigorous organization and problem solving skills. She directs all office operations.
Ms. Foster graduated from Marywood University with a communications degree and has national sales and marketing experience. Gloria supports the daily stream of partners’ proposals, reports, and correspondence, and general administrative needs across the office. Gloria takes professional pride in fine tuning our excellent customer service.