Thomas Smith is a U.S. Army veteran and has been auditing local governments and non-profit organizations since January 1995. In that time, he has been the in-charge auditor for well over 100 different organizations, including the audits of several different Cities, Townships, Authorities, Road Commissions and 501(c)(3) organizations.
Thomas is the firm’s professional education and reference library coordinator and is responsible for maintaining current publications in the library and ensuring that all firm employees maintain a current knowledge base of all applicable professional standards and regulations. The firm’s library is equipped with current GASB pronouncements, OMB Circulars (including 2 CFR 200), Bulletin for Audits of Local Units of Government and regulations from various State and Federal Agencies that provide funding to local units of government in Michigan.
Thomas served on a CPA exam standards committee for the AICPA that was an integral part of the process for developing the current format of the CPA exam. Thomas has been a presenter at several training seminars, including those sponsored by the County Road Association of Michigan, Health Department Finance Personnel Association and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.