Tom Dunn’s Resume

Tom Dunn, CPA

677 Craig Road
Suite 100
Creve Coeur, MO 63141 –
314.500.1200 (T) – 314.616.8956 (C)

TOM DUNN CPA – CPA & Owner (1-01 to present)

St. Louis CPA Firm providing complete accounting services to businesses and their owners.

THE ADVANCE GROUP – CFO & Owner (1-01 to 12-05)

Privately owned conglomerate of small businesses, including, remodeling, handyman, landscape, lawn, retail convenience, gasoline, carwash and auto repair.


Fortune 250 privately owned; semi-public SEC; $6 billion revenue; 4,500 branches; five countries; automobile, light truck and truck rental; leasing, wholesale, retail and auto dealership.


130 professionals stewarding most financial areas and admin systems; led Corporate Accounting and Admin Systems (PeopleSoft); coordinated or supported most financial and administrative areas.

Vice President Corporate Controller (6-94 to 1-01)

Assistant Vice President Corporate Controller (2-93 to 5-94)

Corporate Controller (12-92 to 1-93)

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER’S OFFICE – COO and other operations executives.

Corporate Business Manager (10-90 to 11-92) – Provided executive level admin support to the COO and other operations officers, corporate liaison to subsidiary controllers and provided support to general managers across the nation, led support for mergers/acquisitions and finance company startup.


45 professionals, performance/external reporting and tax support.

Assistant Corporate Controller (4-89 to 9-90)

Oversight of Corporate Accounting operations.

Accounting Manager (11-87 to 3-89)

Management of Corporate Accounting operations.

Accounting Supervisor (2-87 to 10-87)

Supervised performance and external reporting.

Accountant (9-86 to 1-87)

Prepared performance and external reporting.


Fortune 500 public SEC company, international corporate conglomerate of jet engine repair, barge transportation, retail apparel and accessories, designer apparel, transportation seating & other manufacturing, and timber.

Supervisor (11-85 to 8-86) – Internal & external financial reporting, 401(k)/profit sharing plan.


“Big Eight” CPA public accounting firm and consulting business services.

Performed and supervised audits, reviews, compilations and accounting package system projects for small, medium and large clients such as publicly owned SEC companies; privately owned family businesses; equipment, steel, and casting manufacturing; construction; textile distributorship; copy machine equipment sales, leasing and repair; real estate development and management; automotive car and light truck rental, leasing, and sales; automotive dealership; advertising; nursing home healthcare; non-profits; profit sharing plan; and retail gas and convenience stores.

Senior Auditor (9-84 to 10-85)

Semi Senior Auditor (9-83 to 8-84)

Staff Auditor (8-82 to 8-83)


Certified Public Accountant – Passed CPA exam first sitting, average score 90, (11-83).

B.S.B.A. Accounting, University of Missouri – St. Louis (5-82)


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