Dustin Sheppard

CPA, CCIFP
Senior Manager
Wooster, OH
Resident of Ashland, OH
Rea Team Member Since 2020
  • Dustin works on various tax projects for Rea's East Central offices.

Topics or areas of expertise that Dustin can talk about (even in his sleep):

Construction industry taxation

Multistate taxation

Corporate taxation

Fixed assets and depreciation

Individual taxation

How we know he knows what he's doing:

Dustin earned his bachelor's degree and master's degree in accounting from Baldwin-Wallace College.

Prior to Rea, Dustin worked at Sikich/ BCG & Company, Omnova Solutions, and the Ohio Department of Transportation.

He has over 15 years of experience in the accounting industry.

Furthering his professional development, Dustin is involved with:

Subcontractors of Northeast Ohio (SANEO), board member

How he's helped clients meet their business needs:

Dustin spent time looking for sales tax exemptions for a client's equipment purchases to avoid sales and use tax.

He solved a client's deferred compensation problem created by their third party administrator that provided incorrect guidance.

When he's not in the office, you can find him:

Out hiking with his dog.

Inside The Mind Of...

What does “A Brighter Way” mean to you? It means shedding new light on traditional ideas and approaches to solve problems.

What line of The Rea Way describes you the best? Maintain integrity in all you do. Be honest.

What do you consider is your “brightest” quality? Keeping an open mind and seeing things from someone else's perspectives.

Just For Fun:

What did 10-year-old you want to be when you grew up? A surveyor

What was your first job? A line cook for a Sunday brunch restaurant.

What is your most prized possession? First pocketknife

I am a professional that constantly strives to exceed expectations.