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What's Behind Exceptional Customer Service?

ECS Article - Mission-Critical Services... What's Behind Exceptional Customer Service

As we get closer to the end of the year, many of you will be calling your ECS contact to discuss various tax planning issues, and in early 2015 you will either come in to have your tax return prepared or mail in your tax documents for our use in preparing your returns. How much do you know about our partners at ECS and what we do to make sure you are provided the best and most comprehensive accounting services? Read on…

Samuel Oliva, CPA, CMA, CLP Having been hired as the firm’s first full-time CPA in 1978, Sam was made partner in 1980 and managing partner in 1982. Sam graduated from Western Illinois University in 1977 and furthered his education by obtaining an MBA from University of Chicago in 1989. His areas of expertise include leasing company management; merger and acquisition consulting; real estate brokerage, finance and management; estate administration; litigation support; personal and corporate tax planning; financing acquisition and negotiations; investment advice and systems consulting; and strategic business planning. Sam’s credentials include being a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, Certified Lease Professional and a Licensed Business Broker.

Jay Dahl, CPA, CLP After receiving his bachelor’s degree from Bradley University in 1979, Jay joined ECS in 1984 and was made our tax partner in 1990. He serves his clients in the areas of litigation support; individual and corporate tax planning, research and tax return preparation; estate and trust planning and return preparation; profit-sharing and retirement plan consulting and design; strategic business planning; financial statement compilation; management consulting and leasing company management. Jay’s client base includes closely-held businesses, trust and estates, leasing companies and many individuals.