Accounting Services Group is a full-service Certified Public Accounting firm licensed in AZ. All our CPA's hold valid AZ State CPA Certificates.
Meet Our Team:
Eric Splaver, CPA
Eric has in excess of 30 years of progressive experience in the field of accounting and finance. Eric was a senior manager with KPMG having worked with clients in a number of industries including construction and real estate, finance and banking, as well as manufacturing, retailing and distribution. These companies ranged from small family owned business to publicly traded international corporations.
In addition to his experience in Big 4 public accounting, Eric was a corporate controller for a publicly traded auto sales and finance company where he played a key role in the initial public offering and was responsible for the Company’s internal control structure, accounting, SEC reporting, income tax minimization planning and preparation. Eric has also served as chief financial officer for both a finance company and internet company. While serving in this capacity, Eric was responsible for company accounting and income taxes as well as bank relations, cash flow analysis, creditor negotiations and relations, treasury, economic strategy and forecasting.
During the past seventeen years, Eric has operated an accounting firm serving small businesses in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Because of Eric’s experience of working with companies of all sizes and in multiple industries, he has demonstrated the proven ability to reduce his client’s tax liabilities and positively influence their businesses.
In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant, Eric is also a Financial Advisor and has passed the FINRA Series 7 & 63 exams.
Michael Kasten, CPA
Michael has more than 25 years of progressive experience in the accounting field. Michael was an audit manager with KPMG and worked in numerous industries including Technology, Construction and Real Estate, Manufacturing, Retail, and Distribution, and Financial Services. He has held numerous executive positions in growth companies in technology, eBusiness, auto sales and finance and social media.
Among his significant positions, Michael served as Director of Finance for a publicly traded company where he was responsible for internal and external financial reporting, including SEC reporting. He held Controller positions at Greens.com and Honeywell’s eBusiness, unit as well as CFO for GolfNow and most recently StockTwits. In these positions, he has been charged with managing internal and external financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, SEC reporting and guiding companies through acquisitions and several rounds of venture capital raises. Michael has been Managing Partner of a public accounting firm focused on providing client accounting and income tax services to small businesses.
Michael leverages his unique mix of GAAP expertise from his days at a Big 4 firm, knowledge of systems and process from a fortune 50 Company, experience as CFO of technology startups, income tax and business services from managing an accounting firm to deliver solutions needed by small businesses.
Jennifer L Splaver, CPA
Jennifer has in excess of 30 years of progressive experience in the field of accounting. During that time, she spent over 20 years working for two Big 4 public accounting firms. During her tenure with both KPMG and Ernst & Young (EY), Jennifer provided services to both individuals and businesses.
Jennifer has extensive experience working with high-wealth individuals. She takes pride in constantly looking for fresh planning ideas and her ability to work well with complex structures. During her final 10 years while at EY, Jennifer was responsible for managing the entire individual and estate/trust practice in the Phoenix office. She has extensive experience with both trusts and estates of all types.
In addition to her significant experience working with individuals, trusts and estates, Jennifer was also the lead tax senior manager on complex corporations and partnerships including those with multi-state activities and filing obligations. She has years of experience working with multi-state companies to ensure they properly comply with the voluminous filing complexities that come with operating in multiple jurisdictions.
Ron Darling, CPA, MST
Ron joined Accounting Services Group as a Tax Manager in August, 2018. Ron has over 25 years of experience working as a tax professional and began his career working at a large international accounting firm. Ron enjoys working closely with his clients across all industries to minimize their tax burden. Ron enjoys being outdoors and hiking with his dog Lola in his spare time.
Lori has over 40 years of experience in the Accounting field. Lori worked for 31 years for Circle K in their Corporate office, starting as a data entry clerk and working her way up to Senior Region Accounting Manager overseeing the accounting for more than 800 stores in 4 states.
For the past 8 years, Lori has worked in public accounting as a bookkeeper with clients in numerous industries. She has been with Accounting Services Group since April 2015.
Lori is married, with 2 daughters, 4 amazing grandchildren and enjoys reading, doing jigsaw puzzles and watching True Crime TV in her free time.
Steve is a staff accountant and joined Accounting Services Group in June 2018. Steve has 33 years of accounting experience working in roles as Controller, Director of Finance, Full Charge Bookkeeper, Audit Specialist and other accounting roles. He has worked with QuickBooks for 5 years, AccPac 24 Years, and has experience with NetSuite and Jonas.
Steve is married and enjoys Friday date night with his wife of 34 years. They have a daughter Lauren. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, movies, music, traveling, spending time with friends & family, Oakland Raiders, binge watching Netflix and HGTV.
Diane joined Accounting Services Group in December 2017. Diane has 15 years of accounting experience working in roles as full charge bookkeeper and other accounting roles and has over 10 years of QuickBooks experience. Diane has five children and when she has free time she enjoys movies and music.
Kay joined Accounting Services Group in January of 2018. She has over 20 years of tax preparation, payroll, sales tax and accounting experience . Kay is very service oriented and has formed strong bonds with clients. Kay loves to spend her free time with her grandchildren and dogs.
Tina joined Accounting Services Group, PLC in August 2016. She has over 23 years of accounting experience working in numerous roles and in different industries as a Staff Accountant, Full Charge Bookkeeper, Office Manager and various other accounting roles. She has worked with QuickBooks for over 20 years and Sage (Peachtree) for over 14 years. She proudly served in the United States Air Force and received the Air Force Achievement Medal.
Tina met and married her husband Cliff on the beautiful island of Okinawa while they were both active duty in the Air Force. They have two sons – Matthew and Joshua, and one daughter Jennifer. They also have three awesome grandchildren Sophiah, Colt and JJ. In her spare time she enjoys reading, cooking, hiking, trips to Sedona and above all spending time with her family and pets.
Tom has been with the company as our Sales Manager since it opened in December 2013. He served in the US Army and spent over 20 months overseas in Vietnam. Tom has a BS in Operations Management from the University of Arizona and worked as a Sales Manager and partner for an interconnect company here in Phoenix. He also worked as a stockbroker for many years.
Tom is married with one son. He likes to read, play golf, occasionally shoot pool with his wife Kare and play ‘hold-em’ poker.
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