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About Morgantown CPA Shannon R. Wissmar
Shannon R. Wissmar is a certified public accountant (CPA) who serves clients of Lewis Gianola PLLC from the law firm’s Morgantown, West Virginia (WV) office. Tax and accounting matters can be intimidating due to the need for unwavering attention to detail and understanding of and adherence to laws, guidelines, and deadlines. As a Morgantown CPA, Ms. Wissmar is happy to apply her years of experience and analytical skills to alleviate the stress of tax and accounting issues for the firm’s clients.
Services of WV CPA Shannon Wissmar
At Lewis Gianola PLLC, Shannon R. Wissmar, CPA, assists clients with federal and state tax preparation, provides advice for tax matters and relations with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and offers general WV accounting assistance when tax issues arise in legal matters.
Ms. Wissmar is comfortable with numbers and appreciates the structure that is inherent in the systems used in accounting and tax preparation and planning. Due to the nature of tax and accounting concerns, individuals and businesses can benefit significantly from the help of a professional who is reliable, self-directed, and ethical to provide guidance and services in these areas. Possessing these traits, as well as deep knowledge of industry practices, standards, and laws, allows Ms. Wissmar to offer trusted accounting and tax services to Lewis Gianola clients, helping them avoid the potentially expensive pitfalls that can result from tax and accounting errors.
Shannon R. Wissmar, CPA: Certification, Education, and Experience
Ms. Wissmar is licensed as a WV CPA by the WV Board of Accountancy. Before obtaining her CPA certification, she attended the West Virginia University (WVU) Institute of Technology, where she received a Bachelor of Science in accounting with minors in finance and economics.
In her previous role as the finance director at Human Resource Development & Employment, Inc., Ms. Wissmar managed the financial operations of a multifaceted non-profit corporation. This work included the following:
- Creating annual budgets and analyzing budgeting variances;
- Assisting independent accounting firms with audits and income tax returns;
- Supervising bookkeeping, accounts payable, and payroll staff;
- Ensuring compliance with and completing reports for government agencies; and
- Communicating financial information to management and staff.
Ms. Wissmar also has substantial experience as a controller, financial manager, and staff accountant in the healthcare industry. This work included managing financial operations for HealthSouth (now Encompass Health) and Healthworks Rehab & Fitness, where her duties included financial forecasting, reporting, and auditing as well as management of contracts, employee supervision, and coordination of legal assistance and insurance policies.
In her time away from work, Ms. Wissmar enjoys reading, baking, and cooking. The mother of a son who plays basketball and swims and a daughter who dances, she spends much of her time at practices, games, meets, recitals, and competitions.
Contact Morgantown CPA Shannon Wissmar
Shannon R. Wissmar, CPA, is a highly experienced and knowledgeable tax and accounting professional who provides WV accounting assistance and tax services to clients at Lewis Gianola PLLC. To learn how Ms. Wissmar can serve you or your business, contact the Morgantown CPA by calling (304) 291-6300 or completing the law firm’s online contact form.
- WV Board of Accountancy, CPA, 2005
- WVU Institute of Technology, BS, 2001