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About Our Firm

For years, Arkin & Company Chartered has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

 

Arkin & Company Mission

"...To establish a business partnership with our clients by providing responsive and quality accounting, tax, and financial consulting service..."

Our Team

Douglas P. Arkin, CPA

doug@arkincocpa.com

Doug is the managing shareholder of Arkin & Company. He brings more than 25 years of experience to the table in servicing clients from many different industries with concentration in non-profit organizations. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

Doug is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants. He is a past chairman of the Board and Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Catholic Youth Organization of the Archdiocese of Washington. He is a past Vice-President of the Montgomery County Chamber of the American Cancer Society, a past Treasurer of a small non-profit charity in Montgomery County and past Chairman of the Shrine of St. Jude School Endowment Fund. He currently sits on the advisory boards of several retail, wholesale and non-profit organizations.

Doug was selected twice by SmartCEO Magazine as one of Maryland’s Top 30 Smart CPAs in 2009 & 2011. SmartCEO Magazine recognizes top accountants and showcase Certified Public Accountants who do more than crank out numbers. Based on areas of expertise, leadership, accomplishments, innovation and relationship development, winners appear in the magazine and are awarded for their success at an event in September.

Terrance P. Leary, CPA, MST

terrance@arkincocpa.com

Since January 1, 2011, Terrance has been a shareholder of Arkin & Company. He has been in practice for 15 years servicing clients from many different industries with concentration in taxation, management consulting and attestation of not-for-profit organizations. He is a 2004 graduate of American University where he received his Masters of Science degree in taxation. Terrance received his Bachelors of Science degree in accounting from Frostburg State University.

Terrance is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, and the Maryland Society of Accountants and Tax Practitioners. He is also an active member of the Gaithersburg Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC). Terrance’s experience and proclivity toward tax research and management consulting has made him a sought after resource not only to our firm but his peers in the industry.

Terrance was selected by SmartCEO Magazine as one of the Washington area's Power Players in November 2013. SmartCEO Magazine recognizes top accountants, attorneys and bankers as power players and showcase those who do more than crank out numbers. Based on areas of expertise, leadership, accomplishments, innovation and relationship development, winners appear in the magazine and are awarded for their success.

Terrance spends his time off coaching youth sports. For the past 3 years Terrance has coached 5 season of little league baseball and 3 seasons of instructional basketball. Terrance also enjoys carpentry, meteorology and fitness. Terrance is husband to is lovely wife Alison and father to 3 young children.