John M. Surgent, CPA
Surgent McCoy CPE,
John M. Surgent, CPA, is the Founder and Chairman of
Surgent, a 30-year leader in Continuing Professional Education (CPE). Surgent
provides over 2,500 live days of seminars in tax, auditing, accounting, and
other CPE topics, as well as over 1500 live webinars each year to CPAs and other financial professionals across the U.S. Over the
last 30 years, Mr. Surgent has made over 2,000 live presentations and personally
trained over 56,000 CPAs.
His down-to-earth, practical approach clearly emphasizes ways in which
professionals can satisfy their clients’ needs and maximize their incomes. Mr.
Surgent also manages a 30-person CPA firm specializing in taxation and financial
planning for high-net-worth individuals and closely held businesses. Mr. Surgent
has worked in the tax department of a Big Four accounting firm and was an
assistant professor at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. He received his
bachelor’s degree in accounting from Villanova University and a master’s in
taxation from Villanova University School of Law.