Clifton B. Shoolroy, CFO, CPA

Cliff joined Thompson Brooks in 1998 as Chief Financial Officer and is an important part of our management team.  His extensive background in public accounting, serving many small business clients and individuals, makes him a perfect fit in our company.  Prior to joining Thompson Brooks, Cliff was tax partner Frederiksen & Co. CPAs Inc. in Mill Valley; a position he held for six years.  Prior to moving to California in early 1993, he was associated with Paneth Haver & Zimmerman, an 80-person public accounting firm in mid-town Manhattan.  And prior to his move to New York City in 1990, Cliff practiced public accounting in Reno, Nevada for almost 20 years.

Cliff has been continuously involved with public accounting firms since 1973, either as an owner or member of senior management.  He has practices extensively in the small business areas, specializing in accounting, taxation, including extensive representation of clients before the Internal Revenue Service.
Cliff served a three-year term on the Federal Tax Division of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and he also served as a member of the AICPA Council, the organization’s governing body.  He has served as a member on the board of directors of the Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants and has held all the elected officer positions including President.  He has been a frequent speaker on individual taxation, nonprofit taxation and charitable trusts.
Cliff earned two baccalaureate degrees from the University of Nevada, Reno including a Bachlor of Business Administration in Accounting.  Cliff passed the CPA exam in one sitting in 1974 and was awarded his CPA certificate in 1975.

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