Message From CEO/President

Greetings! Thank you for your interest in Thomas & Reed, LLC(T&R). Welcome to our website. On behalf of our employees, we invite you to explore our website to learn more about what we do. In many ways, Thomas & Reed, LLC has been distinct from day one in that we have always tried to keep our overhead low through a unique business model and rate pricing. This allows us to provide a quality product at very affordable rates within the market space. All of the services we provide to our clients rely on the commitment of our business partners and community leaders. Established in 2002, Thomas & Reed, LLC has been servicing the Indiana business and governmental community for over a decade. This longevity is contributed to the following factors:

• All of our staff and board members are committed to maintaining healthy long term business relationships. This is achieved by adding value at a fair price to our clients coupled with timely agreed upon quality deliverables.

• As a Company, we are committed to community involvement throughout the Indianapolis metropolitan area. One of our core principles as an organization since the inception is give back to the community and State in which we serve.

• We look at our employees as the Company's most valuable assets. This allows for lower case turnover, better trained and committed employees. The above bullets are not meant to over simplify things but I've come to learn from practicing in public accounting over a decade, many times keeping it simple is just flat out better.

All the best in your future endeavors,

Stephen A. Reed, CPA, MBA


Stephen graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and received his Master of Business Administration from the Institute of Entrepreneurship at Ball State University.

Stephen has extensive public accounting experience working with federal and state government funded entities. These assignments included: overhead rate audits, contract compliance analysis, consulting, Circular A-133 and Circular A-122 audits, reviewing government contracts and client representation in front of authoritative bodies.  Stephen A. Reed is one of the firms’ founding Members.  Stephen has over 18 years plus experience working with compliance audits and other consulting/special purpose engagements with governmental and nonprofit entities.  Currently, Stephen is the President/CEO of the firm and is responsible for all attestation engagements.  In this capacity, he performs the following:

· Final review of files and all reports before issuance considering all disclosures required by GAAP & GAAS. 
· Plans and coordinates all attestation engagements.
· Performs upper-management firm duties, as needed.
· Coordinates management consulting Government initiatives.
· Coordinates overhead rate determination and Governmental compliance audits.

In addition, Stephen helped the State of Indiana implement a compliance monitoring function as it related to financial transactions processed for the aged/disabled and mentally challenged recipient populations.  Professional achievements also include acting as the primary auditor utilized to help determine professional billable rates for IAA projects.

Stephen is a member of the Indiana CPA Society (INCPAS), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) and the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA).  Stephen is licensed to practice in the State of Indiana.  Civic activities include: Stephen serving as the Past Chairman of the Board of the OK Program, Indiana Chapter, Treasurer of a local political campaign.


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