Barry G. Thomas, CPA
Barry G. Thomas, is a certified public accountant with over twenty years of experience in public accounting. Barry joined Ross, Lagan and McKendree, LLP (RLM) in 1989 and became a Partner in 2018. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Geneva College. He obtained his CPA designation in 1993.
Barry specializes in providing compilation and review services to some of the firm’s largest clients, including non-profit organizations, trade associations, government contractors, law firms, architects and engineers. He is known for, leading audit engagements and conducting HUD and governmental grant audits in accordance with OMB Circular A-133 requirements. He is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants. He has an extensive background in assisting clients with selection, installation, data conversion and training related to client accounting software systems. Barry provides a wide range of services for each and every one of his clients and is knowledgeable in tax preparation, improving internal controls and financial reporting.
Barry is a member of the firm’s Quality Control Committee. The firm is enhanced by Barry’s professional approach to monitoring the compliance and regulatory activities. Barry is responsible for software systems acquisition, implementation, and network administration. His audit background and his experience with audits is used to mentor, train, and facilitate growth for the audit team at RLM. Barry is proficient in responding to the requests of the firm and is always willing to lend a helping hand. Barry brings a true passion for learning to RLM and is motivated by the pursuit of knowledge and discipline necessary to be an effective certified public accountant.