Sheet metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association

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2018 SMACNA Annual Convention

October 14-17, 2018 | San Diego, California

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Ronald J. Eagar

Ronald J. Eager

Monday, October 15
7:30 -9:00 a.m.
Reap the Reward: Federal Tax Laws That Can Boost Your Firm’s Bottom Line 

Ronald J. Eagar is the chief operating officer at Grassi & Co. and is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.  He has appeared to standing-room only crowds in past SMACNA conventions and has a completely new list of recently enacted tax provisions to boost members’ bottom lines this year and in coming years.

He offers more than two decades of experience in both public and private accounting.  Ron’s expertise extends beyond the traditional areas of accounting and taxation and he serves as a comprehensive business advisor to all his clients. He serves as a trusted advisor to companies in a broad range of industries, including construction, real estate, not-for-profit, transportation, import and export, wholesale distributors and high net worth individuals. 

Ron uses his extensive knowledge of internal controls and financial procedures to guide public and not-for-profit organizations through the stringent and rigorous process of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. In addition, he has developed an innovative software program that has been instrumental in the firm's construction consulting practice. 

He is active in numerous accounting and industry trade associations, including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA). He is a past president of the Suffolk Chapter of NYSSCPA, and he is a member of the Construction Contractors Committee. He was the treasurer of the Long Island Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), where he provides training and guidance to local CEOs and management personnel. 

In addition to his CPA licensure, Ron holds distinction as one of the first in the country to earn the exclusive designation of Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP).  He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Hofstra University.

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