George E. Adams
CPA

CONTACT: gadams@schneiderdowns.com

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George is a tax shareholder who has been serving clients with the firm since 1997 and has more than 20 years of experience in public accounting. He has broad expertise in areas of tax planning and compliance for closely held corporations, partnerships and S corporations, including, asset and stock acquisitions, corporate restructuring, multi-state tax planning, compensation planning, business succession planning strategies, federal and state income and excise tax examinations.

George advises clients in a number of diversified industries, including professional services, real estate, manufacturing and distribution,
natural resources and retail and restaurant. George is also the chair of the firm’s Professional Services Industry Group. George advises clients in a number of diversified industries, which include manufacturing and distribution, retail, restaurant and natural resources. George is also a member of the firm’s Energy and Resources Industry Group.

Education

B.S. - Accounting, Gannon University

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member—American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member of Executive Board and Board of Directors—Venture Outdoors
  • Finance Council—St. Catherine of Siena
  • Member—Pennsylvania Aggregates and Concrete Association
  • Leadership Pittsburgh XXVIX

Do you have a hobby or personal passion?
Anything having to do with the outdoors

What was the best advice you’ve ever received?
Treat others the way you wish to be treated

Who was your role model?
My Dad

What was your childhood dream?
I dreamed of playing basketball in the NBA

If you could go back in time, what advice would you give your college self?
Stay focused and disciplined and good things will happen

What was your first job?
I had a paper route. 

Do you have a “motto?”
Lead through service to others

When you have an hour of free time, what do you like to do?
Play guitar