Thomas DeeTom Dee, CPA has seen it all: The Audit Manager for Hitt & Company has worked on both the tax end and the audit side for companies large and small, including publicly traded companies, during his 18 years in public accounting. A Baltimore native, Tom attended the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, where he studied advanced math, before entering the honors English program at Towson University. He eventually switched to accounting and received his BS.

Since then, he has worked for such accounting firms as Stegman & Company and Gorfine, Schiller & Gardyn, P.A.. He’s worked with a wide range of clients in fields including: construction, healthcare, financial services, software development and professional services. These diverse pursuits have given Tom the broad experience to understand his clients’ priorities – whether they are corporations with assets of over $100 million or small businesses.

A nuts-and-bolts member of the Hitt team, Tom is an avid student of the latest GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) literature and how the principles affect individual clients’ financial statements. Although clients appreciate Tom’s “technical” abilities, his personality and work ethic are what make him stand out. And while he gives 120 percent to the firm, he still reserves time for his family – his wife, Wendy and their five children, who frequently welcome foster children into their Perry Hall home.