Mike Shost founded Shost & Company, P.C. in 1987 and since that time Shost & Company has grown to serve over 600 individual and business clients. In August 2018, after completing 31 years in business, Shost & Company joined Judd, Thomas, Smith & Company, P.C. in Dallas, Texas. The firm has been operating for 41 years in Dallas and offers the full range of CPA services. Mike is serving as an Advisor to the Firm; primarily with tax & tax planning services.
Mike has been a speaker on industry topics on the local, state & national level. Mike’s topics are related to practice management, practice development and tax season planning. Mike’s professional activities include serving on the AICPA’s PCPS Executive Committee (2005-2008) and founding member & former Chair of the AICPA PCPS 2002 Small Firm Network Group. He has served on the AICPA Practitioner’s Symposium Committee and was committee Chair in 2009 to 2011. He currently serves on the Dallas County Community College Accounting Advisory Committee.
His memberships include the AICPA, the Texas Society of CPA’s, the Tax Division & Private Companies Practice Section of the AICPA and the National Association of Tax Preparers. He has been married to Marcia for 37 years and they have two grown children. Mike leads an active life and enjoys spending time at his cabin at Hugo Lake in Oklahoma. He is a huge sports fan and is a long-time hard-core fan of his hometown Pittsburgh Steelers.