Susan Jarvis

Susan D. Jarvis is a certified public accountant and certified valuation analyst practicing in eastern Pennsylvania and has been in private practice since January 1982. Her clientele includes a variety of small businesses inside and outside Pennsylvania as well as individual tax clients. A few of the clients’ businesses include wineries, optometrists, podiatrists,  real estate developer, entertainers,  and various trade contractors. Also included in the firm’s clientele are several non-profit organizations, including private foundations. Clients’ revenues range from $100,000 to over $5 million in gross volume.  In addition to the tax and accounting practice Ms. Jarvis is also a valuation analyst certified by NACVA.

Professional:
Ms. Jarvis has been very involved with the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants since she began in private practice 35 years ago. She has served as president of the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Institute, and as a member of the state-wide Ethics Committee, Council and Executive Committee. Current interests include the Nazareth Business Council of the Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, and the Board of Governors of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce.  Ms. Jarvis is one of the founders as well as the former Race Director for the Nazareth YMCA Annual Pumpkin Pie Thanksgiving Day 5K, which has grown to include 1,200 runners in the ten years of its existence.

Education:
B.S.B.A. 1979, The University of North Carolina at ChapelHill
Licensed to practice as a certified public accountant June 1981 after passing the May 1979 exam and two years
professional experience with Deloitte and Touche
Received the Certified Valuation Analyst designation from The National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts in August 2001 following completion of NACVA Training Institute and comprehensive examination
Charter member Beta Alpha Psi at UNC-CH
Graduated Easton Area High School, 1973.

Employment:
January, 1982 - present, self-employed with an office in Nazareth, Pennsylvania; and staff of 3 employees.

June, 1979 - September, 1981, tax and audit staff accountant with Deloitte Haskins & Sells (now Deloitte & Touche, USA LLP), Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Professional:
Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants;
Member, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA);
Member, National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts
Member, Board of Governors of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce
Chapter president (1995-96), Lehigh Valley Chapter, PICPA
Chairman of the Board (1999), Nazareth Area Chamber of Commerce;
Member (former) Board of Directors, Nazareth Area Chamber Of Commerce
Member,(former)PICPA State Executive Committee
Member (former) PICPA Ethics Committee
Member,(former) PICPA Council
Vice-President, (former) Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs

Personal:
Born March 27, 1955 in Easton, PA; currently age 59
Resides at 539 Werkheiser Ave., Nazareth, PA and has been a Nazareth resident for 30 years.
Married for 40 years to Barry Jarvis, age 62, also a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, a physical education and health teacher at Nazareth Area High School
2 children: Taylore, age 35, graduate of the University of New Hampshire (magna cum laude, 2003) and The New England School of Law (2007). Taylore is in-house counsel for DNV Kema Energy in Burlington, MA. Kasey, age 27, a graduate of St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia is currently pursuing a graduate degree in therapeutic counseling at Chestnut Hill College.  
Personal interests include playing the piano and yoga.