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Thomas A. Rankin

Mr. Rankin, the President and founder of T.A. Rankin and Company, works with Laux & Company on a transactional basis. He has been providing tax and financial planning, business consulting and financial management services for more than 20 years.  Mr. Rankin has a diverse background that includes debt restructuring and reorganizations, business succession planning, forensic accounting services, operations consulting, general accounting assistance including internal controls analysis, tax planning and advice, and transaction advisory services including modeling, business analysis and strategic planning.


Mr. Rankin began his career with Ernst & Young and spent six-plus years providing tax services and advice to executives of Fortune 500 companies and owners of privately held companies in Cleveland, Ohio.  Following his work at Ernst & Young, he spent four years with a regional accounting firm, which focused on providing tax and business-consulting services to privately held businesses.  These businesses included professional service providers, retailers, and manufacturers.  Prior to forming T.A. Rankin and Company, Mr. Rankin was a principal in a boutique personal financial planning firm that specialized in servicing high net-worth families.  The firm’s client base included families whose net-worth ranged from $10 million to $450 million. 


Mr. Rankin holds a B.A. in Accounting Cleveland State University, as well as a CPA designation from the State of Ohio.


Professional Affiliations:


Certified Public Accountant, American Institute of CPA's, Ohio Society of CPA's 

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