John H. Spector, CPA, CVA
John has accumulated more than 40 years of public accounting experience and has advised top management of both domestic as well as international companies on a broad spectrum of tax, accounting, business, and financial aspects.
John’s “hands on” entrepreneurial experience with business management and development has assisted in the growth of many companies, taking them from the start-up stage of their businesses and on to their sale to a publically held company. Clients appreciate the experience and insight John brings to their specific situations, as well as his genuine desire to help them succeed.
NorthGate Advisors, Ltd. and John H. Spector, CPA, PC, John's businesses, offer a wide range of services for closely held business clients, including entity selection and structuring, negotiating and structuring acquisitions and dispositions, management buyouts, financing alternatives, venture and private equity funding, pre-acquisition due diligence, strategic alliances and joint ventures, and succession planning. He aggressively brings problem- solving, timely communication and personal service to his clients.
Working with individual business owners, executives and high net worth individuals and families, John assists them in navigating through the tax and financial complexities present in their daily living. He strives to take technical issues and explain them in practical terms, developing actionable plans which instill confidence in his clients, consistently demonstrating that he always has their best interests foremost in his actions. John often addresses issues beyond the tax code and applies that knowledge in developing a plan, considering the personal aspects of each of his client's lives and their values, and in doing so, has garnered the trust of his many long term clients and thereby establishing a strong client base.
Following graduation from Boston University School of Management, John was associated with the Boston office of Arthur Andersen and went on from there to establish his own firm.
John is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants. Also, he holds the Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designations.
John resides in the seaside town of Mattapoisett, Massachusetts, where he extends his strong commitment of service to several towns within the New England area and beyond. He also lends his knowledge and support to a number of community organizations.
Present and Previous Professional Affiliations:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants
Member of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts
Former Director and Treasurer of the Massachusetts 4-H Foundation
Former Director of the Mattapoisett Community Sailing Association, Inc.
Former Chairman of the Sherborn Massachusetts Finance Committee
Former Director of the International Network of Accountants and Auditors (INNA)