St. Louis, Missouri (10/6/2014) – Michael Devereux II,
self-proclaimed “Tax Geek” and Partner at Mueller Prost LC was recently
recognized as a 2015 “40 Under 40” honoree by CPA Practice Advisor.“CPA Practice Advisor’s 40 Under 40
program recognizes professionals who are helping lead the profession into the
future,” says the publication.
an honor and humbling experience to be recognized,” says Devereux, who credits his
professional personality to the work ethic he learned as a teenager working for
his father’s CPA firm.“I was exposed to
many different things in our profession ten years before most of my peers.I started working for him at the age of 13.
This baseline knowledge of business and taxes was critical to my success once I
started working at Mueller Prost at the age of 20.”
According to CPA Practice Advisor, “This year’s “40
Under 40” honorees are among the best and brightest talent in the accounting
profession. They are all active in the professional community, as well as in
their local communities, where many are small business owners and employers.
Many are also frequently seen at industry trade shows, such as AICPA PS/Tech
and state CPA society events, giving seminars or participating in round table
discussions on evolving practices and technologies.”
serves as Partner
and Director of Manufacturing, Distribution and Plastics Industry Services for Mueller
Prost. He has demonstrated leadership
and exceptional judgment in the tax structuring of various acquisitions, has
led hundreds of Research & Experimentation Tax Credit study engagements,
and is lead coordinator for the firm’s special tax incentives program.
active in numerous industry trade organizations, most recently being named to
the Manufacturers Association for
Plastics Processors Board of Directors.He is frequently invited to speak at professional and industry
conferences about opportunities to utilize federal and state tax incentives to
minimize tax burdens.In addition to his
popularity as a guest speaker, he has authored several articles that have been
published in various trade publications with nationwide distribution.
To learn more
about Mike and the “40 Under 40” program, click here.