Education: Bachelor's in Business Administration, ASU, 1979 Master's in Taxation, ASU, 1996
Louanne is the owner of LT Gagnon, PLC. Her experience in the tax industry spans over 25 years. She began her first career in marketing and advertising and through life’s path, transitioned to a career in tax. In 1990, while working in the tax industry she enrolled in the Master of Taxation program at Arizona State University. She has worked extensively with clients in various service industries, from real estate development and investment to retail business, estates and trusts. She specializes in working with clients and their closely held businesses whether operating as sole proprietorships, partnerships or corporations. She believes her clients are best served when their tax planning is consistent with their long-term financial goals. Her staff and clients appreciate her diverse experience, responsiveness, organizational skills and her practical approach to solving problems. Louanne is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants. When Louanne is not working or catching up on new tax law, you can find her practicing yoga, cooking or traveling.
Louanne T. Gagnon, CPA
Education: Bachelor's in Business Administration, Accounting, ASU, 2001 Master's in Accounting and Information Systems, ASU, 2002
Sophia began her career in 2001 in the tax department of a national firm. Her experiences since then include financial accounting, audits and taxes, both at a national firms and in private industries. She has concentrated her career in tax since 2010. She prepares many of the firm’s individual tax returns, while also expanding her expertise in partnership and corporate returns. Her calm disposition, organizational skills and attention to detail make her an invaluable member of our staff for tax preparation and special projections. Sophia is a busy mother of twins and enjoys family time when she is not working.
Sophia Ghartey, CPA
Suzanne provides administrative support to our team. She has been Louanne’s right hand for over a decade. She assures our team is organized and efficient.
Suzanne spends her free time working though her church, volunteering for Desert Club and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Education: Bachelors in Liberal Arts, major in Psychology, Bachelors in Business Administration, ASU 1980. Masters in Taxation, ASU, 2002
Pat’s diverse experience of thirty years includes work in financial audit, financial accounting, accounting information systems, and managerial consulting with national firms and in private industry. In 2002, Pat earned her Master’s in Taxation from ASU. Since then she has expanded her career in the area of tax planning, compliance and research. She has extensive experience in the real estate industry as well as many services industries. She is proficient with individual, partnership, corporate, and exempt organization tax returns. Pat’s diverse experience makes her a valuable resource to her clients and colleagues.
Pat is affiliated with several accounting organizations including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants and the National Society of Accountants.
Pat is currently working on her Master of Arts in Theology. She also finds time to volunteer at her church and travel.