Dr. Spead Ph.D., MST, PA, EA, CFE, CFS, CBM, ATA, ATP, ABA, DABFA, FACFEI is the Founder and Managing Member of the Spead Tax Group, PLLC (Tax, Insolvency and Forensic Accountants). He is Licensed to Practice as a Public Accountant by the State of New Hampshire; Enrolled to Practice before the Internal Revenue Service; a Certified Fraud Examiner; a Certified Fraud Specialist; a Certified Business Manager; an Accredited Tax Advisor; an Accredited Tax Preparer; an Accredited Business Advisor; a Diplomat of the American Board of Forensic Accountants; and a Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute. Dr. Spead’s educational and professional background includes Advanced Studies Harvard Law School Program of Instruction for Lawyers; Master of Science in Taxation, Summa Cum Laude (Washington Institute for Graduate Studies); Doctor of Philosophy in Taxation, with Honors (Washington Institute for Graduate Studies). He is a published author of numerous tax articles and is a nationally known lecturer on bankruptcy and tax related issues. Dr. Spead is the Dean of the Graduate Tax Program at the America Academy for Taxation; and, he is a Ph.D Advisory and Faculty Member at the Graduate Tax Program at the Washington Institute for Graduate Studies.