Meet Our Leadership Team
Mike Shost founded Shost & Company, P.C. in 1987 and after 31 years in business Shost & Company joined Judd Thomas in August 2018. At Judd Thomas, Mike will serve as an Advisor, assisting with continued client relations.
Mike is experienced working with business clients from a broad range of industries such as insurance service & sales, legal & medical practices, service contractors, energy wholesalers, not-for-profits, media production companies, real estate management & development and construction contractors.
Mike’s professional activities include serving on the AICPA’s PCPS Executive Committee (2005-2008) and founding member & former Chair of the AICPA PCPS 2002 Small Firm Network Group. He has served on the AICPA Practitioner’s Symposium Committee and was committee Chair in 2009 to 2011. He currently serves on the Dallas County Community College Accounting Advisory Committee. His memberships include the AICPA, the Texas Society of CPA’s, the Tax Division & Private Companies Practice Section of the AICPA and the National Association of Tax Preparers.
Mike has been a speaker on industry topics on the local, state & national level. Mike’s topics are related to practice management, practice development and tax season planning.
Mike is a 1979 graduate of the University of North Texas with a BBA in Accounting. He has been married to Marcia for 37 years and they have two grown children. Mike leads an active life and enjoys spending time at his cabin on Hugo Lake in Oklahoma. He is a huge sports fan and is a long-time hard-core fan of his hometown Pittsburgh Steelers.