Susan Keffer, CPA

Susan is co-managing partner and the head of P&N’s Tax Department. A native Nashvillian, Susan received her accounting degree from Belmont University after study at Denver’s Regis University and Vanderbilt, back home in Nashville. She began her career as Revenue Agent with the IRS, and her experience and continuing relationships with agency professionals have provided a unique knowledge base for addressing complex client tax issues. In addition to tax expertise, Susan has more than thirty years’ public accounting experience working with nonprofit boards, small businesses, individuals, and trusts. She was CFO of a real estate development company and has acted as interim CFO for numerous small and medium-sized businesses.

Dedicated to expanding the range of P&N services, Susan has been central to the development of the firm’s international practice, participating in a wide range of conferences and organizations connecting colleagues and clients with the opportunities extended by a global economy.

Susan is an active athlete with a strong passion for the outdoors. With her partner Bill and two grown children she has hiked Machu Pichu, taken flying lessons near Alaska’s Denali National Park, and worked as camp cook on a Montana horse packing camp adventure. Yoga, running and meditation keep the challenges of deadline-driven responsibilities at bay.