H. Thomas Campton, Jr. is the President of and a shareholder at Kern and Company, P.C. Founded in 1980, the firm serves the Eastern and Central Pennsylvania market.
Tom is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs (PICPA). Tom is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), a Certified Fraud Auditor (CFA), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), an Accredited Business Valuator (ABV), Forensic CPA (FCPA), and has Certification in Financial Forensics (CFF), both of which are AICPA designations. He is also an active member of the Estate Planning Council of Central Pennsylvania and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA business valuations). Tom has published articles in The Central Penn Business Journal and in The Valuation Examiner, an international magazine dealing with business valuation issues. He is a member of the PICPA’s statewide Federal Taxation Committee, a member of the PICPA’s statewide Forensic Accounting and Litigation Services Committee, as well as a member of the PICPA’s statewide Business Valuation Committee.
During 2006, Tom received an award from the Central Pennsylvania Business Journal for being one of the year’s “Forty Under 40”. This award is given out annually to forty individuals under the age of 40 who have demonstrated outstanding leadership ability within their industry and the local community.
Tom serves the community through his service on the Advisory Board of the World Forgotten Children’s Foundation, a charity serving handicapped children in third world countries.
Tom graduated magna cum laude from Pennsylvania State University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.
Tom’s work at Kern and Company, P.C. involves a wide variety of accounting, consulting, and tax areas. He services clients who belong to a wide variety of industries with concentrations in service companies and not-for-profit organizations. He has extensive experience in retirement planning, tax planning, systems design, business valuations, and forensic accounting.
Some of Tom’s hobbies include: mountain and road cycling, skiing, golf, tennis, running, hiking, and general enjoyment of the outdoors.