James T. Thomas, CPA

Planning Associate, Tax

James joined the Clearstead Private Client Group in 2016. He is responsible for preparing and analyzing income tax returns for trusts, foundations, and individuals. James also provides financial planning services focused on current and projected future financial positions for our private clients.

Prior to joining Clearstead, James served as a student ambassador at Notre Dame College, and a Site Coordinator for the Earned Income Tax Coalition of Greater Cleveland. He holds a B.A. in Accounting along with a B.A. in Business Management from Notre Dame College.

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