About Us

Our Firm

Founded in 2011, Rupert Tax & Advisory Services LLC is a boutique public accountancy firm tailored to serve individuals, businesses, and oil & gas owners impacted by the region’s ever-evolving shale oil & gas development.  Our practice specializes in tax and comprehensive estate planning, oil & gas royalty management and advisory services, valuation of oil & gas assets for property owners and investors, expert witness testimony for litigation support, and business consulting regarding a variety of matters.

Our Founder

Our Founder, Ryan J. Rupert, CPA, CMM, CVA, is a Washington County, Pennsylvania, native. He is a graduate of Washington & Jefferson College, where he graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Accounting and Entrepreneurial Studies.

Ryan began his accounting career at the global public accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he advanced to a senior audit position in the firm’s Pittsburgh Assurance & Advisory Services practice.

In 2007, Ryan successfully completed the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination and subsequently became licensed to practice as a CPA.

In 2011, Ryan became western Pennsylvania’s first professional Certified Minerals Manager. His wealth of knowledge in the oil & gas industry enables him to successfully serve oil & gas owners impacted by the exploration for and production of natural resources in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays. To date, Ryan has identified reporting errors on clients’ division orders, royalty production statements, and tax reporting documents and successfully worked to recover millions of dollars of underpaid oil & gas royalties for his clients. He has also provided litigation support services and rendered expert analyses by written reports and expert testimony at civil trial, including direct and cross examinations, in both trial court and Federal court.

In 2017, Ryan earned a Certified Valuation Analyst designation to further his valuation skillset.

Ryan has been recognized as a thought leader and asked to speak at numerous oil & gas events for his knowledge of tax, oil & gas, and valuations matters.

Our Services

Our diversified service range continues to grow by following local business trends, keeping abreast of changes to the Internal Revenue Code, maintaining professional partnerships with our clients, and fostering positive working relationships with individuals and small business in our community. This hometown service model has established our place in the community, which allows us to make a distinctive and substantial impact for our clients. Making wise financial decisions – whether personal or business – can be difficult. We will simplify this burden and help you to make the best decisions, no matter the circumstance.

Our firm is dedicated to offering you the highest-quality tax, oil & gas, valuation, expert witness, and consulting services. We look forward to working with you.