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.