Svihla & Associates CPAs, LLC is a full-service Certified Public Accounting firm licensed in IN. All our CPA's hold valid IN State CPA Certificates.
Meet Our Staff:
Terri J. Svihla, CPA
As the founding member of Svihla & Associates CPAs, Terri has worked to become a trusted advisor by providing close personal and professional attention to each client. Terri utilizes the latest technology to collaborate with our small business client accounting systems to help them improve efficiency. She has expertise in business accounting, tax planning, and preparation services for individuals, businesses, trusts, and estates, as well as retirement and estate planning for individuals. She is also a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
Terri has over 25 years public accounting experience. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Indiana State University where she won the ISU Hines Memorial Medal in 1986. She is invested in her profession and community with a history of serving on boards and committees within the community and in professional societies. As a dedicated member of the Indiana CPA Society, she has served on numerous committees. From 2000-2001, she served as Chair of the Indiana CPA Society Board of Directors and was the recipient of the 1999 Chair’s Award for outstanding dedication and service. She is a member of the AICPA and served on the AICPA Council in 1999 and 2000. Terri has published columns in both The Account, an INCPAS publication, and the Terre Haute Journal of Business.
As a founder of the Central Illiana Estate Planning Council, a group of professionals from the legal, accounting, brokerage, insurance, trust and financial planning fields, she is committed to sharing knowledge, education, and experiences in Estate Planning for the benefit of our clients and professions. Terri is currently serving as the president of the Central Illiana Estate Planning Council. Terri has also served as the treasurer of the Vigo County Historical Society, and as a member of the Indiana United Methodist Foundation Board of Directors. As a member of the Barbour Avenue Methodist Church she serves as a lay delegate for the Indiana United Methodist Conference.
William H. Svihla, DBA, CPA, CFE
Bill provides business advisory, accounting advisory services, internal control assessments and forensic/fraud examination services. He joined the firm following a career spanning more than 20 years in higher education.
Bill earned his Doctorate of Business Administration in Accounting (DBA) from the Richard C. Adkerson School of Accountancy at Mississippi State University. He earned his Accounting and Criminology undergraduate degrees and an M.B.A. from Indiana State University. Bill is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Indiana and Illinois and a Certified Fraud Examiner.
Donna joined Svihla & Associates CPAs in February 2007. She studied accounting at Indiana State University. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Illinois State University. Prior to joining our firm, she had over 12 years of management experience in the retail and restaurant industries. Donna is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and is heavily involved in our business outsourced services – bookkeeping, payroll and accounts payable. She also prepares individual and corporate tax returns.
Donna is married to Tim, who is the Pastor of Pimento United Methodist Church. She enjoys movies, traveling, being outdoors and their cats.