Stephen Reed, CPA, PSA, CGMA is the managing director of the Cowan, Gunteski & Co Monmouth County, NJ office and the shareholder-in-charge of the Manufacturing & Distribution Services Group. He provides comprehensive services that include all facets of accounting, tax, audit and management consulting, especially financial statement analysis and reporting, cost segregation studies, profitability enhancement and business succession planning. Mr. Reed has extensive experience working with manufacturers, distributors, other industrial and service companies of varying sizes, ownership structures and industries. His industry knowledge and practical experience help business owners achieve their goals. Mr. Reed has been a keynote speaker for numerous businesses, professional and civic organizations. A cum laude graduate of Rowan University, Mr. Reed has been honored as “Citizen of the Year” on three different occasions by various organizations. He was also named “Business Person of the Year” by the New Jersey Future Business Leaders of America.