trustee thane martin
Thane C. Martin is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Pennsylvania and Maryland. Born and raised in New York City, Thane received an Associates of Art degree in Behavioral and Social Sciences from the State University of New York Hudson Valley Community College. Thane then moved to Maryland where he graduated from Morgan State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Thane is also certified as a Specialist in resolving Tax Controversies (STC) by the National Center for Professional Education and has completed the United Way’s Young Leader’s Board Orientation Program.
Thane began his accounting career as an intern for Joan M. Pratt, CPA and Associates P.C. in Baltimore, Maryland. He worked there for two years before moving to Philadelphia. In 1995, Thane joined Mitchell and Titus, LLP, a member of Ernest and Young Global and the largest minority controlled CPA firm in the United States. There he worked for three years in their accounting, auditing and tax departments. His experience includes manufacturing, insurance, non-profits, pension plans, health care, Fortune 500 companies and international industries. Thane later joined Smart and Associates, LLP one of the fastest growing firms in the United States, where he worked in the tax, auditing and management consulting departments.
As CEO of Thane C. Martin, CPA, The Financial Consulting Firm, Inc., Thane is responsible for the firms strategic direction, day to day operations, staff training and client relationships. The Firm is a regional CPA firm with offices in Philadelphia and Baltimore. Some of his current clients include the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, the Rhythm and Blues Foundation, the South African Enterprise Development Fund, the City of Philadelphia and several athletes, entertainers and executives.
Thane’s professional activities include membership in the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants. His community activities include serving as a member of the Pennsylvania State Transportation Commission which oversees the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.