Our Staff

Matthew Connell

Certified Public Accountant

Matthew Connell, CPA started his career with Ernst & Young, LLP in 2003 as a member of its Assurance and Advisory Service group. He graduated inside the top 2% of his class at the University of Pittsburgh and received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a degree in accounting. His experience ranges across numerous industries such as oil and gas, professional services, manufacturing, non-profit, real estate, and retail. Matt specializes in income tax planning for individuals and small to medium sized businesses. In addition, he is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of Tax Professionals, and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. In 2006,

Matt became a founder of Imperial Tax & Accounting, Inc. and bult it into the dedicated and respected firm it is today.

Patricia Giura

Certified Public Accountant

Patricia Giura, CPA has over 25 years of experience in accounting. Patty spent 20 years working for a large regional accounting firm where she attained the position of shareholder and director of the small business department focusing on meeting the accounting and tax needs of individuals and businesses with revenues ranging from $100,000 to $50 million. Patty focuses on business and individual taxation as well as the preparation of financial statements. As a QuickBooks Pro Advisor, Patty provides QuickBooks software training and consulting in an effort to service clients from set up to year-end closing. She has experience in industries that include professional services, manufacturing, retail, technology, real estate, wholesale, and non-profit. Patty Joined Imperial Tax & Accounting, Inc. in 2008 and has been an integral part of its development.

Joy A. DeGrosky

Enrolled Agent

Ms. DeGrosky has worked in the tax business for 41 years. Joy possesses extensive tax experience and knowledge obtained in her years of service with the IRS. Ms. DeGrosky held a series of positions of increasing responsibility in the IRS Pittsburgh District including Revenue Agent/International Examiner until 1983 when she became the Senior Regional Analyst (International) in Philadelphia. From October of 1991 until July 1998, she was the National Administrator of the International Field Assistance Specialization Program which assisted International Examiners on complex issues. Prior to joining the International Office, she was a branch chief in the Newark District Examination Division. Joy retired as Director of International Programs for the Internal Revenue Service, after 37 years of examination experience. Joy has prepared returns and consulted on complex cases at Imperial Tax & Accounting for over four years.

Michael S. Anderson

South Hills Office Certified Public Accountant

Michael S. Anderson, CPA started his career at Houston & Associates, LLC in 2003 while attending Washington & Jefferson College. Michael graduated from W&J in 2004 with a B.A. in Accounting. Upon graduation, he joined Houston & Associates, LLC full time learning the technical side of business and individual taxation while working on audits of not-for-profit organizations, yellow book, and employee benefit plans . Michael continued working there for 14 years building client relationships and managing the operations of their Washington PA office. In 2017, Michael was approached by Mathew Connell looking to build and expand on his existing tax practice in Imperial PA. After finding the appropriate location and acquiring an existing CPA firm, Michael and Matthew joined forces to open Imperial Tax South Hills, LLC. Michael focuses his practice in comprehensive tax planning for individuals and businesses, preparing individual, corporate, not-for-profit and small business returns. Michael also specializes in accounting system software implementation and consulting with small business owners who are looking to start up or grow their existing companies. Michael is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accounts and is enrolled in the Quickbooks Pro Advisor Program.

Michael currently resides in Washington, PA with his wife, Kelly and their Great Dane Oliver. When he is not working, Michael enjoys being outdoors, exercising, and working on home improvement projects.

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