Dennis P. Benvie, CPA, is a managing member of Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC. Prior to becoming a partner of Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC, Mr. Benvie spent 15 years as a partner with a local Cincinnati CPA firm. He has 25 years of public accounting experience specializing in tax, accounting and management advisory for closely held businesses and individuals. Mr. Benvie's background also includes association with a tax attorney's office and instructing accounting classes as adjunct accounting faculty of local state universities. Mr. Benvie has been instructing continuing professional education seminars for 16 years. He incorporates real-life examples and historical perspective to interpret tax concepts. He consistently receives high evaluations for knowledge and presentation skills and in 2004 was recognized as "Outstanding Discussion Leader" in Indiana.