John McGowan is a Tax Manager with Archford Accounting. In his role, he is responsible for managing client relationships, ensuring compliancy of tax litigation, preparation of tax returns as well as management of bookkeeping and payroll services.
Prior to joining the Archford team, John was the Professor of Accounting and Tax at St. Louis University for 33 years and he served as the department chairman for 4 years. He also worked as a tax professional at a variety of CPA firms and owned his own tax practice for 25 years.
He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Triple A Youth Foundation, which supports urban youth through golf and tennis scholarships.
John received his Ph.D. in economics and tax from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
In his free time, John enjoys playing tennis and golf, scuba diving, traveling to Spanish speaking countries to practice his Spanish and spending time with his wife, children and grandkids.