Charles E. Shirley, CPA, MST
Tax Partner, PwC
Those who know Charles will tell you that he is totally committed to life. His focus is on making an impact all day, everyday. You can often hear him say, "BIG DAY! BIG DAY! BIG DAY!"
As a Tax Partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Private Company Services practice he has served clients with intense passion and competence for over 21 years. He understands deeply what the numbers really mean and leaves little to chance. His reputation for his inner drive will attest to the delivery of the highest standards of excellence.
Charles is a trusted business advisor to companies in a broad range of industries including retail, distribution, manufacturing, technology, broadcasting, publishing, logistics, restaurant, real estate, and service companies. He advises all forms of taxpayers including: C corporations, S corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, individuals, trusts, estates, and foundations. Charles is frequently called on by his clients around the globe for his expertise on international and state matters. His client list is solely comprised of private companies with revenues ranging from $50 million to $4 billion.
Across all facets of life, Charles demonstrates a genuine care for the people around him and strives to provide support and inspiration. He leads with a “teach don’t tell” philosophy and loves to celebrate the success of others.
In the community, Charles works with uAspire whose mission is to ensure that all young people have the financial information and resources necessary to find an affordable path to–and through–a postsecondary education.
At home Charles celebrates life with an extended family. He and his wife, Deana, reside in Melrose, MA, and travel regularly to Connecticut and Maine to partake in family events. Charles and Deana seek experience and adventure through travel. Having visited Russia, China, Japan, Europe, Dubai, Cuba, and 49 of the 50 U.S. States (New Mexico will be #50), Charles always has a story to tell.