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About Us

About Our Firm

For years, The Shepps Group, LLC has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

The Shepps Group, LLC is one of the leading firms in and throughout the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. The Shepps Group, LLC is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose The Shepps Group, LLC receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Terry A. Shepps, CPA - Founder

terry@sheppsgroupcpa.com​ 717-299-6340, ext. 306

Terry began his career in 1986 and started public accounting in 1988. Terry has a Bachelor of Science degree from Millersville University and an Associate of Engineering degree with emphasis in Mechanical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University. He is married to Lori and they have two daughters.

Sue Gross - Office Manager and Reception

sue@sheppsgroupcpa.com 717-299-6340, ext. 301

Sue has worked with Terry Shepps since 2002. She handles all office reception and administrative duties including scheduling, clerical, and correspondence functions. Sue is married to Steve and they have 3 sons.

Janet Stuckey - Accounting Supervisor

janet@sheppsgroupcpa.com 717-299-6340, ext. 304

Janet has worked with Terry Shepps since 1999. She has an Associate degree in Accounting from Harrisburg Area Community College. Janet handles all of a business client’s accounting needs, prepares business and individual tax returns, and handles software training and installations. She is married to Steve and they have two daughters.

Carly Whitener - CPA

carly@sheppsgroupcpa.com 717-299-6340, ext. 303

Carly has more than 10 years of accounting experience including tax planning, compliance, governmental accounting, and auditing as well as business and individual advisory services. Originally from Virginia, she has worked with Terry for several years. Carly has a master's degree in accounting and tax concentration, and a bachelor's degree in agricultural applied economics with small business management concentration, both from Virginia Tech. She lives in Lititz with her husband, Adam, and enjoys spending time with her horse.

Ruth Mester - Individual Tax Specialist

ruth@sheppsgroupcpa.com 717-299-6340 ext. 312

Ruth has been preparing individual tax returns for more than 35 years. She gained most of her experience working with her husband in their accounting practice. Ruth brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our tax practice. She is employed during the tax filing season preparing personal tax returns.

Michelle Lownsbery, Senior Accountant

michelle@sheppsgroupcpa.com 717-299-6340

Lori Shepps, Office Assistant

lori@sheppsgroupcpa.com 717-299-6340
  • The Shepps Group, LLC
  • 535 W Orange St
  • Lancaster, PA 17603
  • Telephone: (717) 299-6340
  • Fax: (717) 299-6390