Instructor Biography

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Frederick G. Spoor, CGMA, CPA, PFS

Gordon is the managing shareholder of the CPA firm of SPOOR & Associate, P.A., and a shareholder in the investment advisory firm of ARS Wealth Advisors, P.A. He has been married for 38 years and has 8 grandchildren. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of South Florida. Gordon holds the designation of CPA (Regulated by the State of Florida), PFS (Personal Financial Specialist) and CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant). He is a member of the FICPA, AICPA and the Suncoast Estate Planning Council. He is active in the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) and has served on its Board of Governors, the Legislative Policy Committee and as Chairman of the FICPA State Tax section and is the immediate past chair of the FICPA Federal Tax Committee, He currently serves on the FICPA Investment Policy Committee and FICPA Legislative Policy Committee.. Gordon is the recipient of a 2000-2001 FICPA Presidential Service Award as a result of his efforts on behalf of the FICPA in serving as the lead representative of their Florida Uniform Principal & Income Act task force which was instrumental in the adoption of Florida's version of the Revised Uniform Principal and Income Act. He currently serves as chairman of the AICPA Fiduciary Accounting Task Force and is immediate past chair of the AICPA Trust, Estate and Gift Technical Resource Panel 2012-2013. He currently serves on the AICPA Tax Executive Committee. Gordon is a frequent guest lecturer in the areas of estate planning, fiduciary accounting and income tax and has been awarded an FICPA Outstanding Discussion Leader Award every year since 1992. Gordon also serves as a Command Pilot for Angel Flight Southeast ®.