Ronald Shafer, CPA, Principal

“I’m a client service principal. I stay in close touch with our clients day-to-day, then I channel specific work to the appropriate experts within the firm. That way, the client gets the best service in a timely and less costly fashion.”

A founding principal of Linton Shafer (one of the original founding firms of LSWG), Ron has been working in the accounting field since 1965 and holds a B.S. in accounting from Strayer University.

He is a specialist in family-owned businesses, and has extensive experience with succession planning.  As a valued advisor, Ron works with many businesses and individuals who appreciate the firm’s wide range of services.


Specialized Client Services

  • Tax Planning and Preparation
  • Incorporation
  • Business Planning and Consulting
  • Business Reorganization or Liquidation
  • Review of Accounting Systems
  • Compilation and Review

Professional/Civic Memberships and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants; Past-President of Western Maryland Chapter

Ron has also served as President of the Silver Spring Rotary Club and the Frederick Sertoma Club.