TCA is a minority-owned accounting firm based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and fully licensed by the Commonwealth. The staff has a broad range of experience in accounting, audit, tax, and business consulting, primarily in the small business and non-profit sectors.
We help our clients develop sound, thoughtful accounting systems and procedures. We work closely with our clients to develop a consistent application of their procedures, so that timely, accurate financial statements and information are useful to management, stakeholders and appropriate taxing authorities.
We believe that our mission goes far beyond providing accounting services. “We are about people.” We provide support to individuals working to attain their business goals, non-profit organizations seeking to solve community calamities and companies providing our society products, services, and employment. We support the people who are making these very vital business decisions.
Delbert’s leadership is responsible for the management of the firm.
He is a graduate of Morgan State University, where he received his B.S. degree in accounting. He started his career with Arthur Andersen in Baltimore and afterwards continued working in public accounting for Jennings, McNair & Associates, Baltimore and Terry/Johnson & Company, Pittsburgh. He has worked in community development with the Pittsburgh foundation community, as CFO for a television group owning and operating stations in 8 different cities, and has successfully managed his own CPA firm for 13 years. He has 35 years of accounting experience working with large and small companies, government agencies, for profit and nonprofit organizations both as an external accountant/consultant as well as an internal corporate controller/manager.
He also volunteers his time at church and for a number of other professional and civic organizations.
Terry provides leadership to the firm in the areas of Single Audits, HUD and taxation.
He is a graduate of Ohio State University with a BS in Industrial Engineering and also holds an MBA with emphasis in accounting from the University of Pittsburgh. His experience in accounting spans over four decades, beginning at PWC and then continuing with experience in strategic planning, and significant experience in the manufacturing environment. He has also completed examinations through the College for Financial Planning.
Terry has invested in our community through services on several nonprofit boards. He currently serves on the leadership board of his Church. He also shares his knowledge to the community through seminars, workshops and interviews.
As a Tax Manager, Amber M. Spells provides tax resolution, preparation, planning, research, and compliance support to TCA and clients. She brings 8 years both in industry and auditor experiences. Amber works closely with our corporate clients on taxes and financial reporting solutions.
Amber is a graduate of Robert Morris University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) degree with a concentration in accounting and Master of Science in Taxation.
Amber is a member of the National Association of Black Accountants, Pittsburgh Chapter, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Amber is a veteran of the United States Army