Tom O’Connell, CPA, is Director of Dealership Services at Purk & Associates, where he helped found the nationwide Dealership division, which provides accounting and tax services for all dealership types including new car and truck franchises, used vehicles and recreational vehicles. For more than 40 years, automotive and franchised dealers have relied on Tom’s knowledge of their industry, coupled with his tax and financial expertise. He consults on numerous dealership buy/sell transactions by assisting with price purchase allocations and factory approvals. Tom and his team are responsible for client development, development of tools to maximize tax planning, help clients maximize profits, buy and sell their dealerships and works with them on their succession plans.

Tom earned a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from University of Missouri-Saint Louis, as well as an M.B.A. from Saint Louis University. He is a member of the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA), and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Tom earned his Certified Public Accounting (CPA) license in 1979. He has presented at the National Automobile Dealers Associations (NADA) annual meeting.

​Tom O’Connell
Director | Automotive Dealership Services
1034 South Brentwood Boulevard, Suite 2000
St. Louis, MO  63117
Office: (314) 884-4019
Fax: (314) 884-4069
Email: [email protected]