About Philip E. Pierce, CPA, LLC

We are a small Certified Public Accounting firm, by design, to enhance the quality of service. Our focus is to provide business owners with advisory services, tax planning, management-use financial statements, and income tax returns. We also provide compliance services for these businesses, such as payroll tax reports and more. We find it best to work in close association with attorneys, financial investment consultants, etc., in a team effort to benefit the client. Please see our services page to obtain more detailed information on the types of services we provide.


Being a small firm, we make ourselves available and responsive to client needs. We hold an open-door policy and all phone calls or walk-ins are welcome. Appointments are available upon request. We strive to complete client work and answer phone calls and emails in a timely manner.

Our Staff


Philip Pierce
(prefers to go by "Phil")

CPA, Owner

Philip worked part time for Kenneth during most of high school and college. He received his degree in Business Administration, majoring in accounting, from Southeast Missouri State University in 2017. He worked full-time as the Controller of a not-for-profit organization from 2016 through 2019. Philip became a licensed CPA in January of 2020. He also joined Kenneth’s practice as a full-time staff accountant at that time.

Philip purchased his firm from his father on 6/1/22 and he is excited to continue what his father had started in Fredericktown 27+ years ago.


Philip and his wife Katie enjoy spending their free time fishing, exercising, and attending church.

Kenneth W. Pierce

Staff and CPA

Kenneth graduated from the University of Tennessee, Martin Tennessee location, with a degree in Business Administration majoring in accounting. After graduation he worked as an accountant for a juvenile court serves agency, and the as a Trust Officer at the largest bank at the time in Jackson, Tennessee. He passed the CPA exam and received his license to practice in 1983 and has been self-employed since that time, providing services to business and fiduciary taxpayers.

Kenneth sold his firm to his son after 39+ total years of being in practice. He is looking forward to continue providing services on an as-needed basis.


Kenneth and his wife Judy have lived in southeast Missouri for 27 years and have 10 children and 13 grandchildren. They are active in their church and enjoy cattle farming and gardening (most of the time.)