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Thomas L. Scare, CPA

Vice President and Controller

Value Delivered

As Vice President and Controller, Tom is responsible for many of the day-to-day financial operations, including financial reporting, field and office payroll, Accounts Payable, tax reporting, trade licensing, internal and external financial tax, and union audits. Tom has developed a strong relationship with various vendors and unions. He also helps customers address various sales tax issues regarding their proposals.


Tom has over 27 years of management experience, more than 23 of those with Shambaugh & Son, L.P. Before joining Shambaugh he worked for a regional-size public accounting firm. Tom gained strong knowledge of audit, tax, and financial reporting functions for construction, manufacturing and hospitality firms.

Tom earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting from Indiana University. He continues to stay current with accounting and tax issues by reading business journals and attending financial- and construction-related seminars.

A certified public accountant in Indiana, Tom is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Indiana Society of Certified Public Accountants. He currently serves as Trustee of a local pension plan, is Vice President of the Northern Indiana Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI) and a member of the Building Contractors Association of Northeast Indiana (BCA).

The Personal Side

Tom and his wife, Melissa, have a son and a daughter. In addition to spending time with his family he enjoys boating, biking and taking opportunities to travel.