Schaffner, Knight, Minnaugh & Company, P.C.

Matthew J. Minnaugh, CPA/ABV, CVA

Tax Consulting Principal


Phone: 814-454-1997 ext 203

Matthew J. Minnaugh, CPA/ABV, CVA, Tax Consulting Principal, is a founding partner of Schaffner, Knight, Minnaugh & Company, P.C. Matt serves as the principal in charge of managing the tax-related services to a number of our larger clients. He ensures that all clients receive top-quality, proactive tax consulting and compliance services.

A graduate of Cathedral Prep, Matt earned his B.S. degree in Accounting from Gannon University. He became a Certified Public Accountant in 1989 and a Certified Valuation Analyst in 1999. He earned his Accredited Business Valuation designation in 2007.

Prior to founding Schaffner, Knight, Minnaugh & Company, P.C. with his partners, Matt was associated with a "Big 4" international accounting firm. He was a senior manager in the tax consulting department. Matt has provided tax consulting and compliance services to area manufacturing and retail businesses, including large, publicly traded companies and privately held businesses.

Matt has completed extensive training in corporate and individual tax related matters. This training is coupled with significant experience in corporate and individual tax planning, representation of taxpayers under IRS examination, mergers and acquisitions, and estate and personal financial planning.

Professionally, he is a member of the American Institute and Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.

Matt is currently a member of the Hamot Second Century Foundation. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of Cathedral Prep, Harborcreek Youth Services and WQLN.