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John D. Spatcher, CPA





Direct Dial: (860) 561-6818
Fax: (860) 726-7718

Areas of Expertise

Automobile Dealerships, Tax, Accounting & Auditing


General Experience Highlights

As a partner and industry leader of BlumShapiro’s Dealership Services Group, John is responsible for providing direction to his team of professionals and for establishing policies. John works closely with his clients, specializing in the areas of tax planning, tax and accounting compliance, business and profit planning, operations and accounting systems and the structuring of acquisitions for automobile dealerships.

John is an active member of several automobile dealer associations, is a frequent speaker for these associations and dealer 20 groups and has published several articles related to the automobile industry. He is a founding member of Auto Team America, a national group of accounting and business consulting firms serving automobile dealerships. John has also presented at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) National Auto Dealership Conference.

Professional Education

  • Bryant University ─ Bachelor of Science

Professional Organizations and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA) 
  • Auto Team America
    • Steering Committee
  • Connecticut Automotive Retailers Association (CARA)
    • Associate Member
  • Massachusetts State Automobile Dealers Association (MSADA)
    • Associate Member
  • Rhode Island Automobile Dealers Association (RIADA)
    • Associate Member
  • Bryant University
    • Accounting Department Advisory Board
  • Granby Education Foundation, Inc.
    • Former Board of Directors
  • Granby Lions Club
    • Past President
  • St. Bernard’s Church
    • Finance Council Chairman


Advisors | Auditors | Consultants | CPAs - Blum Shapiro is one of the premier public accounting firms in the northeast and a Top 100 CPA Firm in the U.S. Our professionals serve businesses, individuals and organizations in Boston (MA), Hartford (CT), Cranston (RI), Shelton (CT) ,Quincy (MA) and Newton (MA) with audit, tax and business consulting services. Our firm has developed practice areas in automotive, construction, education, government, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, nonprofit organizations and professional service firms. New Haven CT, Fairfield CT, Norwalk CT, Waterbury CT.