Vogel, Dean & Lill CPAs PLLC, Fairfax
Title: Managing partner
Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
Education: University of Maryland, bachelor’s degree in civil engineering; University of Kansas, MBA in Finance
Children: Danielle, 22, working at a law firm and will attend law school fall of 2014; Claire, 20, majoring in accounting at University of Maryland; and Drew, a senior at Gonzaga High School.
Hobbies: Golf and sailing
Favorite vacation spot: “Many, many but must involve water and sun.”
Fan of: Washington Redskins
Recently read book: “How to Argue and Win Every Time” by Gerry Spence; “The Power of Nice” by Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval
First accounting job: Working at Bell Atlantic (now Verizon) in the capital recovery department
How did you become involved in this specialty?
“I took over a practice from a CPA who performed business valuation/litigation work and quickly realized I better get trained and certified if I wanted to keep his clients! So I did, back in 1997.”