Douglas D. Mueller's Professional Profile

Doug is a partner in the Tax Services group. He specializes in providing tax and personal financial counseling services to corporate executives, high-net-worth individuals and athletes. In addition, he’s the partner responsible for both the Family Wealth and Estate Planning and the Sports, Arts & Entertainment groups at Anders. He has more than 25 years of experience working with individuals on income tax, stock option planning and retirement planning. In building the future of the firm, he’s positive and upbeat and committed to incorporating new approaches to coaching and mentoring for all staff members. Doug was instrumental in bringing the Family Tree concept to Anders to give young professionals every opportunity to succeed. In addition, he coordinates the individual tax process and the tax intern program.

Firm Info

  • Named partner in 2009

Specialties

  • Individual Income Tax Planning
  • Executive Tax Services
  • Professional Athlete Financial Services
  • Stock Option Planning
  • Multigenerational Family Services
  • Executive Compensation Planning
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Executive Change-in-Control Planning
  • Tax Planning and Preparation
  • Retirement Planning
  • Estate & Gift Planning
  • Family Office Services

Education & Certification

  • B.S., Accounting, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Missouri
  • Personal Financial Specialist (PFS), awarded by the AICPA

Professional Organizations

  • Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MOCPA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • St. Louis Estate Planning Council

Community Leadership

  • Southern Illinois University School of Accountancy
    • Board of Advisors - Chair
    • Alumni Outreach Committee - Chair
    • Executive Committee - Chair
  • St. Louis Sports Commission
    • Board of Directors
  • Leading Edge Alliance
    • Tax Steering Group Member
  • Missouri Botanical Garden
    • Corporate Council Member
  • Enterprise Bank and Trust
    • Creve Coeur Advisory Board
  • American Red Cross St. Louis Area Chapter
    • Chairman, Planning Giving Advisory Board
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society
    • 2010 Corporate Achiever

Publications

  • Ask The Expert
    • Expert CPA, CNN Money Magazine, April 2014
  • Make the Most of Tax Write-Offs
    • Quoted, CNN Money Magazine, April 2014

Presentations

  • Protect Your Trust and Estate Plans!, Anders Signature Speaker Series, September 2013