Zachary M. McDowell's Professional Profile

As a supervisor in Anders Tax Services Group, Zach helps individuals and privately-held businesses in a variety of industries with tax planning, preparation and compliance. He enjoys working with families and financial advisors in the Family Wealth & Estate Planning Services Group, professional athletes in the Sports, Arts & Entertainment Group and manufacturers and distributors.

Firm Info

  • Started as intern in 2014
  • Became full-time associate in 2015
  • Promoted to senior in 2017
  • Promoted to supervisor in 2019


Education & Certification

  • B.S.B.A., Accounting and Finance, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO
  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Missouri

Professional Organizations

  • Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MOCPA)
    • Member, Young Professionals Committee
    • Member, Community Outreach Task Force
    • Chair, Young Professionals Committee (2016-2018)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Community Leadership

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
    • Volunteer Big Brother

Leadership Activities

  • Anders Young Professionals Group
    • At-Large, Steering Committee (2019-Present)
    • At-Large, Staff Advisory Group (2018-2019)


  • The Startup Mindset for New CPAs
    • MOCPA Asset, March 2018
  • Stay Present by Creating Professional Nexus
    • MOCPA Asset, January 2017


  • Missouri Society of CPAs Career Panel Forum, Panelist
    • Southeast Missouri State University, October 2017
  • Young Professionals Perspective: A Panel Discussion, Panel Moderator
    • Missouri Society of CPAs Annual Members Convention, June 2017
  • Young Professionals Perspective
    • Southeast Missouri State University Beta Alpha Psi, November 2016
  • Value of Participating in Summer Leadership Programs and Internships
    • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Beta Alpha Psi, October 2016