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Peter L. Cantrell, CPA
Managing Executive Director

972-690-4233 ext. 126
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Cantrell & Associates, A Professional Corporation

Officer of corporation including executive in charge of Dallas office; July, 1983 to present

Real Estate Development, formerly MCA Development

Original co-founder of residential real estate development company

National Food &  Beverage, Inc.

Majority owner and board of director member

Ernst & Young, formerly Ernst & Ernst

Tax manager in Dallas, Texas office; June, 1973 to July, 1983


Mr. Cantrell began his career in public accounting with Ernst & Ernst. During his audit experience, he was senior in charge of audits for various manufacturing companies, such as, Frontier Manufacturing Companies, Spectradyne, Inc., Gifford Hill and Gifford Hill American, Scientific Communications, Inc. and E-Systems, Inc. These relationships continued throughout his career at Ernst & Ernst with certain relationships continuing after the formation of Cantrell & Associates. After two years of auditing experience, he was promoted to the tax section of the firm. He became a tax executive within the Dallas office of Ernst & Ernst. During his employment with Ernst & Ernst, he became a regional coordinator of oil and gas and real estate taxation in addition to a national conference leader and lecturer in the area of corporate formation, liquidation and reorganiza­tion.

After Ernst & Ernst, he formed the local certified public account­ing firm Cantrell & Associates. His involvement has developed this local firm to the forefront of U.S and international taxation and business consulting in the Dallas marketplace.


Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Economics, University of Oklahoma; Member of both Dean and President Honors Lists from the School of Business


American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants

Dallas Chapter of Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants


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