Our Qualifications

Our Qualifications

 

Arthur R. Harrington, E.A., Ph.D.

President

Art’s four earned degrees include a B.A., B.Th., M.A. from Pacific Christian College, Fullerton, CA, and a Ph.D. from California Graduate School of Religion, Glendale, CA. He is an ordained pastor who has served ministries in California and Arizona. His doctorate is in Administration, with a specialty in Leadership Development. He serves as a consultant to churches, schools, conference centers, organizations, and businesses. As an active Rotarian since 1963, he has also done extensive national and international training of leadership for Rotary International.

 Art has more than twenty-five years of experience in income tax preparation, planning, and representation. He writes training materials for tax preparers, conducts tax training and update seminars for them, and serves as a consultant to other tax professionals. He is an Enrolled Agent (E.A.), licensed by the U. S. Treasury Department.  He is an active member of the National Society of Tax Professionals and the National Society of Accountants.

 Art also has more than seventeen years of experience in the Securities field. He holds the Series 7, 63, and 66 securities licenses.  This site is published for residents of the United States and is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any security or product that may be referenced herein.  Persons mentioned on this website may only offer services and transact business and/or respond to inquiries in states or jurisdictions in which they have been properly registered or are exempt from registration.  Not all products and services referenced on this site are available in every state, jurisdiction or from every person listed. Securities are offered through Securities America, Inc., a Registered Broker/Dealer, Member FINRA/SIPC, Arthur R. Harrington, Registered Representative.  Advisory services offered through Cooper McManus. Cooper McManus is a SEC Registered Investment Advisory Firm. Harrington Financial Services, Cooper McManus, and Securities America are not affiliated.

 

 

Sharon K. Harrington, M.A., A.B.A., C.S.A.

Executive Vice President

Sharon holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in Accounting and Business Law. She is nationally accredited as a Business Accountant (ABA) by the Accreditation Council for Accounting and Taxation.  She is a member of both the Arizona and National Societies of Practicing Accountants, along with the National Society of Tax Professionals.  She has earned the designation of Certified Seniors Advisor (CSA) by the Society of Certified Senior Advisors.  She is a National QuickBooks Pro Advisor.

Sharon has more than 45 years of experience in the tax and accounting fields. For many years she served as a district manager and national trainer for the largest tax firms in the world, and successfully managed their largest district in the country. She has taught Accounting courses for two community colleges in Arizona. Her experience has also included working as the comptroller of two national corporations, where she was involved in doing cost accounting and systems management.

 She is highly respected and frequently consulted for her knowledge and experience in her multiple fields. For a dozen years her weekly “Ask the Expert” remained a popular and widely-read feature in the Mohave Valley Daily News.

 Sharon is not affiliated with Securities America.