Samuel D. Fries, CPA, CFP


Sam is a Principal at SSB. He provides tax compliance, planning and research services for both business and individual clients. His concentration is in the manufacturing, real estate and farming industries. Sam is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and heads up our SSB Managed Wealth division assisting clients with their financial and retirement planning.

Sam is a member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Mahoning-Shenango Valley Estate Planning Council. He serves as Treasurer for the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, as a Board Member of The Piggyback Foundation of Youngstown and as a member of the Finance Committee for Blessed Sacrament Church in Warren. Sam is a graduate of John Carroll University in Cleveland and received his Master of Taxation from the University of Denver.


News & Updates

4 min read

Help Wanted: Hiring Your Kids to Work for Your Small Business

If you own a small business and have children in high school, technical school or college, you might want to ask them...

8 min read

QBI Deduction: Use It or (Possibly) Lose It

The qualified business income (QBI) deduction is available to eligible individuals through 2025. After that, it's...

Quick Links

Services We Provide


Industries We Serve

Ask SSB Right Now

AICPA-CIMA-Merger-200x62 member-logo-white-web-e1476367426334 bbb-banner yw-regionalchamber-2020-1 quickbooks billcom-logo