About Us


For years, Premier Accounting Services, P.C. has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Premier Accounting Services, P.C.’s expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

Premier Accounting Services, P.C. is one of the leading firms in and throughout Gloucester County. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients’ needs through research and sound analysis. Premier Accounting Services, P.C. is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of Pitman’s business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around Pitman. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Premier Accounting Services, P.C. receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

John J. Fitzpatrick, CPA


John is a member of the American Institute and New Jersey Institute Certified Public Accountants.  He is a Certified Consultant for Accountedge accounting software.  John has helped many small businesses improve their profitability through analysis of key performance indicators.  John is on the Board of Directors of Franklin Bank, President of the Gloucester County Networkers, a member of the Economic Development Committee for Pitman, a member of the Greater Pitman Chamber of Commerce and he is past president of the Greater Woodbury Jaycees and Gloucester County Foster and Adoptive Services.

John has lived in Pitman most of his life, he is married to Maureen and they have 5 children.  John is an avid cyclist who does many charity bikathons including the MS 150 each year.


Joseph H. Wisniewski, Jr., CPA


Joe is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society of Certified public accountants (NJCPA).  He has over 30 years experience with income tax preparation and consulting and actively stays on top of emerging issue and regulations through participation in continuing education curriculum.  Joe is very active with several service organizations including serving on the executive boards of the People for People Foundation of Gloucester County and Glassboro Rotary Club.  He also volunteers his time to work with the Glassboro VFW, American Red Cross, and the NJCPA scholarship program.  Joe is a Rowan University alumni and lives in Glassboro with his family.


Heather S. Tierney

Employed by Premier Accounting Services for over 10 years, Heather provides payroll support for our business clients and prepares income tax returns for her growing client base.  Heather earned a B.A. in Economics from Gettysburg College and an M.A. in Economics from Temple University.  She regularly attends continuing education classes to update her knowledge of federal tax law.

A resident of Woodbury, Heather is married to John and is the proud mother of two sons, who both attend college.  She has served on Woodbury City Council since 2004 and volunteers for several civic organizations in her hometown.

In her spare time, Heather loves to play golf at Merchantville Country Club in Cherry Hill, where she is the captain of the women’s golf team.  She is a member of an all-female dragon boat racing team that participates in the annual Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival.  She sings in her church choir and is a co-director of the youth choir at Central Baptist Church in Woodbury.

Rachel Furman

Rachel received her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Widener University and has been part of the Premier Accounting Services team for 4 years .  She has experience in bookkeeping, payroll, and preparing individual and business tax returns.    She handles the required filings of payroll taxes and sales tax for the vast majority of our business clients.

Rachel lives in Washington Township with her husband and 2 kids and enjoys spending time with her family down the shore in her spare time.


Michele Cressman

Michele graduated from Rowan University receiving a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a NJ Teaching Certification in General Business/Secretarial Studies. She joined Premier Accounting Services in 2019. As the Administrative Assistant, Michele is responsible for greeting our clients, providing office support, and scheduling appointments. She is also a Notary Public and an integral part of our tax season team.
Michele resides in Pitman with her husband Rusty and has four grown children. Michele loves spending time with her family, staying at the Jersey shore and cooking.