About Us

Tax Practice News is the sister publication to Insightful Accountant, which offers a website and newsletter of resources specific to the tax professional. Topics covered include practice management, practice development, technology, workflow and other topics that are relevant for today’s tax professional who is focused on growing their business and serving their clients. The newsletter is delivered once per week to tax professionals across the country.

Our team

Gary DeHart

Publisher and Managing Partner

Gary DeHart has worked in media for more than 25 years and has been instrumental in developing new revenue streams and business opportunities for the companies he has worked for.

Prior to launching Insightful Accountant (formerly Intuitive Accountant), Gary was the Associate Publisher of Accounting Today. Prior to working in media serving the public accounting market, he worked in media for employee benefit managers and brokers, automotive design, textile manufacturing and recreational boating.

In addition to being the Publisher and Managing Partner of Insightful Accountant, Gary works with select clients within the accounting market on channel development and growth. He is an Assistant Scoutmaster with the Boy Scouts of America, enjoys fly fishing, time on the beach, cooking on the Big Green Egg and spending time with his family.

Bob Allard

VP of Sales & Business Development and Managing Partner

Bob Allard has 15+ years of experience in sponsorship and content advertising sales and creation, business development, and sales of products and services; specifically, in the small business, accounting technology space with Intuit, Right Networks, and Woodard. Creating and improving our offerings through customer feedback is Bob's top priority. Bob lives in Arizona with his wife and three sons and enjoys running, swimming, and helping his boys train for High School and AAU basketball.

Christine Gervais


Christine Gervais is a licensed CPA, using her skills to help businesses grow and achieve their fullest potential. Christine has a Master’s degree in accounting from Southern New Hampshire University in addition to holding her CPA license for over a decade. Notably, Christine is a nationally recognized speaker providing education to other CPAs on how to best serve clients as well as instruction on a wide variety of topics for business owners on how to maximize success. Christine prides herself on the value she can bring to clients with her extensive tax knowledge and providing strategic, forward-thinking financial strategies to help clients grow. When not behind her desk, you can find Christine spending quality time with her daughter and stepson or tending to the family’s excessively loved farm animals.

Michael J. Pallerino

Managing Editor

Michael J. Pallerino is an award winning writer and editor. Along with producing a number of business, news, feature and sports stories for a number of local and national publications, he has executed a number of content strategy initiatives across myriad communication channels. Over the past 30-plus years, he has won numerous awards, including the Jesse H. Neal Editorial Achievement Award, recognized as the Pulitzer Prize for business-to-business magazines. He also served as a communications specialist for the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, working closely with the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games (ACOG) during the 1996 Olympic Games. 

William ‘Murph’ Murphy

Senior Editor and Technical Writer for Insightful Accountant

William (Bill) Murphy, better known as "Murph," is in charge of all things related to content. Murph is an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor with over 30 years of consulting experience. For many years he was the “anchor” of the National Advisor Network’s online forum and three-time consecutive winner of the NAN Online MVP award. Murph has published articles in numerous industry publications and served as Technical Editor for Business Analysis with QuickBooks by Wiley Publishing. So, if you really want to get to know ‘Murph’ then find out want’s truly on his mind here.