Steve Swales, CPA - Stambaugh Ness

As Director, Steve’s concentration is on assisting clients within the architecture, engineering, construction and real estate development industries to improve internal processes and maximize profitability. Clients also benefit from his extensive experience auditing employee benefit plans ranging from 100 to 20,000 employees. In addition to his technical competence, Steve is an avid Penn State football fan and expert tailgater.

Before entering his career in accounting Steve proudly served in the U.S. Army as a Satellite Communication Specialist. Afterward, he spent 6 years in Stuttgart, Germany working for a family-owned construction-related business and speaks fluent German.


  • BS degree in Accounting from the University of Maryland

Professional & Community Highlights

  • Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP)
  • Leadership York, Board of Directors, Former Treasurer
  • Cultural Alliance of York, Board of Directors, Treasurer

Steve’s Best Advice

Kill them with kindness, it’s contagious.