Dundridge Underwriting Services, LLC

Nationwide in Expertise...Global in Scope.

John Hester

Finance Advisor




1975 – Present:  Shareholder and President of Hester & Company, a Professional Corporation of Certified Public Accountants. 


1971 – 1975: Richard Neel & Company, Audit Manager. 


1970: Price Waterhouse, Audit Staff. 


Counsel and support for individuals and corporations, including corporate executives and Board of Directors.  Services provided include tax preparation and management, client representation in IRS negotiations, accounting, and management advisory.  Financial and retirement planning for individuals, trade associations, real estate developers, professionals and many other types of service companies.  Career experience in trade association financial reporting, management support and non-profit tax work.  Several years of forensic accounting including damage estimates, construction cost and claims, business valuations, breach of contract, union compliance examination, and courtroom testimony.  Business valuations, including negotiations for acquisitions and sales of companies. 




  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, June 1970
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
  • Annual Continuing Professional Education 




  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • AICPA Peer Review Program