Meet Our Staff

Peter C. Loughrin, CPA, MBA |

As a CPA with more than 45 years of experience, Pete has helped countless individuals and small businesses achieve their goals in the Madison area.  Whether you are just getting started as a new business owner, looking to retire and navigate the complex world of IRAs, Social Security, and Medicare, or are somewhere in between, Pete has the expertise and passion to guide you along the way.  Pete is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA) and has an MBA from Edgewood College where he has also served as an Adjunct Professor.  Outside of work, Pete has completed multiple Ironman triathlons and is very active with his wife, Debbie, and their 10 grandchildren.  He’s always looking for a new challenge.


Jason T. Loughrin, EA, MBA |

A Madison native, Jason is proud to carry on the family tradition as a second-generation owner of Loughrin Accounting, S.C.  With his MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his authorization to practice before the IRS as an Enrolled Agent, Jason takes great joy in helping small business owners and individuals solve their most important financial and tax needs.  When not in the office, you may find Jason on the golf course or spending time with his wife, Elizabeth, and their three school-age kids. Jason looks forward to working with you to turn your accounting and tax challenges into opportunities for growth and success.



Shelly Stauffacher, Office Manager |

Shelly has been a part of the Loughrin Accounting team since its inception in 2004. As our Office Manager, Shelly is a vital part of managing accounting activities for our business clients, including accounts payable and receivable, bank & credit card reconciliations, running payroll, and much more. Shelly also assists in the preparation of individual tax returns, payroll reports, personal property taxes, and financial statements. In her time off, Shelly enjoys outdoor activities, photography, and spending time with her husband, James, their two children, and their grandchild.