Judi McDermott, CPA, MST


Professional headshot of Judi McDermott, CPA, MST, a Manager at Walter Shuffain.

Judi McDermott, CPA, MST



Judi enjoys advising on changes in tax law, GAAP and accounting standards to help clients manage their business impacts.

Judi McDermott is an experienced manager with Walter Shuffain, serving her clients as the primary client contact on all matters. She began her career in accounting in 1986 with Cooper & Company and became a member of Walter Shuffain when the firms merged in 2012. With decades of experience, Judi is adept at applying practical solutions to clients’ accounting, audit and tax needs. She is highly knowledgeable about business operations and the related industries, ranging from real estate, construction and manufacturing to distribution, recreation and technology businesses.

Possessing a natural, approachable personality, Judi has built productive working relationships with clients that have led to clients using more services from Walter Shuffain. Her team management style empowers other professionals to work productively for clients and be individual leaders in their own right. Always adaptable and positive in the face of challenges, Judi is adept at evaluating client work in progress and optimizing team skills and efficiency.

In addition to her client work, Judi actively participates in Walter Shuffain’s annual staff evaluation program, coaching and mentoring team members to be their best.

Judi earned both her bachelor’s degree in accountancy and her Masters in Taxation degree from Bentley University. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Massachusetts Society of CPAs.


Judi lives in West Roxbury. She is married and has two children, a son-in-law and two grandchildren, as well as a dog named Champ who excels at ensuring she is up and about early every morning. She enjoys watching football and spending time with her extended family.


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I truly believe in making the most out of each day. There is nothing more satisfying than accomplishing everything on my list for the day. In the future, I am looking forward to traveling and spending some time relaxing on a sunny beach.

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