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Bill Dunton

Managing Partner

Managing Partner

Get to Know Bill

William (Bill) Dunton is the managing Partner of Abacus CPAs, LLC, one of the leading Certified Public Accounting firms in the Missouri region. Bill, a native of Carmel, Maine, moved to Springfield, Missouri in 1982, where he graduated with a degree in accounting from Missouri State University. After starting his accounting career in Kansas City at Deloitte & Touché, Bill had an opportunity to serve as the Tax and Internal Audit Manager for Mid America Dairymen (now known as Dairy Farmers of America). After serving in this role for several years, Bill joined Whitlock and Associates where he managed clients in the Branson area. In 1998, Bill opened Dunton and Associates as the sole proprietor. Through two mergers, and a name change to Abacus CPAs, Bill remains the managing partner and leader of the firm’s growth and innovation. He directly manages a variety of services which include: accounting, tax, consulting and strategic planning.

Bill currently serves as Treasurer of the Board of Gillioz Theater and a Trustee for Second Baptist Church in Springfield.

Bill enjoys playing golf during his free time. He also enjoys working in the yard and is a devoted Boston Red Sox baseball fan. Bill is married to his wife Lisa and has two children, Drew and Allie.

Bill Dunton honored as Legacy Advisor by Springfield Business Journal

Dunton knows people are the foundation of success.  His clients consider him a Trusted Adviser because of how he lives his life both personally and professionally. Clients and employees respect that he is willing to share and live his beliefs and have more faith in Dunton as a result. Read More >

Bill’s Kolbe A Index Results Show That…

Bill is terrific at juggling rapidly changing priorities, which makes him flexible with a practical bent.  That’s because he tempers his trial-and-error approach by calculating probabilities.

Bill’s Top 5 Clifton Strengths

  1. Strategic 2. Competition 3. Command 4. Ideation 5. Significance

Bill’s Unique Ability

Bill’s unique ability is to lead others to improve their situations by building relationships with innovative simplifying solutions.

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