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Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs participates in the Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (TMH) Foundation third annual PinkPower Flamingo Challenge

In honor of breast cancer awareness month, Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs (THF), the 135th largest accounting firm in the nation, continued its participation in the third annual PinkPower Flamingo Challenge. This is sponsored by Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (TMH) Foundation and First Commerce Credit Union. THF challenged team members to support the breast cancer awareness […]

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Brandon Mott, CPA and Ben A. “Steve” Stevens III, CPA are admitted to the Shareholder group at Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs

Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs (THF), a professional accounting, assurance, governmental consulting, and tax services firm headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida admits Brandon Mott, CPA and Ben A. “Steve” Stevens III, CPA to the Shareholder group. “Brandon started his career with THF. We were the first CPA firm that he worked with, and he worked through […]

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THF Corporate Recruiter & University Relations Specialist LaQuisha S. Persak is appointed to the Tallahassee-Leon County Commission on the Status of Women & Girls

Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs (THF or “the firm”), a professional accounting, assurance, governmental consulting, and tax services firm headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida, is excited to recognize Corporate Recruiter & University Relations Specialist, LaQuisha S. Persak, on her appointment to the Tallahassee-Leon County Commission on the Status of Women & Girls (CSWG). The Tallahassee-Leon County […]

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Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs promotes Peter Fleck and Rebecca Weitzel to Senior in the Tax Services Department

Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs (THF or “the Firm”), a three-time ranked Top 200 Firm by Inside Public Accounting, recognizes Peter Fleck and Rebecca Weitzel as they are promoted to Senior in the Tax Services Department. Peter Fleck is a proud double alumnus of Florida State University where he holds a Bachelor of Science degree […]

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Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs promotes Ben Moon to Manager in the Tax Services Department

Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs (THF or “the firm”), a three-time ranked Top 200 Firm by Inside Public Accounting, recognizes Ben Moon as he has been promoted to Manager in the Tax Services Department. Ben Moon brings to the firm six years of his expertise in tax and assurance services. He is a double-alumnus of […]

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Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs celebrates the promotions of Stacey Kolka and Ying Wang to Director in the Tax Services Department

Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs (THF or “the firm”) a professional accounting, assurance, government consulting, and tax services firm headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida, celebrate Stacey Kolka, CPA, and Ying Wang, CPA, on their promotions to Director in the Tax Services Department. Stacey holds 30 years of experience in providing tax and consulting services to a […]

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Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs promotes several consultants within the Governmental Consulting Services Department

Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs (THF or “the firm”), a professional accounting, assurance, governmental consulting, and tax services firm headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida, promotes Amanda Campbell to Consultant I and Scott Ereckson, Ryan Hagen, Michael Horne, Chris Smith, and Casey Waddill to Consultants II in the Governmental Consulting Services Department (GovCon). The GovCon team directly […]

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Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs promotes Nicole Acosta to Senior Manager and Brittany Bechtel to Manager in the Governmental Consulting Services Department

Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs (THF or “the firm”), the 135th largest accounting firm in the nation by Inside Public Accounting, recognizes Nicole Acosta on her promotion as Senior Manager and Brittany Bechtel as Manager in the Governmental Consulting Services Department. Nicole Acosta holds 18 years of experience in disaster recovery, government consulting, and procurement. […]

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Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs promotes Phillip Bealor, CPA; Jenna Gray, MBA; and Devin Masson to Senior in the Assurance Services Department

Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs (THF or “the firm”), a three-time ranked Top 200 Firm by Inside Public Accounting, recognizes Phillip Bealor, CPA,; Jenna Gray, MBA,; and Devin Masson as they are promoted to Senior in the Assurance Services Department. All of them have met the firm’s requirements to be an In-Charge and have demonstrated […]

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Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs celebrates the promotions of Taylor Harmon and Leigh Jenkins to Director in the Assurance Services Department

Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs (THF or “the firm”) a professional accounting, assurance, government consulting, and tax services firm headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida, celebrates Taylor Harmon, CPA, and Leigh Jenkins, CPA, on their promotions to Director in the Assurance Services Department. Taylor has over seven years of experience in public accounting providing assurance and accounting […]

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Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs promotes Nicole (Nikki) Champion to IT Support Manager

Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs (THF or “the firm”), a professional accounting, assurance, government consulting, and tax services firm headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida, congratulates Nicole (Nikki) Champion on her promotion to IT Support Manager. Nikki Champion serves as the IT Support Manager for all four of the firm’s office locations, including Bainbridge, Georgia; Panama City, […]

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THF Named One Of “America’s Top Recommended Tax and Accounting Firms” by Forbes Magazine

THF has been named one of “America’s Top Recommended Tax and Accounting Firms” by Forbes Magazine for the third year in a row! For the third year, Forbes partnered with the market research company Statista to create the award list through an independent survey of tax and accounting professionals who provided thousands of recommendations. Respondents […]

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THF Congratulates Matthew Warren, Ryan Cummings, Christie Giovannone, and Megan Chen on Their Promotion to Senior in the Assurance Services Department

THF congratulates Matthew Warren, Ryan Cummings, Christie Giovannone, and Megan Chen on their promotion to Senior in the Assurance Services Department. Matthew Warren joined THF in September 2018 and has over three years of experience in public accounting providing assurance services. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Flagler College. Matthew operates […]

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THF Congratulates Lorelle Chapman and Alexander Frey on their Promotion to Manager

THF congratulates Lorelle Chapman and Alexander Frey on their promotion to Manager in the Assurance Services Department. Lorelle Chapman joined THF in January 2017 and has over four years of experience in public accounting providing assurance and accounting services. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Florida State University. Lorelle operates out […]

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THF Congratulates Micah Kunkel and Paola Arbulu on their Promotion to Senior Manager

THF congratulates Micah Kunkel and Paola Arbulu on their promotion to Senior Manager in the Tax Services Department. Micah Kunkel joined THF in 2009 and has over 12 years of experience providing tax compliance and consulting services. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and finance from Valdosta State University. Micah previously served […]

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THF Congratulates Matthew Walker and Catherine Stout on Their Promotion to Director

THF congratulates Matthew Walker and Catherine Stout on their promotion to Director in the Assurance Services Department. Matthew joined THF in January 2013 and has over eight years of experience in public accounting providing assurance and accounting services. He received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Florida State University. Matthew is very involved in the […]

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THF Congratulates Lorelle Chapman and Phillip Bealor for Passing Their CPA Exam

THF congratulates Lorelle Chapman and Phillip Bealor for passing their Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam. Lorelle Chapman received her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Florida State University. She operates out of the THF Tallahassee office and works as a senior accountant in the assurance services department. Lorelle joined the firm in January 2017. Phillip Bealor […]

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THF Congratulates Megan Keplinger Townsend on Being Inducted into the United Way Suncoast Campaign Coordinator Hall of Fame

THF congratulates Megan Keplinger Townsend on being inducted into the United Way Suncoast Campaign Coordinator Hall of Fame. Megan served as the United Way Suncoast Campaign Coordinator for THF in 2020 and is serving again for 2021. Megan was nominated by the United Way Suncoast for going above and beyond to run a best practice […]

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THF Wins Working Well Weight Loss Challenge

THF won the Working Well 12-week weight loss Jackpot Challenge through Healthy Wage. Working Well is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide resources, information, education, and events to improve the well-being of the community’s workforce. Working Well, Inc. partnered with Healthy Wage to provide a 12-week weight loss Jackpot Challenge. 15 teams of […]

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THF Congratulates Christie Battles on joining the Board of Directors and Finance Committee of the Second Harvest of the Big Bend

THF congratulates Christie Battles on joining the Board of Directors and the Finance Committee of the Second Harvest of the Big Bend.Second Harvest of the Big Bend’s mission is to feed the hungry in the Big Bend through the network of partner agencies. Furthermore, they strive to educate and engage the community in the fight […]

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THF Congratulates Taylor Harmon on His Acceptance into Leadership Tallahassee Class 39

THF congratulates Taylor Harmon on his acceptance into Leadership Tallahassee Class 39. Leadership Tallahassee, a division of the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce, is a year-long program that educates and encourages participants to actively seek positive and constructive changes in the community through leadership roles. The selection process is competitive, and qualified applicants must have […]

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THF Congratulates Chandler Russell on joining the InfraGard North Florida Members Alliance Board of Directors

THF congratulates Chandler Russell on joining the InfraGard North Florida Members Alliance (InfraGard) Board of Directors. The mission of InfraGard North Florida is in alignment with the InfraGard National program. In short, their core goal is to continue partnerships between private industry, the public sector, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and other government agencies […]

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THF Congratulates Ying Wang on Being Named One of the Tallahassee Democrat’s “25 Women You Need to Know”

THF congratulates Ying Wang on being selected as one of the 2021 “25 Women You Need to Know,” by the Tallahassee Democrat. Each year, the Tallahassee Democrat seeks to recognize the 25 women in the city of Tallahassee and the surrounding area. The outstanding women on the list have achieved great success in their businesses […]

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THF Named One Of “America’s Top Recommended Tax and Accounting Firms” by Forbes Magazine for 2021

THF has been named one of “America’s Top Recommended Tax and Accounting Firms” by Forbes Magazine for the second year in a row. Forbes partnered with the market research company Statista to create a list of the most recommended firms in the U.S. based on surveys of similar professionals and clients. Respondents were recruited via […]

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THF Congratulates Ying Wang and Megan Townsend on their new leadership roles with community boards

THF congratulates Ying Wang and Megan Townsend on their new leadership roles with community boards.   New Leadership Roles Ying Wang recently joined the Girls on the Run Board of Directors. Girls on the Run is an after-school program. It is designed to inspire girls of all abilities to recognize and embrace their inner strength. […]

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THF Promotes Lindsey Gregory to Senior and Melisa Chui and Randon Holt to Consultant II

THF congratulates Lindsey Gregory on her promotion to Senior in the Assurance Services Department and Melisa Chui and Randon Holt on their promotion to Consultant II in the Government Services Department. Lindsey joined THF in September 2018 and has over two years of experience in public accounting providing assurance services.  Lindsey received her bachelor’s degree […]

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THF recently hosted the 10th annual Insurance Conference on Financial Reporting (INCON)

THF recently hosted the 10th annual Insurance Conference on Financial Reporting (INCON) with the Florida State University Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center. INCON is a conference for insurer CFOs, controllers, treasurers, and others who deal with insurer financial matters. This conference offers unparalleled opportunities to stay abreast of changes that impact the activities and financial […]

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THF Promotes Nicole Acosta to Manager and Brittany Bechtel to Senior Consultant

THF congratulates Nicole Acosta on her promotion to Manager and Brittany Bechtel on her promotion to Senior Consultant. Nicole Acosta joined THF in June 2018 and has over six years of experience providing disaster recovery, procurement, and consulting services. She works in the government services department in the Tallahassee office. Nicole received her bachelor of […]

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THF Promotes Chandler Russell, Phil Focaracci, and Tim Icardi to Manager

THF congratulates Chandler Russell, Phil Focaracci, and Tim Icardi on their promotion to Manager. Chandler Russell joined THF in October 2015 and has over five years of experience in public accounting providing assurance services.  She works in the assurance services department in the Tallahassee office. She received her Bachelor of Science in accounting and Masters […]

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THF Named One of the 2020 Best of the Best Accounting Firms and the 105th Largest Accounting Firm in the Nation by Inside Public Accounting

THF has been named one of the 2020 Best of the Best Accounting Firms and the 105th largest accounting firm in the nation by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA). The IPA 400, recognizing the top U.S. based accounting firms, is the most comprehensive list of North American public accounting firms available. IPA annually ranks the largest […]

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THF Congratulates Andrea Medley on Being Accepted into Leadership Tallahassee Class 38

THF congratulates Andrea Medley on being accepted into Leadership Tallahassee Class 38. Leadership Tallahassee, a division of the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce, is a year-long program that educates and encourages participants to actively seek positive and constructive changes in the community through leadership roles. The selection process is competitive and qualified applicants must have […]

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THF Congratulates Mike Yuhas and Lindsey Gregory for Receiving Their CPA License

THF congratulates Mike Yuhas and Lindsey Gregory for receiving their Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license. Mike Yuhas received his bachelor’s degree in International Business from Westminster College and his Master of Accounting in Taxation from Florida State University. He is in our Tallahassee office and works as a staff accountant in the tax services department. […]

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THF Named One Of “America’s Top Recommended Tax and Accounting Firms” by Forbes Magazine

Thomas Howell Ferguson (THF) has been named one of “America’s Top Recommended Tax and Accounting Firms” by Forbes Magazine. Forbes partnered with the market research company Statista to create the award list through an independent survey of tax and accounting professionals who provided thousands of recommendations.  Respondents were recruited via an online survey, as well […]

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THF Congratulates Matt Walker on Joining the United Way Suncoast Young Leader’s Society Steering Committee

THF congratulates Matt Walker on joining the United Way Suncoast Young Leader’s Society Steering Committee. The United Way Suncoast (UWS) Young Leaders’ Society (YLS) Steering Committee members provide leadership to build YLS into the most recognized, esteemed, and influential group in the region through its volunteerism, leadership development, and advocacy of the three pillars of the […]

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THF Promotes Lorelle Chapman and Madeline Ruttenbur to Senior

THF congratulates Lorelle Chapman and Madeline Ruttenbur on their promotions to Senior in the Assurance Services Department. Lorelle began working at THF in January 2017.  She has been working in accounting for more than four years providing assurance services.  Lorelle received her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Florida State University. Madeline began working at THF […]

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THF Promotes Nick Gilpin and Jorge Rivera to Manager

THF congratulates Nick Gilpin and Jorge Rivera on their promotions to Manager in the Tax Services Department. Nick Gilpin joined THF in 2014 and has over five years of experience providing tax compliance and consulting services.  Having a broad foundation in various fields, Nick’s primary focus and professional development has been concentrated on THF’s large […]

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