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THF Congratulates Allan Franklin III on Earning the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) Designation and Joining the Board of Directors of Infragard of Tallahassee

THF congratulates Allan Franklin III on earning the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation.  He has also been invited to join the Board of Directors of Infragard of Tallahassee. The CFE is a credential awarded by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).  The ACFE is a provider of anti-fraud training and education.  With over 80,000 members, […]

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THF Welcomes Beau Liao and Matthew Warren to the Firm

THF welcomes Beau Liao and Matthew Warren to the firm. Matthew, a Tallahassee native, received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Flagler College. Matthew attended Chiles High School and is in his first year of public accounting. Beau, originally from China, received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Florida State University, followed by his master’s […]

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THF Welcomes Lindsey Gregory and Ryan Cummings to the Firm

THF welcomes Lindsey Gregory and Ryan Cummings to the firm. Lindsey, a Fort Myers native, received her bachelor’s degree in accounting at Florida State University, followed by her master’s degree in accounting and taxation from Florida Gulf Coast University. Lindsey is in her first year of public accounting. Ryan, originally from Punta Gorda, received his […]

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THF Promotes Alex Frey and Brian Detwiler to Senior

THF congratulates Alex Frey and Brian Detwiler on their promotions to Senior in the Assurance Services Department. Alex Frey joined THF in 2017, and has been providing assurance services since 2015. He has provided a range of services in the insurance industry, which include financial statement audits, agreed-upon procedures, and financial statement reviews and compilations. […]

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THF Promotes Gabe Crook, Jessica Gonzalez Shipe, and Megan Keplinger

THF congratulates Gabe Crook and Jessica Gonzalez Shipe on their promotions to Senior in the Assurance Services Department along with Megan Keplinger to Marketing and Business Development Coordinator. Gabe graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Florida State University.  Gabe joined THF in 2015, and has been providing accounting and management services for over […]

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THF Promotes Will Groom and Tim Icardi to Senior in the Tax Services Department!

THF promotes Will Groom and Tim Icardi to Senior within the Tax Services Department. Will joined the THF team in September 2016.  His current responsibilities include the preparations of C-Corporation, S-Corporation, partnership, individual, not-for-profit, and state tax returns.  Will graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance followed by a master’s degree in taxation […]

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THF Names Two New Shareholders: Brian Walgamott and Julian Dozier!

THF announces that Julian Dozier and Brian Walgamott have been admitted as shareholders and will join the eight other shareholders as owners of the company. A graduate of Leadership Tallahassee Class 32, Julian Dozier has been providing assurance, consulting, and other accounting services since 2006. He has a special interest in for-profit entities with specialized […]

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THF Promotes Catherine Stout, Christie Battles, and Taylor Harmon to Manager

THF congratulates Catherine Stout, Christie Battles, and Taylor Harmon on their promotions to Manager in the Assurance Services Department. Catherine Stout joined THF in 2015 and has over three years of experience in the assurance services department. Catherine works in our Tampa office. Her experience includes auditing insurance organizations in order to provide a range […]

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THF Promotes Leigh Jenkins to Senior Manager

THF congratulates Leigh Jenkins on her promotion to Senior Manager in the Assurance Services Department. Leigh joined THF in 2015 and has over 14 years of experience providing assurance, consulting, and other accounting services to a variety of industries including not-for-profit organizations and foundations, banking, retail, and manufacturing.  Leigh received her bachelor’s degree in business administration […]

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THF Promotes Stephen Andrews and Brandon Mott to Director

THF congratulates Stephen Andrews on his promotion to Director in the Tax Services Department and Brandon Mott on his promotion to Director in the Assurance Services Department. Stephen joined THF in January 2010. He has been providing tax compliance and consulting services for more than eight years. He received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree […]

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THF Welcomes Lexi Quigley and Jillian Sliger as Full Time Accounting Professionals

THF welcomes Jillian Sliger and Lexi Quigley to the firm as full time accounting professionals. Jillian received her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in accounting at Florida State University.  She started at THF part-time in  September 2017 while finishing her master’s degree. She has two years of experience in the accounting industry. Her areas of practice […]

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THF Welcomes Alyson Battista and Travis Britt to the Firm

THF welcomes Alyson Battista and Travis Britt to the firm. Alyson, a Connecticut native, attended Southern Connecticut State University and earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration.  Since 2016, she has been providing assurance services to a variety of industries including not-for-profit, health care, manufacturing, real estate, and other commercial industries. Alyson will be working […]

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THF Congratulates Brett Gilman on Passing the CPA Exam

THF congratulates Brett Gilman on passing the CPA exam. Brett Gilman received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in accounting from Florida State University.  Over the last year, Brett has gained auditing  experience in the governmental, commercial, not-for-profit, and employee benefit plan industries. His responsibilities include performance audits, pension audits, inventory observations, compliance testing, and agreed-upon-procedures. […]

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THF Welcomes Justin Marsh to the Firm!

THF welcomes Justin Marsh to the assurance services department in our Tampa office. Justin, a Jamestown, New York native, attended the University of South Florida and earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting.  He is currently working towards his master’s degree in accounting at the University of South Florida.  Justin is a US Army veteran and […]

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THF Congratulates Julian Dozier on Receiving the NACVA 40 Under Forty Award

Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs congratulates Julian Dozier on being selected as a National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) 40 Under Forty honoree. The NACVA recognition program honors the nation’s top “40 Under Forty” young financial consulting professionals.  This program was designed to give a voice and an opportunity to the next generation […]

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THF Congratulates Timothy Icardi for Receiving His CPA License

THF congratulates Timothy Icardi on receiving his CPA license! Timothy Icardi received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in accounting from Florida State University. Tim began working for THF in the Tallahassee office as a Staff Accountant in the tax services department. He has experience with various accounting positions, including bookkeeping and administrative services. Timothy […]

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THF Congratulates Alexander Frey on Receiving his CPA License

THF congratulates Alexander Frey on receiving his CPA license! Alexander received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from Canisius College in Buffalo, New York.  Alexander began working at THF in May of 2017.  He has experience in internal control assessment and testing, fraud risk evaluation, financial statement preparation, and various accounting matters associated with […]

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THF Congratulates Ying Wang on Being Accepted into Leadership Tallahassee Class 36

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 demonstrated leadership capabilities in the public or private sector or show a […]

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THF Congratulates Stephen Andrews on Winning the Golden A.C.E. Award!

THF congratulates Stephen Andrews on winning the Tallahassee Network of Young Professionals’ Golden A.C.E. Award. The Golden A.C.E. Awards recognizes the Capital City’s top “20 Under 40” young professionals. A Golden A.C.E. recipient is an emerging young leader in their respective industry and also represents the award’s namesake – to highlight those in the community who […]

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THF welcomes Amy Ranieri, Katrina Cromwell, and Brian Detwiler to the firm.

THF welcomes Amy Ranieri, Katrina Cromwell, and Brian Detwiler to the firm. Amy, originally from Philadelphia, received her bachelor’s degree in accounting from West Chester University in Pennsylvania and her master’s degree in accounting from the University of Central Florida. She will be working as a Senior Accountant in the assurance services department in our Tampa […]

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Celebrating Women in Business

The 7th Annual Celebrating Women in Business panel discussion and networking event is taking place March 30th from 1PM- 5PM. The panel includes some of Florida’s best and brightest businesswomen. This event is intended to provide women business leaders with an opportunity to gather and exchange ideas, information and best practices. The panel includes one […]

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THF Welcomes Andrea Medley to the Firm!

THF welcomes Andrea Medley to the firm! Andrea, a Carrabelle native, attended Florida State University and earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting and her master’s degree in accounting with a specialization in taxation. Since 2005, Andrea has been providing a range of tax, consulting, and compliance services to a variety of industries including insurance, financial […]

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THF Celebrates 25 Years!

In 1993, when Ernst & Young decided to leave the Tallahassee market, John Perry Thomas, Winston Howell, and Bill Ferguson made the decision to buy the practice and change the name.   Now, 25 years later, THF has expanded to Tampa and employs approximately 85 people (more than 4 times the size of our firm […]

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THF Welcomes Steve Stevens!

THF welcomes Steve Stevens to the firm! Steve, a Pensacola native, attended Florida State University and earned a bachelor’s degree in both accounting and a bachelor’s degree in finance. Steve has over 28 years of work experience, 13 of which have been in public accounting. Steve is a licensed CPA and will serve as a […]

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THF Congratulates Christie and William on Receiving their CPA License!

THF congratulates Christie Battles and William Groom on receiving their CPA license. Christie Battles received her bachelor’s degree in accounting and her master’s degree in accounting with a focus on assurance services from Florida State University. Christie began working in public accounting in January 2014 when she joined the THF team. At THF, Christie is […]

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THF Congratulates Chandler, Allan, Lee, Phil, and Samantha on their Promotions!

THF congratulates Chandler Russell and Allan Franklin on their promotions to Senior in the Assurance Services Department and Lee Lovett, Phil Focaracci, and Samantha Pettis on their promotions to Senior in the Tax Services Department. Chandler joined THF in 2015 and has over two years of public accounting experience. She has provided a range of […]

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THF Promotes Ying, Alyssa, Paola, Elaine, and Jeannie on their well-deserved promotions!

THF congratulates Ying Wang on her promotion to Senior Manager in the Tax Services Department; Alyssa Roti, Paola Blackburn, and Elaine Sutter on their promotions to Manager in the Tax Services Department; and Jeannie Lim on her promotion to Retirement Plan Specialist in the Tax Services Department. Ying joined THF in 2007 and has over […]

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THF Congratulates Chandler, Tim, and Jorge!

THF congratulates Chandler Russell on receiving her CPA license along with Tim Icardi and Jorge Rivera for passing the CPA exam. Chandler Russell grew up in Tallahassee and went to Maclay High School. She then proceeded to receive her bachelor’s and master’s degree in accounting from the University of Alabama. Chandler began working for THF […]

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