Y. Fong Yan

For more than 20 years, Fong Yan has gained tax experience with C corporations, S corporations, partnerships, and individual tax returns with large firms. In her previous roles, she has worked with the Asset Wealth Management group and reviewed multi-tier partnership federal and state returns. Fong has also managed quarterly estimated tax processes, analyzed current […]

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John Beall

John has been working in his professional career since 2006. His responsibilities include seeking maximum reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Hurricanes Irma, Matthew, and Michael-related large projects; tracking financial totals and subgrantee documentation for grant management workflow purposes; coordinating with Government Authorized Representatives (GARSs) to monitor disaster recovery efforts; and verifying […]

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Brittany Bechtel

Since 2007, Brittany has provided data management and analysis, systems auditing, customer service, functionality testing, and performance monitoring for multiple government entities. Her current responsibilities include seeking maximum reimbursement awards from FEMA on Hurricanes Michael, Irma, Dorian, and Sally related large projects; tracking financial totals and subgrantee documentation for grant management workflow purposes; coordinating with […]

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Nicole Acosta

Since 2004, Nicole Acosta has provided disaster recovery, procurement, and government consulting services. She has assisted multiple state agencies with contract negotiations, management, project management, procurement, and grant management. Her expertise lies in Federal Grant Management, US Treasury Regulations, 2 CFR 200 Uniform Guidance, Single Audit, Transportation, FEMA Public Assistance, Large Project Management, and State […]

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Dawna Bunker

Dawna Bunker has provided over 30 years of experience in tax and accounting services. Industries where she has served include not-for-profit, retail, construction, associations, and PACs. Dawna also holds experience in the preparation of financial statements, payroll and related tax filings, sales tax, HR services, reconciliation of investments, accounts receivable billing and collections, accounts payables […]

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Nick Gilpin

Since 2014, Nick has provided tax compliance and consulting services for various entities, both public and private, and individuals. Working primarily in the Firm’s insurance industry tax practice, Nick provides federal and multi-state income tax return compliance, premium and excise tax return compliance, income tax provisions on the statutory basis of accounting, consolidated income tax […]

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Taylor Harmon

Taylor has been working in public accounting since January 2013 and joined Thomas Howell Ferguson in 2014. With over seven years of experience, he specializes in providing assurance and accounting services. Taylor’s services include audits, reviews, compilations, agreed-upon procedures, and other related tasks. As an engagement senior manager, he takes on the responsibility of planning, […]

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Evan Hume

Since 1969, Evan has provided accounting, auditing, and consulting services to public and privately-held commercial entities. He graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. His services include audits, reviews, compilations, agreed-upon procedures, consulting, internal control reviews, due diligence for acquisitions and divestitures, resolution of financial reporting issues, and other related […]

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Leigh Jenkins

Leigh Jenkins started her public accounting career in 2004 and joined Thomas Howell Ferguson in May 2015. She has a diverse background in assurance, consulting, and accounting services within public accounting. Leigh’s expertise includes financial statement audits, technical research, and documentation of accounting standards. She has worked across various industries such as not-for-profit organizations and […]

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Stacey Kolka

Since 1992, Stacey has offered tax and consulting services to diverse corporate clients. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Florida State University and a Master of Professional Accountancy from Mississippi State University. Stacey’s responsibilities encompass planning, staff supervision, tax return review, tax engagement research, and special projects. In addition to her tax […]

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Micah Kunkel

Since 2009, Micah has offered accounting services and tax preparation for various entity types. His responsibilities involve preparing tax returns for S-corporations, partnerships, and individuals. Micah’s experience encompasses accounting assistance, campaign accounting, payroll preparation and review, tax return preparation and review, and conducting research on diverse tax issues. His CPA license is regulated by the […]

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Michael Rosciam

Since 1995, Michael has provided assurance and accounting services, specializing in insurance, not-for-profit entities, technology companies, and local/state governments. With over ten years as the Accounting Technology Manager at THF, Michael combines accounting and IT knowledge to understand organizational complexities. He excels in identifying risks, designing and testing information system controls for financial audits, and […]

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Chandler Russell

Chandler Russell has been providing assurance services since 2015. Her industries served include automotive, construction, the private sector, government, insurance, manufacturing, medical, not-for-profit organizations, and partnerships. Chandler performs financial statement and compliance audits, federal and state single audits, reviews, internal control studies, inventory observations, forensic audits, agreed-upon procedures, consulting, and service organization control (SOC 1 […]

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Roxanne Sexton

Since 2010, Roxanne has been working in outsourced client accounting services (CAS). These customized services offer a high value to clients who desire professional accounting results and superior customer service. Industries served include restaurants and hospitality, real estate management, professional service firms, and medical services organizations. CAS provides a wide range of accounting and bookkeeping […]

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Catherine Stout

Catherine joined Thomas Howell Ferguson in January 2015, specializing in assurance and accounting services in public accounting. She has served various industries including corporate, governmental, insurance, and not-for-profit organizations. Catherine’s focus has been primarily on the insurance and governmental sectors throughout her career. Her responsibilities entail engagement planning, fieldwork, internal control testing, and assisting with […]

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Ying Wang

Ying has been providing tax services since 2003.   Her experience includes services to individual and family businesses, trusts and estates, manufacturing, retail, technology, wholesale, and distribution, as well as auto dealership industries. Ying has worked in national and local firms, as well as private industries. She joined THF in December 2007. Additionally, she has experience […]

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Loraine Zaidan

Since 1993, Loraine has provided accounting, auditing, and consulting services to diverse organizations including not-for-profit, government, quasi-government, insurance, healthcare, and for-profit sectors. Loraine holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Clemson University and a Master of Business Administration from Florida State University. Her services encompass audits, reviews, agreed-upon procedures, and consulting. Consulting projects involve […]

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Stephen Andrews

Since 2010, Stephen has provided tax compliance and consulting services for multiple entity types. His responsibilities include coordination of the insurance tax compliance practice, which includes federal and multi-state tax return compliance, premium tax compliance, income tax provisions on the statutory basis of accounting, consolidated income tax provisions on the GAAP basis of accounting, and […]

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Jeff Barbacci

Since 1995, Jeff has been providing accounting services to a variety of clients. Specific industries include not-for-profit organizations, workers’ compensation insurance, associations, small business, and state and local government. Jeff has dedicated the majority of his career to specializing in government and not-for-profit consulting and auditing. He has developed an excellent understanding of compliance and regulatory issues, […]

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Julian Dozier

Since 2006, Julian Dozier has offered assurance, consulting, and other accounting services. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance and a Master of Accounting from Florida State University. Julian has participated in significant engagements involving forensic audits and litigation support for both for-profit and governmental enterprises. He primarily handles audits and assurance […]

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William (Bill) Ferguson

Since 1977, Bill has dedicated his career to public accounting, specializing in serving a range of clients with a primary focus on insurance companies and related enterprises. His role involves coordinating services and ensuring the successful achievement of engagement objectives within designated timeframes. Bill possesses extensive expertise in working with insurance clients, including conducting audits […]

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Dennis Gallant

Dennis Gallant is a CPA and Accountant in the THF Bainbridge, Georgia office. Since 1995, Dennis has been providing public accounting services. His work is in tax compliance and consulting, and his career started in Ohio. Dennis and his family relocated to Tallahassee in 2015 when he joined THF. In 2019, he moved to Bainbridge, […]

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Allison Harrell

Since 2002, Allison Harrell has offered assurance services to governmental, not-for-profit, and for-profit entities. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Accountancy with an emphasis in Assurance Services from Florida State University. Achieving shareholder status in her early thirties, Allison has become a trailblazer for accounting professionals on a fast […]

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Christopher M. Howell

Christopher Howell performs statutory audits and is a CPA who specializes in the insurance industry.  In addition, he is one of the leaders of the firm’s insurance practice. Since 2000, Chris has been providing accounting, auditing, reporting, and consulting services to clients, primarily in the insurance industry. His services provided include planning, supervising, and directing […]

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Winston Howell

Since 1981, Winston has been offering a wide range of professional services, including auditing, accounting, tax, consulting, and general business advice across multiple industries. His expertise extends to business and individual tax consulting, particularly in areas such as business mergers and acquisitions, IRS examinations and appeals, business succession planning, planned giving, retirement planning, compensation planning, […]

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Michael Kalifeh

Since 2003, Michael Kalifeh has served clients across diverse industries, including manufacturing, automobile dealerships, retail/wholesale/distribution, construction, medical and legal services, land/farm/timber management, and real estate. He has successfully represented clients before the IRS on various income tax matters and the Florida Department of Revenue (FDOR) on sales/use tax issues.     What clients are saying […]

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Debie Leonard

Since 1983, Debie has provided tax, accounting, and business advisory services to individuals, small businesses, estates, trusts, not-for-profit organizations, political organizations, and charitable foundations. Her responsibilities include tax planning, return review, research, and wealth management planning. Debie’s expertise encompasses applications for exempt status, IRS representation, income tax strategies, personal finance, estate planning, charitable giving, and […]

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Brandon Mott

Since 2007, Brandon has worked on auditing insurance, governmental, not-for-profit, and commercial entities, including employee benefit plans. With a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Carson-Newman College, Brandon specializes in providing assurance and consulting services to insurance companies and related entities. His specific expertise includes documenting transaction cycles for insurance companies, assessing control risk, and […]

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Russell Perkins

Since 1993, Russell has offered accounting, auditing, and consulting services to governmental, for-profit, and not-for-profit entities, including the financial services industry. His services encompass audits, reviews, agreed-upon procedures, consulting, expert testimony before the state of Florida Division of Administrative Hearings, compliance and internal control reviews, contract structuring assistance, resolution of financial reporting issues, and handling […]

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Canita Gunter Peterson

Since 1995, Canita Gunter Peterson has been providing consulting, tax, and accounting services. She serves a wide variety of business and individual clients with respect to federal, as well as state and multi-state taxation. In addition, she has been involved in mergers and acquisitions, litigation support services, IRS examinations, and representation and examinations related to […]

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Ben A. (Steve) Stevens III

Steve Stevens is a CPA and government consultant specializing audits, compliance, and emergency management. Since 1989, Steve has provided assurance, consulting, and other accounting services. His experience includes five years with a Big Four firm in a Director capacity. His industries served include government, not-for-profit, for-profit, insurance, and health and human services. Additionally, his responsibilities […]

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Brian Walgamott

Brian Walgamott is the leader of THF’s bookkeeping services, which incudes medical bookkeeping and bookkeeping for law firms. Brian has been providing tax compliance and consulting services since 2008. A graduate of Florida State University with a master’s degree in accounting, Brian has experience working with corporate, partnership, not-for-profit, trust, and high-net wealth individual clients. […]

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