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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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Stephen Andrews

Since 2010, Stephen has been providing tax compliance services 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 representing taxpayers during […]

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Julian Dozier

Julian Dozier has provided assurance, consulting, and other accounting services since 2006.  Julian is a graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance and a Master of Accounting. He has been involved in significant engagements which include forensic audits and litigation support related to both for-profit and governmental enterprises; […]

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William (Bill) Ferguson

Since 1977, Bill has spent his career in public accounting serving a variety of clients with a significant concentration on insurance companies and other insurance-related enterprises. His responsibilities include coordinating services provided and ensuring engagement objectives are accomplished within established timeframes. He has specific experience with insurance clients that includes audits of statutory financial statements, […]

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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 has been providing assurance services to governmental, not-for-profit, and for-profit entities.  A graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Masters of Accountancy with an emphasis in Assurance Services, she has blazed a trail for accounting professionals on the fast track by making shareholder in her […]

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Christopher M. Howell

Christopher Howell is a statutory auditor and CPA specializing 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 multiple audits […]

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Winston Howell

Since 1981, Winston has been providing auditing, accounting, tax, consulting, and general business advice to clients in a number of industries. Winston performs business and individual tax consulting in a variety of industries including business mergers and acquisitions, IRS examinations and appeals, business succession, planned giving, retirement planning, compensation planning, estate tax planning, structuring family […]

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Michael Kalifeh

Since 2003, Michael has been serving clients in manufacturing, automobile dealership, retail/wholesale/distribution, construction, medical and legal services, land/farm/timber management, and real estate industries.  He also has experience in client representation before the IRS on multiple income tax matters, as well as the Florida Department of Revenue (FDOR) on sales/use tax issues. […]

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Debie Leonard

Since 1983, Debie has been providing tax, accounting, and business advisory services to a variety of individuals, small businesses, estates, trusts, not-for-profit organizations, political organizations, and charitable foundations. Selected responsibilities include planning, review of tax returns, research on tax engagements, and wealth management planning. Debie has been involved in the preparation of several applications for […]

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Brandon Mott

Since 2007, Brandon has been working with auditing insurance, governmental, not-for-profit, and commercial entities, as well as employee benefit plans. Brandon has extensive experience providing assurance and consulting services to insurance companies and related entities. A graduate of Carson-Newman College with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Brandon has specific experience documenting the major transaction […]

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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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Russell Perkins

Since 1993, Russell has provided accounting, auditing, and consulting services to governmental, for-profit, and not-for-profit entities, including those in the financial services industry. The range of services provided includes audits, reviews, agreed-upon procedures, consulting, providing expert testimony before the state of Florida Division of Administrative Hearings, compliance and internal control reviews, assistance with structuring contracts, […]

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Canita Gunter Peterson

Since 1995, Canita 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 various state tax […]

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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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