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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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