James Moore & Company Announces Promotions

James Moore, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants (James Moore) is pleased announce that Smoak Allen, Traci Bacom, Tyler Courson, Rebeca Denahan, Delia Fratila, Kathleen Juezan, Jane Lastinger, Julie Long, Samantha Lussier, Brendan McKitrick, David Moor, Matt Norris, Daniel Roccanti and Chris Salak have been promoted.

Allen has been promoted to Senior Accountant in our Gainesville office. He will be responsible for directing and reviewing the audit work of Associate Accountants and Staff Accountants and will participate in various phases of compilation and review engagements, including budgeting and planning. Allen joined the firm in August 2015. He received a Master of Accounting and a Bachelor of Arts from Saint Leo University.
Courson has been promoted to Associate Accountant in our Gainesville office. He will assist with business advisory services and perform a variety of review and audit responsibilities including planning, fieldwork, data extraction testing, and preparation of final audit reports. Courson joined the firm in August 2014. He received his Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Oglethorpe University.

Denahan has been promoted to ACS Manager in our Gainesville office. Denahan will manage, organize and supervise a wide range of complex accounting activities related to the Firm’s outsourced accounting clients; oversee all communication and management of the client relationships as well as supervise staff in performance of their duties; and manage multiple clients across various industries. She will also be responsible for development and maintenance of policies, procedures and internal controls, and supervision and coordination of department activities, workflows, and priorities. Denahan joined the firm in July 2013. She received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Saint Leo University.

Juezan has been promoted to Associate Accountant in our Gainesville office. She will assist with business advisory services and perform a variety of review and audit responsibilities including planning, fieldwork, data extraction testing, and preparation of final audit reports. Juezan has been with the firm since August 2014. She received a Master of Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida.
Lastinger, a certified public accountant in our Gainesville office, has been promoted to Manager. Lastinger will manage and monitor auditing and accounting projects and client engagements. She will be responsible for all phases of each assignment to include: planning meetings, fieldwork supervision, testing, risk assessment evaluation, and engagement approach development. Lastinger joined the firm in August 2013. She received her Master of Accounting and her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida.

Lussier, a certified public accountant in our Gainesville office, has been promoted to Senior Accountant. She will prepare personal, corporate, and partnership tax returns and will also be responsible for directing and reviewing the tax work of Associate Accountants and Staff Accountants. Lussier joined the firm in August 2014. She received a Master of Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida.

McKitrick, a certified public accountant and CISA in our Gainesville office, has been promoted to Manager. McKitrick will manage and monitor auditing and accounting projects and client engagements. He will be responsible for all phases of each assignment including planning meetings, fieldwork supervision, testing, risk assessment evaluation, and engagement approach development. McKitrick is a member of the firm’s Higher Education team and focuses on engagements with university-related clients. As a Certified Information Systems Auditor, he also provides IT assessments, risk assessments, IT general controls, application controls, data extraction and related IT consulting services. McKitrick has been with the firm since 2013. He received his Master of Science in Information Systems and his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida.

Moor, a certified public accountant in our Gainesville office, has been promoted to Senior Accountant. He will prepare personal, corporate, and partnership tax returns and will also be responsible for directing and reviewing the tax work of Associate Accountants and Staff Accountants. Moore has been with the firm since January 2015. He received his Master of Accountancy and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of North Florida.

Norris, a certified public accountant in our Daytona Beach office, has been promoted to Senior Accountant. He will prepare personal, corporate, and partnership tax returns and will also be responsible for directing and reviewing the tax work of Associate Accountants and Staff Accountants. Norris joined the firm in January 2014. He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the Florida State University.

Roccanti, a certified public accountant in our Tallahassee office, has been promoted to Associate Accountant. He will assist with business advisory services, the performance of compilations, reviews and audits, and research and preparation of income tax returns. Roccanti joined the firm in August 2014. He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from the Florida State University.

Salak has been promoted to Associate Accountant in our Tallahassee office. He will assist with business advisory services, the performance of compilations, reviews and audits, and research and preparation of income tax returns. He joined the firm in January 2015. He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting, a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a Bachelor of Science in marketing from the Florida State University.

Bacom and Fratila (of our Gainesville office) and Long (of our Tallahassee office) have been promoted to Administrative Services Supervisors at their respective offices. Bacom joined the firm in August 2012, Fratila in October 2014, and Long in January 1999.

James Moore, founded in 1964, is a regional firm with offices in Daytona Beach, Gainesville and Tallahassee. The firm specializes in providing tax, auditing, accounting and controllership, technology solutions, consulting, and wealth management services.