James Moore Announces Promotions at All Offices

Gainesville, FL (February 4, 2019) – James Moore and Co., P.L. (James Moore) is pleased to announce that Troy Borders, Ben Clark, Samantha Edwards, Tiffany Edwards, Marina Farwick, Cody Girvan, Jeff Harvell, Marlea Hawkins, Meghan Hilger, Helen McIver, Michael Messano, Shane Metzler, Jay Smith, Savana Strickland, Corinne Turcotte and Caitlan Walker have been promoted.

Borders has been promoted to ITS Senior in our Tallahassee office. In addition to providing technical network support, he will train IT staff and serve as project leader on more complicated endeavors within the firm. Troy joined James Moore in December 2011. His certifications include A+, MCP, MCSA and MCTS.

Clark, a CPA, has been promoted to Senior Accountant in our Tallahassee office. He will be responsible for directing and reviewing the audit work of Associate and Staff Accountants and will participate in various phases of compilation and review engagements, including budgeting and planning. Ben joined James Moore in January 2015. He received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Florida State University.

Samantha Edwards has been promoted to Senior Accountant in our Daytona Beach office. She will prepare personal, corporate and partnership tax returns. She will also be responsible for directing and reviewing the tax work of Associate and Staff Accountants. Samantha joined the firm in July 2015. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Stetson University.

Tiffany Edwards, a CPA, has been promoted to Client Service Director in our Accounting and Controllership Services department. She will provide expertise and leadership in the accounting and controllership department, primarily for the outsourced accounting services provided to nonprofit clients. Tiffany earned her Master of Accountancy and her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida.

Farwick, a CPA, has been promoted to Senior Accountant in our Daytona Beach office. She will be responsible for directing and reviewing the audit work of Associate and Staff Accountants and will participate in various phases of compilation and review engagements, including budgeting and planning. Marina joined James Moore in August 2013. She received a Master of Business Administration in Auditing from the University of Central Florida and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida.

Girvan has been promoted to Associate Accountant in our Daytona Beach office. He will participate in various phases of audit compilation and review engagements, including budgeting and planning. Cody joined the firm in October 2018. He holds a Master of Accounting and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Georgia Southern University.

Harvell has been promoted to Associate Accountant in our Daytona Beach office. He will participate in various phases of audit compilation and review engagements, including budgeting and planning. Jeff joined the firm in October 2014. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Central Florida, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Science from the University of North Florida.

Hawkins has been promoted to Associate Accountant in our Tallahassee office. She will participate in various phases of audit compilation and review engagements, including budgeting and planning. Marlea joined the firm in July 2018. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Georgia Southern University.

Hilger has been promoted to Senior Accountant in our Gainesville office. She will be responsible for directing and reviewing the audit work of Associate and Staff Accountants and will participate in various phases of compilation and review engagements, including budgeting and planning. Meghan joined James Moore in January 2018. She received a Bachelor of Science (with a concentration in accounting) from Boston College.

McIver has been promoted to Technical Director in our Accounting and Controllership Services department. She will provide expertise and leadership in the areas of accounting software, accounting and controllership services for clients and departmental operations. Helen joined the firm in March 2013 and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Kennesaw State University (awarded under the Kennesaw State College name).

Messano, a CPA, has been promoted to Senior Accountant in our Daytona Beach office. He will be responsible for directing and reviewing the audit work of Associate and Staff Accountants and will participate in various phases of compilation and review engagements, including budgeting and planning. Michael joined James Moore in January 2016. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration and Accounting from the University of Central Florida.

Metzler has been promoted to Senior Accountant in our Gainesville office. He will be responsible for directing and reviewing the audit work of Associate and Staff Accountants and will participate in various phases of compilation and review engagements, including budgeting and planning. Shane joined the firm in July 2017. He received a Master of Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida.

Smith has been promoted to Lead Accountant in our DeLand office. He will perform advanced bookkeeping and accounting services and provide guidance for a variety of accounting software products for the firm’s business and non-profit clients. Jay joined the firm upon its merger with Cohen, Smith & Co. in November 2017. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Accounting from the Minnesota School of Business.

Strickland, a CPA, has been promoted to Senior Accountant in our Daytona Beach office. She will prepare personal, corporate and partnership tax returns. She will also be responsible for directing and reviewing the tax work of Associate and Staff Accountants. Savana joined the firm in July 2016. She earned a Master of Accountancy and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Stetson University.

Turcotte, a CPA, has been promoted to Senior Manager in our Gainesville office. She will be responsible for planning and executing auditing and accounting projects and client engagements. Corinne received her Master of Accountancy and her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida.

Walker, a CPA, has been promoted to Director in our Daytona Beach office. In this role, she will plan, execute, direct, and complete audit engagements in a variety of industries. Caitlan is a key member of the firm’s Government Services Team and specializes in engagements with government entities. She also has extensive experience with nonprofit organizations and privately-held businesses. Caitlan joined James Moore in November 2010. She earned a Master of Accountancy and a Bachelor of business Administration from Stetson University.

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