The Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce

01/21/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 01/21/2020 09:33

James Moore & Co. Welcomes New and Recent Hires Firm Wide

Gainesville, FL (January 21, 2020) - James Moore & Company, P.L. (James Moore) is pleased to welcome new and recent hires Robert Barreras, Jacqueline Bryant, Diane Burke, Shanna Dorresteyn, Debi Hedkte, Matthew Ingles, Emad Louka, Brackston Martin, Erin Ouellette, Don Patterson, Greg Pruitt, Bryant Rafferty, Michele Ridner, Peter Rivera, Veronica Sickles, Michael Solomon, Aubrey Wise and Darlene Witham to the firm.
Barreras has joined our Gainesville office as a Staff Accountant, where he will provide a range of audit and accounting services. He earned a Master of Business Administration (Accounting) from St. Thomas University and a Bachelor of General Studies (Business) from Florida Atlantic University.
Bryant has joined our Daytona Beach office as a Staff Accountant, where she will provide a range of audit and accounting services. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (major: accounting) from Stetson University.
Burke returns to James Moore as a Lead Accountant in the Accounting & Controllership Services Department at our Gainesville office. She 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. Diane has nearly 15 years of experience in accounting and auditing. She earned a Master of Business Administration (concentration: accounting) and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (specialization: accounting) from St. Leo University.
Dorresteyn is an ACS Manager for the Accounting & Controllership Services department in our Gainesville office. She will oversee client accounts and supervise James Moore ACS staff members in their work. She has over 15 years of experience in accounting, management, financial direction/analysis and more. Shanna earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Finance, from the University of Florida.
Hedkte, a CPA in the State of Kansas, joins our Gainesville office as a Senior Accountant, where she will participate in various phases of audit, compilation and review engagements and direct/review the audit work of Associate and Staff Accountants. Debi has nearly 15 years of accounting and auditing experience. She earned a Master of Accounting and Information Systems and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration (emphasis: finance) from the University of Kansas.
Ingles has joined our Gainesville office as a Lead Accountant in the Accounting & Controllership Services Department. 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. Matthew earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (major: accounting/management) from Northwood University.
Louka has been hired as an Accountant in the Accounting & Controllership Services Department in our DeLand office. He is responsible for bookkeeping and the preparation of journal entries to facilitate in the creation of financial statements for our business and nonprofit clients, as well as tax preparation. Emad earned a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and Auditing from Cairo University.
Martin joins our Daytona Beach office as a Staff Accountant, where he will provide a range of audit and accounting services. He received a Master of Accounting from Stetson University and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management from Daytona State College.
Ouellette has been hired as a Staff Accountant in our Gainesville office, where she will provide a range of services including auditing and tax work. She holds a Master of Business Administration in Business Policy and Strategy from the University of New Haven, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Pennsylvania State University.
Patterson has been hired as an Accounting Clerk in our Gainesville office, where his responsibilities will include data entry, mailings and filing services in the Accounting & Controlling Services (ACS) Department. Don earned a Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Management from Santa Fe College.
Pruitt has been hired as a Marketing Coordinator in our Gainesville office, where he will create marketing support materials and assist in the coordination of firm promotional events. Greg has over 20 years of experience in the entertainment and broadcast media industry with companies like the Golf Channel and NBC. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Belmont University.
Rafferty joins our Gainesville office as a Staff Accountant, where he will provide a range of audit and accounting services. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida.
Ridner joins our Daytona Beach office as an Administrative Assistant. She will perform a wide range of office duties including payment entry, collection letters, expense entry, Visa statement reconciliations and meeting coordination. Michelle has over five years of administrative and financial experience.
Rivera has been hired as a Technology Solutions Consultant in our Gainesville office, where he will provide a wide range of support functions including data backups, server repairs and workstation issues for external clients. Peter has ten years systems engineering and information technology experience and possesses the Microsoft MCSE and CompTIA Security + certifications.
Sickles, a CPA, comes to our Daytona Beach office as a Senior Accountant. She will prepare personal, corporate and partnership tax return, as well as direct/review the tax work of Associate and Staff Accountants. Veronica brings over 25 years of tax and accounting experience to the firm. She holds a Master of Accounting and a Bachelor of Accounting from Florida International University.
Solomon joins our Gainesville office as an Associate Accountant, where he will assist with research and preparation of individual and corporate tax returns. He has over five years of accounting experience and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Elon University.
Wise has been hired as an Accounting Clerk in our Gainesville office, where her responsibilities will include data entry, mailings and filing services in the Accounting & Controlling Services (ACS) Department. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability Studies from the University of Florida.
Witham has joined our Gainesville office as an Accountant & Tax Preparer, where she will provide a range of tax accounting and preparation services. She has nearly 20 years of accounting experience and holds a Bachelor of Business Management from St. Johns River State College.
James Moore, founded in 1964, is a regional firm with offices in Daytona Beach, DeLand, Gainesville and Tallahassee. The firm specializes in providing tax, assurance, accounting and controllership, technology solutions, human resources services, business advisory and wealth management services.