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James Moore Announces Promotions at All Offices

James Moore is pleased to announce that Carrie Boynton, Tyler Courson, Hannah Ginn, Curtis (CJ) Leonard, Kacy McLendon, Ryan Morris, Kyle Paxton, Chris Salak, Dakota Spencer, Josh Van Zandt and Anthony Walsh have been promoted.

Boynton, a certified public accountant in our Daytona Beach office, has been promoted to Manager and will manage and monitor tax projects in a variety of industries. She will be responsible for interacting closely with clients to provide innovative tax planning, consulting and compliance services. Boynton joined the firm in July 2015. She earned a Master of Accountancy and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of West Florida.

Courson 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. Courson joined the firm in August 2014. He received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Oglethorpe University.    

Ginn has been promoted to Senior Accountant in our Gainesville 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. Ginn joined the firm in July 2017. She earned a Master of Accounting and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Georgia Southern University, as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from the University of Georgia.

Leonard has been promoted to Associate Accountant in our Tallahassee office. He will assist withbusiness advisory services and perform research and preparation of individual and corporate tax returns. Leonard joined the firm in March 2013. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Flagler College and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Florida State University.

McLendon has been promoted to Senior Accountant in our Daytona Beach office. She will prepare tax returns primarily for nonprofit organizations, and she will also be responsible for directing and reviewing the tax work of Associate and Staff Accountants. McLendon joined the firm in January 2001 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Central Florida.

Morris has been promoted to Associate Accountant in our Gainesville office. He will assist withbusiness advisory services and perform research and preparation of individual and corporate tax returns. Morris joined the firm in January 2017 and received his Master of Business Administration and his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Milligan College.

Paxton a certified public accountant in our Gainesville office, has been promoted to Associate Accountant. He will assist withbusiness advisory services and perform research and preparation of individual and corporate tax returns. Paxton joined the firm in November 2013 and holds a Master of Accountancy and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Florida. 

Salak 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. Salak has been with the firm since January 2015 and received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Finance and Marketing from the Florida State University.

Spencer 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. Spencer joined the firm in July 2017 and earned a Master of Accountancy and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Kansas State University.

Van Zandt, a certified public accountant in our Daytona Beach office, has been promoted to Senior Accountant. 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. A member of the firm since August 2014, Van Zandt received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Cedarville University.

Walsh, a certified public accountant in our Daytona office, has been promoted to Senior Accountant. 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. Walsh joined the firm in July 2015. He received a Master of Accountancy and a Bachelor of Music (outside field: accounting) from Stetson University.