Mark Payne

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CPA | Partner

"A client’s business is our business and their success is our success." - Mark Payne

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A certified public accountant in the states of Florida and Georgia, Mark Payne has nearly 30 years of experience in the accounting industry and takes great pride in providing clients with personalized, always-available service. As the Partner-In-Charge of James Moore’s Tallahassee office, Mark is responsible for the management of accounting, auditing and business consulting services to a variety of clients, including nonprofit organizations, real estate and construction businesses, professional associations, and governmental agencies.

Mark leads the firm’s Nonprofit Services Team and has extensive knowledge of federal and state tax compliance and the new Super Circular. As a result of this expertise, he is intricately involved with audits of nonprofit organizations and government entities that receive state and federal financial assistance subject to Government Auditing Standards. Mark also has extensive experience providing accounting, auditing and consulting services to Federally Qualified Health Centers and has an in-depth knowledge of the 340b drug pricing program and reporting requirements. He also works with real estate and construction companies and serves as an integral member of the firm’s Construction Services Team and Real Estate Services Team.

As a regular speaker for nonprofit organizations throughout the southeast, Mark covers topics directly associated with financial management, reviewing financial statements, and board development. He is also a member of several professional associations and serves on the boards for the United Partners for Human Services, Inc. (UPHS) and the Institute for Nonprofit Innovation and Excellence (INIE). He also helped create and currently oversees the Strategic Nonprofit Alliance Partnership (SNAP) training for the Tallahassee office. SNAP was created by the firm with the goal of offering free training to address the challenges and issues that nonprofit organizations face every day, such as fundraising, board development and fiscal management.


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Bachelor of Science - Accounting & Finance, Florida State University

Fun Facts

Loves spending time with his wife Ann and three daughters - Annabeth, Ansley, and Ayden.

Enjoys exercising and meeting new people.