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Moore Ellison & McDuffie CPAs PA

  • 2627 Mitcham Drive
  • Tallahassee, FL 32308
  • Phone: 850-877-3149
  • Fax: 850-878-0474
  • Fax: 850-878-6491
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Charlette L. Moore, CPA

Managing Shareholder
  • Phone: 850-877-3149 ext. 214
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EXPERIENCE

Charlette L. Moore (Cha-che) has practiced in public accounting since 1980, and has been practicing with the firm since 1983. Cha-che is a graduate of the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and is a CPA licensed in the State of Florida. Her professional experience includes accounting, auditing, tax, pension administration, management consulting, litigation support and firm administration.

 

 

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University of Tennessee

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

  • Florida Certified Public Accountant

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)
  • Member, Tallahassee Chapter of the FICPA
  • Member, Tallahassee Estate Planning Council
  • Member, Private Companies Practice Section, Division of the AICPA
  • Member, Tax Section, Division of the AICPA
  • Member, Personal Financial Planning Section, Division of the AICPA

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

  • Member, Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce

PERSONAL

Cha-che has lived in Tallahassee since 1983, with her family. She loves to travel, especially with her two children, Erika and Kenyon. Her hobbies include gardening and attempting to train the family dogs.

Lea Ann Ellison, CPA

Shareholder
  • Phone: 850-877-3149 ext. 205
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EXPERIENCE

Lea Ann Ellison, CPA received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Florida State University, and is a CPA licensed in the State of Florida. She has practiced public accounting for over 35 years, all in the Tallahassee area. Her practice includes experience in accounting, tax, estate planning, pension administration and consulting.

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Florida State University

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

  • Florida Certified Public Accountant

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member, Tallahassee Chapter of the FICPA
  • Member, Tallahassee Regional Estate Planning Council
  • Member, Tax Section, Division of the AICPA

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

  • Member, Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce

C. Glen McDuffie, CPA

Shareholder
  • Phone: 850-877-3149 ext. 201
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EXPERIENCE

C. Glen McDuffie (Glen) is a CPA licensed in both Florida and Georgia. Glen has been practicing public accounting for over 34 years, 28 of which has been in the Tallahassee area. His professional experience includes accounting, tax and management consulting and litigation support services.

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Valdosta State University (1983)

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

  • Florida Certified Public Accountant
  • Georgia Certified Public Accountant

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)
  • Member, Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA)
  • Member, Tallahassee Chapter of the FICPA
  • Member, Management Consulting Services, Division of the AICPA

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

Glen is actively involved in Trinity United Methodist Church and the Suwanee Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

John W. Stafford, CPA, CGMA

Shareholder
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EXPERIENCE

John is a Shareholder at Moore, Ellison & McDuffie, CPAs, PA. John has been a part of the Firm for two separate periods of time, most recently he joined the firm in 2016 as a Manager. John has over 19 years of experience in the accounting profession, both in public accounting, with local and regional accounting firms, and in the private sector, as a Controller and CFO of national manufacturing companies. He has extensive experience in the audit and assurance practice, providing services across multiple industries, including not-for-profit, governmental, as well as small and medium-sized non-public companies, in the industries of manufacturing and real estate/hospitality. Upon John’s return to the Firm he has focused on business assurance and consulting, tax, and financial planning services.

 

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Arts in Accounting, University of West Florida (1998)

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

  • Florida Certified Public Accountant (since 2011)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (since 2014)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)
  • Member, Tallahassee Chapter of the FICPA
  • Member, Forensic and Valuation Services Section, Division of the AICPA
  • Member, Personal Financial Planning Section, Division of the AICPA

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

  • Member, Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Florida Trust for Historic Preservation (Board Member, May 2018 - present)

PERSONAL

John is a native of Tallahassee, and returned to Tallahassee upon his completion of college. John loves to travel and attend professional sporting events with his wife.

Matthew B. Lambert, CPA

Shareholder
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EXPERIENCE

Matthew B. Lambert (Matt), CPA joined Moore, Ellison & McDuffie, CPAs, PA in 2011. Matt has over 7 years of public accounting experience. He has experience in individual and corporate taxation, government and not-for-profit auditing, financial statement preparation, and payroll services. Matt’s prior experience includes banking, with a focus on consumer lending and client services.

 

 

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Arts in Accounting, Flagler College
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Flagler College

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

  • Florida Certified Public Accountant (2015)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)
  • Member, Tallahassee Chapter of the FICPA

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

  • Member, Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Be The Solution (serving as Treasurer of the Board of Directors)
  • Previous Member, Big Bend Saltwater Classic (served as Chairman of the Board of Directors)

PERSONAL

Matt is married to Alexis Lambert, and they have two beautiful daughters, Georgia and Evelyn. In his spare time, Matt enjoys spending time with his family, as well as fishing, hunting, and playing golf.

P. Keith Eierhart, CPA

Shareholder
  • Phone: 850-877-3149 ext. 211
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EXPERIENCE

Keith is a Shareholder at Moore, Ellison & McDuffie, CPAs, PA. He joined the firm in 2017 as a Tax Manager. He has been working in the public accounting profession since 2006 when he began his career at a regional accounting firm. His experience includes a focus in federal & multi-state tax planning & compliance, family office management, accounting services, estates and trusts, and non-profits.

 

 

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance, Florida State University (2007)
  • Master of Accounting with a focus in Taxation, Florida State University (2008)

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

  • Florida Certified Public Accountant (since 2010)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (since 2011)
  • Member, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (since 2011)
  • Member, Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (since 2013)
  • Member, Community Foundation of North Florida Professional Advisor Council (since 2021)
  • Member, Tallahassee Regional Estate Planning Council (since 2021)
  • Member, Tallahassee Chapter of the FICPA

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

  • Member, Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce

PERSONAL

As a native of Tallahassee, Keith enjoys spending time in the local community with his wife Jennifer eagerly raising their daughters Lillien and Ashlyn.

Teresa Faulkenberry, CPA, CFP®

Pension Plan Administrator
  • Phone: 850-877-3149 ext. 206
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EXPERIENCE

Teresa has over 25 years of experience in all aspects of pension administration, including plan design, completion of plan documents, annual valuations, participant statements and notifications, ERISA audit of large plans and compliance with all federal regulations, noted below:

  • Prepare comparison of available plans to design a plan that meets the client’s objectives.   Comparison of profit sharing, 401(k), safe harbor, and cross tested plans. Prepare plan documents including Adoption Agreements, Summary Plan Description, and plan amendments.
  • Annual valuations including census data, calculation of contribution, reconciliation of plan assets, verification of participant deferrals, and completion of all required federal reporting including tax forms 5500 and attached schedules and 8955-SSA.  Preparation of participant statements and Summary Annual Reports.
  • Review for compliance to federal regulations and plan documents, including participant loans, termination distributions, in-service distributions, hardship distributions, and rollovers into the plan.  Federal reporting of distributions including Forms 1099R, 1096 and 945.
  • Compliance with federal regulations concerning plan notifications to participants, including Summary Annual Report, annual and quarterly notice as required by the Pension Protection Act of 2006, and participant notification as required by 404 regulations.
  • Assist clients in preparation for audits performed by Internal Revenue Service and Department of Labor as well as ERISA required audits for large plans.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Florida State University
  • Master of Business Administration, Florida State University

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

  • Florida Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Financial Planner®

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)
  • Member, Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards
  • Member, Tallahassee Chapter of the FICPA

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

  • Member, Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce

Michael Nahoom, CPA

Tax Senior
  • Phone: 850-877-3149 ext. 215
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EXPERIENCE

Michael C. Nahoom (Mike) joined Moore, Ellison & McDuffie while completing his accounting degree in 1993, he worked as a part-time tax accountant for MEM for 17 years and then rejoined the firm full time in 2020.  Mike has over 20 years of public accounting experience.  He has worked in governmental information technology auditing and as an assistant comptroller for a large not for profit.  He also has experience with financial statement preparation, individual taxation, and payroll services.

 

 

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Florida State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Finance, Florida State University

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

  • Florida Certified Public Accountant (1992)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)

PERSONAL

Mike is married to Kimberly Nahoom, and they have two teenage children, Alexa and Matthew.  In his spare time, Mike enjoys traveling with his family, collecting and trading sports cards, and cooking.

Amanda Neel, CPA

Tax Senior
  • Phone: 850-877-3149 ext. 210
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EXPERIENCE

Amanda joined Moore, Ellison & McDuffie, CPA’s, PA in 2018.  Amanda is a CPA licensed in the State of Florida, and has over 5 years of experience in public accounting. She specializes in individual and business taxation, including tax planning and consulting. Amanda also has experience with bookkeeping, general ledger review, payroll services and compiling financial statements.

 

 

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Arts in Accounting, Flagler College (2013)

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

  • Florida Certified Public Accountant (2016)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (since 2016)
  • Member, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (since 2017)
  • Member, Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (since 2016)

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

  • Member, Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Tallahassee Writer’s Group

PERSONAL

Amanda is an aspiring poet and local fiction author, and is learning to play the guitar. She enjoys sharing these interests with her daughters, as well as baking and spending time with them.

Irene Eierhart

Senior Accountant
  • Phone: 850-877-3149 ext. 204
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EXPERIENCE

Irene joined Moore, Ellison & McDuffie, CPAs, PA in 2008. With over thirty years of accounting experience, she specializes in bookkeeping, payroll, QuickBooks® support, and tax preparation services for individuals and businesses.

 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

  • Florida Notary Public

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

  • Member, Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce

PERSONAL

Irene is married to her husband Harry and spends as much free time as she can with her grandchildren.

Karen Powell

Staff Accountant
  • Phone: 850-877-3149 ext. 213
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EXPERIENCE

Karen joined Moore, Ellison & McDuffie, CPAs, PA in 2000. With over twenty years of accounting experience, she specializes in bookkeeping, payroll and QuickBooks® support.

 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

  • QuickBooks® ProAdvisor (2008)

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

  • Member, Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce

PERSONAL

Karen spends most of her free time with her two children.

Crystal Solie

Staff Accountant
  • Phone: 850-877-3149 ext. 209
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EXPERIENCE

Crystal joined Moore, Ellison & McDuffie, CPAs, PA in 2016. With over twenty years of accounting experience, she specializes in bookkeeping, reconciling accounts, payroll, and QuickBooks® support.

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION

  • Associate of Arts in Business Administration, Manatee Community College (1987)

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

  • Florida Notary Public

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

  • Member, Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Good Shepherd Catholic Church

PERSONAL

Crystal is a proud mother of two adult children.

Michael A. Lucia

Staff Accountant
  • Phone: 850-877-3149 ext. 218
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EXPERIENCE

Michael A. Lucia joined Moore, Ellison & McDuffie, CPA's, PA in August of 2020. Michael has experience within legal, medical, information technology, manufacturing, lobbying/consulting, association, and nonprofit foundation accounting. Michael formerly was a controller/senior accountant with bookkeeping/back office management firm, and an accountant for the State of the Nevada's Affordable Health Care payment exchange portal.

 

 

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Art in Accounting, Flagler College (2011)
  • Master's of Business Administration/Accounting, Thomas University (2013)

PERSONAL

Michael and his partner Katy spend their free time with their son Liam where their activities include hiking, boating, kayaking, motorcycling, and restoring his 1976 Corvette.

Schuyler Seymore

Staff Accountant
  • Phone: 850-877-3149 ext. 221
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EXPERIENCE

Schuyler Seymore joined Moore, Ellison & McDuffie, CPAs, PA in 2020 and assists with bookkeeping, reconciling accounts, payroll, and QuickBooks®.

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Flagler (2020)

PERSONAL
Schuyler received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Flagler College in December 2020 and is now pursuing her Master’s Degree in Professional Accounting from the University of West Florida.

Marquette Blanton

Office Manager
  • Phone: 850-877-3149 ext. 203
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EXPERIENCE

Marquette Blanton joined Moore, Ellison & McDuffie, CPAs, PA in 2015, having previously worked with the Firm from 2003 to 2011. As Office Manager, Marquette oversees the day-to-day operations of the Firm, including administrative support and facilities management. She implements the policies and decisions set by the Firm's partners and coordinates the responsibilities and activities of the administrative staff.

Marquette has over 20 years of experience as Administrative Assistant, which includes 14 years in the Accounting industry.

 

 

 

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

  • Member, Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce

PERSONAL

Marquette is married with two children.

Ashlie Lollie

Administrative Assistant
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EXPERIENCE

Ashley joined Moore, Ellison & McDuffie, CPAs, PA in May 2022. Ashley has over 15 years of administrative experience, including legal and working with the Department of Revenue.

 

 

 

PERSONAL

Ashley is married with three children and owns her own home bakery business.

Alexa Nahoom

Runner / Administrative Assistant
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EXPERIENCE

Alexa Nahoom joined Moore, Ellison & McDuffie, CPAs, PA in February 2022. As a Runner, Alexa helps deliver or pick up packages for the Firm. As Administrative Assistant, Alexa helps with the day-to-day operations of the Firm.

Alexa plans on transferring from Tallahassee Community College to Florida State University College of Business.

  

 

 

EDUCATION

  • Current student at Tallahassee Community College

PERSONAL

Alexa has a younger brother and is the daughter of Mike Nahoom. She also maintains a pet sitting business to help others.