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CJN&W CPAs is a full-service Certified Public Accounting firm licensed in FL. All of our CPAs hold valid FL State CPA Certificates.
ROBERT MARSH, CPA is a partner at CJN&W CPAs. Mr. Marsh is a State of Florida Certified Public Accountant focusing on providing comprehensive tax preparation and planning, valuation, audit, assurance, financial advisory, and other consulting services to businesses and high net worth individuals. Robert has over 25 years' experience in public accounting. As an entrepreneur, Robert has experience in the franchise restaurant business, sports products business, and intellectual property development. His primary focus is providing opportunities and solutions to help clients achieve their goals by becoming the clients advocate. Robert takes a multidisciplinary approach to all client issues. He has earned a BBA. from Niagara University and a Master of Taxation and Master of Accountancy from Nova Southeastern University.
TONY De SANTIS, CPA is a partner at CJN&W CPAs and Florida-licensed CPA with over 20 years of experience in tax, payroll, private utility accounting, change management, and digital technology. In addition to his accounting and tax background, Tony has developed a broad range of knowledge related to complex governmental and nonprofit accounting and reporting. To enhance his CPA background, Tony developed skills as a business system analyst, executive coach, and diversity trainer. Tony received a BBA and Master of Accountancy degrees from Stetson University. He has also worked on a theology and pastoral counseling degree with the Washington Theological Union.
JEFFREY JONES, CPA is a managing partner at CJN&W CPAs with over 35 years of experience in public accounting and tax preparation. He serves as a Registered Principal of Lion Street Financial at JK Jones Financial Network and holds a Series 7 securities license. Jeff works with a wide range of business in terms of size, entity, and complexity providing accounting, tax, and investment services. Jeff has his BBA from Stetson University and his MBA from the University of Dayton.
BEN SIMMONS, CPA is a partner who manages the private utility and payroll departments. He also works extensively with tax preparation and QuickBooks engagements. Ben is a graduate of Florida State University with a bachelor's degree in Accounting. In his personal life, Ben enjoys his role as a parent and is a sports enthusiast.
JIM WILSON, CPA is a principal specializing in providing tax preparation and tax planning services for clients in a variety of industries including real estate, small businesses, and estates and trusts. He received a BS in accounting from the University of Florida.
BILL COCHRAN is the audit partner specializing in audits of for-profit, non-profit, and various types of municipalities. He has over twenty years of experience in both the private and public sector. His experience includes working for large, medium, and small accounting firms, which has exposed him to many different businesses. Bill served as a volunteer firefighter in Plattekill, New York and served on the Board of Directors of Rebuilding Together, Dutchess County, New York. Bill and his family reside in Winston-Salem, NC.
SHAWN HIGGINBOTHAM, CFP® has worked in the financial services industry for over 20 years. He has worked with everyone from active traders placing complex equity and options trades with a focus on risk management to Private Clients where he assisted high net worth clients develop detailed financial goals and constructed diversified investment portfolios to accomplish those goals. He holds the Certified Financial Planner™ and Professional Plan Consultant™ designations. Shawn is a multi-generation native Floridian living in Apopka, Florida with his wife C.J., who owns a marketing and creative services firm, and their dog Barracuda. Their son Zachary recently graduated from the University of Florida with his BS in Food and Resource Economics.
CAROL HOUGHTON is a Florida native and long-time resident of Clearwater, FL. She joined our team in February 1998 as a receptionist and was promoted to bookkeeper with responsibilities including preparing monthly financial statements for the firm and our clients, as well as quarterly and annual payroll tax returns. She also assists the tax department with preparing tax returns and the audit department with the preparation of financial statements. She graduated with an Associates of Arts degree from St. Petersburg Junior College and then graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations/Mass Communications at the University of South Florida. She likes to play the piano and sew.