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About Our Firm

Coulter Avilés & Company, LLC is a CPA firm devoted to providing Tax, Audit, Review and other Accounting services to small and medium sized clients.

The Firm has 4 office locations in Tampa, Florida, Plant City, Florida and Gate City, Virginia and has clients throughout the United States. The partners of Coulter, Avilés & Compnay, LLC have over 75 years of combined accounting and auditing experience.

Coulter, Avilés & Company, LLC. is committed to your success. We make it our business to know your business well enough to improve your tax position, capital position, business structure and benefits packages, acquisition potential, and much more. We earn our fees by adding value to your company and to your asset base. We have learned a great deal since we began in this business, and we are ready to apply this knowledge to enhance your company's growth and success. Together we can conquer all of the intricacies of doing business in today's fast-paced economy. We are looking forward to working with you.

The firm serves a diverse clientele with complex accounting and tax needs.

Industries, professionals and services include:

  • Medical, Dental and Health Care Professional
  • Attorneys, Consultants and Other Service Professionals
  • Government Contractors
  • Staffing Companies
  • Veterinary Medical Professionals
  • Agribusiness / Farming
  • Sports & Entertainment

 

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Coulter, Aviles & Company, LLC is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Coulter, Aviles & Company, LLC receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Eric Coulter, CPA/PFS, CFP(R), ChFC
Partner

With over 17 years of experience, Eric consults on estate and trust tax planning and distribution strategies. He also represents estates, individuals and businesses in front of the Internal Revenue Service for Audits and Collection matters. In addition, Eric has extensive experience working with companies of all sizes, designing and implementing accounting systems, and ensuring compliance with GAAP and IRS rules and regulations. Eric is a licensed CPA in the states of Florida, Virginia, Georgia and Tennessee and graduated from the University of Florida in 1993 with a Bachelors of Science in Agriculture, the University of South Florida in 1994 with a Bachelors of Science in Accounting and in 1996 with a Masters in Accountancy. Additionally, Eric is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA).

Jon Avilés, CPA, CGMA
Partner

Throughout his 20 year career Jon has been a sought after professional holding Chief Financial Officer and Senior Management level positions at companies of all sizes, from small and medium size companies to Big 4 International Accounting Firms and Fortune 500 Companies. The companies include Arthur Andersen LLP, Citigroup, Home Shopping Network “HSN” and The Home Depot USA Inc.

Jon has extensive experience in the areas of Audit, Tax, Mergers & Acquisitions, Accounting Operations and Financial Planning & Analytics. Jon also has extensive International Accounting & Tax experience and is fluent in both Spanish and English.

Jon is a licensed CPA in the states of Florida, Georgia and Virginia, and a graduate from the College of Business of the University of South Florida. He continues to stay abreast of new and changing Accounting Standards and Tax laws through ongoing professional education and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA).

David Jackson, CPA
Partner

David Jackson is a CPA with 20 years of public accounting experience. He holds degrees from the University of Texas (BBA 1980) and East Tennessee State University (BBA 1993 and MACC 1996) and is licensed as a CPA in Virginia, Tennessee and Florida.

David has considerable experience in taxation (personal, not-for-profit, estates, partnerships and corporations) and attestation services (audits, reviews and compilations). He also represents clients in audits by various taxing authorities and provides small business consulting services.

Mr. Jackson is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Virginia Society of CPA’s (VSCPA), and the Tennessee Society of CPA’s (TSCPA). He is also a member of Civitan International, Moose International, and is a Partner in Education with West Pines Elementary School.

Douglas J. Mortellaro, CPA
Principal

Douglas Mortellaro brings more than thirty six years of experience and expertise to helping his clients manage their business and simplify their tax matters. Having many years of experience as an associate and as a partner with other accounting firms, he has handled everything from sole proprietorships to mid size corporations. His ability to work closely with you in order to understand the larger issues while maintaining focus on the smallest detail is what truly sets him apart. A native of Tampa, Doug is a graduate of the University of Florida and passed the CPA exam in 1983. Born and raised in Tampa, he is a devoted family man and continues to make his home there. He is an active member of the community, donating his time to area schools and other nonprofit organizations.

Denise K. Coburn, CPA
Principal

With over 25 years of experience, Denise consults on estate and trust tax planning and distribution strategies. Denise is a licensed CPA in the state of Florida and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA).

Douglas W. Granger, CPA/PFS, CFP(R), ChFC
Principal - Plant City

With over 25 years of experience, Doug consults in the areas of accounting, audit and tax planning. Doug is a licensed CPA in the state of Florida.

Trey Stevens, CPA
Tax & Accounting Services - Tampa / Plant City

Trey is a Florida Certified Public Accountant, with 4 years of public accounting experience. He holds degrees in Finance from Florida State University and Accounting from the University of South Florida.

Cindy Smith
Accounting & Tax Services

Cindy Smith, a CPA candidate, has been a tax profession for almost 20 years and is a graduate of the school(s) Baruch College in New York and University of South Florida in Tampa. Upon receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting she joined Arthur Andersen as an associate, Since then, Cindy has excelled in both fields of tax and audit, with a significant focus on individual and corporate taxation. She is also highly proficient in payroll reporting and compliance requirements. Cindy has also been a world traveler while also being a mother of two. She and her husband have been helping the community through many projects including running 5k races to help support many non-profits and causes!

Anastasiya Gerasimova, Enrolled Agent
Accounting & Tax Services

Anastasiya is an IRS Enrolled Agent, with over 10 years of Accounting, Payroll processing and Tax experience.

Laura M. Anthony, Enrolled Agent
Accounting & Tax Services - Plant City

Laura is an IRS Enrolled Agent, with over 15 years of Accounting, Payroll processing and Tax experience.

Mary Pyra
Accounting Services

Ian Davis
Accounting Services

Ian is from Tampa FL and a graduate from the Coggin College of Business at University of North Florida with a Bachelors degree in Accounting.

Diana Aviles
Office Administration/Accounts Receivables

Diana offers our clients 10 years experience in all aspects of office management experience, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and billing services.

Linda Feyl
Admin

Linda received a Bachelors of Arts degree in English Education as well as her Masters in Education from Niagara University. Rather than entering the teaching profession, she has worked as an administrative during her career. Her background consists of real estate and financial companies, including the position of executive assistant for the managing tax partner of a major accounting firm. Linda is married to John who is an accountant. Together they enjoy traveling, music and hiking.

Shauna M. Taylor
Office Administration - Plant City

Shauna has over 20 years experience in all aspects of office administration, bookkeeping, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable experience.

Cindy Mathis
Outsourced Accounting Services

Cindy offers our clients 25 years experience in all aspects of general accounting, payroll and office management experience.

Melanie Beatty
Outsourced Accounting Services

Brooke Serrano
Outsourced Accounting Services