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About Us

About Our Firm

Since 1988, Dean G. Poole, CPA, PA has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. The firm's expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as financial statements and financial planning.

The firm is one of the leading firms in and throughout Gainesville. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Team

Dean G. Poole, CPA, PA

Dean founded Dean G. Poole & Company in 1988.  He graduated from the University of Florida in 1973 and has been practicing accounting in Gainesville since that time.

Memberships include:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
CPA Connect (a select group of sole practitioners and independent CPA firms)

Practice concentration included individual and corporate taxation, estate and trust taxation, and business consultation.

Stephanie Gillain, CPA

Stephanie graduated from the University of Florida in 1987 and completed 30 hours required to sit for the CPA exam at the University of North Florida.  She has been in public accounting since 1981.  She has worked with Dean G. Poole & Company since 1993 with the exception of 2 1/2 years at Tower Hill Insurance.

Stephanie is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Practice concentration includes financial statement compilation, individual and corporate taxation, state and local taxation and compliance, payroll preparation and compliance, and Quickbooks consulting.

Heather Hartley

Heather has attended Santa Fe College and the University of Florida.  She has been with Dean G. Poole & Company since 2005.

Practice concentration includes financial statement preparation, state and local taxation and compliance, payroll preparation and compliance, and Quickbooks consulting.

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. The firm is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of Gainesville's business community for 25 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 Gainesville. 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 our firm receive competent and timely advice.

Dean G. Poole, CPA, PA
2531 NW 41st Street Suite D
Gainesville, FL 32606
Telephone: (352) 377-7905
Fax: (352) 378-4191
Email: dean@deanofaccounting.com
stephanieg@deanofaccounting.com

heather@deanofaccounting.com
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