Lisa Barden, Certified Public Accountant
Lisa Barden began her accounting career in 1996 after graduating from Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in Accounting. She has expertise in state and federal tax accounting, internal control and compliance audits, and financial reporting and accounting. Ms. Barden is CPA licensed and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Shari Deans, Accounting Specialist
Shari Deans has more than 30 years of experience in accounting. Ms. Deans earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Central Florida. Ms. Deans has experience in state and federal tax accounting and reporting, 1099 reporting, escrow account management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll administration, workers compensation audits and financial reporting.
Laurie Sturm, Accountant
Laurie Sturm began her accounting career in 1990 after graduating from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in Accounting. In addition to her extensive experience in the insurance industry, Ms. Sturm also has experience in state and federal tax accounting and reporting, 1099 reporting, escrow account management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll administration, workers compensation audits and financial reporting.
Vincent Howard, CPA
Vincent has been engaged in the practice of public accounting since 1990. A graduate of the University of Central Florida, Vincent received his Bachelors of Science in Accounting in 1990 and his Masters in Taxation in 1991. In 1993, he founded his own firm. In 2001, he merged his firm with the firm owned by Vivian Howard (Whelchel & Howard, Inc.) to form Howard & Company PA (dba Howard, Howard and Hodges).
Vincent has extensive experience in the areas of taxation, accounting and management for closely held businesses and individuals. He focuses on working with business owners and professional practices.
Ron founded Qdos Consulting in the late 1980s which became one of the UK’s premier providers of tax audit insurance. He therefore has extensive experience in running tax audit programs both in the UK and other jurisdictions. Ron founded The Roket Group with Keith Sandow in 2014.
Keith is a Chartered Accountant with experience of the program both as a user of the service and acting on behalf of underwriters. Along with Ron Gould, he founded The Roket Group which provides underwriter consultancy services as well originating innovative insurance products.
Prof. & Dr. Daniel N. Erasmus
Chairman of TRM Services, Dr. Daniel N. Erasmus Esq. (BA (law) BPoc H Dip Tax Ph.D Adv Dip Transfer Pricing EA US Tax Court Practitioner and NTPI Fellow) is currently focusing on building the US chapter of the TRM practice working closely with EAs and CPAs and their clients in the U.S. He is a U.S. Tax Court Practitioner, EA and an International Tax Attorney - with an excellent track record on tax cases - just over USD $3bn tax controversies where taxpayer clients have paid out less than 3% on taxes claimed (on average).
He has been a leading pioneer in the advancement of developing a system of tax risk management to circumvent the adversarial nature of tax controversies with tax authorities. He is a worldwide leader in knowledge and skills in this area of taxation, having taught thousands of delegates the principles of tax risk management, and how to implement these in MNE's. He lectures as adjunct Professor at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, on this subject. He also lectures as Tax Professor for their Africa educational partner www.IITF.net.