Principals and Directors

  • Michael A. Bohling, CPA

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    Michael is HLB Gross Collins, P.C.’s Chief Executive Officer. His experience in both private and public accounting provides him with a unique insight into the client perspective, which he builds upon in order to maintain excellence in client service.

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  • Jake M. Bodenheimer, CPA

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    Jake joined HLB Gross Collins in 1993. He earned a bachelor of business administration degree from Auburn University in 1978 and completed his MBA with a major in finance from Georgia State University.

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  • Wayne S. Gilmore, CPA

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    Wayne joined HLB Gross Collins, P.C. in 1998 and is a principal in the tax department. He is the firm’s Nonprofit Practice Leader.

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  • J. Keith Moody, CPA

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    Keith has been a member of the firm since 1988. He is a Cum Laude graduate of the University of Georgia with a Masters of Accountancy where he was a member of Beta Alpha Psi Scholastic Accounting Society.

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  • Pauline D. Reynolds, CPA, CFP, CM&AA

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    Pauline has been with HLB Gross Collins, P.C. since 1987. She is a Cum Laude graduate of Georgia State University where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance and a Masters of Taxation.

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  • Elizabeth A. Salvati, CPA, CFP

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    Beth Salvati joined HLB Gross Collins, P.C. in 1983. Beth complements the existing operational skills of her clients’ management by establishing a financial plan for success, monitoring achievement of the plan and assisting in the day-to-day business decisions.

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  • Jeff Saylor, CPA

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    Jeff is the Director of Audit Services for HLB Gross Collins, P.C. He provides highly technical expertise to solve the accounting and financial reporting needs of his clients. Jeff also focuses on helping his clients succeed by providing valuable advice and planning.

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  • James D. Shirley, CPA

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    Jim Shirley is a 1972 graduate of Auburn University, where he was a member of Phi Kappa Phi honorary society. He began his career with HLB Gross Collins, P.C. in 1973.

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  • Richard B. Taylor, CPA

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    Richard Taylor is a client services shareholder who has been with HLB Gross Collins, P.C. since the onset of his career. He serves as the firm’s liaison with a worldwide organization of accounting firms, HLB International. Richard is the lead shareholder of the firm’s manufacturing and distribution practice.

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  • Melissa W. Rabern, CPA

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    Melissa Rabern joined HLB Gross Collins, P.C. when she graduated from the University of Georgia in 1978. She believes that the key to adding value and helping clients become successful is understanding their entire business operation – accounting and tax reporting requirements.

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  • Iliana B. Malinov, CPA

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    Iliana is the firm’s Director of Tax Services. In addition to providing clients with tax planning and compliance services, she leads our team of tax specialists and ensures that our firm remains abreast of tax regulations, ever-changing tax laws and compliance matters.

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  • Stephen R. Gross – Founder Emeritus 1979-2011, CPA, CGMA, CVA, CFE,

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    Steve Gross is a founding organizer of HLB Gross Collins, P.C. Effective October 1, 2011, Steve retired from HLB Gross Collins, P.C. and assumed the role of Founder Emeritus.

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  • Jeffrey J. Plank, MBA, CVA, CEPA

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    Jeff is Director of Consulting Services for HLB Gross Collins, P.C. As a Certified Valuation Analyst, Jeff has specialized expertise in maximizing value and minimizing risk in complex business transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, buy/sell agreements, and exit planning.

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