Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Alex West, CPA

As a Manager in our audit department, Alex takes the time to get to know his clients, understand their goals, and create processes and procedures that will help them achieve their goals.

Specialized Services

Alex works closely with clients to ensure smooth transactions and accounting procedures. He specializes in construction, manufacturing and distribution, professional services, and technology. He keeps up with the ever-changing regulations that affect his clients' operations so that he can help navigate challenges, identify opportunities, and maximize profitability.

Alex understands that financial success is a marathon, not a sprint, with the audit process being only one piece of the puzzle. Long-term financial strategies must be in place in order for clients to remain on a path to success.

Alex is committed to going beyond the basics of an audit and works diligently to become a trusted advisor to each client that he serves. He exemplifies our firm's core values in client interactions, as well as his interactions with team members that he manages.

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About Alex

University of Georgia, Bachelors in Accounting

University of Georgia, Masters in Accounting

Enjoys playing ALTA tennis, hiking and volunteering in the community

Professional Memberships

Georgia Society of CPAs

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

President of Atlanta Rotaract Club and Member of Atlanta Metro Rotary Club

I have used HLB Gross Collins for personal taxes and partnership returns for over 10 years. I have found the firm and my primary contact, Abigail Hampton to be competent and responsive even when I have been late providing information. I have no reservations in recommending Gross Collins and Abigail to anyone needing a CPA.

Steve Zeis CEO & Founder

Zeis Brothers Investment

I am happy to write this recommendation regarding the professionalism, integrity, and technical expertise of HLB Gross Collins P.C. (HLB). The professionals at HLB always exhibit an exceptional level of competence while diligently working to adhere to deadlines.
Additionally, HLB Gross Collins, P.C. applied their expertise in calculating the U.S. GAAP deferred tax provision. The firm exhibited tremendous tax knowledge in this area and we were impressed by their expertise.
I am happy to recommend HLB Gross Collins, P.C. based on their international expertise, specifically related to GAAP, as well as their technical ability and attentiveness to quality and personal relationships.

Randall Mertz, President & CEO

ORAFOL Americas Inc.

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