Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Elizabeth A. Salvati, CPA, CFP

Shareholder, Chairman of the Board

Beth is the firm’s Real Estate Practice leader. Her clients in this industry include residential and commercial developers; investors in real estate including fund managers; the multi-family housing market; and commercial financers.

Beth remains abreast of the ever-changing and complex regulations facing the real estate industry. She understands the importance of guiding clients through strategic tax planning and resolving complicated tax issues so they can maximize tax benefits.

She 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. She helps clients improve internal controls, accounting systems, financial management, and creatively address business challenges. Beth serves both a domestic and foreign client base where she utilizes her international tax and finance knowledge. She emphasizes the importance of integrating financial and tax planning for the business with planning for the individual to achieve the best results.

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About Beth

Graduated Cum Lade at the University of Tennessee received her Bachelors degree in Accounting

Received a Master in Accountancy with a concentration in Tax at the University of Tennessee

Started with HLB Gross Collins, P.C. in 1983

Formerly our Chief Executive Officer

Professional Memberships

American Institute of CPAs Georgia Society of CPAs

Certified Financial Planner

Community Involvement

Delta Delta Delta Alumni Association

Care Affair Volunteer

Author of Tony Trout of the Toccoa River

Author of Counting Your Way Down the Toccoa River Canoe Trail

Owner of MaryAnna Farms

Spotlight Alumni for The University of Tennessee's Newsletter

With international dealings, not all CPA firms are created equal. Frustrated with complicated and inaccurate advise by our previous CPA, we were referred to HLB Gross Collins. HLB has been there to get to know who we are and to help us grow along the way by making suggestions and referrals that work for our business. No question is too small or large, all receive respectful and timely replies. The personal, reliable and professional services that Iliana and HLB staff have provided has been beyond measure, in the more than 11 years since we made the change.

Marc Lacourly

Prime Industries Inc.

HLB Gross Collins has been an outstanding partner for our business for over 15 years. Wayne Gilmore and the partners and staff at HLB Gross Collins have supported our multi-national business tax and advice needs effectively and efficiently. Whether evaluating the tax and business consequences of an international or domestic job or completing the inevitable paperwork and tax returns required, HLB Gross Collins always provides the support we need. I highly recommend HLB Gross Collins to any business.

Steven R. Baardson, CFO & General Counsel

TransGlobal Energy, Inc.

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