Meet Our Team
Wayne S. Gilmore, CPA, MBA
Wayne joined HLB Gross Collins, P.C. in 1998 and is a shareholder in the tax department. He is the firm’s Service and Technology Practice Leader. An accounting honors graduate, Wayne earned a Bachelor of Science degree in commerce and business administration from the University of Alabama in 1991 and a Masters of Business Administration from Georgia State University in 1999.
Understanding a client's operation is a key to finding new strategies and ways to minimize the tax burden. Wayne is committed to building a relationship and getting to know each client in order to best serve them.
Wayne works with a diverse range of clients specializing in the service and technology industries. He also works with many nonprofit organizations as well as franchisers and franchisees. He assists corporate, partnership and individual clients with tax planning and consulting on both national and international levels.
Wayne steps beyond just the compliance-oriented nature of tax filings, learning about his clients’ business operations and finding strategies to save on taxation. He works with clients to analyze business sales or transitions to develop the best strategies for accomplishing their goals.
About WayneThe University of Alabama, B.S. in Commerce, BBA in Accounting Georgia State University, MBA
Wayne is married and has two children
Professional MembershipsAmerican Institute of CPAs Georgia Society of CPAs
As a new client of HLB Gross Collins, we have found ourselves extremely happy and satisfied with the quality of services offered. Their knowledge, follow-up, timeliness, and organization is superior to those I have seen in the past. They understand the value of building relationships with their clients. All questions and inquiries are answered in a timely manner either via email or phone and they are always willing to accommodate urgent requests. I would highly recommend HLB Gross Collins CPA's to any individual or business for their tax preparation, consulting, and business needs. We look forward to a continued relationship!
Timothy Baptist Church, Inc.
Packard has been a client of HLB Gross Collins for 33 years, through the tough years and the growth years. They have been a loyal and trusted advisor to us for everything from Audited financials to our recent transition to 100% ESOP, we could not have completed this transaction without their expertise. The firm has grown with us over these years and we look forward to trusting them for all our accounting and tax needs for many years to come. I don’t know how to say enough about how I trust the advisors and friends I have a HLB Gross Collins.
Susan Kirkland, President