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Matthew C. Person, CPA

Matthew Person. Certified Public Accountant in Metairie, LouisianaMatthew Person is the managing member of Person Huff CPA Group, LLC.  Matthew and his firm provide accounting and tax services, financial advising, business consulting to individuals, businesses and non-profit organizations.  He focuses on small business accounting software including Peachtree, QuickBooks and PC Law. He has taught Peachtree and QuickBooks classes for clients and the general public for eight years.  Matthew has been a CPA for over 20 years. Matthew is a graduate of the University of Mississippi where he received a Bachelor of Accountancy degree in 1990.  He has worked both in industry as well as public accounting for eighteen years where he gained a vast variety of work experience and knowledge of small business accounting issues. His professional memberships include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Louisiana Certified Public Accountants, the New Orleans Chapter of Certified Public Accountants, a Certified Peachtree Software Consultant, a QuickBooks Certified Pro Advisor, and Matthew holds a Series 6 Securities License and a Life, Health, & Disability insurance license.

Todd Wilson, CPA

Todd Wilson. Certified Public Accountant in Chalmette, LouisianaTodd Wilson has been with Person Huff CPA Group since January 1, 2013 and is now a tax partner. Todd provides clients with tax consulting, tax plannng, and tax compliance services as well as small business accounting and consulting services. He has extensive experience with IRS negotiations, particularly in areas of collections and income tax audits.

Todd consults with several medical service organizations as well as individual physicians on accounting and tax matters. He concentrates on the selection entity organization, member compensations and other tax planning strategies…the goal of which is to help the physician-member retain as much income as possible.

Todd is a graduate of the University of New Orleans where he received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Before joining Person Huff CPA Group, he had six years of public accounting experience in a mid-sized local CPA firm and six years at a large southern regional firm. He is originally from St. Bernard Parish but now resides in Mandeville. He is active in the East St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce. Todd runs our Slidell office and is actively seeking new clients in the Northshore area.

Sarah Nelson, CPA 

Sarah Nelson. Accounting and Tax Services in Metairie, LASarah is an accountant with Person Huff CPA Group who provides accounting and tax services for clients, primarily for small businesses.   Sarah provides clients support with monthly and year end bookkeeping, payroll services and support, and other accounting assistance throughout the year.  She maintains close relationships with clients to inform them of tax law changes and credit opportunities. Sarah is a graduate of the University of Mississippi where she received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a minor in Criminal Justice in 2007.  She is a Certified Public Accountant and is currently working on becoming a Certified Pro Advisor for QuickBooks.

Brett Summerville, CPA

Brett Summerville. Accounting and Tax Services in Metairie, LABrett has 7 years of experience in public accounting and has been a CPA for over 4 years. Before joining Person Huff CPA Group, he had 3½ years of public accounting experience in a mid-sized local CPA firm and 3½ years at large southern regional firms. Brett is a graduate of the University of New Orleans where he received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 2008. His professional memberships include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Society of Louisiana CPAs (LCPA). He serves on both the State & Local Taxation (SALT) Committee and the Louisiana Tax Conference (LTC) Committee for the Society of Louisiana CPAs.

Beth Goddard

Beth Goddard. Accounting and Tax Services.Beth Goddard is an accountant with Person Huff CPA Group. She provides accounting and tax services, as well as  computer technical support and training for individuals, small businesses, and non-profit organizations.  She specializes in small business accounting software including Peachtree, QuickBooks, PCLaw, and Champion.  She has been an officer in many non-profit organizations, and has worked in industry, as well as public accounting for approximately 20 years where she gained a variety of work experience in tax, audit, monthly write-up and computer software. Her professional memberships include being past president of the American Society of Women Accountants and a Scholarship Trustee of the Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance. Beth is a Certified Pro Advisor for QuickBooks.

Jeremy Moreau

Jeremy Moreau. Accounting and Tax Services in Metairie, LAJeremy Moreau is an accountant with Person Huff CPA Group, LLC. Jeremy provides clients with accounting services, QuickBooks training, and tax services, primarily to small business. He specializes in QuickBooks, Creative Solutions Accounting, and routine write-up work. Jeremy is a graduate of the Louisiana State University at Alexandria where he received a Bachelor of Science in both Business Administration and Accounting, and received his Masters in Business Administration from the University of New Orleans. Jeremy is also working on earning his Certification in Public Accounting, Certification in Financial Planning, and a Series 7 Security License. Jeremy has over six years work experience in public accounting, providing accounting and tax services for small businesses. Jeremy is a Certified ProAdvisor for QuickBooks. Jeremy is an Eagle Scout.

Eric Lemoine

Eric Lemoine.Accounting and Tax Services.Eric Lemoine is an accountant with Person Huff CPA Group, LLC.  Eric provides clients with accounting services, QuickBooks training, and tax services, primarily to small businesses.  He specializes in QuickBooks and routine write-up work.  Eric is a graduate of the University of New Orleans where he received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and from Delgado Community College where he received an Associate of Science in Accounting.  He is working on earning his Certification in Public Accounting and becoming a Certified ProAdvisor for QuickBooks.  Eric is also a Tactical Aircraft Mechanic on F-15 Fighter Aircraft in the 159th Fighter Wing for the La Air National Guard.

Melba Lay

Melba_LayMelba is an accountant with Person Huff CPA Group. She has several years of experience in providing accounting services for small businesses. These services include support in areas such as reconciliation of financial accounts, payroll processing, payroll reporting, accounts receivables, accounts payables, and preparation of financial statments. Melba is a graduate of Nunez Community College where she received her Associate of Science degree in Accounting. She also attended the University of New Orleans. Currently, her goal is to become a Certified Pro Advisor for QuickBooks and to become an Enrolled Agent.

Frederick “Rick” Massarini

Rick Massarini. Accounting and Tax Services.Rick Massarini is an accountant with Person Huff CPA Group, LLC. He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of New Orleans in 2008. Since that time Rick has been working in public accounting assisting individuals and small businesses in the New Orleans area with bookkeeping, tax and other accounting related services. With Rick’s diverse computer experience combined with his knowledge of Excel, QuickBooks, Quicken and other accounting related software he is able to adapt to most accounting systems and provide support when clients need it most. While Rick is working on earning his Certification in Public Accounting, he is active in his community as an active Eagle Scout and Assistant Scoutmaster for a local Boy Scout troop.

Susan Short

susan_shortSusan Short is an accountant with Person Huff CPA Group. Susan provides clients with accounting and tax services for individuals and businesses. Her experience in public accounting firms for the past twenty-five years includes monthly write-up, sales tax, payroll, and tax services. Susan is working on becoming a Certified Pro Advisor for QuickBooks and an Enrolled Agent. She is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University.

Karen Fourcade

Karen FourcadeKaren Fourcade is the Office Manager for Person Huff CPA Group.  She provides support for both our clients and staff.  She has over 20 years experience in public accounting.  She is a graduate of Archbishop Chapelle High School.

Charlene Connors

Charlene ConnersCharlene is an Administrative Assistant at Person Huff CPA Group. She has many years of experience in customer service, which includes bookkeeping and invoicing.

Michelle Person

Michele Person. Marketing Director for Person Huff CPA.Michelle Person is the Marketing Director for Person Huff CPA Group.  She has an Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of New Orleans with certifications in Elementary Education and Special Education.  She has been a teacher for 27 years and has been working for Person Huff CPA Group part-time for 3 years.

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