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    Steven P. Graham, CPA

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    (912) 291-1041

    Steve joined Schell & Hogan, LLP in January of 1983, shortly after graduating from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Business Administration as an accounting major. Steve was licensed in 1985 by the State of Georgia as a CPA and became a partner of Schell & Hogan, LLP in 1992. He now specializes in corporate tax and functions as a qualified intermediary for 1031 exchanges. When it comes to his work, Steve prides himself on his analytical and organizational skills. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA) and the Federation of Exchange Accommodators.
    Steve and his wife Lawanda (Lou) have four children and Four grandchildren. He serves as treasurer for his church, New Life Sanctuary, and makes time to volunteer with Keep Golden Isles Beautiful. In his free time, Steve enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and running. He has competed in a dozen half-marathons.

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    Clinton S. Purser, CPA

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    (912) 291-1026

    After graduating from Georgia Southern in 1986 with a BBA in Accounting, Clint joined the Schell & Hogan, LLP team in June of that year. In 1991, Clint earned his CPA license and became partner in January 1997. Clint is the managing partner of Schell & Hogan, LLP and specializes in estate, trust, and individual tax planning and administration. Clint is a people person, and his firm responsibilities allow him to experience his passion for people and accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA). Clint and his wife Lynn have a daughter Martie, son-in-law Colton, and grandson Cameron. Clint is an active member of his church, The Chapel. In his free time, he likes to travel, hunt, fish, and spend time with his dog.

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    J. Donald Vanlandingham, Jr., CPA

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    (912) 291-1045

    Don moved to Glynn County when he was hired by Schell & Hogan, LLP in July of 1986. A graduate of the University of Georgia (BS in Accounting), Don became a partner at the firm in 1997 and now specializes in business and individual tax as well as auditing and accounting. With more than three decades of experience, Don prides himself on his attention to detail and a willingness to take on nearly any task. Don is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA).
    Don and his wife have two adopted daughters, Mikayla and Grace. He attends CenterPoint Church and in his free time he enjoys reading, playing fantasy baseball and spending time with his family.

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    René C. Shelnutt, CPA

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    (912) 291-1023

    Originally from Alma, Ga, René has lived in Glynn County since coming to work for Schell & Hogan, LLP in 1982. A graduate of Georgia Southern University, René became a partner in 2008 and she now specializes in taxation of trusts and estates, individuals, and businesses. When it comes to her work, René is detail oriented and relishes opportunities to assist others in making sound financial decisions while also considering the tax impact of those decisions. René is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA).

    Married since 1986, René and her husband Rick have grown children Rachel, Natalie, and Dow. René serves on the Board of Communities of Coastal GA Foundation and is very involved with her church, Frederica Baptist Church. In her free time, René loves being outside on the beach, on a boat, in the water snorkeling, or anywhere with wide open spaces where she can see the sunsets.

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    E.H. Adams, Jr., CPA

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    (912) 291-1043

    Hugh has lived in Glynn County for 24 years, though not all those years have been in accounting. Hugh earned a degree in Mathematics and Computer Technology from Valdosta State University and taught math for three years prior to entering the accounting field. Hugh earned a degree in Accounting from Brenau University and has experience working in government audits. He joined Schell & Hogan, LLP in July of 2005 and became a partner in 2012. He now specializes in corporate and individual tax and brings his easy communication style and analytical skills to the team. Hugh is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA). Hugh now functions as a qualified intermediary for 1031 exchanges.

    In addition to being a father to Griffin, Grace and Greta, and grandchildren Cedric and Tobias. Hugh is active in Rotary and his church, CenterPoint Church. As a team member of Golden Isles Endurance, Hugh loves pushing his physical limits. In his leisure time, Hugh enjoys stand-up paddle boarding, mountain biking and camping.

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    R. Dustin Paulk, CPA

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    (912) 291-1056

    Dustin moved to Glynn County in 2006 and joined Schell & Hogan, LLP in 2014. He’s worked in the accounting field since 2004 and holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Georgia and BBA in Accounting from Valdosta State University. Dustin became a partner in 2019 and specializes in individual tax, privately owned businesses, and closely held corporations. Dustin is a positive individual who brings a lot of personality to the accounting field. He loves people and enjoys the opportunity to form long-term relationships with our clients. Dustin is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (GSCPA).

    Dustin and his wife Stacy have a daughter, Whitney. They attend St. Simons Community Church and are active in the Gathering Place. In his free time, Dustin enjoys traveling, boating and spending quality time with his family.


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    Ivey T. Clanton, CPA,
    Senior Accountant

    (912) 291-1029

    Ivey Clanton joined Schell & Hogan, LLP in 2003. Ivey earned a BBA degree in Accounting from the University of Georgia. Her area of specialization is in individual and corporate tax. Ivey previously worked as a Accountant at Reddick, Riggs, & Hunter, PC in Statesboro, GA.

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    Elizabeth Cooperman, CPA,

    (912) 291-1054

    Elizabeth Cooperman joined Schell & Hogan, LLP in January 2019. Elizabeth holds a BBA degree with a concentration in accounting. Before her career change to accounting, Elizabeth was doing biological research.

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    J. Taylor Hinson, CPA, Senior Accountant

    (912) 291-1021

    J. Taylor Hinson joined Schell & Hogan, LLP in December 2016. Taylor earned a BBA in Accounting (Magna Cum Laude) in 2013 and a Master's in Accounting in 2015, both from Georgia Southern University. Taylor's areas of specialization include: financial statement audits of commercial, nonprofit, and other organizations, as well as other attest work. Taylor previously worked for a large regional public accounting firm in Atlanta.

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    Chris Jenkins, CPA, Senior Accountant

    (912) 291-1042

    Chris Jenkins joined Schell & Hogan, LLP in 2012. Chris specializes in taxation of partnerships, corporations, and individuals. Chris holds a Master's degree in Accounting from Georgia Southern University. Chris' past experience includes working as an accountant in private industry.

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    Dylan J. Middleton, CPA,
    Senior Accountant

    (912) 291-1031

    Dylan J. Middleton joined Schell & Hogan, LLP in June 2019. Dylan holds a BBA in Accounting and Master's degree in Accounting, both from Kennesaw State University, and has prior experience in wildlife management and crop scouting.

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    Rachel Moore, CPA,
    Senior Accountant

    (912) 291-1036

    Rachel Moore joined Schell & Hogan, LLP in August 2013 and specializes in individual income tax and trusts and estates. Rachel has a Masters degree in Accounting from Valdosta State University and is currently obtaining a Master's degree in Accounting. Rachel has past experience as an auditor.

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    Leslie K. Parker, Senior Accountant

    (912) 291-1032

    Leslie Parker joined the Schell & Hogan, LLP team in May 2008. Leslie earned a Bachelor's degree from Georgia Southern University and an MBA from Brenau University. Leslie's areas of specialization are small business bookkeeping and estate and trusts administration. Leslie has 25 years past work experience in small business bookkeeping.

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    D. Scott Stabb, Information Technology

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    (912) 291-1020

    After owning his own business in Orlando, Florida, Scott Stabb joined Schell & Hogan, LLP in 1992. Scott earned his CNE certification in the 1990s and MCSA in 2009. He specializes in individual income tax & information technology.

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    Kristen Todisco, Accountant

    (912) 291-1052

    Kristen Todisco has been with Schell & Hogan, LLP since 2017. Kristen graduated May 2021 with a BBA in accounting from Coastal. Will be pursuing her masters in accounting in the near future. Kristen's previous experience was a year in retail for a formal and dance wear boutique.

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    Kaycee Owens, Accountant

    (912) 291-1048

    Kaycee Owens has been a part-time employee at Schell & Hogan since January 2019, stepping up to the position of full-time Accountant in May 2021. She holds a BBA degree in accounting from College of Coastal Georgia and is pursuing a Masters of Accounting degree at Georgia Southern University.

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    Ethan Lancaster, Accountant

    (912) 638-9031
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    Grady Ponce, CAAS

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    Allison G. Caldwell, Bookkeeper

    (912) 291-1046

    With past experience in healthcare billing, investment banking, and small business finance & accounting, Allison Caldwell has been part of the Schell & Hogan, LLP team since 2018. Allison has a BS degree in Business Administration- Finance from The University of Alabama.

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    Paulette S. Martin, Bookkeeping Director

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    (912) 291-1049

    Part of the team since February 1997, Paulette Martin manages the Schell & Hogan, LLP bookkeeping department. Prior to joining Schell & Hogan, LLP, Paulette's past experience includes 8 and a half years working for a local businessman with multiple businesses.

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    Linda E. Williamson, Bookkeeper

    (912) 291-1050

    Linda Williamson has worked at Schell & Hogan, LLP since June of 1996. Prior to that, she accumulated 15 years of experience as a secretary and additional retail and management experience.

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    Adam Angerer, Bookkeeper

    (912) 291-1025

    Adam Angerer joined Schell & Hogan in April of 2022. Adam is currently enrolled in Southern New Hampshire University earning a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and plans to pursue his Master’s Degree after completing undergrad. He came to Schell & Hogan with a management background in the service industry. Originally from New Jersey, Adam has traveled extensively throughout the US and moved to Brunswick in 2019. He loves to spend time with friends, family, his wife Torin, and their two cats.


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    Laura Caldwell, Administrative Assistant

    (912) 291-1030

    Laura Caldwell started Schell & Hogan, LLP in 2017. Laura specializes as a tax processor. Her past experience includes 20 years in management.

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    Tricia Koles, Production Manager

    (912) 291-1022

    Tricia Koles joined Schell & Hogan in 2006 after relocating from Maryland. She brings over 40 years of administrative experience to her role as manager of the Processing Team. Prior to Schell & Hogan she worked most notably for The Joan Carol Design & Exhibit Group, The Saint Luke Institute, and David A. Hobbs Inc. & Tolley Studios. Tricia earned an AA degree in Art from Prince George's Community College in Maryland.

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    Kayla M. Minchew,
    Administrative Assistant

    (912) 291-1024

    Kayla Minchew joined Schell & Hogan, in October 2017. Locally born and raised from one of St. Simons Island's oldest original families. After gaining experience as our receptionist for four years, she now manages our front office. Kayla gained experience in many different fields prior to stepping into her current role.

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    Sheila Rafolski, Administrative Assistant

    (912) 291-1028

    Sheila Rafolski joined Schell & Hogan, LLC in 2020 after 18 years in sales / office management in the steel fabrication industry. Prior to that, she worked in sales and marketing for 12 years for a major Southeast paint sundry distributor. Originally from northern Virginia, Sheila earned her BA degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA.

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    Jessica DeLoach,
    Firm Administrator


    Jessica DeLoach has been with Schell & Hogan, LLP since 2014. Jessica finished BBA in Management with emphasis in entrepreneurship & innovation from Georgia Southern University and started full-time at Schell & Hogan, LLP in June 2021. Jessica enjoys time with family, traveling to the mountains, and Georgia Southern football games. Additional work experience includes childcare & retail

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    Katelyn Johnson,
    Administrative Assistant

    (912) 638-9031
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    Madison Horne,
    Administrative Assistant

    (912) 638-9031
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    Denise Roy,
    Client Excellence Coordinator

    (912) 638-9031
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    Shannon Veselsky,
    Client Excellence Coordinator

    (912) 638-9031

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