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Dustin Orr
CPA, Partner
dorr@hamiltonandphillips.com
813-689-7480 x303

Rachel Santana:
EA, Partner
rachels@hamiltonandphillips.com
813-689-7480 x302

Lisa Cherry
Office Assistant
assistanthp@hamiltonandphillips.com
813-689-7480 x312

Dan Harbridge
CPA, Corporate Tax
danh@hamiltonandphillips.com
813-689-7480 x310

Olga Leist
Audit
olga@hamiltonandphillips.com
813-689-7480

Rose Lesniak
Office Manager
cpa@hamiltonandphillips.com
813-689-7480 x301

Angelita Main
Financial Reporting
angie@hamiltonandphillips.com
813-689-7480 x305

Daniel Min
CPA, Corporate Tax
dan@hamiltonandphillips.com
813-689-7480 x309

Lynne Mynch
Office Assistant
lynne@hamiltonandphillips.com
813-689-7480 x311

Laura Price
Financial Reporting
price@hamiltonandphillips.com

Betsy Sendoya
Financial Reporting
betsy@hamiltonandphillips.com
813-689-7480 x306

Laura Thompson
Corporate Tax
laurat@hamiltonandphillips.com
813-689-7480

Ty Walck
Accounts Receivable
ty@hamiltonandphillips.com
813-689-7480 x313

Elvira Weaver
EA, Corporate Tax
elvira@hamiltonandphillips.com
813-689-7480

 

 

Background

For years, Hamilton & Phillips LLC has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Hamilton & Phillips LLC's expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

Hamilton & Phillips LLC is one of the leading firms in and throughout Brandon, Lithia, Valrico, Fishhawk, Riverview, and has even retained clients in many other states and countries. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Hamilton & Phillips LLC is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of Brandon's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around Brandon. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Hamilton & Phillips LLC receive competent and timely advice.

 

 

Our Team

Dustin Orr
CPA, Partner

Dustin Orr is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Florida. He joined Hamilton & Phillips LLC in 2010. He graduated from the University of South Florida with degrees in Accounting and Finance. He has also obtained an MBA in Forensic Accounting. Prior to public accounting, Dustin worked in the retail and commercial sales industries. Outside of work, Dustin plays ice hockey, hunts, and enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.

 

Rachel Santana
EA, Partner

Rachel Santana is an Enrolled Agent with the IRS which is considered elite status among tax professionals. She joined Hamilton & Phillips LLC in 1998. She graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Accounting. Prior to working for Hamilton & Phillips LLC, she worked as an accounting manager in the banking and investment industry. RachelÂ’'s areas of expertise are personal tax preparation, entity creation including partnerships, LLCs and Corporations, and tax advising. When her taxing days are done, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, outdoor activities, watching football, and traveling.

 

Lisa Cherry
Office Assistant

Lisa Cherry joined the H&P team in 2014 as a seasonal employee in the capacity of W-2 processor and Administrative Assistant after retiring from the federal government. In 2018, she took a two-year break to spend time with her husband of 35 years who had recently retired. We are pleased she has rejoined us in the front office. In her off time, she loves to travel, read, and shop.

 

Dan Harbridge
CPA, Corporate Tax

Dan Harbridge is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Florida. He graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Accounting. Dan began his career in public accounting, eventually moving into industry, but returned to public accounting as that is where his heart is. Outside of work, Dan enjoys cycling and downhill skiing with his wife and daughter..

 

Olga Leist
Audit

Olga Leist joined Hamilton & Phillips LLC in 2019. She is originally from Germany and moved to the United States with her family in 2011. Olga graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Accounting. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.

 

Rose Lesniak
Office Manager

Rose Lesniak has been with Hamilton & Phillips LLC since 2003. With over 27 years of experience as an office manager, she is highly qualified to juggle the many hats she wears at H&P. When she isn't busy making sure things run smoothly in the office, she travels at every opportunity, shops, and works on her golf game.

 

Angelita Main
Financial Reporting

Angelita Main, a native of Italy with a degree in Accounting, joined our firm in 2014. She has completed more than 260 hours of education in accounting and federal tax and has worked in the accounting industry for more than 15 years. When not working, she enjoys reading, biking, spending time at the beach, and watching her boys play soccer.

 

Daniel Min
CPA, Corporate Tax

Daniel Min joined Hamilton and Phillips LLC in 2019 as a financial statement reviewer and corporate tax preparer. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the states of Florida and New Jersey. . Prior to joining H&P, Daniel worked in both public and corporate accounting and the restaurant industry. Daniel is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany with a degree in Accounting. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, walking, and a good game of nine ball.

 

Lynne Mynch
Office Assistant

Lynne Mynch has been with Hamilton & Phillips LLC since 2018. She handles data entry and data integration during tax season. Previously, Lynne worked with an international insurer handling overpayment recoveries. She travels with her husband in an RV at every opportunity and can be found hiking in preparation for her planned Grand Canyon trip.

 

Laura Price
Financial Reporting

Laura Price has been an accountant for over 25 years. Prior to joining Hamilton & Phillips LLC, she worked with several other local firms. Laura graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Financial Management and attended graduate school at Radford University where she worked on an MBA degree. Laura has been living in the Tampa Bay area since 2005. Laura enjoys all active pursuits such as biking, dancing, walking her dogs, rock wall climbing and hiking. She also enjoys spending time with her grown children..

 

Betsy Sendoya
Financial Reporting

Betsy Sendoya joined Hamilton and Phillips LLC in 2019. She has been in the accounting industry since 1999 when she started in the front office for a local firm. In 2001, being young and eager to learn, she challenged herself to explore the bookkeeping and tax preparation side of that business. She fell in love with accounting and decided to make it a career. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, shopping, exercising outdoors with her boot camp group, and running at least one 5k per month.

 

Laura Thompson
Corporate Tax

Laura Thompson was employed by Donald Pate, EA before joining Hamilton & Phillips LLC, in 1997 when Don's firm was acquired by H&P. She graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in Accounting before earning her MBA from Samford University. After 19 years of living in the Tampa Bay area, she relocated to Texas where she continues to work remotely for our firm. Laura enjoys spending time with her children, reading, and walking whenever she gets the chance.

 

Ty Walck
Accounts Receivable

TyLee Walck has been with Hamilton & Phillips LLC since 2018. She attended the University of South Florida and has worked in the fields of education, boutique financial advising, and cancer research with Moffitt Cancer Center and Penn State Cancer Institute. TyLee and her family enjoy spending much time at Disney and the local beaches.

 

Elvira Weaver
EA, Corporate Tax

Elvira Weaver joined our firm as an Enrolled Agent (EA) in 1997 when Hamilton & Phillips LLC acquired the company of Donald Pate, EA., whom she’d worked for since 1991. Originally from Illinois, she moved to Florida with her husband and two young children in 1974. Now widowed, she enjoys reading, writing, watching movies, and spending time with her friends. Her short stories have appeared in various magazines.