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About Our Firm


Dustin Orr
CPA, Partner
dustin@cpahamilton.com
813-689-7480 x303

Rachel Santana:
EA, Partner
rachel@cpahamilton.com
813-689-7480 x302


Lisa Cherry
Seasonal Office Assistant
813-689-7480 x312


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

Michelle Greiner
CPA, Tax Manager
Michelle@cpahamilton.com
813-689-7480 x317

Katelyn Grossman
Client Relations Specialist
Katelyn@cpahamilton.com
813-689-7480 x301

Angelita Main
Accounting Supervisor
angie@cpahamilton.com
813-689-7480 x305

Daniel Min
CPA, Tax Manager
dan@cpahamilton.com
813-689-7480 x309

Lynne Mynch
Project Manager
lynne@cpahamilton.com
813-689-7480 x312

Laura Price
Financial Reporting Specialist
price@cpahamilton.com

Jake Rindle
Audit Associate
jake@cpahamilton.com
813-689-7480 x307

Betsy Sendoya
Accounting Supervisor
betsy@cpahamilton.com
813-689-7480 x308

Rebekah Fragasso
Payroll Specialist
Rebekah@cpahamilton.com
813-689-7480

Ty Walck
Office Manager
ty@cpahamilton.com
813-689-7480 x311

Elvira Weaver
EA, Corporate Tax Return Preparer
elvira@cpahamilton.com
813-689-7480

Michael Wells
CPA, Audit Manager
michael@cpahamilton.com
813-689-7480 x314

Jennifer Collis
Assistant Office Manager
Jennifer@cpahamilton.com
813-689-7480 x304

Justin Santana
Individual Tax Preparer
Justin@cpahamilton.com
813-689-7480 x316

Celeste Roux
Individual Tax Preparer
813-689-7480 


Karen Sellers
Financial Reporting Specialist
Karen@cpahamilton.com
813-689-7480 x313

Shen Orr
Financial Reporting Specialist
813-689-7480 x315


Jane Spencer
Specialist
Jane@cpahamilton.com
813-689-7480

 

 

Background

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

Hamilton & Associates CPA 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 & Associates CPA 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 & Associates CPA 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 & Associates 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 & Associates in 1998. She graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Accounting. Prior to working for Hamilton, she worked as an accounting manager in the banking and investment industry. Rachel'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
Seasonal Office Assistant

Lisa Cherry joined the Hamilton 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 the administrative team during tax season. In her off time, she loves to travel, read, and shop.

 

Jennifer Collis
Assistant Office Manager

Jennifer Collis started with Hamilton and Associates in January 2021. She is a graduate of Kent State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations. She worked in the nonprofit industry for 15 years as communications and special events coordinator. She and her husband moved from Columbus, OH to Valrico in 2016 with their two sons. Jennifer has been actively involved with the local schools PTSA boards local running groups.  She enjoys the “Florida life” visiting Disney, Universal and the beautiful area beaches and parks.

 

Michelle Greiner
CPA, Tax Manager

Michelle joined Hamilton & Associates in 2021 after relocating from Pennsylvania with her husband and three children. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting. She has over 20 years of public accounting experience. Michelle handles all aspects of tax planning, business consulting and tax preparation. She enjoys reading, going to the beach and spending time with friends and family. 

 

Katelyn Grossman
Client Relations Specialist

Katelyn joined the firm in 2022.  She is a florida native, born and raised in Lithia, and a graduate of the University of South Florida with a Bachelor's degree in Health Science.  Katelyn worked in childcare for 10 year before seeking a new opportunity.  She now manages the reception area, assists the administrative team and works with clients on various projects.  She enjoys shopping, watching movies and spending time with her family and friends.

 

Dan Harbridge
CPA, Corporate Tax Preparer

Dan Harbridge is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Florida. He graduated from the University of Central Florida with an Accounting degree. 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..

 

Angelita Main
Accounting Supervisor

Angelita Main joined the firm in 2014. She is a native of Italy. Angie received her accounting degree and has completed more than 300 hours of education in accounting and federal tax. She has worked in the accounting industry for more than 15 years. When not working, Angie enjoys reading, biking, spending time at the beach, and with her sons and grandson.

 

Daniel Min
CPA, Corporate Tax

Daniel Min has been with the firm since 2019. He has extensive experience working with small businesses to address their accounting, tax planning and tax compliance needs. Daniel is responsible for the firm’s outsourced accounting engagements. He enjoys working with clients to manage and streamline their back-office operations. His duties include preparation, supervision and review of business, individual, trust, gift and non-profit tax returns as well as preparation of financial statements and compilation engagements. Outside of work Daniel enjoys nature hikes, tennis, billiards and spending time with his family.

 

Lynne Mynch
Office Assistant

Lynne Mynch has been with Hamilton & Associates since 2018. She handles implementation of software and reports. Previously, Lynne worked with an international insurer overseeing foreign overpayment recoveries. She travels with her husband at every opportunity and enjoys planning new trips.

 

Laura Price
Financial Reporting Specialist

Laura Price has been an accountant for over 25 years. Prior to joining Hamilton & Associates, 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.

 

Jake Rindle
Audit Associate

Jake Rindle joined Hamilton & Associates in 2020. He graduated from Central Michigan University with a degree in Accounting and a minor in Information Systems. His public accounting career began in Michigan upon his graduation in 2019. Upon moving to Brandon, he joined our firm and quickly became a valuable member of the team. When not working, he enjoys playing hockey, working out, and spending time with friends and family.    

 

Betsy Sendoya
Accounting Supervisor

Betsy Sendoya joined Hamilton & Associates 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, and exercising outdoors.

 

Rebekah Fragasso
Payroll Specialist

Rebekah Fragasso joined Hamilton & Associates in 2020 as a payroll specialist. She completed her business degree at Hillsborough Community College and had a myriad of industry experience including banking and finance. Originally from Florida, Rebekah and her family relocated to Tennessee in 2015 where she works remotely for the firm. She enjoys time spent with family and friends, gardening, and working alongside her husband and children on their 21-acre farm.

 

Ty Walck
Office Manager

TyLee Walck has been with Hamilton & Associates 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 Return Preparer

Elvira Weaver joined our firm as an Enrolled Agent (EA) in 1997 when Hamilton 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.

 

Michael Wells
CPA, Audit Manager

Michael Wells joined Hamilton & Associates in 2020. Michael is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the state of Florida. He is a graduate of the University of South Florida with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Accounting. Michael has over 12 years of experience as an auditor, including 8 years in public accounting and 4 years as an internal auditor. Michael has experience working with clients in the financial services, construction, and manufacturing industries as well as not-for-profit and local government entities. Outside of work, he enjoys cheering for the Tampa Bay area sports franchises and (forever) working to improve his golf game.  

 

Justin Santana
Individual Tax Preparer

Justin Santana has been working with Hamilton & Associates since early in 2022. He concentrated his college courses in business and accounting. His expertise is focused on individual taxation, and he works on many 1040 returns each year. Outside of the office, he enjoys watching sports, playing tennis and spending time with family and friends.

 

Karen Sellers
Financial Reporting Specialist

Karen joined Hamilton & Associates in 2022. Originally from Kansas, Karen has been working in accounting for over 20 years. She loves animals and enjoys spending time with her husband and son.

 

Jane Spencer
CPA, Financial Reporting Specialist

Jane joined Hamilton & Associates in 2022. Prior to joining Hamilton, Jane worked at Jackson Hewitt as an individual tax preparer. She is Certified Public Accountant licensed in the state of Florida. She graduated from George Mason University in Virginia with an Accounting degree. Outside of work, Jane enjoys traveling, hiking and volunteering at Idlewild church.