BEN SIMMONS, CPA, is a partner at Jones & Company, LLC and is principal in charge of client payroll services. He manages the Payroll and Accounting departments in the Ohio area; additionally, Ben works extensively with Tax Compliance and QuickBooks engagements. Ben graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor's degree in Accounting. Ben is a past board member for Fairfield County Meals on Wheels chapter and enjoys his role as a foster parent and is a sports enthusiast.
JEFFREY JONES, CPA, is a managing partner at Jones & Company, LLC with over 35 years of public accounting and tax preparation experience. He serves as a Registered Principal of Lion Street Financial at JK Jones Financial Network and holds a Series 7 securities license. Jeff works with a wide range of businesses in terms of size, entity, and complexity providing accounting, tax, and investment services. Jeff has his BBA from Stetson University and his MBA from the University of Dayton.
TONY De SANTIS, CPA, is a Partner at CJN&W CPAs and BMC CPAs with over 20 years of tax, payroll, private utility accounting, change management, and digital technology experience. In addition to his accounting and tax background, Tony has developed a broad range of knowledge related to complex governmental and nonprofit accounting and reporting. Tony received a BBA and Master of Accountancy degrees from Stetson University. He has also worked on a theology and pastoral counseling degree with the Washington Theological Union. Tony is a current member of the ADP Accountant Advisory Board.
JODI WHITE joined Jones & Company in 2018. She is currently the lead payroll specialist. She has served in the USN and is retired from the USAF, has a BBA from Ohio University, and over ten years of payroll experience. Jodi's husband is a Lutheran pastor, and they have 3 grown children. Jodi enjoys spending as much time as she can in her flower gardens, watching visitors to her bird-feeders, or reading crime novels.
GINGER THOMAS started at Fry & Company in January 1995 as the receptionist before moving into her current payroll specialist position in 1998. Ginger also prepares individual tax returns, client billings, and numerous other tasks for the firm. Ginger and her husband Kelly have two grown daughters and two grandchildren.
KRISTY VINCENT is a Senior Accountant at Astorg & Jones CPAs with over 25 years of experience; she provides bookkeeping, payroll, and tax return services. Kristy is a graduate of Ohio University with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Management and a graduate of Washington State Community College, with Associates degrees in Accounting, Business Management, and Financial Management. In Kristy's spare time, she loves to watch her twin boys play the sports they enjoy and work hard to develop those skills. She enjoys spending time with her husband and sons, doing anything, as long as it's time with them.
MARY JO REISTER joined Murray Wells Wendeln and Robinson in 1981. Over the years, she has worn many hats with MWWR. She is currently the MWWR Office Manager. She also assists with individual income tax return preparation and the preparation and review of payroll taxes. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, reading books, and going to the beach.
MARIELA ROSARIO FIGUEROA, a staff accountant with BMC CPAs, holds a Master's degree in Finance from the University of Puerto Rico and a Bachelor's degree in Marketing University of Sacred Heart in Puerto Rico. Mariela was an instructor at Ana G Mendez University in Turabo, where she taught Finance, Marketing, and Real Estate courses. She is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Accounting with the ultimate goal of earning a CPA designation. Mariela is married with two children.