Meet the Team
A co-founder of the firm and senior partner, in age only, Spike finished his MBA program at Memphis State University in 1978 and commenced his career in public accounting. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Tennessee in 1977 and is a life-long Volunteer. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.
His practice is centered around the tax environment and encompasses both preparation and planning. He also renders services in the areas of valuation, litigation support and management consulting. His clients primarily consist of small to medium sized businesses and individuals.
Spike’s outside interests range from managing a small farm, hunting & fishing, traveling and climbing. Having traveled in several of the world’s mountain ranges, he has many tales of travels and exploits that may or may not be believable. He is also active in the Boy Scouts of America and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes along with other non-profit and charitable organizations.
He was introduced to his wife, Dana, via a blind date arranged by a client and long time friend. She spends her time as the business manager of MBA in Nashville and keeping Spike busy. They have a son, age 16, who also is an avid outdoorsman.
Josh started his career in taxation in 2005 after graduating from Middle Tennessee State University with two degrees: the first in Finance and the second in Accounting. He has practiced at both the local and national levels with clients ranging from small mom-and-pops to large businesses with revenues in excess of $200 Million.
His primary industry exposure is Real Estate and Construction, and he has additional experience with Private Equity, Manufacturing, and Distribution. Josh’s particular knowledge and passion is partnership taxation, but also enjoys working with clients regarding corporate, multi-state, and individual taxation.