Master of Accounting Articles

Troy Atlas

TROY ATLAS (BSAc ’88, MAcc ’90)

Atlas joined Stonehill as President and is entrusted with driving the firm’s initiatives and managing its growth strategy. Additionally, he works with select clients to assist them in Design Thinking to innovate and create competitive differentiation. Atlas brings 25 years of industry experience in financial services, business development and IT

John Haven

JOHN HAVEN (BSAc ’00, MAcc ’00)

Haven was named the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Previously, he was the Executive Director for the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine for 15 years. Before coming to UF, Haven worked for SPX’s Air Treatment Division and Georgia Pacific

Brian Schlang

BRIAN SCHLANG (BSAc ’08, MAcc ’08)

Schlang, CPA, has been named a Principal in MBAF’s Tax and Accounting department. He has extensive experience providing compliance and consulting services to entities in various industries. Schlang specializes in individual, international, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and partnership tax planning and compliance, and also has experience in forensic accounting.

Laura Clark

LAURA CLARK (BSAc ’05, MAcc ’05)

Clark has been promoted to shareholder at certified public accounting firm Caler, Donten, Levine, Cohen, Porter and Veil, P.A. (CDL). She joins 11 shareholders in leading CDL’s departments and personnel, and serving the firm’s clients. Clark joined the firm in 2010 and concentrates in tax and planning for trusts and

Brad Gould

BRAD GOULD (BSAc ’98, MAcc ’98)

Gould, a shareholder at Dean, Mead, Minton & Zwemer’s Fort Pierce office, has earned Board Certification in Tax Law from The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization & Education. This is a significant milestone in Gould’s legal career because he is now distinguished as a specialist and expert in the area

Michael Lessne


Lessne was appointed a board member of Leadership Broward, an educational program to help emerging and recognized leaders expand their skills and enhance their knowledge of local and state issues, as well as leverage their institutional passion to make positive change in the community. Lessne graduated from Leadership Broward’s Class

Lauren Kolstedt


Kolstedt is a tax manager at CBIZ’s Tampa Bay practice. She works with mid to large sized private companies focusing on providing tax planning, compliance and consulting services. Kolstedt also helps her clients with tax reform planning, entity structuring and ownership changes. Connect with her on LinkedIn.

2018 Gator100 Winners

The Gator100 honors the 100 fastest-growing, Gator-owned or Gator-led businesses in the world. It serves not only as a setting where UF’s elite entrepreneurs can gather and share their talents and wisdom, but as an inspiration to fellow Gators to be a part of this exclusive group. Companies owned or

KYLE PAXTON (BSAc ’17, MAcc ’17)

Paxton was promoted to Associate Accountant in the James Moore & Company, P.L. Gainesville office. He will assist with business advisory services and perform research and preparation of individual and corporate tax returns. Connect with him on LinkedIn.


VanDuzer has been admitted to the partnership of James Moore & Company. As a CPA and consultant, VanDuzer serves as a trusted advisor for a wide array of clients. His focus is to proactively work with clients to help them achieve their long-term goals, minimize their tax burden and maximize the