Master of Accounting Articles: page 2

Jeremy Wright (BSAc ’09, MAcc ’09) | November 2019

Wright (BSAc 2009, MAcc 2009), CPA, has been named Partner at James Moore & Company.  A member of the firm for nearly nine years, Wright focuses on commercial businesses and has experience across a wide range of compliance and advisory services. Based in James Moore’s Gainesville office, he leads the firm’s Construction Services Team and is also a member of the Manufacturing and Technology Services Team. Wright has made invaluable contributions both to the firm and to the industries he

Traci Pumo (BSAc ’00, MAcc ’00, JD ’03, LL.M. ’04) | October 2019

Pumo (BSAc 2000, MAcc 2000, JD 2003, LLM 2004) was recently promoted to Tax Partner at BDO. She is a member of the firm’s Private Client Services practice. She provides a unique, multidisciplinary approach to ensure clients achieve their family wealth, tax and personal financial planning goals. Her clients include family offices, multinational families, executives and closely-held business entrepreneurs. Pumo advises clients regarding cross-border estate and gift planning, the sale of closely held business interests and wealth transfer planning.  Pumo

Davis Waldorff (BSAc ’18, MAcc ’18) | August 2019

Waldorff (BSAc 2018, MAcc 2018) has been promoted to Associate Accountant in James Moore’s Gainesville office, where he will assist with research and preparation of individual and corporate tax returns. He has been with the firm since 2018. 

Drew Steinmeyer (BSAc ’18, MAcc ’18) | August 2019

Steinmeyer (BSAc 2018, MAcc 2018) has been hired as a Staff Accountant in James Moore’s Tallahassee office, where he will provide a range of audit and accounting services. 

Kyle Paxton (BSAc ’17, MAcc ’17) | August 2019

Paxton (BSAc 2017, MAcc 2017), a CPA, has been promoted to Senior Accountant in James Moore’s Gainesville office. He will prepare personal, corporate and partnership tax returns. He will also be responsible for directing and reviewing the tax work of Associate Accountants and Staff Accountants. Paxton has worked at James Moore since 2013.

Brian Antigua (BSAc ’17, MAcc ’19) | August 2019

Antigua (BSAc 2017, MAcc 2019) joined James Moore’s Gainesville office as a staff accountant, where he will provide a range of tax accounting services. 

Rankings Roundup: How Warrington performed in 2018-2019

Over the 2018-2019 academic year, the Warrington College of Business received a number of top rankings from leading publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times, The Economist, Eduniversal and Ivy Exec. The exceptional rankings we received from these publications affirm our strong student quality, alumni success, value of programs, faculty excellence, first-class student services, and global recognition and influence. The Warrington College of Business is a top-tier institution, and these rankings prove it. Check out our most recent

Five Hough graduate programs earn top 5 ranking among publics for second year

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Master’s degree programs across the Hough Graduate School of Business at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business remained in the top five among public institutions for the second consecutive year in the 2019 edition of Eduniversal’s Best Master’s Ranking. Now for the third year, the Master of Science in Management took the No. 1 position among U.S. publics, and the Nathan S. Collier Master of Science in Real Estate program earned its second No. 1

Johnnie P. James, Jr. (BSAc ’80, MAcc ’81) | July 2019

James (BSAc 1980, MAcc 1981), CPA, was named CEO of the Lykes Bros., a Tampa-based agribusiness. James joins Lykes Bros. after a 30+ year career in public accounting serving large agricultural family businesses throughout the southeast. In addition to being a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since June of 2018, James has extensive executive and board level leadership experience across many diverse industries. James’ knowledge and experience with developing and running high profit growth businesses will help the

Daniel Castro (BSAc ’06, MAcc ’06) | July 2019

Castro (BSAc 2006, MAcc 2006), CPA, recently expanded his leadership role and will serve as the Tax Office Managing Partner at BDO’s Miami and Fort Lauderdale offices. He has more than 12 years of experience delivering corporate and tax accounting services to publicly traded and privately held clients across a range of industries. Castro has developed extensive knowledge in the areas of income tax compliance and income tax accounting under both U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and International Financial