Professional Staff

Balog + Tamburri Professional Staff

Balog and Hodges, CPAs is an operating entity within the Firm, and serves the Firm by providing

Tax Preparation services

, Bookkeeping, Payroll, Payroll Tax processing and Sales Tax processing for the Firm’s ever-expanding client base in our Cross City, FL Operating Office.

The key to our excellence in Client Service is our professional staff. Our accountants, Bookkeepers and Administrative Professionals provide our clients with an unparrelled degree of client dedication and care. They are always available to answer questions, provide information and support

Anne G. Hodges, CPA/MBA Tax Manager

Ann serves as Tax Manager for the Cross City and Jacksonville Offices of Balog + Tamburri, CPAs. Anne’s experience in accounting and taxes spans more than 40 years. Anne was the founder of Anne G. Hodges, CPAs prior to merging with our Firm in 2019. She has served a variety of nonprofits, individuals and small businesses.

Anne’s passion is helping clients grow their business by understanding their business and providing them with the key information to assist in their decision-making process. Her focus is on the business’ outlook for the future and her client’s success. Anne works to customize the individual tax situation and their accounting procedures and systems to each client’s specific needs and demands. As an experienced tax professional she can take the anxiety out of taxes for your business and provide insights into your unique situation. This allows our owners to do what they do best and leave the number headaches to someone else.

Melanie Pence serves the Firm as Office Manager of the Cross city, FL Operating Office.

Melanie has been with the Firm for over 25 years, including 23 years with Anne G. Hodges, CPA prior to the merger. Ms. Pence is responsible for the Administrative Management of the Cross City Operating Office. Ms. Pence is the Firm’s Senior Payroll Advisor serving the Payroll, Payroll Tax and Sales Tax needs of our clients throughout all four offices of the Firm.

Felicia Smith

Senior Accountant / Tax Accountant

Felicia has seven years’ experience working in the accounting field and is a senior accountant at Balog + Hodges, CPA. Felicia performs direct interface with our client base in the maintenance of their accounting records. She is also a Senior Tax Accountant, specializing in personal and Small Business taxation. A graduate of Saint Leo University. Felicia holds a Master’s Degree in Accounting. Felicia is currently working on obtaining her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license and expanding her knowledge and experience in both the accounting and personal/business taxation fields. Felicia lives at home with her husband and three children.

Teresa Cecil Senior Accountant

Teresa is a seasoned bookkeeper and former customer service manager. Teresa has been with the Firm for more than 10 years and is responsible for the total financial management of many of our client’s operations. From day to day payroll and invoice processing to bookkeeping and financial analysis, Teresa plays an integral role in our Profit Plus total back office solutions.

Jan Gordon

Jan serves the Firm as Receptionist and also performs bookkeeping duties as required. Jan has been with the Firm for over 15 years and key to our commitment to first quality client service.