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J. Alan Taunton is a CPA with over 40 years public accounting experience.  He has worked with a vast array of business and individual clients during his professional career.  His expertise has been primarily in the fields of audiit and income tax.  He has served his profession as chairman of the Local and State Government Committee of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accounts and has served on the local government committee of the American Institute of CPA's.  He holds active CPA licenses in Alabama and Tennessee and is a member of the American Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Alabama Society of CPA's, and the Tennessee Society of CPA's.  Alan can be reached by email at alantaunton@tauntoncpa.com.

Alan is also very involved in his community and serves on the Board of Directors for The Learning Tree, Inc., Tallassee Historical Preservation Society, Friends of Tuckabatchee, The Tallassee Community Development Corporation, The American Legion, The Joe and Mary Johnson Charitable Foundation, and The Tallassee Armory Guards. For most of these organizations he also serves as an officer. In addition, he serves as treasurer of The East Tallassee United Methodist Church.  Alan can be reached by email at alantaunton@tauntoncpa.com.

Lisa LeJeune, CPA, is a senior accountant with the firm.  Lisa graduated from Auburn University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree.  In 1994 she graduated from Auburn University at Montgomery with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration- Accounting.  She graduated Magna Cum Laude.  Lisa worked with two large Montgomery CPA firms before joining J Alan Taunton & Company in February 2015.  Her experience includes all phases of accounting and bookkeeping and a wide range of tax and planning services. In addition she had retail store management experience and direct involvement with day to day operation of retail establishments. She is also experienced with various computer systems including QuickBooks and Sage 509 formerly Peachtree). Lisa can be reached by email at lisalejeune@tauntoncpa.com.

Gayle Taunton worked with the predecessor firm to J Alan Taunton & Company from 1985 until the formation of the present firm.  Her focus is bookkeeping, payroll services, and income tax services.  She also presently serves as office manager for J Alan Taunton & Company.  She has an associates degree from Massey Draughn Business College and worked with the State of Alabama and various banks prior to starting her accounting career.  Gayle can be reached by email at gayletaunton@tauntoncpa.com.

Tiffany Goodwin has been employed by the firm since October 2014 and is responsible for bookkeeping services, payroll services and various other duties.  She greats callers on the telephone and at the front desk.  She is able to assist clients with office skills, using Excel, Word, QuickBooks and Sage 50 (Peachtree). Tiffany attended Central Alabama Community College from August 2005 through April 2007 and completed courses to obtain an Associate of Applied Science General Business Degree.  Tiffany can be reached by email at tiffanygoodwin@tauntoncpa.com.

Nathan Taunton is a staff accountant with the firm.  He started his career with firm in June 2010 after receiving his degree in accounting from Auburn University- Montgomery.  Nathan came to the firm after first earning a degree in landscape design and horticulture at Auburn University and operating his own business for six years.  During that time he returned to school and earned his accounting degree.  Nathan can be reached by email at nathantaunton@tauntoncpa.com.

All of the staff are focused on providing courteous and competent professional services.