Fox and Associates, C.P.A. is announcing some exciting changes. Fox and Associates, C.P.A. will now operate as FMA, CPA (Fox, Martukovich, & Associates, C.P.A.). Mark Martukovich has been a partner of the firm since 2010 and is a CPA licensed in both Florida and Ohio. His background of over seventeen years in Commercial Banking and Business Development along with his twenty-eight years of accounting and tax experience has ensured growth and integrity for the future of FMA, CPA. Jeff Fox, the founding partner of the firm with over thirty-four years of tax experience, continues his role as one of the principals of the firm and is expanding his role in the area of consulting. Mark believes, “The firm’s goal is to learn about our clients and help them identify and develop their short and long term financial objectives so that it can efficiently develop strategies which align with those objectives.”
FMA, CPA is taking a different approach to handling tax and accounting needs with its newest division, Business Advisory and Accounting Partners. Along with the addition of Derrick Cox, who will serve as Director of that division, Business Advisory and Accounting Partners focuses on helping business owners get organized, become more efficient, and be more strategic in the way they manage their business. Derrick joins the firm with more than twenty years in the banking industry, during which he has advised business owners across a variety of industries and stages of business. According to Derrick, “Business Advisory Services takes an holistic approach to help companies employ proven and tax efficient solutions that ensure a company is focused on the strategy that maximizes their value now and in the future.”
Our expansion has also included the addition of several new staff members. Arlene Lane joins us as a Senior Tax Associate in our compliance department. Arlene brings to the firm over 20 years of experience as a tax professional and trainer. She is responsible for the preparation and review of tax returns and the training of our tax staff. John Parks also comes to the firm as a Tax Preparer and Accountant. John served as an Office Leader and Tax Professional for another firm in Pinellas County. Jensen Chatman joins the firm as a Senior Tax Accountant. Jensen has more than twelve years of experience in all phases of public accounting as well as experience in corporate tax and accounting.
Also joining the team as a Business Consultant is Rose Martukovich. Rose has over 20 years experience in process improvement, financial analysis and business consulting with IBM, Nielsen, Atlantic-Richfield Company and the State of New York, Worker’s Compensation.
FMA, CPA, is still and always will remain focused on the needs of businesses and individuals with emphasis on proven tax efficient solutions and building value in their client’s companies. They hope through their new growth and multitude of services they will be able to continue to focus on tax efficient and accounting solutions to personally develop strategic financial goals for their clients.
According to Mark, “As we move forward at FMA, CPA, we are excited about building a stronger relationship with our clients and helping them build value within their company. We hold true to our philosophy, “Any CPA firm can record history. Our firm will help you build a future.”
FMA, CPA is a CPA firm serving Clearwater, Tampa Bay, Largo, Lutz and St. Petersburg for over 25 years. As a local Tampa Area CPA firm, they specialize in accounting and business advisory services for small businesses and tax services for both individuals and business owners. Recently, Fox, Martukovich and Associates, C.P.A. has been selected as the 2015 Best Business of Clearwater in the category of Tax Services. The Clearwater Best Businesses Program is an annual program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Clearwater area.
Amanda Cox – Director of Communications
Phone: (727) 517-6986
Mark Martukovich – Partner
Phone: (727) 530-0036 ext. 105