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Our Staff

Chris Loudy, CPA

Tax Manager

Chris Loudy became a CPA in 2001 and joined the Patrick & Raines CPAs team as Tax Manager in August 2017. He grew up in Orange Park and has lived in the Jacksonville area most of his life.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Florida in 2000 and a master’s in taxation from the University of Central Florida in 2001. Chris has been assisting clients with their tax compliance and planning since 2002.

Chris holds experience in multi-state taxation, fixed asset management and tax planning and enjoys helping clients navigate the often complex world of taxation. He’s a member of the American Institute of CPAs and Florida Institute of CPAs.

He’s also a founding member of the St Johns Professional Alliance and a member of Christ Episcopal Church in Ponte Vedra. In his free time, Chris enjoys spending time with his two children, watching Gator sports, traveling and cooking.


 

Mary O’Dell

Assurance Supervisor

Mary O’Dell graduated with honors from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas in 2010, with a BBA in accounting.

Mary started her accounting career at Edgar, Kiker & Cross PC, in Beaumont, where she gained six years’ experience.

Relocating back to her hometown of Jacksonville, Mary joined Patrick & Raines CPAs in November 2016. She holds experience in financial statement audits, reviews, compilations, financial statement preparation, write up services, tax return preparation, and general ledger accounting. Mary is currently pursuing her CPA license.

In her free time, Mary enjoys crafting, boating, exploring the natural springs around Florida, and, most of all, spending time with her two children.


Teresa Bazley, Staff Accountant at P&R in Jacksonville

Teresa Bazley

Staff Accountant

Jacksonville native Teresa Bazley serves as a staff accountant at Patrick & Raines CPAs. Her responsibilities include bookkeeping, accounting and corporate tax preparation.

She began her accounting career with the North Florida Erection Company in 1992. Since 1995, Teresa was an accountant with Carter & Company and remained on staff when the firm was acquired by Patrick & Raines CPAs in 2006.

Teresa is a certified QuickBooks pro advisor.

She received her bachelor’s degree from Huntington College in Montgomery, Alabama.


Sharon BradleySharon Bradley, Staff Accountant at P&R in Jacksonville

Staff Accountant

Sharon Bradley joined the Patrick & Raines CPAs team as a staff accountant following the 2012 acquisition of Petherbridge, Davis & Company.

Sharon prepares tax returns for individuals and corporations, financial statements, payroll, and accounting for clients. She also assists with the resolution of federal and state tax notices and audits.

Sharon gained her education in accounting while attending Lakeland Community College and Florida State College at Jacksonville.


Brock Delaney, CPA

Staff Accountant

Brock Delaney graduated from the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Studies. At Stetson University he achieved a Masters of Accountancy and was the recipient of the Joe Master Life Challenger Award.

Brock’s career started at Kingspan, and then moved onto Raposa, Perry & Young where he worked on tax forms for individuals, corporations, businesses, estates, trusts, and nonprofit organizations. In 2019, Brock joined Patrick and Raines where his job duties utilize his previous tax experience and assurance services. He hopes to work on forensic accounting in the future.

Very active in the community, Brock volunteers at Ormond Beach Art Museum and VITA-Stetson University which provides tax services for low income individuals. He’s a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Riverbend Community Church, and Co-Founder of Flip Flops & Whisky Club. In Brock’s spare time, he loves spending time with his family in Ormond Beach where he resides.


Lynn Newkirk

Staff Accountant

Lynn Newkirk joined the P&R team in August 2019.  Her many years of experience in the accounting field started almost by accident, when the doctor she was working for asked her to fill in as his office manager temporarily.  She discovered she thoroughly enjoyed the bookkeeping aspect of the job, and went on to get a BBA in Accounting from Kaplan University.  Fifteen-plus years in the corporate world convinced Lynn to switch to public accounting, where she enjoys the variety of working with different clients.

When she’s not trying to exceed clients’ expectations, working in her capacity as a Reiki Master, or volunteering as her church treasurer, Lynn enjoys making crafts with her daughter, walking on the beach, and pet sitting for her grand-dog. 


Mariana Ellingboe

Staff Accountant

Mariana joined the P&R team in March of 2020. Her interest in companies’ internal expenses prompted her to get into the accounting field, and Mariana earned a degree from Waukesha County Technical College in May 2017.

She began her accounting career with Vrakas CPAs and Advisors as an Accounting Support Specialist and gained experience in the preparation of business and individual tax returns, as well as accounting and miscellaneous administrative duties.

Tired of Wisconsin’s cold winters, Mariana and her family moved to Florida in 2018.  In her free time, Mariana enjoys spending time with her family, outdoor activities such as going to the beach, taking walks and biking, cooking, and trying new recipes.


Samantha Willis

Staff Accountant

Samantha Willis joined the P&R team in October of 2020. She attended Pensacola Christian College and Davenport University, where she earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, respectively, in accounting.

Samantha’s career started at Hungerford Nichols CPAs + Advisors as an intern then later progressed to a staff accountant at Raposa Perry Young. She not only brings her accounting experience to P&R, but also her experience as a QuickBooks ProAdvisor for both Desktop and Online versions.

Growing up in Michigan, Samantha grew tired of the cold and moved to Florida, eventually finding her way to Jacksonville in 2020. In her free time she enjoys reading, visiting amusement parks, and cross-stitching.


 

Lynn Barwell

 

Office Manager

Lynn Barwell joined Patrick & Raines CPAs in 2004, adding experience in administrative and organizational tasks. She serves as office manager and client relations coordinator, monitoring daily operations such as marketing activities and customer service.

Lynn performed similar duties with Christian Heritage Academy for 13 years as a secretary and assistant administrator. Her career also included clerical services for a bank, mortgage company and marine freight transportation business. She received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Strayer University.

Originally from England, Lynn has lived in Jacksonville for more than 30 years and especially enjoys the warm weather. She holds a leadership role in her church and helps with events for her daughter’s small business.


 Faith Raines

Marketing & Administration

Faith originally joined the P&R team on a part-time, temporary basis as she worked on her degree. Finding that she thoroughly enjoyed the marketing aspect, she took additional classes and came on board full-time to handle the firm’s marketing needs and assist with administrative tasks. 

 When she’s not wearing one of her P&R hats, Faith likes to go on walks and spend time with loved ones. 

 

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