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John Petherbridge, CPA - Principal at P&R in JacksonvilleJohn Petherbridge, CPA


John Petherbridge joined Patrick & Raines CPAs as a principal after successfully growing his own accounting practice—Petherbridge, Davis & Company—for more than three decades. Always dedicated to his clients’ needs, he sought the additional resources Patrick & Raines CPAs offers, and the P&R and PDC teams merged in 2012.

Previously, John served with the Internal Revenue Service before launching his own practice in 1979.

Originally from Pennsylvania, he moved south when the Navy stationed him in Jacksonville. A runner in his youth, John now prefers traveling by air to visit his out-of-state adult daughters while on vacation.

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 wife and 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 family.


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

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.

Barbara Bellamy, CPA

Staff Accountant

Formerly from Houston, Texas, Barbara earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in accounting from Texas A&M – Kingsville.  She was around accounting long before that as her mother was the office manager at a CPA firm, where she later interned for two tax seasons.

Barbara moved to Jacksonville in 1998.  When she’s not busy working on tax returns she enjoys spending time with her son, playing with their dog, and reading.

Ruqayyah Shabazz, EA

Staff Accountant

Ruqayyah (ruk-EYE-yah) Shabazz, an Enrolled Agent with more than 10 years’ experience in tax preparation and accounting, joined Patrick & Raines CPAs in 2018. She previously worked in the administrations of notable retail banking and higher education institutions.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., Ruqayyah earned her master’s degree in business management and leadership from the City University of New York’s School of Professional Studies. She’s a firm believer in and supporter of higher education.

In 2017, Ruqayyah moved to Jacksonville, where she enjoys building and promoting cohesive relationships within her community and dedicating time to help individuals achieve both personal and financial goals.

In her free time, Ruqayyah enjoys spending time with family in Palm Coast and is a fan of dance, music, and art.

Lynn Barwell - Office Manager at P&R in JacksonvilleLynn 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.

Milady Weisenstein

Administrative Assistant

Born in Cuba, Milady was raised in the Florida Keys.  After traveling with her Coastguard husband, the couple returned to Florida to be closer to family when he retired.  Milady brings her experience working in various tax offices around the country to P&R.

When she’s not busy with tax season, Milady enjoys movies, bowling, and spending time with her husband and their pets.

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