About Linda

Linda-Stortz-headshot-150x150Linda has always had a strong interest in small business, accounting, entrepreneurship, and nonprofit organizations, She has over 25+ years’ experience in working with business owners, entrepreneurs, and leaders of nonprofit organizations. Before starting her CPA practice, she worked as a staff accountant, payroll accountant, senior tax accountant, accounting department supervisor, and financial controller. Her volunteer experience includes serving as treasurer for several churches and nonprofit organizations and currently, as a SCORE certified mentor assisting new business owners. She teaches financial, managerial, tax and nonprofit accounting; auditing, and accounting information systems as an adjunct online instructor at the college level. She also teaches QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online accounting training workshops for Pinellas County SCORE.

Professional Certifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Business Advisor®
  • Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
  • Accredited Small Business Consultant

Educational Background:

  • B.S. Degree – Business Administration
  • M.S. Degree – Accounting
  • Graduate Certificate – NonProfit Management (In Progress)

Professional Memberships:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Institute of Management Accountants
  • Association of Accredited Small Business Consultants
  • National Association of Tax Professionals

Community Involvements:

  • Seminole Chamber of Commerce
  • Christian Chamber of Commerce of Tampa Bay
  • Seminole-SPC Toastmasters (New Member Mentor)
  • SCORE of Pinellas (Certified Mentor and Workshop Instructor)

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