About Linda

Linda-Stortz-headshot-150x150Linda has over 25+ years of experience in providing support to small businesses and nonprofit organizations. Before starting her CPA practice, she worked in public accounting and in industry as a staff accountant, payroll accountant, senior tax accountant, accounting department supervisor, and financial controller. Her volunteer experience includes serving as treasurer for several nonprofit organizations and currently as a SCORE resource and volunteer mentor who advises new and existing small business owners. She also has taught financial, tax, managerial, and nonprofit accounting, and auditing as an adjunct college instructor.

Professional Certifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant (Florida)
  • Enrolled Agent Licensed to Practice Before The Internal Revenue Service
  • Certified Business Advisor®
  • Accredited Small Business Consultant®
  • Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Educational Background:

  • B.S. Degree – Business Administration
  • M.S. Degree – Accounting
  • M.A. Degree – Entrepreneurship and Small Business
  • Graduate Certificate – NonProfit Management

Professional Memberships:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Association of Accredited Small Business Consultants (AASBC)
  • National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP)

Community Involvements:

  • Central Pinellas/Largo Chamber of Commerce
  • SCORE of Pinellas County
  • Seminole/SPC Toastmasters