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Our Team

Meet the Walters & Associates Team

Partners

DOUGLAS C. WALTERS

 

Douglas C. Walters is a Founding Partner of Walters & Associates, CPAs. He has more than twenty-five years of public accounting experience. Prior to founding Walters & Associates, CPAs, Mr. Walters had a diverse accounting career in the healthcare sector. This experience included working as a Supervisor of a regional firm with a 100% healthcare client base, working a Manager for a “Big Four” accounting firm within the healthcare division, and serving as Director of Internal Audit and Corporate Compliance for a large hospital system. Mr. Walters’ current practice focuses on serving clients from the health care and not-for-profit industries.

KEITH A. PITTENGER

 

Keith offers more than 30 years of professional experience in delivering tax and audit services to clients within Sarasota and its surrounding communities. He is also an attorney and member of the Florida Bar. Mr. Pittenger’s clients are in areas of health care, real estate, construction, charitable and not-for-profit activities, banking, retail, agribusiness and manufacturing.

MAUREEN PINGREE

 

Maureen joined Walters & Associates CPAs in 2018, formerly Bobbitt, Pittenger & Company, P.A. in 2004, advancing steadily within the firm from audit staff to audit partner. Maureen is responsible for audits, reviews, and compilations for a wide range of clientele including financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, healthcare organizations, construction contractors, and employee benefit plans. She also conducts and oversees federal and Florida single audits under the Uniform Guidance and the Florida Single Audit Act. Maureen holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from University of Central Florida. Maureen is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA).

Professional Staff

KATHLEEN A. MCCOY

 
Kathleen joined Walters & Associates CPAs in 2018, formerly Bobbitt, Pittenger & Co. since 1992 and is the tax manager of the Sarasota location. She has over twenty years of accounting and tax experience including eleven years in corporate accounting at a large public corporation. She has served clients in all aspects of business including not-for-profit, health care, construction, farming, real estate, homeowner and condominium associations, fiduciary, retail and manufacturing. She has provided tax consultation, management advisory services, budgeting, financial planning preparation and review, and staff supervision for public, private and not-for-profit entities.

DANIELLE COOK

 
Danielle joined Walters &Associates CPAs in 2016 and was promoted to Accounting and Tax Manager in 2018. Prior to relocating to Florida and joining the firm and over the course of her 25-year career, Danielle worked for several large financial institutions in a variety of roles, most recently Vice President of Client Relations and Finance, Private Equity. Prior roles included Internal Audit, Corporate Accounting and Comptrollerships in banking. Danielle holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from University of Massachusetts and a Master of Business Administration from Bryant University.

AMBER DEMAMAN

 
Amber joined Walters & Associates CPAs in 2018, formerly Bobbitt Pittenger & Company, P.A. in 2017 and is the Office Administrative Assistant. She assists cliental and staff with a can-do attitude by providing exceptional service for many projects. Prior to joining the firm Amber worked for an attorney specializing in auto accident cases, as the Case Manager Assistant. She currently attends State College of Florida she is pursuing her Bachelors of Science in Technology Management. She is a Florida Notary Public.

NANCY MCLEAN

 
Nancy joined Walters & Associates CPAs in 2014 and is currently the Office Manager at the Bradenton location. She has previous experience in Human Resources, Employee Benefits, Client Relations, and she is a Florida Notary Public. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Old Dominion University.

TRACY LAPERA

 
Tracy joined Walters & Associates CPAs in 2018, formerly Bobbitt, Pittenger & Company, P.A. and is the Office Manager of the Sarasota location. She maintains account payable, accounts receivable, monthly billing, processing tax returns, and financial statements, and assists with clients’ and employees’ requests. Tracy brings 23 years of experience. She attended College of Southern Maryland where her studies focused
on a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration. She is also a Florida Notary Public.

LINDA MCKAY

 
Linda joined Walters & Associates CPAs in August 2015. She brings over 25 years of tax and accounting experience. Linda prepares monthly accounting, payroll, and tax returns. She has been an Enrolled Agent since 1996.

LANA MAHORIVSKYY

 
Lana joined Walters & Associates CPAs in 2018, formerly Bobbitt, Pittenger & Co. since 2015.  She has thirteen years of experience in public accounting.  She has served clients in different aspects of business including not-for-profit, construction, real estate, home owner and condominium associations. As an enrolled agent she has experience in communication with the Internal Revenue Service and Florida Department of Revenue regarding tax audits and other tax matters. She holds a BS in Accounting from University of South Florida. She is tri-lingual: English, Ukrainian and Russian.  

ALEXANDRA MITCHELL

 
Alexandra joined Walters & Associates CPAs in 2018, formerly Bobbitt Pittenger & Company, P.A in 2017 and is an audit staff accountant. She performs auditing services for a variety of clientele including, financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, healthcare organizations, construction contractors, employee benefit plans, homeowners’ associations, reviews, and compilations. Prior to joining Walters & Associates CPAs, Alexandra worked as a staff accountant for a firm in Southern California, where she specialized in tax preparation services. She is pursuing her Master of Accountancy at the University of West Florida and has a Bachelor’s of Science in Management and Accounting from Park University

TAMMY TURNER

 
Tammy Turner joined Walters & Associates CPAs in 2017 in the Bradenton location. Tammy brings 21 years of Accounting Firm experience which includes Office Management and Bookkeeping. She has prepared Medicare Cost Reporting for over 10 years and serves a variety of healthcare clients.

NICOL WHITFORD

 
Nicol joined Walters & Associates in 2018. Her primary areas of focus are Medicare and Medicaid cost reporting, proof of financial ability preparation, rate setting and other reimbursement services. Nicol has an extensive reimbursement background in the health care industry originating back to 2001. Prior to joining Walters & Associates CPAs, Nicol worked as a supervisor/consultant of a local CPA firm where she prepared hospice, home health agency, assisted living, skilled nursing facility, continuing care retirement community, and intermediate care facility Medicare and Medicaid cost reports and assisted in resource utilization group analysis and other reimbursement issues. Nicol currently holds a Bachelor of Science Degree and fifth year in Accounting from the University of South Florida.

Contact us today for a free consultation with a highly experienced local CPA

We will contact you to schedule a day and time
that is convenient for you.
- (941) 366-4450 Sarasota
- (941) 756-0700 Bradenton
Nancy@waltersaccounting.com

Contact us today for a free consultation with a highly experienced local CPA

We will contact you to schedule a day and time that is convenient for you.
5266 Office Park Blvd. , Ste. #204
Bradenton, Florida 34203
+1 (941) 756-0700
Nancy@waltersaccounting.com