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About Us

About Our Firm

For years, Gary W. Lee CPA, PA has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from accounting services, business consulting and tax management to more in-depth services such as financial statement preparation and financial planning services.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Gary W. Lee CPA, PA is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism.

Our Team

Gary W. Lee, CPA 904/694-1040 CPA

Gary W. Lee, a native of Kentucky, moved to Jacksonville in 1976 to complete his accounting education at the University of North Florida. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting in 1978 and has been serving the accounting and tax needs of businesses and individual clients for over 40 years. The initial 26 years of experience was with the Jacksonville accounting firm of Masters, Smith & Wisby, PA performing auditing, accounting and tax services to privately held business in various industries. They included: construction, banking, retail, restaurants and various service industries. After serving as a partner for 16 years, Gary decided to tweak his accounting practice and pursue his passion of assisting clients more directly with their businesses. Moving his practice to the Beaches area in 2004, Gary’s continuing goal is to partner with his clients and handle the accounting and compliance side of their business so that the owners can focus directly on their business’s success. Services include: reviewing and establishing accounting systems, financial statement preparation, financial ratio analysis, tax return preparation and business and tax planning.

Mary G. Crittenden, CPA 904/694-1040 CPA

Mary joined Gary Lee, P.A. in 2008. She has 10 years of experience in individual and corporate taxation. Her responsibilities include tax preparation, preparation of work papers, and providing support to clients. Mary is a Certified Public Accountant. She earned her Bachelor’s in Accounting at the University of North Florida.

Ed Gil, CPA 904/694-1040 CPA

Ed was born and raised here in Ponte Vedra Beach, Forida. He earned his accounting degree from the University of North Florida in 2015, and joined the team in November 2018. He has three years of experience in tax preparation and two years in restaurant accounting. Outside of the office, Ed plays music, golf, and enjoys surfing.

LeAnne E. Feagin - Accountant 904/694-1040

LeAnne earned her accounting degree in 1984, and has been with Gary W. Lee, PA since the firm’s inception in 2004. She has extensive experience with various accounting software programs, including many industry-specific software platforms for construction, funeral service, restaurants, and retail. In addition to being our go-to gal for payroll, LeAnne is our out-sourcing specialist, visiting clients’ offices to handle their day-to-day accounting and bookkeeping functions on a regular basis. LeAnne is a St. Augustine native, traces her ancestry back to its founders, and is a very proud member of the Gator Nation!

Aida M. Wilson 904/694-1040

A native of the Outer Banks of NC, Aida Wilson joined Gary’s team in 2014 as Office Administrator and Accounting Assistant. This UNC Tarheel has extensive nautical and aviation experience, and uses her background as an entrepreneur/small business owner to in turn assist and inspire our clients. Whether it’s bookkeeping, consulting or support, she’s here with a genuine enthusiasm to help. When not in the office, you’ll find Aida on her mat practicing yoga.

Shelly Speckman 904/694-1040

Shelly joined the team in September 2017. She has a BS in Business Administration from University of Indianapolis and has backgrounds in Construction Management, Retail Management, Non-Profit and Event Coordination. All of which make her bookkeeping abilities an asset to us and our clients. Shelly is also working on our social media and website presence.