Profile

Carol Clarke

Carol Clarke has an accounting degree from the University of Central Florida and a Master’s degree with a concentration in finance from Webster University.   She has worked in private industry as a cost accountant on inventory, production scheduling and developing cost models for highly technical equipment.  She saved her employer over $12.4 million in cost reduction.

She started the Financial Center in May of 1993 and incorporated it in 1997.  She has a history of saving clients many thousands of dollars as she has represented them before the IRS and Florida State Department of Revenue.  Her main focus is tax returns and IRS representation.  She is a member of the National Society of Accountants.

David Kennedy

David Kennedy is Carol’s husband; who is also an accountant with a degree from Florida Technological University (pre-UCF), and joined the business in 2006 when they were married.  He also prepares tax returns.  His main business focus is on accounting and keeping the computers up to date with software and security.

Jeffrey Rains

Jeffrey Rains has joined Clarke Taxes and Accounting this year. He comes to us as a reservist Major in the United States Air Force. He brings tax preparations skills and 19 years of management skills to our firm. He is used to moving a lot of people and equipment all over the world in austere conditions. He has proven that he can also move tax returns to completion quickly in this environment. Jeff has taught at all levels, children, youth and adults. He is a 2nd degree Black belt in traditional Japanese Ju-jutsu.