Licensed CPA Staff

 

Scott P. Hansberry, CPA, MST

Masters Degree in Taxation
NC CPA License # 19601

Scott Hansberry, the founder, is a Certified Public Accountant who holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts and a Masters Degree in Taxation from Bentley College. He has more than 30 years combined experience in public accounting (including the big 4), along with positions as CFO & Treasurer, Tax Director and Pension Plan Administrator for a large, privately held, multi-national, $220M manufacturing corporation and as an accounting professor.

Scott is especially knowledgeable in areas of international taxation and has had extensive tax and business exposure throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe.  He also has experience with business acquisitions and divestitures, industrial revenue bond placements, system analysis and design, and pension investment responsibility. 

Scott is currently a member of the New Hanover Regional Medical Center's Foundation Professional Advisory Council and is a member in good standing of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the North Carolina Association of CPAs

Julia K. Eskander, CPA, MSA

Master Degree in Accounting
NC CPA License # 35477

Julia Eskander holds a Masters and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington where she graduated at the top of her class and twice received outstanding academic achievement awards.  She has been employed by Hansberry CPA & Consulting, Inc. for 3 years. She offers business advising and consulting services and has extensive experience with medical practices since she worked as a Practice Manager for a local physician prior to becoming a CPA. Julia also provides accounting, tax planning, and return preparation services for businesses and individuals.  Julia is fluent in Russian.


Non-Licensed Staff

 

Jonathan M. Hardin

Senior Accountant
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Jonathan Hardin holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Information Systems from Appalachian State University. He has been employed by Hansberry CPA & Consulting, Inc. since July 2005. He offers business advising and consulting services as well as accounting, tax planning, and return preparation services for businesses and individuals.  He is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio and moved to North Carolina in 1994.  As a Certified QuickBooks Proadvisor he is able to assist businesses with setting up their accounting functions in Quickbooks, troubleshooting issues and maintaining their accounting system.

 
 

 

Amy K. Hayes

Administrative Assistant

Amy Hayes holds a Bachelor’s degree in both Spanish and Elementary Education from Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, MD.  She taught at the elementary level for 5 years in Maryland.   Amy has traveled to Fiji for 4 months of service work where she taught and helped build rain water harvesting systems