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About Us

About Our Firm

For years, Lynch, Cotton & Associates, PA has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as financial statements and financial planning.

Lynch, Cotton & Associates, PA is one of the leading firms in and throughout the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

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. Lynch, Cotton & Associates, PA is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Lynch, Cotton & Associates, PA receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Gregg Lynch, CPA

Gregg has over 30 years accounting and tax experience. This will be his 30th tax season. He is a member and past president of the Dade City Kiwanis Club and was also a member of Dade City, City Council. Gregg also coaches youth soccer and Little League Baseball.

Julie Cotton, CPA

Julie continues to serve as managing shareholder for the firm in addition to her role as a valued CPA. She has been a QuickBooks Professional Adviser for over ten years. Julie is very active in our community, including serving as Treasurer on the boards for Dade City Women's Club and Dade City Rotary Club and a member of the board for the Dade City Chamber of Commerce.

Bill Gregg, CPA

Bill has over 35 years of experience focusing on business and individual tax strategies, as well as a specialization in trust taxation. He was managing shareholder of the firm for over ten years and continues to serve his diverse client base with dedication.

John Gavin, CPA

John graduated from Southeastern University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and then furthered his education at Nova Southeastern University where he earned a Master of Accounting degree (MAcc). He then proceeded to complete his CPA certification which has made him a great asset to our firm. John provides tax preparation, accounting, QuickBooks consulting and compilation services.

Angela Barnett

Angela brings a passion for organization and contributes greatly to the entire office. She serves as the "Go-To" girl in many ways including payroll and other clerical duties.

Mary Whisnant

Mary has valuable experience with bookkeeping, and other day-to-day operations of small businesses. She assists in the payroll, sales tax and other write-up functions.

Marissa Adams

Marissa is a fun spirited young woman and has a willingness to learn. She works hard to make sure clients information is taken in properly and distributed to the necessary locations.

Jackie Prater

Jackie is very knowledgeable in bookkeeping and has many years of experience in accounting and is a great asset to our CPA’s.

Sarah Barnard

Sarah is a new member of our firm; she comes to us as a recent graduate from Pasco-Hernando State College with her BAS in Business Management. She has great organizational skills and a strong work ethic. She serves as administrative assistant to our CPA’s as well as client coordinator for our new web portal service. Sarah also helps with other general office needs and maintaining our website and media outlets. Sarah is also very involved in her church and youth ministry.

Christina Acker

Christina is a new face to our firm. She adds brightness to our front lobby with her cheerfulness and positivity. Christina welcomes our clients as they enter the office and assists them when they call on the phone. She also acts as an Administrative Assistant, delivering daily support for the associates and staff. Christina has over 15 years of customer service experience. Before coming to our firm, she was a customer service representative at Concentra. In her time there she was the only employee to earn a perfect score on her Customer Service and Quality Assurance review, she maintain her perfect score for three months in a row. She continues to demonstrate that level of professionalism and enthusiasm here at Lynch, Cotton & Associates, P.A.

Theresa Miner

Another important member of our accounting team, Theresa brings 25 years of accounting experience. She is also active in her church and youth ministry.

Barry Lynch, Retired

Barry, one of our original partners, recently retired after 42 years of service. Even in retirement, he contributes his extensive knowledge to the firm. He served as Little League Treasurer for over 40 years.