Mr. Daryl Johnson is a licensed Florida certified public accountant with over thirty-five years of practical accounting experience. He is currently professionally engaged as a sole practitioner in Lakeland, Florida, where has lived and worked since 1982. He also is a Certified Management Accountant as well as a Certified Internal Auditor. Prior to moving to Lakeland, he lived and worked in the Tampa Bay area in public accounting.
Mr. Johnson opened his accounting office in Lakeland in 1984. The scope of his current practice encompasses attest and non-attest accounting services as well as income tax preparation and business consulting.
In addition to his accounting practice, he occasionally fills his spare time teaching accounting as an adjunct instructor. Most recently, he taught cost accounting at Florida Southern College.
A native of Indian Rocks Beach and a multi-generational Floridian, Mr. Johnson earned a BSBA in accounting from The University of Florida in 1976. He also holds an MBA degree from the University of South Florida.
Mr. Johnson is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Institute of Management Accountants and the Institute of Internal Auditors. He currently serves on the board of the Polk Chapter of the F.I.C.P.A.
In addition to his professional activities, he also participates is other church and community activities and currently serves on the Utility Committee for the City of Lakeland’s Lakeland Electric. Daryl and his wife, Kathy, have been happily married for over thirty-six years and are the proud parents of four sons ranging in age from thirty-one to twenty-two.
Edward W. Trott
Ed Trott was a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) from October 1999 to June 2007. Prior to being appointed to the FASB, Ed was involved in accounting standard setting as a member of the FASB’s Emerging Issues Task Force (EITF) for 7 years and the AICPA’s Accounting Standards Executive Committee (AcSEC) for approximately 3 years.
Ed worked with KPMG for over 31 years. He started in the Greensboro, N.C. office in 1968 and was the head of the Firm’s Accounting Group in the national office from 1992-1999. He also worked in the Tampa, FL. office for 7 years and the national office from 1977-1982 and 1989-1992.
Ed earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina and an MBA from the University of Texas.
James R. Hasselback
James R. Hasselback is on the faculty at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. He has also taught full-time at Eastern Michigan University, the University of Florida, and Texas A & M University, Florida State University and the University of West Florida. A member of the American Accounting Association and the American Taxation Association, he has published over 150 papers in professional and academic journals, including The Accounting Review, The Tax Advisor, Financial Management, Journal of Real Estate Taxation, and the American Business Law Journal.
Jim Hasselback has presented papers at numerous national and regional professional meetings, and served as chairman of tax sessions at professional conferences. He regularly presents continuing education seminars for Certified Public Accountants, Enrolled Agents, and Accountants.