Meet the team

Partners

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Luciano L. Prida, Jr., CPA

As the president of Prida Guida & Company, P.A., Lou Prida is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the firm as well as the day-to-day activities.  He works alongside his partners to ensure the core values of the firm are reflected in the team members and the service provided to clients.

George K. Guida, CPA

As a firm shareholder, George Guida works alongside his partners to ensure the sound management of overall firm operations. Additionally, he is responsible for the firm’s accounting and auditing services.  Guida joined the firm in 1990, after having worked several years with an internationally known company.

Andres S. Prida, CPA

A firm shareholder, Andres Prida manages the tax services section of the firm providing skilled, strategic guidance to the tax services team members.  He specializes in multiple industry sectors including private family foundations, partnerships, and the not-for-profit field.

Tax

David D. Giglia, CPA

David Giglia joined the firm in 1982. In addition to expertise in traditional accounting and tax preparation services, David has extensive knowledge in business consulting and estate tax planning services.

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Linda M. Raymond, CPA

Linda Raymond joined the firm in 1988 and she has significant experience in traditional accounting and tax services.

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Pamela S. Wamsley, CPA

Wamsley has been with PGC since 2012. She has over 25 years of accounting experience and has been Florida CPA licensed since 1985.

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Matthew S. Josey, CPA

Matthew Josey comes to Prida Guida with an extensive accounting background. He has assisted with tax preparation and filing in a multitude of industries, including real estate, healthcare, wholesale distribution and hospitality.

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Annie Qiu, CPA

Annie comes to Prida Guida & Company with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business and a Master’s Degree in Accounting from The University of Tampa Sykes College of Business.

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Jessica M. Chase, CPA

Jessica Chase, formerly Jessica Simone, originally joined Prida Guida & Company in 2010. Chase has returned to the firm after gaining two years of international tax experience at a global technology company.

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Audit

Richard E. Hatcher, CPA

Richard Hatcher joined the firm in 2010.  He has nearly 30 years of public accounting experience, specializing in publicly held and private company audit and attestation services.

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Thomas R. Gucciardo, CPA

Tom Gucciardo joined the firm in 2009. Prior to joining the firm, he worked for a regional public accounting firm. In addition to experience in traditional accounting and tax services.

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Chris Trappy,
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Chris Trappy, CPA who received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Appalachian State University and Master of Accounting from Florida Atlantic University.

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Blake Lowman, Prida Guida and Company Team memberBlake Lowman

Blake Lowman joined the firm in 2016. Prior to joining the firm, he obtained his Accounting and Business Administration degree from Florida Southern College in May of 2016 in Lakeland, FL.

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Trey Pinion

Trey earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Central Florida in 2016, and joined the firm shortly after.

 

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Mortensen graduated from the University of South Florida with a B.S. in Accounting and Masters in Accountancy (MAcc) she joins us after eight years of audit experience at a Big 4 accounting firm. 

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Business Services

  Virginia Lovett

Virginia Lovett has been with Prida Guida & Co. P.A. since 2002. She is in our Business Services Department.

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