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Meet Our Staff

Your Most Trusted Advisor

We offer our clients a diversified team of professionals, each with a unique skill-set, working together in a coordinated effort to provide you with traditional audit services, tax compliance and planning, small business services, wealth management, and consulting services - all under one roof.  Our passion is to earn the right to be "Your most trusted Advisor".

Please take a moment and read more about our principals, our people, and our history. If you have any questions or would like more detailed information about how we can help you, don't hesitate to contact us.  We would be happy to serve you.

 

Our Principals

 

James Riggs, CPA

jriggs@rrhcpa.com

James Riggs is our most experienced member of our team, with over 40 years of public accounting experience, and is one of the firm's founding partners. James is originally from Sylvania and is married to Lisa Bland Riggs.

EDUCATION:

Georgia Southern College. BBA in Accounting

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

Member of American Institute of CPAs and Georgia Society of CPA's
Member of Rocky Ford Baptist Church

INDUSTRIES SERVED & AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Banking
Individual & corporate taxation
Estate & gift taxation and trust taxation

FIRST JOB:

Cutting grass for neighbors; general “gofer” for King Finishing Company

HOBBIES/INTERESTS:

Gardening , music, GSU football, and mentoring youth

 

 

Patricia H. Hunter, CPA

phunter@rrhcpa.com

Patricia joined the firm in 1981 and has over 30 years experience in auditing, taxation, and small business services. Patricia, originally from Statesboro, is married to Elton Hunter.

EDUCATION:

Georgia Southern College. BBA in Accounting (Suma Cum Laude)

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

Member of American Institute of CPAs and Georgia Society of CPAs
Member of First Baptist Church of Statesboro
Member of Downtown Rotary Club of Statesboro

INDUSTRIES SERVED & AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Individual & corporate taxation
Local government / municipalities, and non-profit groups
Real estate companies, to include low-income housing

FIRST JOB:

Fabric & Craft department at Wolworth Department Store at the Statesboro Mall

HOBBIES/INTERESTS:

Gardening & Music, singing in a gospel quartet

 

Our Team

 

Jeremy Colson, CPA - Senior Accountant

 jcolson@rrhcpa.com

Jeremy Colson graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2013 and worked for a regional firm before joining the firm in 2018.  Jeremy, originally from Statesboro, Ga, is married to Lauren Colson.

EDUCATION:

Georgia Southern University. BBA in Accounting
Georgia Southern University. Master of Accounting

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

Member of American Institute of CPAs and Georgia Society of CPAs
Member of Connection Church

INDUSTRIES SERVED & AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Banking

Individual & corporate taxation
Local government / municipalities, and non-profit groups
Quickbooks Small Business setup and support / training

FIRST JOB:

Washing cars at Rozier Ford

HOBBIES/INTERESTS:

Hunting, fishing, almost anything outside

 

Blanca Rodriguez – Staff Accountant

brodriguez@rrhcpa.com

Blanca graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2013, and joined our firm in 2017 as an experienced accountant and tax professional.  Blanca is currently pursuing her Master of Accounting degree and plans to become a CPA.

EDUCATION:

Georgia Southern University. BBA in Accounting

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

Member of Georgia Society of CPA’s
Member of First Baptist Church of Statesboro

INDUSTRIES SERVED & AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Individual & corporate taxation
Local government / municipalities, and non-profit groups
Quickbooks Small Business setup and support / training

OTHER:

Bilingual:  Spanish/English

FIRST JOB:

Library assistant

HOBBIES/INTERESTS:

Golf, cooking and exercise

 

Jenny Mallard - Payroll & Bookkeeping Specialist

jmallard@rrhcpa.com

Jenny became a member of our growing family in 2013.  With over 25 years of professional bookkeeping experience, she is primarily responsible for our small business payroll compliance and bookkeeping services.

 

Leslie Brannen - Payroll & Bookkeeping Specialist

lbrannen@rrhcpa.com

Leslie is the newest member of our payroll and bookkeeping team.  With a strong background in accounting and tax compliance, she provides services for many of our small business payroll compliance and bookkeeping clients, and serves as a liaison for other tax services provided by our staff.

 

Kay Lane - Firm Administrator

klane@rrhcpa.com

Kay has been with the firm since 1988 and serves as our invaluable firm administrator.  Her responsibilities include overall project management and firm accounting, as well as small business payroll compliance and bookkeeping services.

 

 

Elaine Hood - Office Manager

ehood@rrhcpa.com

Elaine has been with the firm since 2001 and serves the firm well as our office and client services manager.  Elaine is responsible for appointment scheduling and assists with many areas of client service, to include communications with federal, state and local taxing authorities. 

 

Sunny Deal – Administrative Assistant

sdeal@rrhcpa.com

Sunny is the newest member of our client support team.  Sunny’s client service through various positions has provided her with optimal interpersonal, organizational and communication skills that make her a valuable liaison between our clients and our staff.