Contact Us


(850) 739-3559

Main Office

2601 Capital Medical Blvd

Tallahassee, FL 32308


Satellite Office

Domi Station

914 Railroad Ave.
Tallahassee, FL 32310

Open Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

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Our Team consists of highly skilled professionals with extensive knowledge and experience in their fields. Here at IMS, we believe it is all about the people, we couldn't be where we are today without the incredible team we have developed over the years.  



Gregg formed Innovative Management Services, now known as IMS Business, in 1998. His vision has been to provide high-level expertise to businesses across the Florida Panhandle and the non-profit community at an affordable cost. Gregg’s extensive background includes serving in roles such as CEO, CFO, and VP of Operations. In these roles, he has managed and led all aspects of company operations, finance, and distribution.

CEO, Founder

Gregg Patterson


Jessica is a graduate of Florida State University and joined the IMS team in 2014 as a staff accountant. Now, as the Director of Operations, she provides senior and staff accounting services for a wide range of clients. Her range of expertise includes professional services and consulting firms, manufacturing, distribution, non-profits, and retail. She is proficient in most accounting and ERP software programs. 


Director of Operations 

Jessica Morgan-Fore


Amy is a graduate of FSU with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Masters in Accounting Information Systems.  She is a CPA with over 18 years of experience in auditing, accounting management, and accounting information systems support. Amy's audit experience includes performing financial statement audits and agreed-upon procedures engagements for insurance, not-for-profit, for-profit, and governmental entities, which provided her with a strong understanding of internal controls and fraud prevention.   Additionally, serving in roles as controller and assistant director provided her with extensive experience in accounting and operations management.   With her technical background and accounting database experience, she uses technology to develop templates for more efficient accounting processes.

 Senior Accounting Consultant 

Amy Starkey, CPA

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Suzanne is from Tallahassee, Florida and graduated with an undergraduate degree from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in accounting. She has 15+ years experience in nonprofit accounting, including serving as the Chief Financial Officer at a nonprofit organization. Suzanne also has experience in both financial and operations areas, including finance, accounting, billing and collections, member relations, facilities, operations support, strategic planning, grants management, and audit and 990 reporting. At IMS she provides senior and staff accounting services to a wide range of clients. 


Senior Accountant

Suzanne Litherland, MBA


Michael is a Controller at IMS and has accounting experience that includes working with a Fortune 500 company and a top 100 law firm. He is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Flagler College and earned a Master's in Business Administration from Thomas University. Michael is currently earning his CPA license.





Michael A. Lucia, MBA


Lezlie is a Controller at IMS. She received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting/Management from Jacksonville State University. Her past experience includes working with a real estate development and management company where she was responsible for the oversight of all accounting and managerial functions of the company's four operating units. 


Lezlie Stauffer


Maria is currently attending Flagler College earning her Bachelors in Accounting with a minor in Finance. At Flagler, she has served as Treasurer of Future Business Leaders of America. Maria is a bookkeeper for IMS. She has over 3 years of accounting experience with a dealership as well as a marketing agency. After graduation, she plans to continue her education and earn her CPA license. 


Maria Joyner


Justen is a senior at Flagler College earning his Bachelor's degree in Accounting. After graduating with his Bachelor's degree he plans to further his education with a Master's degree in Business Administration. He is currently a bookkeeper for IMS. Justen is from Rockledge, Florida where he grew up. 


Justen Johnson


Jenna is a junior at Florida State University majoring in Finance and minoring in Economics. Jenna works alongside our Director of Operations Jessica Morgan. She is a member of the Chi Omega Sorority and was her class Salutatorian back home in Sarasota, FL.

Accounting Staff

Jenna Byrd


Krisia is a senior at Florida State University majoring in Information Communications Technology and minoring in Business. Krisia manages the IMS website, social media, and is the Executive Assistant for Choose Tallahassee.

Marketing Coordinator & Executive Assistant 

Krisia Lazo