MEET THE TEAM
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 could not be where we are today without the incredible team we have developed over the years.
Chief Operating Officer
Jessica is a graduate of Florida State University and joined the IMS team in 2014 as a staff accountant. Now, as the Chief Operating Officer, she provides senior accounting services for a wide range of clients. Her range of expertise includes professional services and....
Suzanne Litherland, MBA
Executive Vice President
Services: CFO and Controller
Suzanne is from Tallahassee, Florida and graduated with an undergraduate degree from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in accounting and MBA from Western Governors University. She has 15+ years experience in nonprofit accounting...
Amy Starkey, CPA
Vice President of Finance
Services: CFO and Controller
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....
Gregg formed IMS in 1998. His vision has been to provide specialized expertise to businesses and non-profits with a local, regional, national, and international presence. His extensive background includes serving in many C-level roles (CEO, COO and CFO) in a broad spectrum....
Jessica joined the IMS Team as a Controller. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Florida State University and is currently pursuing her Master’s in Accounting. She has worked with hospitality, real estate, manufacturing, and technology companies providing...
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....
Carson is from Tallahassee, FL and a recent dualled enrolled high school graduate. She works alongside Director of Operations Jessica Morgan-Fore and CEO Gregg Patterson as their Executive Assistant. She handles Admin and HR duties for IMS...
Laura is new to the IMS team, joining as a Bookkeeper. She recently relocated to Tallahassee from South Florida and brings with her over 15 years of bookkeeping experience in a wide variety of industries. She received her Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Missouri Baptist University...
Naren is a native to Florida living in Panama City, to Marianna, to Tallahassee. Naren graduated with his Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from FSU. A few years later he decided to pursue his Master's Degree and graduated in 2019 with his Master's in Accounting from Keiser University.
Justin is from Tallahassee, FL, and is currently attending Flagler College. He is pursuing his bachelor’s degree in accounting with a minor in Finance. He is currently a bookkeeper at IMS Business. After graduation, Justin plans to further his education by receiving his CPA license.
Ron is a native to Georgia where he attended college at Kennesaw State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Business in Accounting. He soon after acquired his MBA from Barry University in Miami. Ron has worked in the hospitality and construction industries providing financial analysis and full cycle accounting support.
Akira received her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and majored in Accounting at the University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Akira joined the IMS in 2020 as a Part-Time bookkeeper. She also works as Staff Accountant in a nonprofit organization...