Hampton Roads CPA Firm Hiring Additional Staff

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Casual, "web-based" CPA firm in downtown Hampton growing faster than expected. XpressCPA, PLLC added two full time employees to staff to cover recent surge in client base says Merlin Cavallin, CPA and Managing Partner.

XpressCPA, a Hampton-based Certified Public Accounting firm recently welcomed Larry Mercado, CPA, and Jamie Mesta to its firm. Mercado and Mesta joined Founder Merlin Cavallin, CPA and five additional staffers as the company’s second CPA and third bookkeeper.

Mercado brings over 30 years of public accounting experience to the firm. In addition to knowledge in business and corporate taxation, Mercado fills a specialty niche in not for profit taxation and accounting within the firm. Prior to launching his own practice, Mercado served as an accountant in both public accounting firms and private corporations. “Mercado brings a great deal of diversity to our firm’s client base and is our firm’s only member that is bilingual, speaking English as well as Spanish,” said Cavallin.

Mercado is licensed to practice in Virginia and is a member of the Tidewater Chapter of CPA’s, the VA Society of Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mercado has broad interests outside of work that include working out, playing football and martial arts.

Mesta has over 25 years of experience as an accounting professional. She has worked in a variety of industries, from very small to very large; public, private and the US Navy. Mesta holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Accounting and also an Associates of Science in Computer Network Technology.

XpressCPA, PLLC was founded in 2012 by Merlin Cavallin, CPA. The firm holds the principal that sound financial data is key in the success of small businesses. The team provides competent accounting services at affordable prices. Their services include: accounting for small businesses and individuals, business tax preparation and not for profit accounting and tax. Their main office is located at 32 Wine Street, Suite B in Hampton. XpressCPA is looking for other CPA's to join the firm to take advantage of its paper free and automated workflow and back office services.

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