Accounting Staff

Godfrey Office:

Joe Hughes, CPA, MBA
Joe has over 40 years of public accounting experience. His number one goal is to provide exceptional services to the firm's clients. Joe realizes that in order to provide the highest degree of service to our clients, we must be qualified to offer value-added services to set ourselves apart.

Joe graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and acquired his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. He is currently a member of the American Institute of CPA's, and the State Boards of Illinois and Missouri. He is a member of the local chapter of Rotary, and the Growth Association. Joe is a licensed CPA in Illinois and Missouri.

Joe is dedicated to his business and his clients are his number one priority.

Amie Pranaitis, CPA
Amie joined our professional staff in 1997. Amie provides accounting, tax, and auditing services for a variety of clients ranging from individuals to medium-sized companies.

Amie received her Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. Amie is currently a member of the American Institute of CPA's, and is a licensed CPA in Illinois and Missouri.

Stacey Eccles, CPA
Stacey joined our professional staff in 2001. Stacey provides audit, taxation, and general accounting related services to our clients.

Stacey received her Bachelor's degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Springfield. She received her Master's degree in Accounting from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.

Stacey is currently a member of the American Institute of CPA's, and is a licensed CPA in Illinois and Missouri.

Gregory Bamert, Staff Accountant
Greg joined our professional staff in 2014. Greg provides audit, taxation, and bookkeeping related services to our clients.

Greg received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Accounting from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.

Danielle Swarringin, Staff Accountant
Danielle joined our professional staff in 2014. Danielle provides bookkeeping, payroll, payroll tax and sales tax services to our clients.

Danielle received her Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Missouri Baptist University.

Molly Turner, Staff Accountant
Molly joined our professional staff in 2019. Molly provides audit, tax, and bookkeeping services to our clients.

Molly received her Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and her Master's degree in Accounting from Maryville University.


Springfield Office:

Heidi Link, Executive Assistant

Heidi serves as an executive assistant. She also works very closely with staff to manage projects and keep the firm running smoothly.

Heidi is a graduate of the University of Illinois Springfield with a Bachelor's degree in Biology. She resides in Chatham with her husband, Dr. Matt Link, DC, their son Aaron Jeffrey and their two dogs.

Ashlee Wilson, Senior Accountant

Ashlee joined our professional staff in 2016. Ashlee provides audit, taxation, and bookkeeping related services to our clients.

Ashlee received her Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Blackburn University and a Master's degree in Forensic Accounting from New England College.