Expertise & Integrity


Linda L. Thigpen, P.A., was formed in 1996 to distinguish the firm from the others to raise the level of service, expertise and integrity to a degree that continues to set the standard today. We take pride in contributing to our clients’ success. Once we have gathered in-depth information about your business, we assemble it according to industry-specific accounting and tax practices. The end-result is a product that not only satisfies government and regulatory requirements for tax and audit purposes, but also provides you with a fresh perspective on your financial position. Careful analysis of information helps identify opportunities to improve your financial and tax results.

Accounting Department

We pride ourselves in having an accounting staff that is not only accurate, but includes a senior accountant that has over 40 years experience in the accounting industry. Professional preparation of your financial statements by our accounting staff will be well organized, efficient, and overseen by a CPA. Having professionally prepared Financial Statements will help you manage your business and allow us to monitor your business needs and initiate important tax planning tools before the year has ended. Our Internal Quality Control Procedures are carefully monitored and updated to protect the confidentiality and security of our client's financial information.




Linda L. Thigpen 

Linda L. Thigpen graduated from Florida State University in 1984. She obtained her MBA, Magna Cum Laude, at Saint Leo University in 1996. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida. Linda has over 40 years of experience in governmental, service, retail, wholesale and utility entities. She has over 20 years experience auditing not-for-profit, governmental and for-profit organizations. She also has experience in financial statement preparation, fraud detection, income tax preparation, business planning and data extraction analysis.



Saint Leo University
MBA, 1996

Florida State University
B.S. in Accounting, 1984

Certifications & Expertise

• Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida








Lori G. Maddox 

Lori G. Maddox graduated from the University of Central Florida in 1991, Magna Cum Laude. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida. She has over 25 years of experience in income tax preparation and has specialized in agriculture, ministerial, retail, payroll, employment, individual and small business taxation. Lori has extensive experience in financial statement preparation, analysis, and business consulting. Lori recently became a Certified Financial Planner professional and intends to expand the financial planning side of the firms practice. She joined our professional team in 1998.



-B.S.  Accounting 


Certifications & Expertise 

• Certified Financial Planner®
• Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida





Jesse F. Davis

Jesse F. Davis has been a Staff Accountant with our firm since 2016. Jesse has a Master's Degree in Business Administration and a Degree in Finance. Jesse is proficient in the preparation of Personal, Corporate, Partnership, Sales and Not for Profit Tax Returns and in the preparation of Business Financial Statements. Jesse came to our firm with experience in developing financial portfolios and in financial investment planning. Jesse plans to sit for the CPA exam and complete his CPA internship in 2018.



-Master's Business Administration

-B.S. Finance 






Bridget Folsom

Bridget Folsom has been a Staff Accountant with our firm since 2013. Bridget has Bachelor's degree in accounting and plans to complete her CPA internship in December of 2018. Bridget is proficient in the preparation of sales, personal, corporate partnership and payroll tax return and in the preparation of business financial statements. 


-B.S.  Accounting