Pam Burns, FCPA, CPA, EA
If we had to describe Pam in just four words, it would be “passionate about helping others.” Through ProActive, she’s helped many of our citizens and business owners realize considerable savings from the IRS.
She’s also passionate about the community. She lost her mother to domestic violence and has served on the Peaceful Paths Executive Board for six years. She serves as the Board Treasurer of the YMCA and has served on the board of the East Gainesville Development, Taste of Home, Non-Profit Center of North Florida, and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program.to name a few. Her participation as past Chapter Director of LEADS Club, Diplomat with the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce, past Vice President and prior Educational Coordinator of BNI and graduate of Leadership Gainesville #36 demonstrates her strong belief in serving, nurturing, and developing our business community.
Pam is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida and an Enrolled Agent governed by the Internal Revenue Service. She has a Masters Degree in Taxation from Florida Atlantic University and a second Masters Degree in Accounting with Forensic studies. Pam is also Certified as a QuickBooks ProAdvisor for both the desktop and on-line versions of QuickBooks. She is a Forensic CPA (FCPA), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and has been in practice for almost 30 years. As an Expert Witness she has testified before the 8th Circuit Court numerous occasions; both civil and criminal. She co-authored the books entitled "The Pocket Guide to Obamacare" and "Why Didn't My CPA Tell Me That?".