About us

Diana Snelgrove, Owner/Enrolled Agent

 

Diana has been in business since 1979 and has a Bachelor's Degree of Business from Southwestern University Assembly of God.  As an Enrolled Agent she is able to represent her clients in IRS audits and garners more than 18 hours per year in continuing education. 

 

She loves the challenge of finding the best tax deductions for businesses and individuals, as well as finding strategies for growth and development.

 

"I love talking to people, getting to know them so that I can get the lowest tax liability, legally, for them."

 

Wayne Snelgrove, Owner/Mr. Fix It, Ph.D.

 

Wayne is the other half of the dynamic duo. He wears many hats that include janitor, computer repairman, financier and postman, just to name a few.  He is the glue that holds it all together...he keeps things running smoothly.

 

 

 

 
 
Meet the rest of the Staff of the Alachua Office:
 

Cathy Persons, Tax Advisor 4, RTRP

 

Cathy is a Registered Tax Return Preparer (RTRP) with 15 years experience. She has a B.S. from University of Florida and a Master's from NOVA University.  Her areas of expertise are home ownership - purchase or sale, charitable giving, retirement income, farming operations, small buisness, sole proprietor (self-employed).

 

"Helping people better their financial lives is very exciting for me."

 

 

Louise Washington, Senior Tax Advisor 1, RTRP

 

Loiuse is a Registered Tax Return Preparer (RTRP) with 20 years of nonprofit supervisory accounting ecperience and 14 of residential rental real estate experience.  She has an A.S. from Santa Fe Community College and a B.A. from Saint Leo College.  Her areas of expertise are real estate, rentals and vacation homes, healthcare expenses (e.g., medical, dental), charitable contributions, retirement income, clergy, small business, sole proprietor (self-employed), partnerships, corporations and nonprofits organizations.

 

"I enjoy meeting and helping people, plus I like to work with numbers. H&R Block allows me to do that."

 

 

 

 

 

Meet the Staff of the High Springs Office:

 

Debbie Pittenger, Senior Tax Advisor 1, High Springs Office Manager

 

Debbie is the office manager of our High Springs office and has been with us for more than 16 years.  She is very detailed-oriented and an integral part of our team.  She handles the majority of the bookkeeping on a day-to-day basis and is the point person for all bookkeeping clients. Her areas of expertise are investments/stock options, home ownership - purchase or sale, real estate homes, healthcare expenses, charitable donations, loss from disaster or theft, retirement income, farming operations, clergy, small business, sole proprietorships, corporations, IRS or state notices/audits. 

 

"To help clients understand their individual tax situation & receive the most current information so they can make choices that will  benefit their future."

 

Jan Frierson, Senior Tax Advisor 1, RTRP

 

Jan has 17 years tax experience, all with our office. She has an A.A. degree from St. Johns Community College, an A.S. from Santa Fe Community College and 342 hours of H&R Block tax classes. Her areas of expertise are investments/stock options, home ownership - purchase or sale, real estate homes, healthcare expenses, charitable donations, loss from disaster or theft, foreign income, retirement income, income from multiple state farming operations, military, small business, sole proprietor (self-employed), help with IRS and state notices/audits.

 

"I love interacting with people & love the challenge of researching while getting the client the largest refund possible. I am extremely thorough because my motto is 'do it RIGHT the first time'."

 

Kathy Lucas, Tax Associate, Attorney

 

Kathy is our newest member, but comes to us with 19 years experiance as an Estate Planning Attorney.  She has a B.A. degree in German and History; a Master's degree in History and a Juris Doctor.  Her areas of expertise are charitable giving & retirement income.

 

"Helping people better their financial lives is very exciting for me."

 

Beverly Taylor, Tax Associate

 

Beverly has 5 years experience and has been with our office for that duration. She has a B.A. from Hampton Institute (University). Her areas of expertise are investments/stock options, charitable giving, retirement income, farming operations, small business, sole proprietor (self-employed.) 

 

"I enjoy meeting new people; helping them prepare an accruate return & receive a maximum refund allowed is a bonus!"

                 CONTACT US

Email:      dsnelgrove@hrblock.com
Address:  14557 NW US Hwy 441

               Alachua, FL 32615
Phone:     (386)462-3962

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