Miles & Thirion

2050 Proctor Road Suite F
Sarasota, FL 34231
Phone: 941.929.7725
Fax: 941.929.7726
Email: info@miles-thirion.com

 
 
Miles & Thirion CPA Firm, Inc.A trusted full-service accounting firm

At Miles & Thirion CPA Firm, Inc., we offer a complete range of accounting, tax, and consulting services tailored to meet the needs of our individual and business clients. Miles & Thirion is ready and able to be your trusted advisor, delivering the services you need, when you need them.

 
Accounting and Bookkeeping ServicesA complete range of services tailored to your needs

Your expert source for general ledger & financial statement preparation, bookkeeping, personal financial statements, new-business accounting setup, and IRS problem resolution.

 
Tax ServicesFull-service tax planning and
preparation for individual and
business clients

Personalized, quality service for corporations, partnerships, LLCs/LLPs, not-for-profits, estates and trusts, and individuals.

 
Specialty AreasBeyond the basics

Wealth preservation and transfer, financial planning, retirement, divorce, international consulting, and more.

 
Miles & Thirion, CPA Firm, Inc.A trusted full-service accounting firm

At Miles & Thirion, CPA Firm, Inc., we offer a complete range of accounting, tax, and consulting services tailored to meet the needs of our individual and business clients. Miles & Thirion is ready and able to be your trusted advisor, delivering the services you need, when you need them.

 
Accounting and Bookkeeping ServicesA complete range of services tailored to your needs

Your expert source for general ledger & financial statement preparation, bookkeeping, personal financial statements, new-business accounting setup, and IRS problem resolution.

 
Tax ServicesFull-service tax planning and
preparation for individual and
business clients

Personalized, quality service for corporations, partnerships, LLCs/LLPs, not-for-profits, estates and trusts, and individuals.

 
Specialty AreasBeyond the basics

Wealth preservation and transfer, financial planning, retirement, divorce, international consulting, and more.

 

 

 

Sandra S. Thirion, CPA Managing Shareholder
sthirion@miles-thirion.com

Sandy Thirion, CPA, Managing Partner, brings 20 years of experience in public accounting to the firm she cofounded in 2002. A Florida State University alumna, Ms. Thirion works with a broad range of clients, including individuals, small businesses, healthcare professionals, and start-up companies in the following areas: corporate and individual taxation, tax planning for individuals and businesses, retirement planning, representation before the IRS, and representation before state and local tax authorities. She belongs to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA). She serves as treasurer for the nonprofit Breast Health Sarasota, as well as Sarasota High School Alumni Foundation.

A native of Sarasota, Ms. Thirion enjoys going to the beach and boating with family and friends. An avid sports fan, she and her husband, Mike, spend time cheering on the Florida State Seminoles and the Ole Miss Rebels. She has two sons: Tyler, who attends Ole Miss and Josh who attends Sarasota High School.

 

Donna Stroer, EA Shareholder
DStroer@miles-thirion.com

Donna Stroer, EA, has been with Miles & Thirion since its establishment in 2002. She has more than 20 years of experience in the accounting profession and has been an Enrolled Agent since 1998. In addition, Ms. Stroer has a degree in business management from Manatee Community College and attended both the University of Florida and University of South Florida. Ms. Stroer's areas of practice include corporate, partnership and individual tax preparation, tax planning, financial statement preparation, tax research, representation before the IRS, representation before state and local taxing authorities, and QuickBooks consulting. She is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and consults with clients on the setup and implementation, training, troubleshooting and daily use of the software. Ms. Stroer is a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) and the Florida Society of Enrolled Agents (FSEA).

Ms. Stroer grew up in Sarasota, and now resides in Venice with her husband, Joe. She has two children and two grandchildren. Following tax season, the family takes an annual pilgrimage to Cherokee, North Carolina.

 

Robin K. Knuth, CPA Shareholder
RKnuth@miles-thirion.com

Robin Knuth, CPA, has practiced as a certified public accountant for over 20 years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of South Florida and one in Psychology from Edgecliff College. She oversees the Estate and Trust division and International Tax division for the firm. In addition, her areas of practice include corporate and individual taxation, tax planning, and representation before the IRS. Ms. Knuth is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA), where she has served as a board member and an officer for a number of years.

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Ms. Knuth has been a resident of Venice, Florida, since 1982 and resides there with her husband.

 

Kelly R. Saba, CPA Shareholder
KSaba@miles-thirion.com

Kelly Saba, CPA, has practiced as a certified public accountant for more than 20 years. A Florida State University alumna, her areas of practice include corporate, partnership, nonprofit, individual taxation, litigation support, as well as estate and trust planning and taxation. She has experience with audits, reviews, and compilations of small businesses and condominium associations. Ms. Saba is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA). She founded The Life of Riley Foundation in 2001, and currently serves as a member of the Twelfth Circuit Grievance Committee of the Florida Bar Association and treasurer of Riverview High School Soccer Boosters.


Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, Ms. Saba grew up in Sarasota, graduating from Sarasota High School, where she met her husband, Ron. They have two children, Ansley and Ronnie, and enjoy boating, fishing, scuba diving, snow skiing, and tennis.

 

Eric Bledsoe, CPA, EA, QKA, Shareholder
EBledsoe@miles-thirion.com

Eric Bledsoe, CPA, EA, QKA, has worked in the accounting profession for over 20 years. A University of Central Missouri alumnus, his areas of practice include individual, corporate, partnership, nonprofit, tax planning and preparation, and ERISA retirement plan compliance and design. He has experience in all aspects of tax preparation, business consulting, cost segregation studies, and tax implications of foreclosures, bankruptcies, and short sales. His areas of practice include all industry segments with specific knowledge of the medical, construction, and land development industries. He also provides additional emphasis in the areas of entity selection, profitability analysis, strategic planning, owner compensation models, and succession planning.


A native of Florida, Mr. Bledsoe resides in Arcadia with his wife, Robin.

 

 

 

Kevin McNulty, CPA
kmcnulty@miles-thirion.com

Mr. McNulty’s practice focuses on the tax effects of cancelled debt, complex business issues, and personal taxes. Mr. McNulty studied accounting at the University of South Florida.

A native of Boston, he earned his undergraduate degree at University of Massachusetts in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

He is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
 

 


Sophia Madden, EA, Certified Fraud Examiner
smadden@miles-thirion.com

Mrs. Madden's practice focuses on international strategy of foreign investments in the U.S., as well as individual, corporation, partnership, tax planning, and tax research. She is multi-lingual in Mandarin, Chinese, basic Japanese, and English.

Mrs. Madden is an Enrolled Agent and has practiced as an accountant for over 11 years.

She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from University of South Florida in 2004 and Master of Business Administration degree from Webster University in 2011.


 

 

 

Ardis Freedman, EA
AFreedman@miles-thirion.com

Ardis Freedman graduated from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She has more than 30 years' experience in individual taxation, including many years with the IRS.

Ms. Freedman's areas of practice include individual tax preparation, tax planning, research, and representation before the IRS.

She and her husband have one son, and they have lived in the Sarasota/Bradenton area since moving from Chicago in 2005.

 

Jake Bayles
jbayles@miles-thirion.com

Mr. Bayles worked as an intern at Miles & Thirion during college and has been a practicing public accountant for the past three years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from University of South Florida and is currently working to obtain his CPA designation.

His areas of practice include trust and estate tax preparation, as well as individual and corporate tax returns.

He is a Floridian and enjoys all outdoor activities, including fishing, kayaking, and cycling.

 

Jessica Acker, CPA
jacker@miles-thirion.com

Mrs. Acker has practiced in public accounting for the past four years. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from University of South Florida.

Her areas of practice include corporate, partnership, and individual tax preparation.

She enjoys fishing, boating, sporting events, and loves the outdoors.

 

Kent Cross
kcross@miles-thirion.com

Mr. Cross has practiced in public accounting for the past three years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Florida Southern College in Lakeland.

His primary areas of practice include individual tax preparation, trust accounting, and bookkeeping for corporations and partnerships.

He enjoys basketball and loves dogs.

 

 

 


William G. Miles, CPA of Counsel 
Info@miles-thirion.com

Jerry Miles has practiced as a certified public accountant for over 25 years and earned his B.A. degree in Accounting from the University of South Florida (1981). He has been a shareholder of Miles & Thirion CPA Firm, Inc. since establishing the firm in 2002.
 
Mr. Miles works with a broad range of clients, including individuals, small businesses, healthcare professionals, and start-up companies. His areas of practice include corporate, individual, trust and estate taxation; qualified retirement plans; personal financial and retirement planning; and representation before the IRS.