Jed R. Wolcott is a Certified Public Accountant and President of Wolcott & Associates, P.A., a CPA firm with a practice limited to aviation and aviation-related companies. Mr. Wolcott is originally from Michigan and graduated from Marmion Military Academy in Aurora, Illinois. He attended Ohio State University and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Franklin University. He received a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in 1974.
Mr. Wolcott is a licensed pilot and his experience includes corporate officer positions with major fixed base operators, regional commuter airlines, and CFR Part 135 charter operators. As Chief Financial Officer, in 1981 Mr. Wolcott helped found Northeastern International Airlines, a post-deregulation Part 121 airline. At its peak the airline was operating 16 commercial aircraft to 21 cities, grossing $250 million with1.9 million passengers annually. Mr. Wolcott left the airline in 1984 and after serving as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of a regional airline, he formed Wolcott & Associates, P.A.
Wolcott & Associates, P.A.'s client base includes aircraft owners, flight departments, airlines, charter operators, and commercial pilots. The firm has been accepted as the lead accounting firm for airline and aviation bankruptcies, and Mr. Wolcott has testified as an expert witness in aviation accounting and finance matters. The company's client base extends to the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, and the Middle East. Mr. Wolcott is a member of the National Business Aviation Association Tax Committee and speaks regularly at NBAA Tax Conferences and Tax Forums.
In addition to being one of the most recommended aviation tax and accounting firms in the nation, the firm has been accepted as the lead accounting firm for airline and aviation bankruptcies, and Mr. Wolcott has testified as an expert witness in aviation accounting and finance matter. Mr. Wolcott is a member of the National Business Aviation Association Tax Committee and speaks regularly at NBAA Tax Conferences.
Sue Folkringa is a Certified Public Accountant and has been Wolcott & Associates, P.A.'s resident "Aviation Taxologist" for over 5 years. She is a licensed pilot and proud owner-pilot of a Piper Comanche aircraft and flies gliders in her spare time. Sue recently completed her Masters of Taxation from Florida Atlantic University, and also holds a MBA - Accounting and Finance and a BBA - Accounting from Grand Valley State University in Michigan.
She is a member of NBAA, AOPA, EAA, AIPCA, FICPA, FABA, SFBAA and CalCPA and is a frequent presenter at NBAA Tax Conferences, AOPA Summits and other industry events. No stranger to public speaking, Sue also co-presents the Wolcott & Associates aviation tax webinars which feature topics that address financial and tax issues relative to aircraft owners, operators, financial and legal professionals.
Lisett has been a member of the Wolcott & Associates staff as a Tax Preparer since 2007. Lisett assists the company in both Individual and Corporate tax returns. Originally from Venezuela, Lisett speaks Spanish fluently and is also a licensed real estate agent. Lisett is currently working on her Masters of Taxation degree at Nova Southeastern University and holds an MBA in Accounting from Sistema Universitario Ana G. Mendez.
Nancy has been with Wolcott & Associates, P.A. since 2003. As the Vice President of the company, Nancy is involved with all aspects of the firm. She has over 25 years of combined experience in tax, accounting and auditing in the government, corporate, non-profit and aviation industries.
She earned her Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting from Hofstra University, in New York. Nancy is a licensed CPA in the State of Maryland and is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public accounts.
She is involved in the community and has served as Treasurer of the Manatee Bay Elementary PTA for two years. Annually, since 2007, she has raised funds for the Leukemia Society and completed full and half marathons on their behalf.
Shayne joined the Wolcott & Associates team in 2012. As Marketing Director she is responsible for planning, developing and implementing of all of the company's marketing strategies, marketing communications, and public relations activities. She oversees all advertising initiatives, direct and electronic mail campaigns, and designs and coordinates the production of all support and collateral materials.
Previously, Shayne spent over 8 years with a magazine publishing company holding several positions such as a Regional Associate Publisher; Regional Marketing Representative; and finally as the magazines' National Circulation Manager. She has a combined 20 years of experience in marketing communications and magazine publishing.
Shayne is active in the community and has been a volunteer within the public schools system and many organizations, including the Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida where she has been serving in several leadership roles for the past eleven years.
Bobbi has been with the company since 2000, and has worked with Jed Wolcott since 1988. As a key member of the company's executive staff, Bobbi oversees accounting operations for the firm. Some of her many responsibilities include production of financial reports, maintaining accounting records, ensuring accounts payables are paid on time, accounts receivables are collected promptly, processing payroll and overseeing human resources functions, processing bank reconciliations, maintaining chart of accounts and issuing timely and complete financial statements. She was born and raised in Miami Florida, graduating from Southwest Miami High School, therefore she is a South Florida Native. She was the former Controller at MAXY Aviation Services, a full-service FBO located at FLL. Bobbi is a member of the Association of Accounting Administration.
Jen joined the Wolcott & Associates team in 2017 after completing a Masters of Accountancy - Taxation graduate program at Colorado State University. She is presently working towards earning her Certified Professional Accountant license. While new to the accounting industry, she has nearly 20 years of experience in web design and development. She is involved with various tax related services of the firm as well as with the Flight Tax Systems software.
She earned her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a focus in Finance, Economics, and Computer Science from Montana State University. Her first career was primarily focused within the newsroom and communications branch of the information technology industry as a senior engineer, project manager and client service manager.
Jen is active in the community and volunteers with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program and is a member of the South Florida Spearfishing Club. In her spare time, you will find Jen scuba diving along the various reefs and wrecks of South Florida and climbing 14er mountains in Colorado.
A valued member of the Wolcott & Associates team since January, 2014, Evelin manages administrative activities for the company's Fort Lauderdale facility. Among her many responsibilities include assisting with the preparation of tax returns and communicating regularly with tax clients regarding general details about their account.
She provides administrative support services to ensure efficiency and effectiveness within the office. In addition, Evelin manages all front desk activities, welcomes and greets visitors to the office, receives incoming phone calls and handles caller inquires. She is happy to help you in your dealings with the company and answer your questions.