Michael Scine, CPA, MST, CGMA
Michael Scine is the owner of Scine CPA Advisors.
Michael specializes in corporate and individual income tax services. Michael helps businesses and individuals to navigate the world of taxation and also provides outsourced tax and business solutions. Michael’s areas of expertise include corporate tax planning and compliance, partnership tax planning, federal tax research, QuickBooks training and accounting system implementation.
As the former state tax director for the publically-traded company Insituform Technologies, Michael gained extensive training and expertise with multi-state tax planning and compliance. Michael has expanded his knowledge by instructing continuing education classes to other CPA’s in the areas of federal tax research and QuickBooks. For more than 16 years, Michael has vast experience in the tax and finance field as a CPA and tax professional.
Michael holds a Masters of Science in Taxation (MST) degree in Taxation from Fontbonne University in Saint Louis, Missouri. He holds B.S. degrees in Accounting from Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida. He is certified as a CPA from the Florida Institute of CPAs (FICPA).
Michael has volunteered his professional services for more than eight years to the Chamber and is the past Chairman of the Board and is the current chairman for the Chamber’s Public Policy Committee. Michael is also a committee member of the Northeast Florida Bridge Loan Program SBDC Florida. Michael is a 2014-2015 Leadership St. Johns Graduate. He also serves as a board member with Environmental Compliance Technologies, Inc. and is a previous board member of St. Augustine Young Life and board member, finance chairman of Betty Griffin House. He previously served as an adjunct professor in Accounting at Flagler College.
Client Service Coordinator
Rita Lynch is the Client Service Coordinator for Scine CPA Advisors.
In her over twenty year’s of experience, she’s worked in many administrative, accounting, and bookkeeping positions. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana. Rita’s love for helping people has been a driving force in her career from the very start.
With her experience in administrative accounting and bookkeeping, as well as her dedication to providing excellent customer service, Rita has worn many hats throughout her career. As an administrative accounting assistant, she managed all bookkeeping services as well as helped all new and returning clients, setting up accounts and scheduling appointments. In all her interactions with clients, her goal is to make their experience as helpful and pleasant as possible.
Her characteristic motivation, responsibility, and friendly and effective communication skills make her an excellent addition to our team! She joined Scine CPA Advisors in 2015 and, since then, has used her industry knowledge to help guide clients to the best results! Her long-time experience in accounting, payroll, tax preparation and bookkeeping gives her a unique insight into the process of what we do here at Scine CPA Advisors. She’s a great person to have help our clients get the best experience possible!
Her idea of a perfect customer support experience involves prompt and understanding service that’s personalized to meet each clients’ needs. Her personable, knowledgeable, and experienced professional perspective makes her such an essential part of our company!
When she’s not working, Rita enjoys relaxing at the beach, spending time with her family and friends, cooking new recipes, and exploring her city!
Dinah McNamara is the Assistant Client Service Coordinator for Scine CPA Advisors.
Born in Queens, NY, Dinah has since moved to St. Augustine be closer to family. She earned her degree in English from Ithaca College in New York before entering the business administration field. She has more than 20 years of experience in various customer support, IT, and accounting roles.
In her previous roles as an office administrator, customer support representative, payroll specialist, technical support help desk worker, and more, Dinah has managed all administrative back-office operations and customer support details. She has done everything from manage accounts receivable and accounts payable to solving individual customer inquiries and running IT support in her varied career. Her advanced knowledge of QuickBooks and other office management and desktop software has helped her in her work as an IT support person, as well as a customer support member. Her skills in office administration and customer service are invaluable in her position as client service coordination!
Her friendly customer service and her dedication to solving any communication or scheduling issues for her clients makes her a wonderful representative for Scine CPA. Working closely with Rita, Dinah is responsible for helping our clients resolve any issues they may have as well as to schedule appointments and answer client questions. She’ll help to understand your individual situation and needs so you can feel confident you’ll get the best service from our firm!
On the weekends, Dinah enjoys reading, volunteering, and learning about the latest in the technological field.
Dalton is a Tax Accountant here at Scine CPA Advisors.
Max Hammock is a Tax Accountant in Training at Scine CPA Advisors.
Moyra is a Tax Accountant in Training at Scine CPA Advisors.