Staff

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Darryl J. Gillespie

Certified Public Accountant

Darryl J. Gillespie CPA is a lifelong resident of the New River Valley and graduate of Christiansburg High School and Radford University. He has over 35 years of experience in all aspects of public accounting.

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Awards & Recognitions

  • 2015 Outstanding Alumni of the Year - Radford University College of Business & Economics

  • 2002 Business Person of the Year - Radford Chamber of Commerce

  • 1996 Young Alumnus Merit Award - Radford University

  • 1996 Outstanding Service Award - Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

Current Community Involvement

  • Board of Directors-Montgomery County Chamber Awards

  • Advisory Board - Radford University College of Business & Economics

  • Member - Highlander Club

  • Member - Hokie Club

Darryl Gillespie has also served as the president of the Radford Chamber of Commerce, the Christiansburg-Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, the Radford Host Lions Club, and the Radford High School Boosters Club; as the chairman of the RU Athletic Association Advisory Council; as the treasurer for the Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the New River Valley and the United Way of Montgomery County, Radford & Floyd; as a member of the Radford University Presidents Advisory Council; and as the founder of the Radford Soccer Club.

 
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Seth Gillespie

Enrolled Agent, IRS Certified

Seth is a lifelong resident of the New River Valley. He began working for his father in 2012. Before that, he completed his B.S degree in history from Radford University. He also completed many business and accounting classes during his tenure at RU. In the spring of 2017 Seth passed the 3 required courses to become an Enrolled Agent* through the IRS. Seth currently serves on the Planning Commission for the City of Radford. When he isn't working Seth enjoys; coaching, traveling, and anything outdoors with his two dogs.

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*“An enrolled agent is a person who has earned the privilege of representing taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service by both passing a three-part comprehensive IRS test covering individual and business tax returns, or through experience as a former IRS employee. Enrolled agent status is the highest credential the IRS awards. Individuals who obtain this elite status must adhere to ethical standards and complete 72 hours of continuing education courses every three years.” ~IRS.gov

More information available at: https://www.irs.gov/tax-professionals/enrolled-agents

 
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Vickie Graybeal Hanks

Tax Professional & Bookkeeper

Vickie Graybeal Hanks has been with Darryl Gillespie for 16 years as a tax professional and a bookkeeper. Vickie received her tax training as an IRS employee and has worked in accounting for 40 years. She loves her work and helping her clients. When she is not at work you can find her spending time with her grandkids or on the golf course.

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Robin Graham

Head Bookkeeper & Office Assistant

Robin serves as our head bookkeeper and office assistant. She began working at our firm in 2017 and has over 10 years prior experience in bookkeeping. Robin prides herself in producing accurate and timely reports for her clients. She enjoys building relationships with her clients and helping them achieve their accounting goals.

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Tabitha Hodge

Seasonal Tax Preparer

Tabitha Hodge is lifelong resident of Christiansburg and holds a Bachelors in Business Management from Radford University. Tabitha has 14 years tax preparation experience from individual to business tax returns. In addition to tax preparation Tabitha has a career in Economic Development and is currently employed full time for Floyd County. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her nieces and nephews and helping them participate in sports activities.

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Tyson

Office Dog

Tyson is our office dog. He has been coming to work with Seth every day since he was a puppy. He recently turned 1 year old and enjoys walks, chasing his brothers, and working with his dad and granddad.