Ponte Vedra resident Andrea Anthony has recently been elected to serve on the Board of Directors at the Betty Griffin Center. Anthony has nearly 30 years of experience in public accounting and has served as a director and treasurer for several nonprofit boards.
Anthony, is licensed as a certified public accountant in both Florida and Colorado and is also a certified divorce financial analyst (CDFA), currently works as a financial consultant with her own Jacksonville-based firm, Changing Tides CPA, LLC. Her company provides divorce financial analysis and support services, accounting and business consulting services, both business and personal accounting, company oversight, tax strategies, internal control reviews, cash flow management, budget forecasting and other services.
She has also served as the finance director for St. John's Academy in St. Augustine for more than 20 years, where she completed the original accounting setup for the startup not-for-profit school including all bookkeeping, reporting, budgeting, internal controls, supervising IRS 501c3 compliance and all human resources issues.
Previously, Anthony worked as a senior financial consultant for 11 years at Chicago-based Global Business Assist, where she also worked with nonprofit agencies in many areas including auditing, accounting and financial seminars in Kosovo, Albania and Sudan.
Prior to that, she served as a controller/consultant for six years at the Fletcher Land Corporation in Ponte Vedra Beach, as a senior audit accountant with Coopers & Lybrand in Jacksonville, and as vice president of finance and audit staff accountant with Price Waterhouse in Denver.
Anthony received her Master of Science in Accounting from the University of North Florida and received her Bachelor of Science from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with accounting honors.