B. William Cleveland – CPA, Partner
William, the managing partner, co-founded The Cleveland Group with Tracy Cleveland in 2006. Prior to founding TCG, William was the founding partner of Cleveland & Anderson, CPAs in 1976.
William has extensive experience in taxation, accounting, auditing, and estate planning. He graduated from Augusta State University in 1970 and was licensed by the state of Georgia as a Certified Public Accountant in 1973. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants.
William serves on the Advisory Board of First Bank of Georgia and the Board of Directors for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta. In the past he served on the Board of Directors for the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, and the Board of Directors for the Columbia County Arts Council. He is a member of West Acres Baptist Church and Champions Retreat Golf Club. He is a past President of the Martinez-Evans Rotary Club and past Secretary-Treasurer of Rotary District 6910. William is also a Rotary International “Paul Harris Fellow”.
William is passionate in providing a positive working culture within The Cleveland Group as well as within the community. He has three children, one stepdaughter, and five grandchildren.
Angela C. Brock – CME, PAFM, Director of Marketing & Administration
Angela brings to The Cleveland Group a way of creating a positive working environment that moves people to see the big picture and bring the firm to its goals. Prior to beginning her career in 2002 as the Director of Marketing & Administration for The Cleveland Group, she worked for Aiken County Public Schools for thirteen years where her responsibilities were accounting, administration, and instructing girl’s sports.
Angela is a member of the Association for Accounting Marketing, Sales & Marketing Executives International, Inc, and the Society of Human Resource Management. She works extensively with the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce by serving as the 2015 Chair Elect on the Executive Board of Directors, the Golf Tournament Committee, and as the past Chair for the programs committee. Angela also served as an Ambassador for Business Network International where she earned the Gold Club Award.
Angela’s main goals are to be an essential part of The Cleveland Group by bridging the gap between management, staff, and community as well as being a devoted wife and mother.
Adam S. Williams – Client Services Manager & QuickBooks ProAdvisor
Adam began his career with The Cleveland Group when he was still a college student as a delivery and payroll clerk. He graduated from Evans High School and then from Augusta State University with a degree in accounting. Adam has over 14 years of experience in public accounting and QuickBooks. He is a member of Business Network International where he serves as President of his chapter. Adam is a QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor, and an active member of the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce where he serves as the Chair of Leadership Columbia County. He is also the treasure of the Forward Foundation and President of the GRU Alumni Board.
Adam has been recognized as one of Augusta’s Top 10 in 10 Professionals To Watch and GRU’s Jag 20 Awards. Adam specializes in taxation and financial services. In his free time, Adam enjoys college football, golf, and traveling on weekends.
Daniel A. Hopkins – CPA, Audit Manager
Danny received his Masters of Accountancy from Georgia Southern University. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant by the State of Georgia and has over 10 years of experience in public accounting. During this time, he has managed a number of audits of various types including governmental, contractors, not-for-profits, employee benefit plans, and compliance auditing.
He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants. Danny is married and has two daughters.
Jo-anne S. Frey- CPA, CVA
Jo-anne is a graduate of the University of Georgia where she earned her BBA and MAcc in Accountancy. She has worked in public accounting for 13 years and specializes in taxation and business valuations.
Jo-anne is married and has twin girls.